Wargaming.net reveals the first details on the“World of Tanks” MMO upgrade and development system for American, German and Soviet lines due in the release. From the development trees players will find out what combat units will be available in the release, as well as how they can reach the fighting vehicle of their dreams. The images of the tank trees are available at the official website of the game here http://www.worldoftanks.com/gallery/art/1 .
In WORLD OF TANKS, there are more than 150 armored machines from pre-WW2 era up to the Korean War, which are organized into three trees according to the nation they belong to: America, Germany and the Soviet Union. On launching the game for the first time a player can select a“starter” vehicle from any of the three nations. While fighting in the WORLD OF TANKS, a recruit tanker receives experience points and credits which allow exploring and buying modifications or new battle units from the American, German or Soviet tree branches, which a player has chosen to follow.
“The legendary Soviet T-34 tank, the formidable German Tiger, as well as the lethal American Pershing are of major interest to tank fans of all ages and nations,”— says Victor Kislyi, producer of WORLD OF TANKS.“We are really glad to reconstruct realistic models and tactical features of these tanks in our Panzer MMO”.
After the release, Wargaming.net plans to include tank trees of other nations in WORLD OF TANKS add-ons.
The game will be available as a free download and is expected to be released in Fall 2010.
To join the Tank MMO community and get updates on the development progress, visit the Forum.
WORLD OF TANKS Debut teaser is available here: http://worldoftanks.com/gallery/video/1
For more information on WORLD OF TANKS, visit www.worldoftanks.com.
About World of Tanks
WORLD OF TANKS is the first and only team-based massively multiplayer online action game dedicated to armored warfare. Throw yourself into the epic tank battles of World War II with other steel cowboys all over the world. Your arsenal includes more than 150 armored vehicles from America, Germany, and the Soviet Union, carefully detailed with historical accuracy.
A flexible system of authentic vehicle upgrade and development allows you to try any of the vehicles and weapons in the game. Whether you prefer to exhaust your foes with fast and maneuverable light tanks, make deep breaches in enemy lines with all-purpose medium tanks, use the force of giant tanks to eliminate opposing armored forces, or become a heavy sniper with long-range howitzers, each unit type has its own advantages and can be extremely effective when operated by a true tank ace.
But being a great tank commander alone isn't enough to win! In WORLD OF TANKS, it’s all about teamwork. Victory is achieved by combining your combat skills with those of the other members of your team, each playing their own role on the battlefield. Just add your favorite strategy to build your own iron empire and manifest the indisputable authority of the tank! Feel the TANK POWER!
• Action-packed 30-vs-30 PvP Tank battles
• Mixture of Action, Strategy, Simulation and MMORPG genres
• 150 Vehicles, thousands of upgrades
• Unprecedented global Clan Wars
Wargaming.net is a UK-based strategy game specialist. Its 140-strong development team is located in Belarus. Starting from 1998, the company has shipped 13 titles, including acclaimed MASSIVE ASSAULT series, ORDER OF WAR RTS published by Square Enix and three add-ons for BLITZKRIEG II. Wargaming.net's OPERATION BAGRATION RTS was awarded the Best Strategy Game of 2008 at Russian Game Developers Conference (KRI). At KRI 2009 Wargaming.net was named The Best Developer Company from ex-USSR. Currently the company is finalizing WORLD OF TANKS MMO action game and is working on unannounced MMO strategy project. Visit www.wargaming.net for more information.
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