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World of Tanks Gets New Outfit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

London, UK, Paris, FR and San Francisco, CA (20 th December, 2011) — Wargaming.net, the award-winning videogame publisher and developer, announced today the release of the highly anticipated Update 7.0 for their free-to-play action MMO World of Tanks.

World of Tanks' most anticipated update includes numerous camouflages visible to all players. Tankers will be able to ride their roaring monsters across new maps - Fjords and Swamp. In addition to the scenery of the new battle arenas, updated special effects including salvos and explosions will add realism to the gameplay.

Tank Company mode has also been improved to fit players' requirements and abilities. Tankmen can now choose the division of battles with different tier caps: Junior (tier 4), Medium (tier 6), Champion (tier 8), and Absolute (tier 10).

The company also announced the upcoming release of Update 7.1 featuring the French tech tree. 18 new vehicles will introduce the first three branches of the French nation; light, medium, and heavy steel chariots will enrich the combat and bring all-new tactics into the game. These will later be followed by SPGs and tank destroyers.

"7.0 is a huge-scale update that includes many of the long-expected features, including camo and new visual effects," said Victor Kislyi, CEO of Wargaming.net. "Also, we are very excited to introduce the forthcoming French tanks. They are fast and deadly due to their special reloading system, and we believe they will dictate completely new battle strategies."

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 steel empire and manifest the indisputable authority of the tank power!

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About Wargaming.net®

Wargaming.net® is an award-winning online game developer and publisher incorporated in the UK. Its 270-strong development team is located in Minsk, Belarus. Since 1998, the company has shipped 13 titles, including the acclaimed Massive Assault series, Order of War RTS published by Square Enix, and three add-ons for Blitzkrieg II. At the Russian Game Developers Conference (KRI) in 2009 and 2010, Wargaming.net® was named The Best Developer Company from the former USSR. At KRI 2011 the company was awarded Industry Prize and World of Tanks® won the Best Game Award. The company's headliner project, World of Tanks®, gained the Guinness World Record for the Most Players on One Server Simultaneously. Currently, Wargaming.net® is developing the next action MMO's, World of Warplanes and World of Battleships.

Official web site: www.wargaming.net

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Worldwide:

Arthur Pratapopau

Global Public Relations

Email: arthur@wargaming.net

North America:

Bryan Davies

Public Relations, North America

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Germany-Austria-Switzerland:

Tom Putzki

Public Relations, Germany-Austria-Switzerland

Email: tp@wargaming.net

Russia:

Julia Kurishko

Public Relations, Russia

Email: julya@wargaming.net

United Kingdom-Scandinavia:

Frazer Nash

Public Relations, UK-Scandinavia

Email: frazer@wargaming.net  


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