World of Tanks sings, "One million strong... and growing!"
1/4/2011 8:22:00 AM
Wargaming.net chimed in today
with some good news - World of Tanks
has reached 1,000,000 registered players. Apparently, the success that started out in Russia has since spread to Europe and the Americas. The key to success of any free-to-play game starts in attracting a large player base; mission successful, World of Tanks! Have some free screens on the house.
World of Tanks Surpasses One Million Registrations Worldwide!
World of Tanks Hits Another Significant Milestone by Reaching 1,000,000 Users
London, UK — January 4, 2011 — Wargaming.net announced today that its highly anticipated free-to-play MMO action game World of Tanks has recorded more than one million registrations in America, Europe and Russia. This significant milestone has been reached in less than one year since launching the closed beta in Russia.
To handle the rush of players, World of Tanks team is installing additional European servers to the line-up. The steady growth of the World of Tanks’ population will enable Wargaming.net to continuously update and polish the game in the run-up to its commercialization for the Western audience in the first quarter of 2011.
“World of Tanks team is grateful to our community for achieving such impressive figures”, said Victor Kislyi, CEO of Wargaming.net. “We would like to thank all the WoT fans for their support. Wargaming.net will continue to work hard on adding new content to the game regularly to guarantee that our community gets maximum fun from playing World of Tanks”.
Join the beta at: http://game.worldoftanks.com/registration/cbt/
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!
Wargaming.net is an award-winning strategy game specialist, incorporated in the UK. Its 170-strong development team is located in Minsk, Belarus. Since 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 and 2010 Wargaming.net was named The Best Developer Company from ex-USSR. At KRI 2010 World of Tanks won “Best MMO” prize.