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World of Tanks

70,000-player closed beta test concludes.


London (31st August, 2010) - Wargaming.net ® announced today that the first phase of World of Tanks closed beta test has been completed.

Over the seven weeks of testing the game drew attention of more than 70 000 players around the globe with peak con-current users number exceeding 4 000 players. Beta-testers spent 3.2 hours per day at the average on exploring the in-game world what equals to 30 accomplished matches.

World of Tanks gameplay proved to be extremely addictive as during the stated period more than half a million battles were fought where 150 mln shots were made to destroy 15 mln vehicles.

The next phase of the closed beta test will be launched on the 1st of September.

“I would like to thank our beta-testers for their great work and all the invaluable feedback and data they helped us collect, “says Nick Katselapov, producer of World of Tanks.”We are going to use it to! further polish and enhance the game. We had a number of features held in reserve during the first phase of the closed beta and we’ll be more than happy to introduce some of them as soon as the servers go live again”.

Join the beta at: http://game.worldoftanks.com/registration/cbt/

For more information on World of Tanks, visit http://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!

Key Features:

Action-packed 15-vs-15 PvP Tank battles Mixture of Action, Strategy, Simulation and MMORPG genres 150 Vehicles, thousands of upgrades Unprecedented global Clan Wars

About Wargaming.net ®

Wargaming.net ® is an award-winning strategy game specialist, incorporated in the UK. Its 140-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. Official web site: www.wargaming.net


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