Wargaming.net, the award-winning global videogame publisher and developer, celebrates the first anniversary of its highly acclaimed online action game, World of Tanks, with more than 24 million registered players worldwide. World of Tanks, officially launched on April 12, 2011, has become one of the fastest growing free-to-play MMO games with servers in Europe, North America, Russia and China and recent expansion into Asia Pacific.
Over the past year, virtual tankmen from around the globe have:
•Participated in more than 350 million battles
•Fired more than 75 billion shells with 48 billion direct hits
•Destroyed almost 13 billion armored vehicles
Victor Kislyi, CEO of Wargaming.net said:
“Our growth over the last year has been nothing short of amazing. A year ago, no one in the company could possibly imagine that World of Tanks would have skyrocketed like this. As the growth dynamics show, the game isn’t slowing down anytime soon. We have massive expectations for the upcoming year, and we’ll continue to drive game development that will keep our players engaged and excited.”
World of Tanks holds the Guinness World Record for the “Most Players Online Simultaneously on One MMO Server,” reaching 91,311 concurrent players on the game’s Russian server on January 23, 2011. Since setting this record, the popular MMO has broken its own record multiple times, now with more than 450,000 concurrent players on one server.
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, the Soviet Union, and France, carefully detailed with historical accuracy.
Those interested can join and play World of Tanks from the following links. Wargaming.net is also offering each one of its players a free Premium day as a gift!
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