Wargaming News


World of Tanks update to add 'Confrontation' mode

By Steve Watts, Jan 23, 2014 2:15pm PST

World of Tanks' upcoming 8.11 update will add a new "Confrontation" mode, along with some new and revised battle arenas.


World of Tanks Xbox 360 goes open beta this weekend

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 13, 2013 2:30pm PST

World of Tanks is nearly ready for release on Xbox 360. But before Wargaming's free-to-play action game goes fully live, they need to do one more beta.


"This game is awesome. Been playing for months and is about the most addictive a game gets. "

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World of Tanks debuts 7v7 Team Battles

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 30, 2013 3:45pm PDT

The PC version of World of Tanks has been updated to version 8.9, debuting new tanks, a new map, and Team Battles that debut 7v7 action.


"I watched a WoT tourney on Twitch and they had legit broadcasters with high production value. "

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Total Annihilation, Star Control, Master of Orion IPs sold off at Atari auction

By John Keefer, Jul 22, 2013 8:30am PDT

Atari has auctioned off several of its prominent video game assets, and if everything is approved by a New York bankruptcy court on Wednesday, popular franchises such as Total Annihilation, Master of Orion, Star Control and Battlezone will have new homes.


"both were amazing. Great floaty tank driving to go with the rtsing, sneaky unit sniping etc."

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World of Tanks Xbox 360 beta starts this weekend

By Steve Watts, Jun 28, 2013 2:00pm PDT

The beta testing for the Xbox 360 version of World of Tanks is beginning this weekend, Wargaming has announced.


Wargaming CEO 'not happy' with Xbox Live Gold requirement for World of Tanks 360

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 25, 2013 11:30am PDT

Wargaming CEO Victor Kislyi admits that the Gold requirement for World of Tanks isn't ideal. "This we have to tolerate, which I am not happy about," he said. "I would rather add another 30-40 million non-golden members."


"WOT is more like a shooter than an MMO. I think Microsoft didn't charge for FFXII because they ..."

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Why Xbox 360 is the only console for World of Tanks

By John Keefer, Jun 13, 2013 10:30am PDT

World of Tanks developer Wargaming only had eyes for the Xbox 360 when it chose to move into the console space.


"Favorite Books: All the books I have to get for my classes since it costs over $150 each"

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World of Warplanes open beta begins July 2

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 11, 2013 11:25am PDT

Hot on the tracks of yesterday's announcement that World of Tanks is coming to Xbox 360, developer Wargaming has dated the start of open beta testing for World of Warplanes. All and sundry will be able to play the free-to-play plane 'em up from July 2.


"The flight model, whilst improved from early beta, is still pretty bad compared to War Thunder. ..."

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World of Tanks coming to Xbox 360

By John Keefer, Jun 10, 2013 9:52am PDT

World of Tanks is no longer confined to the PC. The team-based multiplayer game is coming to Xbox 360, Wargaming has revealed. The game will be coming this summer.


World of Warplanes beta details outlined

By Steve Watts, Jun 04, 2013 7:30am PDT

Wargaming has outlined its World of Warplanes beta testing phases, and promised rewards to those who put some time into the testing phases of the game.


"No I think I saw it on the Steam launch page though and it tickled my interest. I will have to ..."

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Wargaming ditching 'pay to win' model

By John Keefer, Jun 03, 2013 4:15pm PDT

Developer Wargaming is scrapping its current "pay to win" system in favor of a new model they are calling "free to win." The new monetization scheme is already started in its popular free-to-play World of Tanks, and is expected to carry through to the upcoming World of Warpl...


"Typically i log in once a day and play for 5 wins on 5 different vehicles, giving me round 10k ..."

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World of Tanks dev files infringement suit aimed at 'Project Tank'

By Steve Watts, May 10, 2013 8:45am PDT

Wargaming, developer of World of Tanks, has filed an infringement suit against two Chinese companies over the "disturbingly similar" game Project Tank.


"It would help if you would read my post right first then ask that question. "

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World of Tanks accounts compromised, gold awarded for password changes

By Steve Watts, Apr 19, 2013 12:00pm PDT

Wargaming has detected a security breach in World of Tanks, and is encouraging users to change their passwords with an offer of free gold.


Wargaming lays out roadmap, including possible next-gen console games

By Steve Watts, Mar 29, 2013 3:45pm PDT

Wargaming has started to outline its roadmap of upcoming titles, including an unannounced game from Gas Powered and the possibility of next-gen console development.


"That is great and all but it might be better to fix the WOT bugs that have been around since ..."

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