World of Series News


World of Tanks servers going offline to prep for Xbox 360 launch

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 27, 2014 6:00pm PST

Servers for World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition beta will be going down later this week, in order to prepare the game for its final release.


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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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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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 Blitz invading iOS and Android

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 26, 2013 9:45am PDT

For the modern tank commander on the go, Wargaming today announced World of Tanks Blitz, an iOS and Android game inspired by its wildly successful tank 'em up World of Tanks. Like the PC original, Blitz will be free-to-play.


"Interesting idea, but as with all things mobile it'll completely depend on the touch controls. ..."

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World of Tanks prettification update 8.0 live

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 27, 2012 6:45am PDT

Fine free-to-play tank 'em up World of Tanks is now substantially prettier, as update 8.0 and its graphical overhaul is now live on both North American and European servers. 8.0 also overhauls the physics system, meaning tanks can no longer casually hang over the edge of a c...


"Play low-tier tanks to get cash. I'm not a fan of the new graphics, turned it off after ..."

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World of Tanks 8.0 overhauls graphics

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 09, 2012 1:45pm PDT

Free-to-play tank 'em up World of Tanks is getting a sizeable overhaul in patch 8.0, with new movement physics and a graphical revamp which runs faster while looking fancier.


"currently this can be cured by purchasing a type59 tomorrow morning :)"

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World of Battleships announced

By Garnett Lee, Aug 16, 2011 5:40pm PDT

Following in the wake of World of Tanks, Wargaming.net has announced the massively multiplayer naval battle game World of Battleships.


"on paper, yes. since the Yamato never saw active service nobody will ever know."

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