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

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.


The Xbox 360 version of World of Tanks is concluding its open beta and its final release is imminent. Wargaming has announced that all of the free-to-play tank combat game's servers will be taken down on January 28 at 11PM PST, in order to prepare for a full-scale launch.

According to the announcement, servers will remain open to beta participants only after the game goes back up. In-game progress will be wiped, though any tank rewards earned during the beta period will be in each player's Garage. Players will also be able to earn avatars and achievements and begin making in-game store purchases once servers are restored.

More information on the finalized version of World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition is expected later this week.

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