World of Tanks is hitting the massive ten! Since 2014, the sport’s been a part of the Xbox free-to-play scene, bringing you solely one of the best tank battles on console. It’s protected to say that the sport wouldn’t be the place it’s at present if it wasn’t for its first launch again within the Xbox 360 days.
Wargaming CEO, Victor Kislyi himself displays on his time on the Microsoft E3 2013 Press Convention. “As I look again, it was unbelievable to be on stage 10 years in the past throughout the 2013 Microsoft press convention asserting World of Tanks for Xbox. Wargaming was thrilled to convey World of Tanks, the sport that has been my life, to a platform with hundreds of thousands of gamers. We have been the vanguard of F2P on console, offering a brand new technique to each play and uncover video games. This was solely potential with the help and perception of our trusted accomplice, Microsoft, with whom we now have constantly achieved important outcomes. It has been a tremendous decade for World of Tanks on Xbox and right here is to many extra!”
Since then, it was full pace forward to maintain Victor’s imaginative and prescient alive. And Director of Dwell Operations Valerie MacCracken will vouch that it was fairly the trip. “On the time, there weren’t many free-to-play video games on Xbox 360… It felt like unchartered territory.” The arduous work would finally repay. “The sport has developed tremendously since its launch, from having solely three tank nations to now having a full tech tree throughout two sport modes, a ton of latest options, with extra arising this yr!”
From the World Battle II theaters to the high-paced Chilly Battle battlefields, we’ve traveled throughout historical past with a roster of tough-as-nails autos of all shapes, sizes, and nations.
As a thank-you for ten unbelievable years of tanking, prepare for a yearlong celebration in contrast to some other with month-to-month items, particular occasions and gross sales, and the chance to earn two end-of-the-year tanks with the year-long Celebrations occasion.
Firstly, take pleasure in your first reward by logging in on February 13 and unlocking the American Tier X MBT-B Heavy Tank (plus its unique Raider Pores and skin) totally free, or in discounted bundles. Your low cost is predicated on the variety of years you’ve been taking part in the sport.
Main into our tenth anniversary festivities, our January 30 replace introduced essential updates to the sport, significantly to Chilly Battle mode. We’re calibrating the Silver and XP analysis prices to your Chilly Battle autos, so that you grind much less, gather quicker, and revel in your time on the battlefield much more.
The newest replace additionally introduced the brand new Azure Coast group map, a recent batch of Battle Chests, and limited-time Chinese language New Yr-themed bundles to the sport. It additionally marked the tip of the Resolutions occasion. Commanders who participated in it (by finishing seasons all through 2023) and completed no less than 5 seasons will discover the one-of-a-kind T34 Calliope ready for them of their storage. This distinctive automobile is the one World Battle II tank with rockets, making it an actual collector’s merchandise unique to console. And in the event you’ve accomplished six seasons, you’re getting the tank plus a facet of bonus rewards!
And now, let’s dive into the Yr of the Dragon season particulars. As in earlier seasons, you’ve got 100 ranges the place themed rewards are able to be earned. On this season, impressed by the Chinese language zodiac for 2024, there are three reward paths to select from. All tank commanders mechanically begin on the Free path, the place you’ll be able to earn rewards each few ranges starting from the dependable Kind 59-II Premium tank, the season Medal, a 2D Dragon Commander, Gold, Battle Chests, and extra! Then you’ve got the Season Go, the place you obtain rewards at each stage (along with the Free rewards), extra tanks, and the brand new WZ-1224 premium tank when you full stage 100.
And to your third possibility, the Final Season Go will instantly offer you every thing within the Season and Free cross, plus the brand new Highlander 116-F3 Premium tank for World Battle II mode, a themed 3D Hero Commander, and 25 accomplished ranges.
It’s World of Tanks Fashionable Armor’s anniversary, however it’s you who’s getting the items. New affiliations for Chilly Battle mode, a brand new World Battle II Tech Tree line, and specials for D-Day’s eightieth anniversary, Tankfest, and Halloween are amongst a few of the highlights for 2024.
Additionally, going again to Chilly Battle and researching only for a bit, this February, you’ll be capable to begin a brand new Tech Tree line of German mild tanks, from the Put up-Battle Period (Period 1) all the best way to the Détente Period (Period 3), and tank destroyers, from the Put up-Battle Period (Period 1) to the Escalation Period (Period 2). When you’re new to the sport, Chilly Battle mode’s mild tanks could look “mild” at first, however they pack some severe firepower and are essential for suppressing and ambushing the enemy due to their maneuverability. As for the tank destroyers, their identify says all of it.
There’s a lot to look ahead to with the discharge of Yr of the Dragon and World of Tanks Fashionable Armor’s tenth anniversary’s yearlong celebrations.
Right here’s to 10 extra epic years to come back. Carry on tanking!
World of Tanks
World of Tanks is a worldwide on-line multiplayer free-to-play sport devoted to tank warfare within the mid-Twentieth century. Customized constructed for Xbox, World of Tanks options life like autos and environments, enabling gamers to command historical past’s strongest tanks and expertise fight on Xbox like by no means earlier than.
• Strategic, fast-paced 15 vs 15 on-line motion.
• Over 700 genuine tanks to select from amongst 12 nations.
• Battle throughout quite a lot of environments with various terrain and climate results
• Constructed-in help for Xbox One X pushing the boundaries of graphic constancy.
• Common updates supply new content material and frequent particular occasions.