World of Tanks Summary

8.0
excellent

World of Tanks Review

Now that's an Armoured Assault.

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World of Tanks and The Banner Saga "filtered out" by Paradox Interactive, "not always our money to make"

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If you ask whether Paradox Interactive would have liked to have published MMO World of Tanks and surprise hit The Banner Saga, then surely they'd jump at the chance? Not so, reveals VP of acquisition, Shams Jorjani.

Paradox actually had the opportunity to sign them but didn't "due to them not matching our pillars," they explained. CEO Fred Wester adds they "weren't sure about the business model" for World of Tanks.

World of Tanks celebrates 8-bit gaming with Winter Showdown mode

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As of today, a new 'Winter Showdown' mode is available in World of Tanks. Three concept tanks are ready in 8-bit glory to do battle in specially made maps. This mode will be playable until February 9th.

It's 10 vs. 10 or 5 person platoons duking it out in 8-bit glory, where the aim is to destroy all opposition or capture a single base. A special 'Operation: Winter' medal is up for grabs for 8-bit veterans.

World of Tanks Update 9.5 adds ten British vehicles and three new maps

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You know what World of Tanks could really do with? More tanks. There's only around five million in the game already, which is such a paltry number. Developer Wargaming clearly agrees with me, which is why players will soon be able to get their hands on 10 new British vehicles in Update 9.5.

The new roster consists of light tanks, mediums and tank destroyers, and contains such famous lumbering metal coffins as the Sherman Firefly and Achilles Tank Destroyer. There's a new vehicle for each Tier from II to X.

World of Tanks Update 9.4 adds new map and improves Strongholds and Team Battles

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World of Tanks has just received its latest batch of new content in update 9.4, which adds the Stalingrad map, improvements to player Strongholds, and changes to Team Battles.

Wargaming has also released a few videos that explain what dedicated tank aces can expect from all this new stuff. One of them is quite annoying.

World of Tanks gets new tank-racing 'Tank Rally' mode

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Wargaming has rolled out an update for World of Tanks that adds a new Tank Rally mode. This lets players race a custom-built M24 Chaffee Sport on a modified version of the Port map. If tank racing isn't a real-life motorsport, then by god it should be.

Players will be able to careen around in the new three-versus-three mode until October 12, with race winners each earning a special medal.

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