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Open Beta goes global for World of Warships, Closed Beta 'surpassed highest expectations'

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Wargaming has announced MMO World of Warships is open to all as the Open Beta goes globetrotting. The Closed Beta saw an average of half a million logging in each day spending around two hours in-game.

As the MMO now enters Open Beta waters there is fresh content ready to be tested as British and Soviet vessels join the fray. Over 80 warships are available from today in 12v12 matches. Pre-order packages are now credited.

World of Warships video developer diary examines Japanese fleet

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The latest video dev diary from Wargaming.net has just been released for World of Warships, and the spotlight falls on the Imperial Japanese naval fleet, including its tech tree, and how they compare to the U.S. Navy.

The studio looks at the Mogami cruiser, which were equipped with Long Lance torpedoes, and the iconic battleship Yamato. There are also tips and tactics from the development team.

World of Warships' closed Beta sets sail today

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The World of Warships closed Beta has kicked off today, offering a select group of players the chance to test out the naval combat game.

The World of Warships closed Beta has kicked off today, offering a select group of players the chance to test out the naval combat game.

The Beta includes five maps and over fifty U.S. and Japanese warships.to test drive. You can't get you hands on the specialist aircraft carrier class, but everything else should be playable.

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 Warships second Beta Weekend starts January 23rd

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Wargaming has scheduled the next Beta Weekend for their naval MMO World of Warships for this Friday, January 23rd. It will run until late Sunday, January 25th. The first test weekend was "a great success."

There was an "undeniable demand" for aircraft carriers, offering unique RTS style naval combat. This brings the total class of warships to four, joining destroyers, cruisers and battleships.

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