World of Tanks Celebrates Massively Successful First Year
More than 24 million players registered world-wide.
Wargaming.net (www.wargaming.net), publisher and developer of the critically-acclaimed World of Tanks, happily announced the one year anniversary of the game's release. With more than 24 million registered players world-wide, World of Tanks has become one of the fastest growing free-to-play MMO action games in the world, with servers in Europe, North America, Russia, and China, with a recent expansion into Asia Pacific.
Since the game's release in 2011, World of Tanks players have racked up some incredible stats:
- Participated in 350 million battles
- Fired more than 75 billion shells with 48 billion direct hits
- Destroyed more than 8 billion armored vehicles
"Our growth over the last year has been nothing short of amazing," said Victor Kislyi, CEO of Wargaming.net. "A year ago, no one in the company could possibly imagine that World of Tanks would have skyrocketed like this. As the growth dynamics show, the game isn't slowing down anytime soon. We have massive expectations for the upcoming year, and we'll continue to drive game development that will keep our players engaged and excited."
World of Tanks also currently holds the Guiness World Record for "Most Players Online Simultaneously on One MMO Server" with a record of 91, 311 concurrent players on the Russian server on January 23, 2011. Since setting the record, World of Tanks has been breaking its own record multiple times, reaching as much as 450,000 players on server.
About World of Tanks
World of Tanks is a free-to-play tank-action MMO where players can jump into the commander's seat of a multitude of armored behemoths from the time around World War II. Tasked to either eliminate the enemy or capture their command zone, players will have to use teamwork, tactics, and the skills and perks of their tanks to reach victory. With RPG-like progression of tank crew and unlocking upgrades, World of Tanks aims for competitive and engaging gameplay.
For more information on World of Tanks, click here for the official website.