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th December, 2012 - Wargaming announced today
the launch of the company's headlining free-to-play MMO World of
Tanks in the Korean market. Following the results of the recent
Supertest stage, the game will be available for players with the
recently unveiled Update 8.2, introducing a pack of brand new
American and British steel machines.
World of Tanks Supertest has been on air from December 3 to
December 20, securing over 60,000 players and getting highly
positive feedback from Korean testers who showed continuous
interest in action-packed armored gameplay.
"It's a great day for the whole team. World of Tanks has been a
huge success globally, and the Supertest in Korea has shown that
the game has the brightest prospects in the market," said Chankuk
Park, General Manager, Korea. "I'm sure that World of Tanks will be
able to gain more and more gamer attention in Korea, thanks to the
game's profoundness both strategically and gameplay-wise."
World of Tanks is officially available for Korean players from
December 27, 2012. To get more details on World of Tanks in Korea,
please visit -
About World of Tanks
World of Tanks is the first and only team-based, massively
multiplayer online action game dedicated to armored warfare. Throw
yourself into the epic tank battles of World War II with other
steel cowboys all over the world. Your arsenal includes more than
230 armored vehicles from United States, Germany, the Soviet Union,
France, Great Britain and China, carefully detailed with historical
A flexible system of authentic vehicle upgrades and development
allows you to try any of the vehicles and weapons in the game.
Whether you prefer to exhaust your foes with fast and maneuverable
light tanks, make deep breaches in enemy lines with all-purpose
medium tanks, use the force of giant tanks to eliminate opposing
armored forces, or become a heavy sniper with long-range howitzers,
each unit type has its own advantages and can be extremely
effective when operated by a true tank ace.
But being a great tank commander alone isn't enough to win! In
World of Tanks, it's all about teamwork. Victory is achieved by
combining your combat skills with those of the other members of
your team, each playing their own role on the battlefield. Just add
your favorite strategy to build your own steel empire and manifest
the indisputable authority of the tank power!.
Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and
publisher and one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO market.
Founded as a privately held company in 1998, Wargaming has shipped
more than 15 titles and employs 1300 people across such key regions
as North America, Europe, Russia, Asia, and Australia.
Currently, Wargaming is focused on its team-based MMO war series
dedicated to mid-20th century warfare that will include the
company's flagship armored MMO World of Tanks, launched in April
2011 and currently boasting 45 million players worldwide, the
flight combat World of Warplanes, named one of the most anticipated
MMOs, and the naval World of Warships, scheduled for release in
In June 2012, Wargaming announced the Wargaming.net Service, the
epicenter of the online battle gaming universe that will gather the
series under a single portal -
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