Update 7.0 Released, 7.1 on the Way
Wargaming.net announced today the release of the highly anticipated Update 7.0 for their free-to-play action MMO World of Tanks. The update has been highly anticipated for its numerous camouflage additions, new maps -- including Fjords and Swamp -- and new scenery and battle arenas. Updated special effects including salvos and explosions will add realism to the gameplay and of course the improvements to the Tank Company mode has adds better fit to players' requirements and abilities. Tankmen can now choose the division of battles with different tier caps: Junior (tier 4), Medium (tier 6), Champion (tier 8), and Absolute (tier 10).
The company also announced the upcoming release of Update 7.1 featuring the French tech tree. 18 new vehicles will introduce the first three branches of the French nation; light, medium, and heavy steel chariots will enrich the combat and bring all-new tactics into the game. These will later be followed by SPGs and tank destroyers.
"7.0 is a huge-scale update that includes many of the long-expected features, including camo and new visual effects," said Victor Kislyi, CEO of Wargaming.net. "Also, we are very excited to introduce the forthcoming French tanks. They are fast and deadly due to their special reloading system, and we believe they will dictate completely new battle strategies."
World of Tanks is the first and only team-based massively multiplayer online action game dedicated to armored warfare. allowing gamers to throw themselves into the epic tank battles of World War II with other steel cowboys all over the world. The game arsenal includes more than 150 armored vehicles from America, Germany, and the Soviet Union, carefully detailed with historical accuracy.
A flexible system of authentic vehicle upgrade and development allows gamers 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.
Posted: 20th Dec 2011 by CMBF
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