World of Tanks, New update adds “double-barreled heavies”

World of Tanks welcomes the first update of 2020: 1.7.1. The new version features, among other things, a trio of heavies brandishing a couple of large-caliber guns each. Here’s what you need to know before rushing to research them to take these formidable armored vehicles for a spin.

The double-barreled newcomers are all Soviet, sitting at Tiers VIII, IX, and X in an all-new branch stemming from the KV-3 at Tier VII.… Read the rest

World of Tanks Blitz Twister Cup 2019, CIS’s 7STAR won championship

The event was an explosive celebration of the world’s favourite mobile tank shooter and featured six teams from all around the world competing for a slice of the $100,000 prize pool. Having blasted their way through the groups, 7STAR [7STAR]have won $50,000 to go along with their championship glory. The rest of the prize pool has been split between the teams:

  • 2nd place went to REIGN [RGN] netting them $20,000 as well as the title of the first North American team to ever reach a Blitz Twister Cup final;
  • 3rd-4th places — ULTIMATE FEAST [FEAST] and RBmk-Energy [MERCY] (10 000$ per team).
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World of Tanks, “Intel movie technology” – improved the visual fidelity

Introduced in March 2018 as part of Update 1.0, the Core graphics engine significantly improved the visual fidelity of World of Tanks. Now it’s time to move forward and integrate new technologies into the core engine. One of them will be a new form of ray tracing that will bring close to displaying real-life shadows that can be run on any graphics cards that supports DirectX 11.… Read the rest

World of Tanks: Mercenaries, Fifth birthday for the console

The global online multiplayer phenomenon World of Tanks first made its console debut five years ago when it launched on Xbox 360. Today, World of Tanks: Mercenaries is also available on PlayStation®4 and Xbox One, and remains one of the biggest free-to-play console games in the world. Wargaming is pleased to announce that the game has now recruited over 18 million commanders, and to celebrate this milestone and the game’s anniversary, a series of special in-game events and prize giveaways are about to be deployed!… Read the rest

World of Tanks: Mercenaries, Core Breach Mode

The dropships have unleashed their hellish cargo onto the battlefield, as Mechs, those giant stompy robots packing more power than a Panzer platoon, have arrived in World of Tanks: Mercenaries. Starting today, Core Breach mode has been unlocked in the game on PS4 and Xbox, and with it come furious 4v4 mech-only Team Deathmatch battles between American and Russian machines of massive destruction.… Read the rest

World of Tanks: Mercenaries – ‘Outcasts’ commanders by Tank Girl artist

World of Tanks: Mercenaries, the insanely popular multiplayer tank combat game for PlayStation 4 and Xbox consoles, today welcomes a wild crew of miscreants to its roster of tank commanders and their vehicles.

Crafted by famed comic artist Brett Parson, known for his work on Tank Girl and New Romancer, the “Outcasts” line of tanks and drivers are an unusual bunch of maniacs who aim to make their mark on the smoldering battlefield in the most explosive ways imaginable.… Read the rest

World of Tanks: Mercenaries, Twitch Prime users get special stuff

All tankers — old and new — are able to grab some special content included with Twitch Prime this month. Packages, available for both World of Tanks PC or World of Tanks: Mercenaries, contain an elite female commander, the Valentine II tank, emblem, medal and much more. Even better: if you play World of Tanks PC or World of Tanks: Mercenaries ox Xbox and PlayStation 4, you won’t have to choose, you can have both!… Read the rest