Wargaming Sets Sights on gamescom 2015
World of Warships leads company’s biggest lineup to date
July 24, 2015 — Wargaming today announced that they will once again be in attendance at the world’s biggest gaming convention, gamescom, taking place on August 5 through 9 at the Koelnmesse in Cologne, Germany. Visitors to gamescom will have the opportunity to explore the Wargaming universe to its fullest at the company’s booth in Hall 8 A030.
Equipped with 60 cutting-edge PC setups from Alienware, and peripherals from Razer and Logitech, Wargaming’s massive 720 m2 booth will offer visitors hands-on time with World of Tanks and World of Warships on PC. World of Warships will make its Open Beta expo debut at the show, promising intense naval combat for all attendees willing to brave the dangerous seas.
The console area of the booth will offer hands-on with World of Tanks on both Xbox 360 and Xbox One, showcasing the title’s revolutionary cross-play multiplayer between the platforms. Additionally, the mobile area of the booth will feature the first ever iOS showcase of the upcoming tactical card combat game World of Tanks Generals, as well as intense 7-v-7 World of Tanks Blitz skirmishes.
As always, a visit to the Wargaming booth will present attendees with more than just games, including a variety of Wargaming’s signature live entertainment spectacles, including Q&As with game developers, dancing shows, light dancers, a laser show, drummer shows, and loads of contests with prizes from Wargaming and partners such as GIGABYTE, Logitech and HyperX.
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. Currently, Wargaming is focused on its team-based MMO war series dedicated to the mid-20th century warfare that will include the armored World of Tanks, the flight combat World of Warplanes, and the naval World of Warships. The three intertwined titles will form a common gaming universe integrated within the portal www.wargaming.net.
As part of its multiplatform line-up, the company has introduced World of Tanks for Xbox 360 and World of Tanks Blitz. Launched in 2014, World of Tanks for Xbox 360 introduced epic tank-on-tank battles to console gamers and the mobile MMO game World of Tanks Blitz has opened up Wargaming’s trademark team-based military IP to smartphone and tablet users worldwide.