World of Tanks PC to set Tank Pull GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ at Arnold Pro Strongman Australia

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World of Tanks PC to set Tank Pull GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ at Arnold Pro Strongman Australia

March 12, 2018 – Wargaming has today announced that its flagship online game, World of Tanks PC, has partnered with the Arnold Pro Strongman Australia and is attempting to set an official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the fastest individual to pull a tank 10 metres.

Marking the upcoming launch of World of Tanks 1.0, the biggest game update since it launched seven years ago, professional strongmen will compete in the inaugural ‘World of Tanks PC Tank Pull’ and aim to become the official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title holder for the Fastest time to pull a tank over 10 metres.

The Arnold Pro Strongman Australia, presented by World of Tanks PC, is part of the Arnold Sports Festival founded by Arnold Schwarzenegger and will be held at the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre from March 16-18. The ‘World of Tanks PC Tank Pull’ will be the fourth of six events in the professional strongman competition, held on Saturday 17th March at 12.00pm AEDT.

Alexander de Giorgio, World of Tanks’ Regional Publishing Director, said the official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title attempt will see thirteen of the strongest men from Australia, New Zealand and across the world go head to head, with the fastest competitor to pull an eight tonne FV102 Striker tank over 10 metres, claiming the world record.

“With the completely remastered PC game, World of Tanks 1.0, set to launch soon, we wanted our 160 million players and new fans to get hyped up about this massive game update. Nothing is bigger than going for a tank pull GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title!

“We’re calling on all Australians and New Zealanders to get behind the strongman attempting the world record and witness the true power of man versus tank,“ said Alexander.

Tony Doherty, 2018 Arnold Sports Festival organiser and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s business partner, says they are looking forward to the ‘World of Tanks PC Tank Pull’.

“We have had truck pull events in the past, but this is the first ever tank pull event, so it will certainly be one to watch. Our professional strongman competitors are now gunning not only for the Arnold Pro Strongman Australia title, but they also want the tank pull GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title,” said Tony.

The world record attempt will be streamed live via Arnold Pro Strongman Australia  at https://arnoldsportsfestival.com.au/arnold-tv/  and https://livestream.com/mysportlive

and World of Tanks PC Asia Facebook page https://facebook.com/WorldOfTanksASIA/.

To purchase tickets for the Arnold Sports Festival or to find out more information, visit https://arnoldsportsfestival.com.au.

For more information or to download World of Tanks PC, visit https://worldoftanks.asia/

About World of Tanks

World of Tanks is a team-based massively multiplayer online action game dedicated to armored warfare of the mid-20th century. Throw yourself into the epic tank battles of World War II with other steel cowboys all over the world. Your arsenal includes over 550 armored vehicles from the United States, Germany, the Soviet Union, France, Great Britain, Japan, China, Sweden and Czechoslovakia carefully detailed with historical accuracy.

About Wargaming

Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Founded in 1998, Wargaming has grown to become one of the leaders in the gaming industry with 4000+ employees and more than 20 offices globally. Over 200 million players enjoy Wargaming’s titles across all major gaming platforms. Their flagship products include the massively popular free-to-play hit World of Tanks and the strategic naval action game World of Warships.

Wargaming focuses on external partnerships with established and indie developers across PC and console through the company’s third-party publishing unit, Wargaming Alliance. Wargaming Mobile, a unit dedicated to capitalizing on the mobile market, is actively forging new collaborations to deliver new and engaging on-the-go experiences. Official website: www.wargaming.com

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