PlayStation®4 players in Europe join cross-platform battles in War Thunder: Ground Forces
A massive update for Gaijin’s military MMO game adds cross-platform multiplayer and new game modes with armored vehicles.
(MOSCOW, RUSSIAN FEDERATION) – June 5th, 2014 –Gaijin Entertainment is pleased to announce today that its Ground Forces expansion for military MMO game War Thunder is released for PlayStation®4 (PS4™) computer entertainment system and available now for download at no extra cost via PlayStation®Network (PSN™).
This cross-platform, free-to-play, massively multiplayer military game combines unparalleled gameplay, immersive action and stunning graphics to bring fans an explosive World War II battle experience like never before. Players will engage in air and ground combat with access to over 400 historically accurate planes and armored vehicles. Fans can expect hundreds more to be added as Gaijin Entertainment commits to ongoing development via regular updates.
One of the outstanding features of War Thunder on PS4 is cross-platform multiplayer with existing PC and Mac OS users of the game.Players can even form squads (up to 4 people) and fight together with their friends regardless of the platform or complete single scenarios in co-op. The Recent Ground Forces expansion, which adds player-controlled tanks and anti-air self-propelled guns to the game, is also included in the update.
CEO of Gaijin Entertainment Anton Yudintsev commented, “Our daily efforts have been recognized by the community and helps to explain why War Thunder has an audience of more than 7 million players battling to be top gun on our PC version, and now we’re welcoming PS4 owners to join the fight! PlayStation 4 has allowed us to create a very beautiful looking game, which visually, is almost on par with high end gaming PC’s. Also, the PlayStation®Camera is a very handy device for a flight combat game – it makes head-tracking possible, which is invaluable in frantic dogfights.”
PS4 fans also have the option to purchase the exclusive “Invader” content pack that includes US attack plane the A-26C-45 Invader, along with great gameplay bonuses. Every console player will receive a unique decal for their vehicles and additionally PlayStation®Plus subscribers will also have the chance to earn a further decal as well as the ability to purchase War Thunder’s premium account at a discount.
Finally, celebrating the game launch, Gaijin Entertainment will be offering all PlayStation Plus subscribers a free plane – the P-36A “Hawk” fighter of lieutenant Philip M. Rasmussen, one of the few American pilots who managed to take off to protect Pearl Harbor from deadly attacks by Japanese planes. This gift will become available later this June.
Check the PlayStation 4 launch trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oB3L7YGCtL8
For more information visit: http://warthunder.com/en/game/faq/ps4/
About War Thunder
Over seven million players already know the enjoyment of laying opponents to waste, leaving only burned out hulls in their wake in War Thunder. This cross-platform MMO game is currently in Open Beta for PC and Mac OS, available for PlayStation®4 and OnLive®, and in development for Oculus Rift and other unannounced platforms. For more information, please visit http://www.warthunder.com
About Gaijin Entertainment
Gaijin Entertainment is the developer and publisher of the online games War Thunder and Star Conflict, as well as PC, Mac, PS4, PS3, Xbox 360, iOS and Android titles across several genres. The company’s diverse portfolio has received a range of mass media and game industry awards including such as KRI Awards, Gamescom Award and many more. Official website: http://gaijinent.com