Biggest Update in World of Tanks History Launches Today
World of Tanks 1.0 introduces complete graphics and sound overhaul
March 27, 2018 — The new World of Tanks Update 1.0 lands today in Australia and New Zealand, unleashing Wargaming’s high-end Core graphics engine exclusive for PC players. The latest installment takes tank combat to new heights with improved visuals, 29 completely reworked battlefields, a new soundtrack, and the new Glacier map.
Update 1.0 is released in partnership with Intel Corporation to help ensure that World of Tanks remains up to date on the latest technological advances and uses them to enhance its gaming experiences.
“Update 1.0 improves the baseline technology for the game, introducing the in-house developed Wargaming Core graphics engine,” said Milos Jerabek, Development Director for World of Tanks PC. “Thanks to it, we’re now capable of elevating the entire game and can ensure World of Tanks is a fun and immersive experience for years to come.”
“Intel is committed to driving technical innovation in the PC gaming industry,” said Michelle Chuaprasert, Sr. Director of Developer Relations Programs and Initiatives at Intel Corporation. “The advancements being made by Wargaming in its next release of World of Tanks represent the next generation of PC gaming experiences.”
Celebrating the launch of Update 1.0, World of Tanks has announced the Grand Extravaganza—a two-week long marathon full of battling and rewards. Starting March 29 until April 13, players will get chances to earn multiple in-game bonuses, as well as prizes from Intel.
Together with greater visual fidelity, Update 1.0 adds a brand-new dynamic soundtrack. Each in-game location gets its own theme that resonates with its setting, creating a unique atmosphere for every battlefield. Published by Sony Music Entertainment, the World of Tanks official soundtrack will be available for listening and downloading for free at all major music platforms.
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.
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 4500+ 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.
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