World of Tanks Debuts ‘Modern Armor’ As Their Newest Evolution on Xbox and PlayStation

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World of Tanks Debuts ‘Modern Armor’ As Their Newest Evolution on Xbox and PlayStation

World of Tanks Modern Armor Introduces Modern Tanks, Cold War Mode, New Maps, and More

Today, World of Tanks is taking the fight forward by releasing their newest evolution, World of Tanks Modern Armor. With cross play available on PlayStation®4 and 5 and on Xbox One, Xbox Series S and X, this leading combat vehicle shooter is available to millions of console players across the globe.

Rolling out for the first time in the game’s history is the addition of modern combat, which brings new, fast-paced gameplay to the forefront. Players will also be able to explore added features including new maps and consumables, an era-based matchmaker, 3D commanders, and of course, a growing list of advanced tanks from the late 20th century.

In First Strike, the premier episode launching with the release of the Modern Armor saga, two powerful alliances will come forth: The Western Alliance and Eastern Alliance. These groups boast a combined total of 18 tanks, all immediately available for players to research. The Western Alliance rolls in with true American power featuring the M46A1 Patton, M47 Patton, M48A5PI Patton, M60’61 Patton, M60A1 Patton, M60A3 Patton, M1 Abrams, M1A1 Abrams, M1A2 Abrams. The Eastern Alliance emerges into battle with sturdy, Soviet force including the T-72BM, T-44A, T-54 obr. 1949, Object 165, T-62, T-72A, T-72AV, T-72B, and the T-72BU. Two premium tanks are also available to boost players’ modern tank collections.

TJ Wagner, Executive Producer for World of Tanks Console, said “We are happy to bring modern tanks and new maps designed from the ground up for players to enjoy! With tanks such as the T42 or the M1A2 Abrams, players will be able to switch between eras and experience modern tanks using new perks and loadouts that will enhance their gaming experience. Modern Armor is our biggest evolution yet, and we look forward to jumping into battles with the World of Tanks Console community with First Strike!”

In addition to these new tanks, perk-filled 3D commanders and new, innovative consumables have also been released. Players can now strategise their battles using Smokescreens or restore vital health over time with Hull Patches. These consumables, partnered with additional tank modules, will help players reign victorious on the battlefield.

With the introduction of eras, Modern Armor will also allow players to explore 50 years of the Cold War. Beginning in the 1950’s and onward, the eras are divided into three separate time periods: Post War , Escalation , and Detente . Cold War Mode will also keep the battle balanced with an era-based matchmaking system.

Four new maps have also launched with locations spanning across Southeast Asia, Germany, Norway and the Middle East. Players will have a chance to battle their way through terrain that is almost double the size of the current WWII maps, providing extra space for new strategic battle opportunities.

With the release of Modern Armor and the premier episode of First Strike, World of Tanks is committed to a monthly cadence of new content, episodes, and seasons to ensure a steady stream of action for players on both Xbox and PlayStation. 

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About World of Tanks: Modern Armor

World of Tanks: Modern Armor is a team-based massively multiplayer online action game dedicated to armored combat from two different eras. Players immerse themselves in fierce 15-v-15 tank combat with opponents from around the world, fight it out on a rotation of more than 90 different maps, and take command of their preferred vehicle out of over 800 tanks from 11 different nations from the 20th and 21st century. 

World of Tanks Console is played by more than 21 million players worldwide and is available on PlayStation®4 & 5 and on Xbox One, Xbox Series S & X. World of Tanks Console can be downloaded for free by all PlayStation Network and Xbox Live account holders, with stunning 4K resolution and HDR support on PlayStation®4 Pro, PlayStation 5, Xbox One X, Xbox Series S & Xbox Series X.  Its latest expansion Modern Armor will be released in April 2021 for free and adding – for the very first time across the World of Tanks franchise and exclusive for Consoles – modern tanks in a separate additional era.

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About Wargaming

Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Operating since 1998, Wargaming has grown to become one of the leaders in the gaming industry with 5500 employees and offices spread all over the world. 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.

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