‘World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition’ with new features launches globally

“World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition” is now available, bringing the game’s trademark team-based tactical online tank warfare action and free-to-play accessibility to 48 million Xbox Live gamers around the globe, reports Xbox Wire.

The title features “all new intuitive controls, integration of Xbox Live features like Friends, Parties, Achievements and a custom user interface designed for the large screen experience,” writes Xbox Wire. “World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition” also has in-game purchases such as premium tanks, consumables and premium accounts to boost experience and currency accrual rates.

The game, published by Microsoft Studios and developed by Wargaming West (formerly Day 1 Studios), is digitally downloadable and free-to-play for Xbox Live Gold account holders, with an additional 7-day timed trial for all other Xbox Live account holders.

World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition” has more than 100 iconic tanks from the United States, Germany and the United Kingdom, as well as seven different maps. “The title will also be further expanded with future content download consisting of new tanks, nations, and more,” Xbox Wire writes.

Victor Kislyi, Wargaming CEO, said not only does the release “mark the company’s very first title on console, it also presents us the opportunity to bring World of Tanks to a tremendously passionate new audience of gamers around the world.”

For a limited time, two special “Founder’s Packs” of content is available through Feb. 28, each with special tanks, resources and items at a reduced price.

Founders Pack 1 contains the US Tier VII T23 medium tank, an extra garage slot, 17 premium ammo rounds, 100 percent crew, 10 small repair kits, 10 small first aid kits, 10 manual fire extinguishers, an exclusive gold star emblem and 30 days of premium account status for the price of 6,700 gold, a savings of 40 percent.

Founders Pack 2 contains the German Tier V PzKpfw V-IV medium tank, an extra garage slot, 19 premium ammo rounds, 100 percent crew, five small repair kits, five small first aid kits, five manual fire extinguishers, an exclusive black star emblem and seven days of premium account status for the price of 3,400 gold, a savings of 40 percent.

To learn more, head over to Xbox Wire and watch the launch trailer above.

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Suzanne Choney
Microsoft News Center Staff