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War Thunder Heading to the PlayStation 4

Posted Tue, May 14, 2013 by Martuk

Assemble your army and get ready for War. Gaijin Entertainment have announced that its World War II-based combat game, War Thunder, is coming to Sony’s new PlayStation 4 console later this year. While the PlayStation 4 release date has yet to be announced, Sony has confirmed that it will release around the holiday season and War Thunder will be ready to launch around that same time.

War Thunder will feature combat fought in the air, on the ground, and on the sea. Check out the first trailer for the upcoming ground combat update below and visit the War Thunder website to learn more.


GAIJIN ENTERTAINMENT TO BRING WAR THUNDER TO PLAYSTATION®4


The Power of PlayStation 4 Will Take War Thunder To New Gameplay Heights

(MOSCOW, RUSSIAN FEDERATION) - May 14, 2013 – Developer and Publisher Gaijin Entertainment announced that their hit franchise and military MMO game War Thunder will make its console debut on PlayStation®4 (PS4™) in time for the holiday 2013 season. War Thunder will provide PS4 players with unparalleled first person gameplay entertainment experiences that allows them to enter into action filled, highly explosive World War II battles from the air, mobilized on the ground or out at sea.

Gaijin Entertainment will optimize the potent power of PS4 and its next generation computer entertainment system to redefine War Thunder’s rich gameplay with powerful graphics and speed, intelligent personalization, deeply integrated social capabilities, and innovative cloud options.  War Thunder will feature stunning lifelike dynamics of real-time flight and precision in its details of planes, tanks and war ships, and intuitive controls thanks to the new gamepad Dual Shock 4.  The power of PS4 will allow developers to include improved head-tracking system, easier socializing tools, smart and easy options to record, stream and share homemade gameplay videos and will have full support of PlayStation Cloud.

“We're convinced that our cooperation with Sony will not only make the War Thunder franchise better, but it will give our fans a new level of gaming experience that will figuratively blown their mind,” said Gaijin Entertainment’s Creative Director Kirill Yudintsev. “Partnering with Sony Computer Entertainment is the most natural progression for the War Thunder brand, from our hugely successful beginnings on PC with more than 1.5 million players, to our recent announcement that War Thunder is under development for mobile devices. We are excited to bring War Thunder to the leading next-generation platform, the PS4.”

War Thunder Ground Forces Teaser (youtube): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyAznFhh-es

ABOUT WAR THUNDER FRANCHISE
War Thunder for the PS4 is the exciting continuation of the brand. Each iteration of War Thunder is unique and takes full technical advantage of its platform. Over 1.5 million players already know the enjoyment of raining down aerial destruction via the PC-version of War Thunder and this fan base continues exponential growth. War Thunder is currently in open beta, giving gamers a unique opportunity to take part in the project. The mobile version of War Thunder is under development featuring precise 3D-models, console-like graphics and the groundbreaking “Dogfight” mode.  Download War Thunder for free from the official website and join in a heated battle to dominate the skies: http://warthunder.com/en/registration.

For more information, please visit http://www.warthunder.com

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About Gaijin Entertainment
Gaijin Entertainment is the developer of the online games War Thunder and Star Conflict, as well as PS4, PS3, Xbox 360, iOS, Android, and next-gen titles across several genres. The company’s diverse portfolio has received a range of mass media and game industry awards including such KRI Awards as Best Game Developer, Best Mobile Game, Best Simulation Game, Best Action, Best Technology, Best Sound, and many more.

About Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
Recognized as the global leader and company responsible for the progression of consumer-based computer entertainment, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) manufactures, distributes, develop and markets the PlayStation®2 (PS2®) computer entertainment system, the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) handheld entertainment system, the PlayStation®3 (PS3®) computer entertainment system and the PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita) portable entertainment system. SCEI has revolutionized home entertainment since they launched PlayStation® in 1994. PS2® further enhances the PlayStation® legacy as the core of home networked entertainment. PSP® is a handheld entertainment system that allows users to enjoy 3D games with high-quality full-motion video and high-fidelity stereo audio. PS3® is an advanced computer system, incorporating the powerful Cell Broadband Engine and RSX processors. PS Vita is an ultimate portable entertainment system that offers a revolutionary combination of rich gaming and social connectivity within a real world context. SCEI also delivers the PlayStation® experience to open operating systems through PlayStation®Mobile, a cross device platform. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, SCEI, along with its affiliated companies, Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC., and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd., and its division companies, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan and Sony Computer Entertainment Asia develops, publishes, markets and distributes hardware and software, and manages the third party licensing programs for these platforms in the respective markets worldwide.

“PlayStation” and “PS4” are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. PS4 is a trademark of the same company.

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