of Warplanes has released a
new trailer and screenshots at gamescom 2011. These images highlight
the heart-pounding dogfighting action fought above the battlegrounds of
The full press release follows the screenshots and trailer.
Warplanes Touchdown at
More Info will be Revealed
at Gamescom 2011
UK, Paris, FR and San Francisco, CA (17th August, 2011)
— Wargaming.net introduces a new set of screenshots and the
debut trailer for their new flight combat MMO World of Warplanes.
The screens will be among other game content to be unveiled to media
during personal presentations in the business area of Gamescom 2011.
Along with the screenshots, Wargmaing.net is glad to reveal the
information on the aircraft powers that will be presented in the game.
Upon its beta release, World of Warplanes
will feature around 60 airplanes from Germany, USSR, and USA, with
British and Japanese planes to be added with the further content
updates. New branches and new planes will be added gradually over the
process of development as it is done in World of Tanks,
and the total number might reach several hundred aircraft.
“The development and progress line we've used for World of Tanks
turned hugely popular,” said Wargaming.net CEO Victor Kislyi.
“We are developing the same system for World of Warplanes
and hope that this continuity will become one of the keys to the game's
of Warplanes is the flight
combat MMO action game set in the Golden Age of military aviation. The
game continues the armored warfare theme marked in the highly-acclaimed
of Tanks and will throw
players into a never-ending tussle for air dominance.
Based purely on aircraft setting, World of Warplanes
will allow players to build full-scale careers of virtual pilots
offering machines of several key eras, staring from 1930's with
biplanes and up to Korean War jet fighters that led the way to modern
of Warplanes will feature a
wide range of warbirds, each of them unique in their effectiveness and
behavior. Virtual pilots will choose from three main warplane classes -
single-engine light fighters capable of engaging enemies in close
dogfights, heavy fighters with their deadly straight attacks, and
strafing aircrafts, the fearsome threat for ground targets.
Every plane will feature multiple variations of ammo types, engines,
and other crucial modules, and their various combinations will allow to
pick the optimal configuration for the most effective behavior in
Wargaming.net® is an award-winning online game developer and
publisher, incorporated in the UK. Its 270-strong development team is
located in Minsk, Belarus. Since 1998, the company has shipped 13
titles, including acclaimed Massive Assault
of War RTS published by
Square Enix, and three add-ons for Blitzkrieg II.
At the Russian Game Developers Conference (KRI) in 2009 and 2010,
Wargaming.net® was named The Best Developer Company from
ex-USSR. At KRI 2011 the company was awarded Industry Prize and World of Tanks®
won the Best Game Award. The company's headliner project, World of Tanks®,
gained the Guinness World Record for the Most Players on One Server
Simultaneously. Currently, Wargaming.net® is developing the two
next action MMOs, World of Warplanes