Japan will soon be adding their tanks to the World of Tanks battlefield. Wargaming today announced that Japanese tanks will soon be rolling out with their own national line in the tank-based combat game. The new Japanese line will feature two branches with nine medium and five light tanks initially made up of takes such as the Chi-Ri prototype, the first post-war Japanese design Type 61, the light Type 95 Ha-Go, the medium Chi-Ha tanks and more.
The Japan tank line will be introduced in a future update so stay tuned. In the meantime, check the new images and trailer below for a peek at the Japanese armor in action.
Japanese Armored Vehicles toÂ Enter Combat
Wargaming announces new national line for World ofÂ Tanks
SeptemberÂ 19, 2013Â Â Wargaming, the leading free-to-play MMO developer and publisher, today announced that its highly acclaimed action game, World ofÂ Tanks, will soon beÂ joined byÂ war machines from Japan.
ÂThe introduction ofÂ Japanese tanks allowsÂ us toÂ explore the design and innovation ofÂ aÂ number ofÂ legendary armored vehicles and give players the chance toÂ experience their technological evolution throughout the mid-20th century,Â said World ofÂ Tanks Producer Mikhail Zhivets. ÂTank models based onÂ original designs ofÂ Japanese engineers will offer players aÂ wide selection ofÂ authentic upgrade schemes, each tailored for particular combat objectives.Â
The Japanese line will initially field two branches with nine medium and five light machines, including such fabled models asÂ the Chi-Ri prototype, the first post-war Japanese design TypeÂ 61, the light TypeÂ 95 Ha-Go and the medium Chi-Ha tanks. Developed during the late 1950s, the TypeÂ 64 (STB-1) will become the Tier 10Â medium model.
Along with existing armored vehicles from the USA, China, France, Great Britain, Germany and the USSR, the new tech tree coming one ofÂ the forthcoming updates will become the 7th national line introduced into the game.
About World ofÂ Tanks
World ofÂ Tanks isÂ the first and only team-based, massively multiplayer online action game dedicated toÂ armored warfare. Throw yourself into the epic tank battles ofÂ World War IIÂ with other steel cowboys all over the world. Your arsenal includes close toÂ 300 armored vehicles from United States, Germany, the Soviet Union, France, Great Britain and China, carefully detailed with historical accuracy.
AÂ flexible system ofÂ authentic vehicle upgrades and development allows you toÂ try any ofÂ the vehicles and weapons inÂ the game. Whether you prefer toÂ exhaust your foes with fast and maneuverable light tanks, make deep breaches inÂ enemy lines with all-purpose medium tanks, use the force ofÂ giant tanks toÂ eliminate opposing armored forces, orÂ become aÂ heavy sniper with long-range howitzers, each unit type has its own advantages and can beÂ extremely effective when operated byÂ aÂ true tank ace.
But being aÂ great tank commander alone isnÂt enough toÂ win! InÂ World ofÂ Tanks, itÂs all about teamwork. Victory isÂ achieved byÂ combining your combat skills with those ofÂ the other members ofÂ your team, each playing their own role onÂ the battlefield. Just add your favorite strategy toÂ build your own steel empire and manifest the indisputable authority ofÂ the tank power!
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- http://worldoftanks.eu/registration/ (Europe)
- http://worldoftanks.com/registration/ (North America)
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Wargaming isÂ anÂ award-winning online game developer and publisher and one ofÂ the leaders inÂ the free-to-play MMO market. Founded asÂ aÂ privately held company inÂ 1998, Wargaming has shipped more than 15Â titles and employs over 2200 people across such key regions asÂ North America, Europe, Russia, Asia, and Australia.
Currently, Wargaming isÂ focused onÂ its team-based MMO war series dedicated toÂ mid-20th century warfare that will include the companyÂs flagship armored MMO World ofÂ Tanks, launched inÂ April 2011 and currently boasting over 70Â million players worldwide, the flight combat World ofÂ Warplanes, named one ofÂ the most anticipated MMOs, and the naval World ofÂ Warships, scheduled for release inÂ 2014.
In June 2012, Wargaming announced the Wargaming.net Service, the epicenter of the online battle gaming universe that will gather the series under a single portalÂwww.wargaming.net.