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World of Tanks Begins Staggered Deployment for 8.6 Update

Posted Wed, Jun 19, 2013 by Martuk

If you’re a World of Tanks player living in Europe it’s patch day. The new 8.6 update has deployed in EU to add new balance changes for the in-game economy, new artillery units, additional SPG vehicles up to Tier X, a new Premium British tank, and the Korea-based Sacred Valley battle arena.

The 8.6 update will deploy to Southeast Asia on June 20th followed by a June 25th release in North America and a July 4th deployment for South Korea.


New Artillery Units Rain Down Destruction in World of Tanks Update 8.6


19th June, 2013
- Wargaming, the leading free-to-play MMO developer and publisher, today announced that Update 8.6 is now available in Europe and rolling out to the rest of the world later this month. Southeast Asia will see the update go live on June 20th, while American and South Korean players will get the update on June 25th and July 4th, respectively.

The latest update to World of Tanks brings further changes and balance to the in-game economy, as well as adds new SPGs that further bolster that line of vehicles up to Tier X. Along with the new artillery units, Update 8.6 also adds a new premium British tank, the A33 Excelsior, as well as a new battle arena-Sacred Valley, based on a Korean setting.

About World of Tanks

World of Tanks is the first and only team-based, massively multiplayer online action game dedicated to armored warfare. Throw yourself into the epic tank battles of World War II with other steel cowboys all over the world. Your arsenal includes close to 300 armored vehicles from United States, Germany, the Soviet Union, France, Great Britain and China, carefully detailed with historical accuracy.

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About Wargaming

Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher and one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO market. Founded as a privately held company in 1998, Wargaming has shipped more than 15 titles and employs over 1600 people across such key regions as North America, Europe, Russia, Asia, and Australia.

Official website: www.wargaming.com

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