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Posted on Nov 16, 2010 in Games PR

World of Tanks Reaches Half a Million Players

wpengine announced today that the number of gamers playing World of Tanks has eclipsed 500,000.  Since its release three months ago in Russia the player base reached 350,000 active players (with 500,000 registrations). In the USA and Europe World of Tanks is still in Closed Beta Test having 150,000 active players (200,000 registrations).

World of Tanks is a cooperative massive muliplayer online (MMO) action game focused on tank warfare during the Second World War.  Offering over 150 different vehicles from the United States, Germany, and the Soviet Union, each tank is created to be historically accurate.  World of Tanks boasts an authentic upgrade system which allows players to try out a wide variety of vehicle and weapons loadouts.

The number of peak con-current users (PCCU) in Russia exceeded 43,000. In the West PCCU surpassed 10,000 players. On average each active gamer spends 3 hours and 20 minutes playing the game every day. 10 million battles have been fought since September.


“It’s just the beginning of a global legend,” said Victor Kislyi, CEO of “We see this game running for at least ten years in the West and Asia with tons of new content coming out every month.”

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