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We've now got a narrowed launch window and pricing for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, as well as a score of new games to look forward to.
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The first trailer for Wargaming's free-to-play multiplayer online game, World of Warships, features a montage of cannons, torpedoes and air squadrons obliterating giant warships.
The United States and Japan will be playable factions at launch and ship classes will include Battleships/Battlecruisers, Aircraft Carriers, Cruisers Light/Cruisers Heavy and Destroyers. The game will release with several multiplayer modes such as a World of Tanks-like "capture the base" mode. World of Warships will enter beta phase testing later this year.
Last month, Wargaming released a set of screenshots detailing the USS New Mexico, which fought in the Atlantic and Pacific naval campaigns during World War II.
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World of Tanks developer Wargaming.net launched the game's 8.5 update starting today, adding to the German and Soviet arsenals, and the studio released a trailer and screenshots to show off the new content.
Update 8.5 is now available in Europe; it will be released in the U.S. and southeast Asia tomorrow, and on May 7 in South Korea.
The update adds a new map to the free-to-play tank combat title, as well as multiple tanks for the Germans and Soviets. In addition, it changes the game to allow credits to be used for premium consumables; until now, they could only be purchased with in-game gold.
Check out the update 8.5 trailer above, and nine new screenshots below. Wargaming.net launched World of Tanks' 8.4 update last month.
By 2015 the free-to-play market is expected to be $9.25 billion ... in the U.S. alone.
Wargaming founder Victor Kislyi's speech at the DICE summit this week centered on how to carve a little space out of that blossoming game space. He also took a moment to warn current console manufacturers that they ignore the trend at their own peril.
"They keep their own prejudice and they keep to their old ways," he said. "If they keep holding to their old way, single player box ideas they may pretty well drop.
"I hope they are wise and smart people and will have a chance to come back. I believe in this, which is why we were so happy to announce the acquisition of Day 1 studios in December to venture into console space."
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After he visited China, Napoleon is said to have remarked, "Let China sleep, for when China wakes she will shake the world."
Wargaming.net, developer of the free-to-play massively multiplayer online World of Tanks, has no such fear. Beginning today in Europe and tomorrow in North America, the developer will unveil title update 8.3, which deploys a battalion of 17 of tanks used by the Chinese People's Liberation Army, each with its own accompanying tech tree.
"It's the addition of Chinese tanks, which is the first time they'll appear as a full, fleshed out tech tree in the game," Caleb Fox, Wargaming.net's head of eSports, told Polygon in a recent interview.
Fox describes the Chinese tanks as occupying "a middle-of-the-road tree, balance wise." The mid-twentieth century models...