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Wargaming.net bringing World of Tanks 360 Edition and eSports to Gamescom

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Wargaming.net, the developer of World of Tanks, World of Warplanes and World of Warships, is bringing a playable version of the upcoming World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition and more to Gamescom next month, the company announced today.

The developer will also sponsor several eSports-focused "amateur tournaments" that attendees can enter. Visitors will also be able to watch pros compete in tournaments like the WCG 2013 National Finals for World of Tanks, which will take place at the Wargaming.net booth Aug. 22-23. In addition to the tournaments, Wargaming.net will also host stage shows and developer Q&As, and give away prizes and gifts at the booth, located in Hall 8.1, stand A-030.

"Last year Wargaming took Gamescom by storm with a massive booth, great giveaways and hands-on opportunities with World of Tanks and World of Warplanes," said Wargaming.net CEO Victor Kislyi. "This year we're going even bigger with the debut of World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition and a multitude of eSports related events that will make every day of the show extremely memorable."

Gamescom will be held in Cologne, Germany Aug. 21-25, and Polygon will be there to bring you all the news. For more on the free-to-play World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition, be sure to read our in-depth interview and preview with the game's creators.