Microsoft Xbox has announced that World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition” is now available for Xbox 360 users in the UAE. Custom built specifically for the Xbox 360, “World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition” brings World of Tanks’ trademark team-based tactical online tank warfare action and free-to-play accessibility to the 48 million Xbox Live gamers around the globe.
Published by Microsoft Studios and developed by Wargaming West (formerly Day 1 Studios), “World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition” is digitally downloadable and free-to-play for Xbox Live Gold account holders, with an additional 7-day timed trial for all other Xbox Live account holders. The title features all new intuitive controls, integration of Xbox Live features like Friends, Parties, Achievements and a custom user interface designed for the large screen experience. “World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition” also features in-game purchases such as premium tanks, consumables and premium accounts to boost experience and currency accrual rates.
At launch “World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition” features more than a hundred iconic tanks from three separate nations – the United States, Germany and the United Kingdom, as well as seven different maps. The title will also be further expanded with future content download consisting of new tanks, nations, and more.
“World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition is a tremendous leap from the PC version to Xbox360 consoles,” said Aman Sangar, Interactive Entertainment Business Category Lead, MEA, Microsoft. Not only does this marks World of Tanks’ first title on console but it also gives us the opportunity to bring this game to our passionate audience of gamers in the UAE and the rest of the Middle East region.”
For a limited time, two special “Founder’s Packs” of content will be available from launch through February 28th – each containing special tanks, resources and items at a reduced price.
Founders Pack 1 will contain the US Tier VII T23 medium tank, an extra garage slot, 17 premium ammo rounds, 100% crew, ten small repair kits, ten small first aid kits, ten manual fire extinguishers, an exclusive gold star emblem and 30 days of premium account status for the price of 6,700 gold, a savings of 40 percent.
Founders Pack 2 will contain the German Tier V PzKpfw V-IV medium tank, an extra garage slow, 19 premium ammo rounds, 100% crew, five small repair kits, five small first aid kits, five manual fire extinguishers, an exclusive black star emblem and 7 days of premium account status for the price of 3,400 gold, a savings of 40 percent.
Players who purchase both packs will also receive a bonus Russian T-127 light premium tank.