Wargaming Announces World of Tanks Classic Event

Wargaming has announced World of Tanks Classic event in celebration of the game’s eighth anniversary. The Classic server / event will begin with a on March 29th at midnight Pacific / 3:00 am Eastern and that will run through April 3rd. WoT: Classic will sport a separate client and server from the main game and will feature three “classical nations”: USSR, Germany and the USA. The Type 59 will be showcased and “you won’t find any French or Swedish autoloaders here”.

World of Tanks Blitz Partners with MMA Fighter Aaron Pico

When MMA fighter Aaron Pico enters the ring this weekend, he will be doing so with the fans of World of Tanks Blitz, Wargaming’s mobile game based on the WoT franchise. He will be wearing specially branded shorts “featuring the iconic Blitz shield”. According to Pico, the partnership is fitting since “[his] great grandpa was a tanker” and that, after playing the game, he’s ‘hooked’.

World of Tanks: Mercenaries Players Can Take Part in Winter Wonderland

World of Tanks: Mercenaries players will be able to become toy tanks during the game’s Winter Wonderland event that kicks off later today. During the “festive event”, players will be party to a free tank giveaway, find new Premium tanks, receive special gifts during the 12 Days of Tanksmas Ops. The event will run from today through the end of December with tons of fun for all.

World of Tanks – Mercenaries Expansion to be Exclusively Found on Console

Wargaming has announced a World of Tanks console-exclusive expansion called Mercenaries. It is expected to launch for PlayStation 4, XBox One and XBox 360 on June 26th. This is a free-to-all console players expansion that developers call the “largest and most encompassing expansion of single- and multiplayer content for the beloved armor-themed World War II massively multiplayer online game”.

World of Tanks – Wargaming Seattle (formerly Gas Powered Games) Rumored to be Closing

Gamasutra is reporting that rumors are beginning to spread that Wargaming’s Seattle office will be closing and over a hundred employees will lose their jobs. You may remember that Wargaming Seattle was the new name given after the buyout of Gas Powered Games, developers of the Dungeon Siege and Supreme Commander series. We don’t have any definitive word of the veracity of the growing rumor, but we have seen industry veterans posting job vacancies in their own companies to those displaced.