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War Thunder

Gaijin Entertainment
1 November, 2012
War Thunder

War Thunder is a vehicular combat multiplayer video game developed and published by Gaijin Entertainment. Announced in 2011, it was first released in November 2012 as an open beta with a worldwide release in January 2013; it had its official release on 21 December 2016. It has a cross-platform format for Microsoft Windows, MacOS, Linux, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and Shield Android TV. Developed as a "flying simulation game", it was previously named World of Planes but due to its similarity with Wargaming's World of Warplanes it was changed to its present name in 2012. Initially, Gaijin claimed after the game was announced that it was an April Fools joke before confirming its existence in June that same year. War Thunder won several awards following its release, winning Best Simulation Game at the Gamescom 2013 Awards as well as winning Best Game, Best Developer, Best Technology and Best Sound at the KRI 2013 Awards.

About War Thunder

Vehicular combat multiplayer video game in which players command battalions of pre-World War I naval vessels, Spanish Civil War tanks, and WWII era machines. It won the Best Simulation Game at the Gamescom 2013 Awards ceremony.

Achievement of War Thunder

In 2019, the game boasted more than 25,000 concurrent players on Steam making it one of the platform's most popular titles. 

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Latest information about War Thunder updated on July 28 2021.