World of Tanks to Roll into Retail Stores August 31

August 21, 2011 · Filed Under MMO, News · Comment 

Interactive Gaming Software has announced that the boxed retail version of highly popular free-to-play MMO game World of Tanks will be available on sale at all major retail chains and independents as of August 31, 2011.

The online version of World of Tanks, created and managed by Wargaming.net, has been played by more than 5 million people, also has more than 130,000 fans on Facebook.   On a some days, more than 170,000 users have been playing the game. The retail version of World of Tanks is expected to be extremely popular with users.

The special boxed edition of the game will be available for a suggested retail price of only $19.99.  In addition to including the entire game itself, purchasers will also receive a bonus of $30 of in-game items, including a premium account, game credits, gold, and an upgraded tank.

“World of Tanks is one of the most popular online games ever created,” said IGS CEO and founder Paul Lombardi. “We think that players who love the online version of the game are going to discover that the boxed version offers them a lot of incentives to purchase it, and we think that having a retail version will attract even more fans to the wonderful gaming experience that World of Tanks offers.” Read more