World of Tanks’ 500,000 “active players” are “beginning of a global legend”

By Patrick Garratt, Tuesday, 16 November 2010 12:58 GMT


Free-to-play MMO World of Tanks is now being played by more than half-a-million people – world domination inevitable.

The title was released three months ago in Russia and reached 350,000 active players and 500,000 registrations in the country.

The game is still in Closed Beta in the US and Europe, and now has 150,000 active players and 200,000 registrations in the west.

Russian peak concurrency has exceeded 43,000. Over 10,000 users have played simultaneously elsewhere.

Victor Kislyi, CEO of, went mental at the number.

“It’s just the beginning of a global legend,” he said. “We see this game running for at least ten years in the West and Asia with tons of new content coming out every month.”

We’re not going to argue with you, dude. Gratz, and shit. Shots below.

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