Xbox One owners who are fans of the free to play World of Tanks franchise rejoice, Wargaming have announced that its free-to-play multiplayer game will be coming to Xbox One in at some stage during 2015 (exact date TBC) and just like on the Xbox 360, this title will be available as a free download for all Xbox Live Gold members. you can see the full details in the press release below.
A year ago, World of Tanks arrived on Xbox 360 and has flourished, adding millions of players to the global ranks of Wargaming tankers,” stated T.J. Wagner, Executive Producer of Wargaming Chicago-Baltimore. “. Wargaming’s invasion into the console space is fully underway. Our forces are aligned and we are proud to advance to the next level on the Xbox One platform.”
Cross platform play between Xbox One and Xbox 360 will be available ensuring that tankers on both consoles stay in the fight. Both versions of the game will share a common battle server, identical content updates and the same active community of players. With the game available on Xbox One and Xbox 360, the opportunity for battle grows, as the number of combatants swells across the two, server linked consoles.
Additionally, for those upgrading from the Xbox 360 to the Xbox One, all existing World of Tanks accounts and in-game progress will automatically transfer to the new platform. Tankers can continue to play with confidence, knowing that no matter the Xbox platform, the battle will rage on.
I love this World of Tanks and cannot wait to give it a go on the Xbox One, hopefully I’ll see you on the battlefield.