Wargaming.net, the developer of strategy games like Order of War and World of Tanks, is launching a new title on a fresh platform.
World of Tanks: Generals is a browser-based, free-to-play collectible card game with real-time strategy elements. Players can reenact World War II in four nations at launch: the U.S., the U.S.S.R., France, and Germany. Gameplay involves using military units such as artillery and infantry, researching new technology, and purchasing tanks and other units for a more diverse experience.
The game features over 220 unique cards and several single-player and multiplayer modes.
“The Wargaming universe is evolving onto new platforms,” said chief executive officer Victor Kislyi. “World Of Tanks: Generals will merge the worlds of tabletop and video games, featuring solid mechanics, strategic thinking, and tactical twists in a fun, approachable way. It will feature the same great multiplayer tank warfare that Wargaming fans have come to love, just from an entirely new perspective.”
The move to browsers means World of Tanks: Generals doesn’t require game-client installation and instead supports cross-platform play across PCs, laptops, and tablets.
Although Wargaming is not revealing more details at this time, it will be showing World of Tanks: Generals at Gamescom this week. A board game version is also in the works.