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It’s time for some heavy metal on the high seas.
World of Warships launches today after its closed and open beta phases. It’s Wargaming’s third World War II-focused online multiplayer shooter, but this time, you’re taking destroyers, cruisers, battleships, and aircraft carriers into team battles (player-vs.-player or player-vs.-environment against bots) over 10 maps at launch. Like World of Tanks and World of Warplanes, this is a free-to-play game in a digital market that’s generating more than $1 billion a month.
It’s out on PC on Wargaming’s North America, Europe, and Asia servers. At this time, you can play as the United States, Japan, or special ships from the British and Russian navies.
One of the most interesting aspects of World of Warships is the painstaking approach that the designers, in conjunction with naval museums, record keepers, and Wargaming’s own historical staff, take with the game.
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