Today, August 12 marks five years of an incredibly popular game World of Tanks

The idea of ​​the game, according to the developers, there was 29 or 30 December 2008. [11] The official announcement of the game was made by the studio Wargaming.net April 24, 2009. According to the developers, to create a game “World of Tanks” was planned the biggest budget in the history of the gaming industry of the CIS countries, [12] but the precise data of the budget there is no game. Alpha testing of the game began in September of the same year; at the time it was created only five models of tanks and one unfinished card. By the beginning of closed beta testing January 30, 2010 we were prepared several dozen armored vehicles and three models of fully finished card. [13] In the four months to participate in the beta test was filed nearly 40 000 applications in the course of testing carried out more than 400 000 fighting. [14] In March 2010, the developers announced that intends to develop the project for at least another 5-7 years. [15]

June 24, 2010 began open beta testing of the game; the first version of the open beta test players were available school of tank building of the USSR and Germany, and seven different cards. [16]

July 8 launched closed beta test the English version of “World of Tanks”. [17]

August 12 online release of “World of Tanks”, [18] however, for technical reasons, the servers have earned the game on August 13, 2010.

January 27, 2011 English version of the game has passed in an open beta version of [19], its release on 12 April 2011. [4]

In 2012, the game included in the disciplines of the final games of the world’s biggest eSports event World Cyber ​​Games [20] [21].

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