Mobile wargame marks top Chinese game company's first entry into western markets
- Sept. 29, 2016 -
Chinese games publisher and developer Kingnet Technology has announced that their 3D naval battle simulation, Thunder Fleet, will be the company's debut title for western games markets.
Thunder Fleet is a multiplayer, real-time historically-themed World War II mobile game that combines third-person shooter-style PvP action with strategy game elements and is targeted at hardcore military game fans. Thunder Fleet is currently undergoing localization and will be available in the near future through the Apple App Store and Google Play for iOS and Android devices.
Kingnet Technology is one of the most successful game developers and publishers in Asia. In 2015, the company ranked as the top grossing publisher on the Apple App Store in China, as well as the top grossing publisher for both iOS and Android in Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam, and Thailand. Kingnet also has the distinction of being the first game publisher in China to successfully bring a popular IP from another platform (the PC online adventure, MU Online, created in 2001) and turn it into a massive mobile hit - MU Miracle, a worldwide top 10 revenue-generating title.
About Thunder Fleet
Engage in historical sea battles as the captain of World War II-era warships! Players in Thunder Fleet can command, collect, and customize over 80 authentic WWII naval vessels from across four ship classes, including aircraft carriers. The game's meticulously modeled 3D ships are highly accurate recreations of real-life naval vessels from seven nations. While upgrading the fighting and performance capabilities of ships is a major component of gameplay, modifications and upgrades will be in strict compliance with historical accuracy.
Optimized for mobile play, players control ships with simple on-screen taps and swipes as they attempt to maneuver, target, and lay fire upon enemy sea craft while contending with environmental conditions and fighting the effects of battle damage. Weather elements like storms, for example, would require players to adjust their aim to compensate for the influence of wind on their firing accuracy, while damage from a deadly salvo of enemy rounds might require immediate repair and fire-fighting attention.
Thunder Fleet commanders can engage in PvE combat, which include six major historical battles, or in real-time 6-on-6 PvP matches. Band together with friends or ally with random players to form teams and enter the game's fierce online fray. Communication, cooperation, and team coordination are the keys to naval dominance and victory!
Watch the Thunder Fleet trailer here:
Additional Game Features
- Condensed battle times for optimal mobile play experience
- Rise through the command ranks from Captain to Admiral
- Multiple ship-operation settings to support differing player-skill levels
- Compare battle performance stats and earn MVP honors
- Global servers provide intense worldwide competition
About KINGNET TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD
Founded in August 2008, Kingnet is a leading public gaming company in Asia and headquartered in Shanghai, China. The company went public in 2015 and now has over 800 employees with branches in Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, and other locations in Southeast Asia. Kingnet's business evolved from successful browser and mobile games and include titles like MU Miracle, with the company's current monthly revenue surpassing $30 million (USD). Kingnet Technology intends to further expand its business into the global market.