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Miniclip and Tencent Announce 3D Air Combat Game, War Wings, Coming to UK in July

Battle of Britain commemorative events bring special rewards,

bonuses, and discounts to War Wings pilots worldwide 

LONDON - July 14, 2017 - Miniclip and Tencent have today announced that the World War II air combat mobile game,  War Wings, will officially release on the UK-region Apple App Store and Google Play later this month. The hit aerial dogfighting title, which features intense real-time 4x4 online battles, is currently available in most European countries and other select regions worldwide. War Wings will be coming soon to the U.S. market.

 

Battle of Britain Special Events

In celebration of the UK launch and to commemorate the historic Battle of Britain air campaign that began in July 1940, War Wings will feature three special in-game events with massive rewards this month. Pilots can earn game bonuses and special item awards during the events that recreate the British Royal Air Force's courageous defense of their homeland against the German Luftwaffe's Blitz.

Almost all of the aircraft models that participated in the Battle of Britain are available to fly and play in War Wings, including such iconic planes as the British Hurricane Mk.I and Spitfire Mk.I and the German Messerschmitt

Bf-109E and Bf-110C. The RAF's Boulton Paul Defiant fighter and the Luftwaffe's Junkers Ju 87 Stuka dive bomber can be acquired by pilots who shoot down either 10 British or German aircraft during the special events and accumulate the item rewards necessary to exchange for the warplanes.

All British and German aircraft in the game are also available for purchase at a discount during the event period, making it easy for War Wings pilots and history buffs to enter the fray.

 

 

 

About War Wings

War Wings is a free-to-play mobile title that features real-time 4v4 online aerial dogfighting action with stunning 3D graphics. The game simulates World War II air combat with a dedicated adherence to historical accuracy, technical detail, and real-life flight dynamics. Players acquire and upgrade authentic WWII-era warplanes as they compete against other pilots from around the world for PvP air supremacy!

War Wings is currently available for mobile devices in many European countries and other select regions worldwide. War Wings will be coming soon to the U.S. market.

Visit the official War Wings Facebook page @PlayWarWings for more information about the game.

 

 

 

About Miniclip

Miniclip is a global leader in digital games. The company develops, publishes, and distributes highly engaging games to an audience of 200 million monthly active users, across mobile, social, and online platforms.

Founded in 2001, Miniclip has established a huge organic audience with its portfolio of browser-based games, becoming a major force in the mobile gaming industry. In 2015, the browser and mobile phenomenon Agar.io was #1 in the App Store, the top-trending game on Google Search, and also featured in House of Cards. This game, along with strong new releases like Basketball Stars and Flip Diving, and the continuing popularity of well-established titles like 8 Ball Pool and Soccer Stars have contributed to the growth of Miniclip's player base. In 2016, the company announced that its mobile games had been downloaded over one billion times.

 

About Tencent

Founded in November 1998, Tencent is a leading provider of Internet value added services in China. Since its establishment, Tencent has maintained steady growth under its user-oriented operating strategies. On June 16, 2004, Tencent Holdings Limited (SEHK 700) went public on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

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