25 th October, 2013 - Wargaming, the leading free-to-play MMO developer and publisher, today announced that its popular MMO action game World of Tanks was named "Best Online Game" at this year's Golden Joystick Awards. The second and the third places in the category have been gained by League of Legends and Dota 2 respectively.
"This second victory for World of Tanks at the Golden Joystick Awards wouldn't be possible without our passionate and vocal World of Tanks community," said Victor Kislyi, CEO of Wargaming. "We're extremely grateful to our players for their continued support and their personal involvement."
Last year the title took home the highly coveted "Best MMO of the Year", further cementing its status as a truly global phenomenon in the video game industry.
The Golden Joystick Awards, the only games industry accolades decided entirely by players, standpoint video game titles each year in a number of categories. They are voted by players online and presented during the ceremony at the Westminster Bridge Plaza, London.
About World of Tanks
World of Tanks is the first and only team-based, massively multiplayer online action game dedicated to armored warfare. Throw yourself into the epic tank battles of World War II with other steel cowboys all over the world. Your arsenal includes more than 300 armored vehicles from United States, Germany, the Soviet Union, France, Great Britain and China, carefully detailed with historical accuracy.
Join World of Tanks:
- http://worldoftanks.eu/registration/ (Europe)
- http://worldoftanks.com/registration/ (North America)
- http://worldoftanks.kr/registration/ (Korea)
- http://http://worldoftanks-sea.com/registration/ (SEA)
Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher and one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO market. Founded as a privately held company in 1998, Wargaming has shipped more than 15 titles. Currently, Wargaming is focused on its team-based MMO war series dedicated to the mid-20th century warfare that will include the armored World of Tanks, the flight combat World of Warplanes, and the naval World of Warships. The three intertwined titles will form a common gaming universe integrated within the portal - www.wargaming.net.
Official website: www.wargaming.com