World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition Update Available Now With New Weather, Tanks and Arenas
Written Thursday, May 08, 2014 By Richard WalkerView author's profile
Wargaming has announced that the latest content update for World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition has launched worldwide today, adding a glut of new content including seven new tanks, new tank upgrade packages, new battle arenas, new achievements and most significantly, a new weather variant system.
World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition will now have weather including rain and snow, as well as a night mode, for the first time in the entire World of Tanks Universe. Here's a complete rundown of upgrades and enhancements now available for World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition:
- Weather Variant System - for the first time in World of Tanks, experience combat in three different climates: rain, snow, and night. Be prepared to battle the elements along with your enemies.
- Two New Battle Arenas -
- Fisherman’s Bay - Take advantage of excellent ambush opportunities with sloping hills covered in bushes, plus a combination of open spaces and irregular terrain.
- Abbey - Find the abbey’s courtyard at the highest point on the hill and explore three roads that allow passage from the north and south.
- American Tank Destroyers - Take out the competition from a distance with seven new tank destroyers that offer great speed, guns and penetration: M8A1, T49, M18 Hellcat, T25/2, T28 Prototype, T30, T110E4
- New Tank Package Upgrades - Guns, lots of guns! Choose from a variety of new loadout packages that provide an even deeper tank customization during tech tree progression. Use these packages to research or obtain new guns without giving up previously acquired modules.
- Xbox Live Achievements - earn eight new achievements within World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition to increase your Gamerscore.
- Soviet Premium Tanks - Earn credits and increase crew skills with these five new tanks - Valentine II, Matilda IV, IS-6, SU-122-44, and Churchill III - that were introduced into the game earlier this week.
You can download the latest update for World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition on XBLA now. Watch the video below for a look. You'll also find 39 new screenshots in the gallery. The new achievements, meanwhile, can be found here.