Wargaming Wins Games Industry Oscar


Wargaming is happy to announce that World of Tanks has won the industry’s prestigious Golden Joystick Award in the Best MMO category. The accolade demostates the popularity and respect Wargaming has earned with gamers around the world.

This year marks the second time World of Tanks has been nominated in the Best MMO category, and the prestigious award serves as recognition of the progress Wargaming and its project have made since last fall. World of Tanks has considerably enlarged its in-game stable of armored vehicles and now offers more than 230 authentic war machines from the United States, Germany, the Soviet Union, France and Great Britain.

The tank MMO action game enjoys an incredible following of 40 million players worldwide and recently set a new PCCU record in Russia with over 500,000 players simultaneously on one game server.

“We are truly honoured to receive the Golden Joystick Award at the 30th Anniversary Ceremony of world’s oldest and most prestigious gaming awards,” said CEO of Wargaming Victor Kislyi. “We’ve made definite progress over the last year, and this award proves that we’ve been doing things the right way. We are very thankful for your support, and have every intention to keep on delivering great games!”

The Golden Joystick Awards is the world’s best-known annual gaming awards event. Winners are decided by gamers from all over the world that support their favorite titles via a public vote.

The awards ceremony for the 30th Annual Golden Joystick Awards presented by HMV was held at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge in London, England on October 26, 2012, and celebrated creativity, technical and conceptual excellence of companies and their projects in 16 categories.