Gaijin Entertainment is set to launch its World War II MMO Game War Thunder on Sony’s Playstation 4. The game is designed to take advantage of the the PS4’s Dual Shock 4 wireless controller. You can control period vehicles and aircraft, including the North American PBJ Mitchell pictured above. PS4 gamers can even play along with their PC Gamer friends in multi-player.
The PS4 version will launch in North America June 3rd. Pricing was not given.
PLAYSTATION®4 VERSION OF WAR THUNDER TO LAUNCH IN NORTH AMERICA ON JUNE 3rd
War Thunder’s PlayStation 4 Launch Date Signals the Global Release of Ground Forces with Cross Platform Compatibility Coming Very, Very Soon
(MOSCOW, RUSSIAN FEDERATION) – May 29, 2014 – Award winning developer and publisher Gaijin Entertainment announced that June 3, 2014 marks the F2P blockbuster military MMO game War Thunder maiden mission in the US on PlayStation®4 (PS4™). It will also celebrate Gaijin Entertainment’s global PS4 strike, releasing the massively destructive Ground Forces Expansion.
To complete the epic scale of War Thunder, Ground Forces Expansion will provide those who possess a thirst for war, but prefer having their treads rumbling across the ground, the ability to unleash a blitzkrieg like attack upon foes.In the very near future, the complete War Thunder experience will include cross platform compatibility allowing the combined battles with more than seven millions players worldwide, across PS4 and PC to battle with or against each other in a do or die effort to lay claim to either the skies or on the ground.
War Thunder on the PS4 will feature lifelike dynamics of real-time war and precision in its details of planes and tanks. DUAL SHOCK 4 Wireless Controller’s intuitive control scheme and ergonomic design provides ease of use and comfort while lock in deadly MMO WWII action. Glorious warfare erupts across a colossal battlefield in majestic 1080p, completely uninterrupted, even in cross platform play against PC foes. War Thunder on the PS4 will also provide players with improved head-tracking system using PlayStation®Camera.
ABOUT WAR THUNDER
Over seven million players already know the enjoyment of laying opponents to waste, leaving only burned out hulls in their wake via the PC and PlayStation®4 (PS4™) versions of War Thunder. War Thunder is currently in Open Beta for PC, in development for Oculus Rift, available on Steam and OnLive®, available for PS4 players in Europe and launching in the US on June 3, 2014.
For more information, please visit http://www.warthunder.com
About Gaijin Entertainment
Gaijin Entertainment is the developer and publisher of the online games War Thunder and Star Conflict, as well as PC, Mac, PS4, PS3, Xbox 360, iOS and Android titles across several genres. The company’s diverse portfolio has received a range of mass media and game industry awards including such as KRI Awards, Gamescom Award and many more. Official website:http://gaijinent.com
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