In Wargaming’s ongoing mission to make its titles accessible to all gamers across the globe, the company has collaborated with NetEase, a Chinese mobile games publisher, to bring World of Tanks Blitz to players in China. NetEase will now handle the scope of publishing activities for World of Tanks Blitz.
World of Tanks on PC firmly established itself in the niche of the strategic shooter genre, providing entertainment for millions of Chinese players. Now, with the introduction of World of Tanks Blitz to the Chinese market, Wargaming is able to deliver a comprehensive World of Tanks experience across even more platforms.
“We are very proud that World of Tanks Blitz is expanding to a new market,” said Maxim Matveyko, General Manager China, Wargaming. “China is a very specific market where players have a tremendous variety of mobile games. We closely evaluated the market and its risks to find the best partner: NetEase is a recognized leader in operating some of the most popular international online mobile games in China. With their help, Chinese gamers will also be able to enjoy World of Tanks Blitz and try their hand at fierce tank battles.”
“We are excited to collaborate with a leading online game developer and publisher in the free-to-play MMO market to bring the successful World of Tanks Blitz to the China,” said Zheng Dewei, General Manager of Mobile Game Launch Center of NetEase. “We’ll leverage our passion and expertise to deliver the best service in publishing this game in the country.”
Together with NetEase, the World of Tanks Blitz Team will be developing exclusive in-game content for Chinese players. More information will be available soon, as well as the start date of the Beta test.