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Partners in Arms: Duke Cannon and World of Tanks Release “Big Ass Tank Soap”

Saturday, May 27th, 2017

Men’s grooming brand enlists Wargaming to strengthen soap arsenal and offer fans in-game goods

WAYZATA, Minn. (May 18, 2017)- Duke Cannon Supply Co., a grooming company that targets hard-working gentlemen, is collaborating with Wargaming and their free-to-play, military inspired, team-based war strategy game, World of Tanks. Wargaming and Duke Cannon have joined forces to create a limited edition Big Ass Tank Soap, a must-have for true World of Tanks fans. The Big Ass Tank Soap is the newest combatant to Duke Cannon’s ‘Big Ass Brick of Soap’ line-up, bringing the game to life by winning the shower battle each and every day.

Duke Cannon will unveil the partnership through a limited edition run of 10,000 units of Big Ass Tank Soap, made in the classic ‘Smells Like Victory’ scent that Duke Cannon fans will appreciate. The war-ready soap weighs in at a hefty 10 oz., will feature iconic World of Tanks branding and offer a unique code that can be redeemed for $25.00 of in-game goods for new players. Proving Duke Cannon’s Big Ass Tank Soap is nearly worth its weight in gold. The Big Ass Tank Soap will be sold for $9.00 USD and will be available on Duke Cannon’s Online Store beginning May 19.

Duke Cannon’s military heritage makes WoT a natural fit with both brands carrying authentic military history. World of Tanks is played by over 160MM users worldwide, including men and women of all ages, many of whom enjoy the games with their sons or daughters, making this an ideal gift for “D.W.G.” or, “Dads Who Game” this Father’s Day.

“We’re thrilled to partner with World of Tanks, a brand that shares similar values and deep roots in military history,” said Duke Cannon Co-Founder Sam Swartz. “At Duke Cannon, we like to do things big and so do our customers. With over 160MM users worldwide, it’s hard to think of a bigger, better partner than World of Tanks as we take our first step into the world of gaming.”

In addition to the Big Ass Tank Soap, Duke Cannon has curated a Limited-Edition World of Tanks Ammo Can giftset which includes: Big Ass Tank Soap, Heavy Duty Hand Soap, Cold Shower Cooling Field Towels and Working Man’s Face Wash – all bundled up in one bad-ass authentic ammunition can. The gift set will feature a code good for $15.00 USD of in-game goods for new and existing players. Total value of the bundle is $100.00 USD, on sale for Father’s Day for $49.50 USD and can be purchased through Duke Cannon’s Online Store beginning May 19, with a guarantee to be delivered in time for Father’s Day if ordered by June 12.

“Wargaming is proud to team with a creative and charitable company like Duke Cannon to deliver these Father’s Day deals,” said Scott A. Steinberg, Wargaming’s head of business development. “When it comes to winning the war on stank, nothing hits harder than Big Ass Tank Soap.”

“World of Tanks: Roll Out!” Comic Book Issue #2 Now Available

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016


November 2, 2016 — Wargaming and Dark Horse deliver the highly anticipated second issue of the World of Tanks: Roll Out comic book, available digitally at Dark Horse Digital and in comic book stores in North America, Australia, Western and Eastern Europe today. Exclusively in printed copies of issue #2, is a code for the special Open Fire bundle loaded with in-game items for World of Tanks on console.

The next in the series of storyline inspired hero tanks arrives with the Sherman Firefly Boilermaker. Exploding from the pages of the comic book, Boilermaker is now available to purchase for World of Tanks on PlayStation®4, Xbox One and Xbox 360.

The action escalates in the next installment of Wargaming’s intense tank combat saga. Garth Ennis (Preacher, War Stories) and illustrator Carlos Ezquerra (Judge Dredd, War Stories Vol. 2) once again take readers back to the battlefield as the British tank crew makes an alarming discovery that could turn the tables on the German Panthers that hunt them. Meanwhile, the German Panther division suffers heavy losses and must reunite with their battalion, only to face a new challenge.

Available in the Premium Shop are a series of bundles featuring the comic book’s iconic Sherman Firefly, Boilermaker. Packing a mighty 17 PDR gun, Boilermaker comes with an authentic WWII camo and unique decals that act as spaced armor. Rounding out this impressive package is the inclusion of tank Commander James White who possesses the Last Stand skill. As an added bonus and available only to those who purchase the comic physically, is a code for the Open Fire bundle bringing a platform specific T1 tank and a full load of in-game content like garage slots, fully trained crews and more!

World of Tanks (PlayStation®4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PC and Mobile) is the first free-to-play massively multiplayer online action game dedicated to armored warfare. With hundreds of vehicles from a variety of countries at your disposal, the path to victory is achieved through team work, strategy and expert combat skill.


Wargaming Hosts Massive Celebration in Honor of 100 Years of Tanks

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

The company invites players to tackle a series of special events for World of Tanks on PC, console and World of Tanks Blitz

September 2, 2016 — Wargaming is proud to be celebrating 100 Years of Tanks with a host of online events in remembrance of the Mark I, the first tank to ever enter the battlefield. Numerous in-game modes featuring the Mark I, will be featured across all products beginning September 14for World of Tanks on PlayStation®4, Xbox One and Xbox 360; with World of Tanks PC joining the celebration on September 15 will and World of Tanks Blitz kicking off September 19.

“Wargaming was created with a passion for history and video games. It runs through everything we do,” said Wargaming CEO Victor Kislyi. “This September, we are celebrating an event that not just changed the history of military engineering but inspired generations of creators to build ingenious vehicles. We would like to thank the Mark I, which sparked an age of tanks, and to commemorate this historical moment with our passionate community.”

Trench Warfare Mode for World of Tanks on consoles, the first of the Mark I game event deploys on September 14 and introduces a limited time mode, featuring the Mark I and console-exclusive map Thiepval Ridge. In addition to the Mark I game mode, players can earn the British Tier VIII Centennial Chieftain/T95 Medium Tank with special commemorative Trench Warfare camouflage by completing an earned operation mission.

World of Tanks on PC will introduce a special in-game event on September 15. In “Convoy” mode, players will be driving an entirely new vehicle type: four-wheeled Lanchester armored cars, armed with fast-firing machine guns, which are incredibly quick and mobile. Players will be divided into two teams of seven. One team will protect the Mark I as it moves across a World War I battlefield, providing cover and repairs to the Mark I, while the other team tries to use explosives to stop it in its tracks.

Last but certainly not least, World of Tanks Blitz is hosting the 100 Years of Tanks event. For one week, starting September 19, tankers will take control of a modified Mark I in a furious 7-vs-7 battle. Once10 battles are completing in the Mark I during this week, a special medal will be earned.

In keeping with Wargaming’s commitment to connect different generations through history, technology and innovation, the company is excited to present the Virtually Inside the First Tanks 360° Video. This VR video combines a walkthrough of Bovington Tank Museum’s collection of early tanks in the style of previous Virtually Inside the Tanks videos, enhanced by World of Tanks in-game 360° scenes of the Mark I. This is the first time Wargaming will harness World of Tanks in-game 360° video playback as well, putting any viewer in observer mode, whether they have the game installed or not.

In honor of the anniversary, the free “Tank 100” mobile app, created in association with the Tank Museum, is available for iOS and Android. This app lets users experience an AR WWI tank in their hands.

The 100 Years of Tanks press event, organized in partnership with The Tank Museum, Bovington, will take place September 15, in London. During the event, a Mark IV replica (created for Steven Spielberg’s movie “War Horse”) will be showcased in Trafalgar Square, just as the Mark I was, 100 years ago.

For more information about 100 Years of Tanks please visit:


World Of Tanks Premieres First Brazilian-Themed Hero Tank on Console

Thursday, October 8th, 2015


M41B Brazilian Bulldog limited release kicks off during Brazil Game Show

October 8, 2015 — Wargaming introduces the very first Brazilian-themed hero tank in the free-to-play smash hit World of Tanks on Xbox One and Xbox 360. The release of the Tier VIII M41B Brazilian Bulldog or “M41B Pracinha” aligns with Wargaming’s presence at Brazil Game Show and will be offered globally beginning today through October 23.

The M41B “Pracinha” name is a reference to the members of the Brazilian Expeditionary Force (FEB) who participated in major battles during World War II such as the Battle of Monte Castello. This patriotic tank features a special Brazilian fighting force emblem, the smoking snake. This emblem pays homage to the historical FEB rallying cry. This agile and quick high-tier US light tank features a wholly custom camouflage and excels at locating and evading the enemy. Of course, Pracinha also proudly and prominently displays the Brazilian flag.

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World Of Tanks Now Features FURY Tie-In Bundles

Friday, October 10th, 2014


Wargaming.net, publisher of the game World of Tanks, announced the release of “FURY Bundles”, based on the upcoming Brad Pitt film of the same name. The bundles consist of a FURY-branded M4A3E8 Sherman Tank – tier VI medium, better equiped than the stock Sherman and capable of earning more credits and XP during battle, and will be available on all platforms that feature World of Tanks. Additionally, tailored missions and items are also available “…to capture the full cinematic action in-game.”

The FURY bundles will be available through October 29th, 2014.

For more information, check out worldoftanks.com/en/news/17/fury-special.