Gaijin Entertainment’s latest will make it to the PS4’s launch.
War Thunder, the epic looking flight combat game, will be released in time with the launch of the PS4 according to yesterday’s Gamescom press conference from Sony.
War Thunder is a Massive Multiplayer Online flight simulator developed by Gaijin Entertainment. In War Thunder, players will battle against one another in different types of offensive aerial assault planes. The game will take place in a World War II environment, and will feature a variety of terrains in which combat can take place, including above civilian filled cities.
One of the more exciting features of this MMO is its cross-platform capability. PC gamers will be able to test thir War Thunder mettle against console gamers, and vice versa. Anton Yudinstev, the CEO of Gaijin Entertainment had this to say:
“The age old battle between who rocks more, console or computer gamers, now has arena for it to take place. War Thunder for the PlayStation 4 is cross-platform compatible allowing for computer and console fans to battle it out for gaming supremacy. Just think of it, more than hundred planes, tanks and ships – all fighting on the same map. We look forward to seeing our 3 million plus online community take to the skies, or prowl on the ground to do battle in War Thunder accompanied by PS4 users,”
War Thunder is reported to have over 300 WW II military vehicles available to play as, and a plethora of game play modes for gamers to enjoy. And guess what… It’s all free!
Anyone will be able to download War Thunder for free from the PlayStation store and play the full game. PlayStation Plus subscribers will get some added goodies, and PS4 gamers in general will get some exclusive content.
The PC beta for War Thunder is now open for gamers to test out, and the console release will be timed with the PS4’s debut.