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Wargaming "Remembers Dunkirk" Across Full Slate of WWII-era Video Games
EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with Warner Bros. and alongside the WWII action thriller DUNKIRK, Wargaming is kicking off the commemoration with a series of history-based activities and bundles. The "Remember Dunkirk" content will be available in all three of the Wargaming "Battle Trilogy" of video games beginning July 14th. The robust program encompasses World of Tanks (PC & Console), World of Warships, and World of Warplanes.
"The historic 'Miracle of Dunkirk', like many of the events of World War II, continues to impact and inform our battle-focused games," stated Erik Whiteford, Head of Marketing, Wargaming America, "We are inspired by this momentous military operation and are excited to be in a partnership with Warner Brothers for Christopher Nolan's highly-anticipated action thriller DUNKIRK."
Wargaming's "Remember Dunkirk" activity debuts this Friday, July 14th. A full series of "Remember Dunkirk" themed missions will take over the tank battlefields of World of Tanks and combat-filled skies of World of Warplanes. Players can compete to earn "Remember Dunkirk" themed vehicles and accumulate experience points (XP) that are redeemable for in-game gear, including special camouflage and more.
The battles expand in the coming weeks, as the "Remember Dunkirk" missions embark onto the high seas in World of Warships. A series of challenging missions will give warship commanders the opportunity to earn Dunkirk-themed containers and flags, as well as a Dunkirk themed ship Commander!
More detailed information on all of the historic in-game action and offerings can be found here: rememberdunkirk.com/#/details
Additional information on Wargaming's Dunkirk related activities, including the ability to register to play the entire Battle Trilogy of games can be found at: rememberdunkirk.com
Warner Bros. Pictures' DUNKIRK arrives in theaters July 21, 2017.
Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher and one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO market. Founded as a privately held company in 1998, Wargaming has shipped more than 15 titles. Currently, Wargaming is focused on its team-based MMO war series dedicated to the mid-20th century warfare that include the armored World of Tanks, the flight combat World of Warplanes, and the naval World of Warships. The three intertwined titles form a common gaming universe integrated within the portal www.wargaming.net.
As part of its multiplatform line-up, the company has introduced World of Tanks on Xbox and World of Tanks Blitz on mobiles, tablets, Windows 10 PCs and Mac OS X. Launched in 2014 and 2015, World of Tanks on Xbox introduced epic tank-on-tank battles to console gamers and offers the first cross-platform gaming experience between Xbox 360 and Xbox One. In 2016, Wargaming released World of Tanks for Sony's PlayStation®4, continuing its console campaign.
From filmmaker Christopher Nolan comes the epic action thriller Dunkirk. The film is being produced by Nolan and Emma Thomas, with Jake Myers serving as executive producer.
Dunkirk opens as hundreds of thousands of British and Allied troops are surrounded by enemy forces. Trapped on the beach with their backs to the sea they face an impossible situation as the enemy closes in.
Dunkirk features a prestigious cast, including Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance and Tom Hardy. The ensemble cast also includes Fionn Whitehead, Tom Glynn-Carney, Jack Lowden, Harry Styles, Aneurin Barnard, James D'Arcy and Barry Keoghan.
Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Syncopy Production, a film by Christopher Nolan, "Dunkirk." Opening worldwide starting July 21, 2017, the film will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company. This film has been rated PG-13 for intense war experience and some language.
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