Wargaming powers 30M players and 500K+ concurrent users, VentureBeat | Poker & eGaming News | Scoop.it

World of Tanks game is a hardcore massively multiplayer online 3D game that lets you battle your friends in World War II tanks. Since it launched in April 2011, the game has gotten more than 30 million players worldwide.


The Cyprus headquartered company, which was founded in 1998 and has now grown to 900 employees, many of them in development teams in greater Russia (Minsk, Kiev and St Petersburg).


Download the game for free, install it like this, and play it as much as you want. And yes, 70 to 75 percent of people, mostly teenagers, will never pay anything and we’re fine with it. We love those people, we need them. Some people, 25 to 30 percent, will from time to time invest five dollars, ten dollars, 15 dollars. Average revenue per paying user (ARPPU) is somewhere around between 30 and 40 dollars.


Wargaming has surpassed 30 million registrations. But that includes China, which is approximately 50 percent of the world’s online market. Peak concurrent users in Russia, the record one, was 452,000 Russians playing at the same time.