Wargaming, the publisher of World of Tanks, has announced an official movie tie-in. The publisher will be releasing exclucive “FURY Bundles” based on the upcoming Sony Pictures film FURY, which will be released in theaters October 17th.
In-game bundle packs featuring a FURY-branded iconic M4 Sherman Tank commanded by the film’s lead character, Wardaddy, will be available for purchase in World of Tanks (PC), World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition, and World of Tanks Blitz (iOS). A special in game location resembling one featured in the movie will be added to the game.
“With Wargaming’s intense dedication to historical and technical accuracy, it seemed a natural fit to associate World of Tanks with FURY, the most realistic cinematic portrayal of tank combat to date.” said Erik Whiteford, Director of Marketing, Wargaming*. “We are extremely proud to team up with Sony Pictures to include this heroic version of the classic Sherman tank to our players.”*
“We are excited to collaborate with Wargaming in bringing the FURY tank to their highly engaged audience of tank enthusiasts. FURY provides an intense movie going experience, and World of Tanks will serve as the perfect game extension in the digital space,” said Mark Caplan Vice President of Consumer Products at Sony Pictures.
World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition players will be able to purchase the FURY Bundle from October 15 through to December 11, 2014. FURY Bundles for World of Tanks Blitz and World of Tanks (PC) are now available for purchase in both Europe and North American versions of the game.