Wargaming have today announced that the hugely popular free-to-play multiplayer game World of Tanks on PlayStation 4 will offer a three-day Open Beta, which will run from December 4–6. The Open Beta coincides with the PlayStation Experience weekend, which takes place December 5 and 6 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA. Event attendees can play World of Tanks on PlayStation 4 for the first time in North America at Wargaming booth #1200.
Exclusive in-game items await those taking part in the three day Beta event. All players who login during the Beta period will receive a PlayStation 20th anniversary exclusive M22 Locust US light tank, adorned in a tribute PlayStation grey color scheme honoring the original PlayStation along with a special emblem. Pre-Release bundles will become available in the PlayStation Store which include a free T1E6-PS US Premium light tank with exclusive camouflage and four Founder’s Packs with special Premium tanks available for a limited time.
World of Tanks on PlayStation 4 continues Wargaming’s multi-platform expansion by delivering an array of new features to the battlefield. The game will support key platform features including complete DUALSHOCK 4 functionality, Share Play and PlayStation Vita Remote Play, along with optimized controls designed to elevate the handheld experience. Two limited time exclusive maps will also be making their PlayStation 4 debut during Beta: “Ruinberg”, and “Scorpion Pass”, the largest World of Tanks map to date.
TJ Wagner, Executive Producer at Wargaming had the following to say,
World of Tanks on PlayStation 4 is free to all PlayStation accounts and does not require a PlayStation Plus membership to play.