Friday, May 3, 2013

World of Tanks to launch first "Bookazine" - press release

Press release:

PC Gamer, the global authority on PC Gaming, today announces a partnership with Wargaming’s award-winning online game, World of Tanks, to produce its first ever bookazine, PC Gamer Presents World of Tanks.

On-sale now, the 148-page special represents essential reading for players of the renowned MMO action game providing beginner tips and tricks, a history of Wargaming, exclusive developer interviews, map strategies and an analysis of the game’s top tanks. In addition, readers will also receive free in-game items worth £16.

The PC Gamer Presents World of Tanks bookazine is available in both print and digital formats. The print edition will be on-sale in the UK and through Walmart stores in the US priced at £9.99 ($11.99), while a standard digital version is available to download on Apple’s Newsstand via the PC Gamer app priced at £6.99.

The digital version has been created using Future’s award-winning app creation software, FutureFolio. FutureFolio powers the majority of parent-company Future’s portfolio of more than 100 tablet brands, including highly interactive editions like Total Film, Edge, MacFormat and MacLife. Future has also launched a range of successful pure-play tablet editions including CyclingNews HD, Gathered by Mollie Makes, Photography Week, and, most recently, Football Week.

Rich Keith, Publisher of PC Gamer, says: “I am thrilled that PC Gamer is partnering with Wargaming to produce this fantastic bookazine. World of Tanks has developed into an online phenomenon and this partnership brings together the huge reach of both brands and combines it with Future’s publishing expertise to give readers a truly unique product they will love to read.”

Frazer Nash, PR manager UK of Wargaming, says: “We are proud to become the first PC Gamer’s partners in their series of special bookazines. 148 pages of cool facts and interesting topics is a must for any fan of World of Tanks.”

The digital version of PC Gamer Presents World of Tanks is available to download via the PC Gamer app at:

For more information please contact:

Ben Bolton, Senior Communications Executive for Future on 020 7042 4034 or 07940 530424 or

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