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World Of Warships

Platform(s): Android, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, iOS
Genre: Online Multiplayer
Developer: Wargaming.net
Release Date: Sept. 17, 2015

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'World Of Warships' Update Adds French Cruisers, Azur Lane Content, New Season And More Across All Platforms

by Rainier on May 16, 2022 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT

World Of Warships is a free-to-play naval action MMO based on sea battles of the 20th century that complete the "World of" war trilogy.

Keeping with the best traditions of the series, World of Warships will offer a straightforward interface, easy-to-use controls, and a common economic system that will allow players to distribute resources between the three games for the ultimate progress in each of them.

The large assortment of available warships will give various tactical opportunities, as all the machines have a unique combination of firepower, speed, armor, and endurance.

Various naval maps with changing weather conditions will enrich the gameplay, and the realistic graphics will transport players into the epic battles that changed the course of human history.

On May 19th Wargaming will launch its latest content update, bringing with it brand new French Cruisers, a fresh batch of Azur Lane content, alongside fully introducing Italian Destroyers into the Tech Tree.

In addition to these headline content additions, update 0.11.4 also brings new seasons of Ranked and Clan Battles, and the introduction of the praised Arms Race mode in Random and co-op Battles.

Allez les Bleus!
Three new French cruisers make their debut appearance in this update. Available in early access, players will be able to take the helm of the Tier VIII Cherbourg, Tier IX Brest, and Tier X Marseille. These new ships, projects of the French Navy before creating the famous Dunkerque and Richelieu class, will bolster the existing roster of French cruisers, featuring large-caliber guns mounted on the bow. Whilst working best at long to medium range, with the help of their powerful secondary battery guns, these new ships can also pack a punch in close-range encounters. To celebrate their arrival, the Port of Marseille has been updated with a fresh coat of paint.

The Return of Azur Lane
The girls who soar on the seas are back in Update 0.11.4 armed with an assortment of new content for players to show off. Available during the update are ship camouflages for the Iowa, Indomitable, and Shōkaku, alongside 6 new commanders include the famous Bismarck and New Jersey as well as commemorative flags. The ship AL Aurora and AL Azuma will expand the roaster of Azur Lane ships in the game.

Iconic Italian Destroyers Available for Research
Following their initial rollout, Italian Destroyers will now become obtainable within the tech tree. Equipped with fast reloading torpedoes, they are bound to make a splash while taking their foes down with breathtaking speed. The entire branch of Italian destroyers is available for players to research with the release of Update 0.11.4. You can learn the details about new Italian ships here.

New Season of Ranked Battles and more!
Alongside the return of the fan-favorite Arms Race game mode in Random and Co-op Battles, Update 0.11.4 brings a brand new season of Ranked Battles to World of Warships. This season, in all leagues, battles will take place in a 6v6 format on Tier VIII and IX ships with players earning their stars to progress through the rankings. The new season of Clan Battles, named "Cayman," will pit clans against each other in Tier X and Superships for valuable steel, coal and signal flags!

For a full list of updates and changes, find the full patch notes here.

Alongside this, console players on World of Warships: Legends can experience the new Pan-European Destroyers in Early Access and take on the five-week long Back to Belfast Campaign to earn the powerful Tier VII version of Belfast ‘43.

Back to Belfast with Pan-European Destroyers in World of Warships: Legends

Leading this update, World of Warships: Legends sees seven Pan-European ships drop anchor in Early Access. One Polish cruiser and six Swedish destroyers are introduced, ranging from Tier I Gryf and Tier VI Skåne. The Tier VII Östergötland and this line of fast-firing destroyers will be fully researchable at the beginning of the next update. Two new Commanders join the ranks. Conrad Helfrich, a universal Pan-European Commander, as well as Stig Hansson Ericson, a dedicated destroyer Commander.

The Back to Belfast campaign also launches as part of this update. Those who complete the campaign with Admiralty Backing active will acquire a powerful Tier VII version of the iconic cruiser: Belfast ‘43. Players can also jump into the brand-new Auction system, bidding doubloons and credits on community lots, which contain a diverse range of items. This update also brings three new arena seasons, which also see the return of most of the Arms Race bonuses. You can find the full patch notes here.

Key Features:

  • PLAY FOR FREE: World of Warships is the ultimate free-to-play MMO action game that provides equal access to all gameplay features.
  • HISTORIC VESSELS: Over 300 WWI and WWII historic naval vessels such as Iowa, Bismarck, and Yamato are yours to command in World of Warships.
  • EPIC NAVAL COMBAT: Experience naval combat like never before! Devastate with battleships' big guns, sneak with destroyers, bombard with cruisers, or attack with aircraft carriers' squadrons. Strategize, then strike!
  • PLAY SOLO OR BRING FRIENDS: Jump into a random skirmish for a quick PvP clash, or team up with friends for a challenging PvE scenario battle, or put your skills to the test in Ranked Battles!
  • UPGRADE AND CUSTOMIZE: Augment your fleet with a Captain’s bounty of customization options: various ship modules and upgrades, camouflages, flags, and more.
  • RECRUIT COMMANDERS: Recruit historical Commanders such as William F. Halsey Jr., Nikolay Kuznetsov, Yamamoto Isoroku, and others. Use their inherent skills together with your favorite ship to improve your crew's performance and ship's survivability.

World Of Warships is currently available on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One.


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