Unfortunately, there is no cross-platform opportunity for combat between the Xbox 360 and PC systems. There are some notable differences between gameplay on each; the most obvious is the speed at which a player returns to battle after death on the Xbox. Wargaming explained that this change is aimed at the typical console player expectation of immediate action. Targeting on the controller is another key difference, since consoles lack the precision of a mouse.
The latest beta version of World of Warplanes was also being featured at Promenade and continued to impress me with stunning visuals, accurate plane physics, and dog fighting techniques that produce realistic combat results. Its release date has been extended to November 12th, though you can get in on the beta right now. The 360 release of World of Tanks, on the other hand, hasn't been announced and will depend on the monetization agreement with Microsoft.
The PS3 has been my sole console for some time, but after seeing Wargaming's stable of titles, I think maybe it is time to see if I have a spare HDMI connection to add a new Xbox.
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- Key specs
- Game format Optical disc, Downloadable
- Online features Multiplayer, Voice chat, Video chat, Store
- Drive capacity 4 GB
- Controller type Wired, Wireless
- Motion controls Camera / optical
- Video outputs Component, HDMI (v1.4)
- Weight 10.9 lb
- Released 2010-08-03