Wargaming Fest 2019 as the creators of World of Tanks and the Ministry of Defense of Belarus made a joint

Wargaming Fest 2019 as the creators of World of Tanks and the Ministry of Defense of Belarus made a joint

Wargaming Fest 2019: how the creators of World of Tanks and the Ministry of Defense of Belarus made a joint holiday for game lovers

The number of visitors. it is such an internal competition within the company. And each festival for workers becomes an occasion to set a new record in terms of numbers. If at the beginning of this story 40 thousand people. was the ultimate dream, that this year already 250 thousand people from 28 countries decided to visit the local gaming mecca. For Minsk, this is a landmark event, because something like this is rare here. The local Ministry of Defense, which brought real tanks there, also participated in the organization. By the way, it was on these tanks that the team of Belarus took an honorable second place in the tank biathlon competitions.

Wargaming Fest 2019

A rather interesting fact from the moment of the first festival is the age mark 0+. Everyone can easily attend the event and find something to their liking. This is the most family holiday. Yes, not only avid gamers come here, although where without them.

Press conference

As befits any conference at such events, the speakers talked about their successes. What do we know now? Wargaming prepared well, collecting a lot of statistics on its players in order to better know its audience.

Last year’s study showed that more than 70% of WoT players feel happy, and one of the gifts that would appeal to “tankers” was a trip to Belarus, the homeland of the game. For these players, a holiday was created.

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Also, opinion polls showed that the guests of the festival gave him a high rating: 30% noted that the festival exceeded expectations, 55% – which corresponded to expectations. Not a bad result, huh?

Yes, by the way, much attention was paid to the new game “Caliber” from 1C Game Studios, where guess who plays the role of publisher. Right, Wargaming. The gameplay in the game is built around the tactics and teamwork of all members of the squad. Here you have stealth and action, so everyone should be happy.

Wargaming Fest 2019 as the creators of World of Tanks and the Ministry of Defense of Belarus made a joint

In addition to the already presented operatives from different countries and law enforcement agencies, the player can choose Belarusian special forces. That’s patriotism. That’s good. However, when will the game come out and will there be any changes in terms of graphics. not yet clear.

Game Zones

100 hectares. quite a lot, agree. And throughout the festival were distributed more than a hundred zones with a bunch of different activities. The main ones are those where guests could play the usual World Of Tanks, the mobile version of the "tanks", and a bunch of other games from Wargaming. The queues were somehow cosmic and it was not clear how many people who wished to get to the console as a result, or the PC and played enough. But everything seemed to suit everyone.