The World of Tanks Blitz eSports team, comprised of six Germans and one Swiss, cash the $50,000 prize
Friday, November 23, 2018 — The Blitz Twister Cup Powered by SanDisk was held this weekend in Minsk, Belarus seeing the six best World of Tanks Blitz teams locking heads and battling it out for the huge $100,000 prize pool. Europe’s very own Radioactive saw off representatives from APAC, North America and the CIS to be crowned champions and take home the grand prize: $50,000.
“Victory in the Blitz Twister Cup means a lot to us. First of all, it strengthens our bond with each other and intensifies our friendship. Secondly, it made us dive into eSports even deeper than before and showed us all the possibilities of what someone can achieve in their life if you try hard, follow your dreams and never give up,” states Jan Peter Haupenthal, Radioactive team captain. “We will surely participate in further eSports events in World of Tanks Blitz and try to defend our title next year! Thanks to Wargaming for this great game and this wonderful experience that showed once again how our world is currently in a shift where eSports are becoming a more and more respected and promising part of your future.”
The team, made up of tankers from Germany and Switzerland, represented EU in the Twister Cup and were crowned champions on Saturday 17 November after brawling with continental rivals throughout the day and claiming a 4:1 victory over CIS counterparts, Ace Ventura, in the finale.
Feeling competitive? World of Tanks Blitz is free-to-play on Steam, Android and iOS.
About World of Tanks Blitz
World of Tanks Blitz is a cross-platform, free-to-play, team-based MMO action game dedicated to fierce tank combat. Available on iOS, macOS, Android, Windows 10, and Steam, the game lets players control over 250 legendary armored vehicles and boasts more than 90mln downloads worldwide.
World of Tanks Blitz is a fun, lighthearted approach to the genre that bends the rules of reality, putting an engaging twist on tank combat. Deep mechanics and realistic physical models across both authentic and alternative historical settings combine to create fluid gameplay and tactical diversity.
About Wargaming Mobile
Wargaming Mobile is a division of Wargaming focused on mobile game development and publishing. The unit functions as a proving ground for innovative and outstanding mobile projects, which include both internally developed games and external titles from its new third-party publishing program. With headquarters in Nicosia, Cyprus, it has studios in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Berlin, Moscow, and Minsk.
Wargaming Mobile’s mission is to bring new and innovative, quality gaming experiences to mobile devices that millions of players can enjoy. Currently, Wargaming Mobile’s portfolio includes Gods & Glory, World of Tanks Blitz, and World of Warships Blitz.
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