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 War Thunder Moves Toward the Goal of Air, Land and Sea Warfare in the Ultimate Battle for WWII Supremacy
Gaijin Entertainment has announced that that the Closed Beta program for Ground Forces Expansion for military World War II MMO game War Thunder, has begun today. Selected players, who participated in various daily in-game challenges during November, will be among the first to get a taste of intense tank battles and new progression system in this exclusive event.
Ground Forces Expansion marks the next glorious chapter in War Thunder’s evolution toward providing gamers with the ability to experience next-gen WWII military gameplay filled with intense action and highly explosive battles, launched from either the air or using armored vehicles.
“Our ultimate goal is to have hundreds of thousands of individual games made up of dozens of players who can experience intense battles where they come from the skies, the land and eventually from the sea,” said Anton Yudintsev, CEO, Gaijin Entertainment. “The launch of Ground Forces Expansion closed beta is another step towards that goal.”  
For users that want exclusive content that will become collector’s items when the Open Beta for Ground Forces starts, there is an option to purchase one of the advanced packs at All of these packs will also grant access to the Closed Beta later in December, although the other means of getting access are planned as well.

M4A2 Sherman Starter Pack  ($49.99)
M4A2 Sherman Advanced Pack ($59.99)
T-34 Advanced Pack ($49.99)
T-34 and M4A2 Sherman Advanced Pack ($99.99)
Over 5 million players already know the enjoyment of raining down aerial destruction via the PC-version of War Thunder and this fan base continues exponential growth. War Thunder is currently in Open Beta on PC and PlayStation 4, and in development for Mac OS and Oculus Rift. Download War Thunder for free from the official website and join in a heated battle to dominate the skies:
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