Wargaming.net to Host World of Tanks Public Event at a Chicago Park
Wargaming.nets World of Tanks: Mercenaries is said to be enjoyed by over 15 million players on multiple consoles, including the Xbox platform. On September 15th, this game, and the Chicago based developoer Wargaming West, is taking over Chicago’s Cantigny Park for a massive fan event, which promises to bring tons of fun activities for locals and fans alike!
Wargaming will host multiple gaming stations at the park where attendees can jump into over 690 different metal monsters from over 10 nations and duke it out on Mercenaries’ digital battlefields. Wargaming West, will also host special presentations during the event. Attendees can look forward to getting a greater insight into the development process, talk to the creators of the free-to-play console games and maybe even get a sneak peek at what the future of Mercenaries holds…
The Cantigny Park gathering will also offer something special to those in attendance: In-game codes and merchandise will be given out to fans and visitors throughout the event via raffles, giveaways and in-game competitions, so keep an eye out during the event to make sure you don’t miss out on your chance to win some fantastic Wargaming and World of Tanks: Mercenaries swag.
But wait, there’s more. As part of the event, visitors can enjoy private tours of the newly-redesigned First Division Museum, a fixture of Cantigny Park dedicated to the United States Army’s 1st Infantry Division. These tours will offer an exciting opportunity to check out a collection of real-world tanks, including the M41A3 Walker Bulldog, the M46 Patton, the T26E4 Pershing and many more.
Wargaming is planning a day packed with fun activities for the whole family, including races, tank-themed sporting events, an obstacle course, a tank building and coloring station for children, and an area where you can decorate a cardboard tank. Outdoor activities are dependant upon the weather, but our fingers are firmly crossed for sunshine and blue skies!
For anyone who can’t make the event, there will be social media contests and giveaways through the Wargaming social channels throughout the gathering. Enter to win using the hashtag #WargamingCantigny.
PHEW...we hope you all managed to digest all that information, as its a lot, but its worth remembering, especially if you live in, or near, the Chicago area.
Source: Press Release