MMO War Thunder coming to PS4

Gaijin Entertainment's World War II military MMO making console debut on Sony's next-gen platform this holiday as War Thunder: Ground Forces.

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Gaijin Entertainment is bringing its military-themed massively multiplayer online game War Thunder to the PlayStation 4 this holiday, the publisher announced today.

The company said War Thunder: Ground Forces for PS4 will make use of the PS4's "potent power" to "redefine War Thunder's rich gameplay" and will also leverage the new DualShock 4.

Gaijin Entertainment also teased that War Thunder on PS4 will boast "innovative cloud options," as well as a head-tracking system, "deeply integrated social capabilities," and support for the new "Share" button."

War Thunder for PC is currently in open beta. It is described as a next-generation MMO combat game dedicated to World War II military aviation, armored vehicles, and fleets. The game features PvP experiences, PvE content, and a mission editor, among other elements.

Discussion

46 comments
AirDog80
AirDog80 moderator

Please excuse my war thunder. 

EDFXNights
EDFXNights

Great! One OF My Favorite Games in recent days coming down to Next Gen is really good news

BlackBaldwin
BlackBaldwin

Show me the hounds of war and then I shall show you my wallet says I!!!

Dez2006
Dez2006

One does not simply roll a tank into Mordor

J-007
J-007

Is that it? Feels kind of hectic..

wexorian
wexorian

Meeh even PC version sucks, world war 2 Theme is so much overmilked.

Robertle419
Robertle419

Damn a MMO Game already start for the next gen console well I guess I wouldn't be surprise if MMO does become bigger for the next gen console I just want to point that out because I alot of people do believe that game developers is some what getting dry

Monsta1217
Monsta1217

This game is amazing on PC and this surely isnt an MMO but can't wait to get it for PS4 


next the'll be announcing The dayz standalone for next gen if it isnt a flop at release day

LoganDaDestroya
LoganDaDestroya

Just to point out, this game is not an MMO in any sense of the word. Don't know why they call it one, but technically it isn't. 


It's just a free-to-play 16v16 air combat game with the slow progression system supported by miscrotransactions. So don't be put off by their wording.



Overall this is great news, the game is great, has a load of issues but is great fun, I'd love to see it branch out like this. Woudl be great if we can get cross-platform play.

GOGOHeadray
GOGOHeadray

hope this game gains more than flying; I tend to stay on the ground in these type of games.

Zoza24
Zoza24

Not into flying games, but good for those that love this genre.

warhawk-geeby
warhawk-geeby

If I wasn't so crap at dogfighting in games this would have made me happy :'(

Still, likely good news for those that want it!

Landsharkk
Landsharkk

This reminds me of Warbirds and Aces High, and of course Battleground Europe (aka WWIIOL).

jhonMalcovich
jhonMalcovich

Meh. World of Planes and World of Tanks are better.

Srenuka14
Srenuka14

Yeeess more F2P's ps4 is going to be great fun to play at launch even if you dont have any games with it!

DieMyBride
DieMyBride

I'm getting worried we'll have too many MMOs on consoles. I would like to see them but have a feeling they'll get played out pretty much like they are on PC.

enoslives7
enoslives7

I SURE HOPE THE PS4 COMES WITH WINDOWS 8!!!!

Sike. I just wanted everyone to jump my sh1t.

wdma
wdma

That looked pretty cool actually i guess i'll have to wait till i get my PS4 to try it out i like Aircrafts games my FAV is Ace Combat series

PcGamingRig
PcGamingRig

War Thunder Ground Forces is a bit of a crap name, :P tried to hard with that one.

MAD_AI
MAD_AI

Been playing it for  a while, certainly is more appealing than World of Warplanes since it has full simulation mode right next to arcade mode. Economy is forgiving, but it's a long long grind to get the Mig 15 and F86 Sabre.

Great game overall, but MechWarrior Online is is sucking away my MMO time these days.

luckygrump
luckygrump

Hopefully it will run smoother than the average 20 fps that is shown in the footage. That shouldn't be acceptable on next gen.

malokevi
malokevi

YESSSSSS!!!!!!!!!

I have been praying that we would finally see MMOs on consoles in the next gen. Somebody up there is listening!

This makes me so freekin excited. PS4 here I come. Hopefully Nextbox gets some good MMOs, too!

SilenceLasting
SilenceLasting

@acelogan1989 It's actually very fun ATM even in the state it's in, and the P2Win is not bad at all (The best I have seen in a F2P game).

I would recommend it.

The-Neon-Seal
The-Neon-Seal

@Dez2006 Lol. If the riders of Rohan had a single tank, the unit alone could practically, almost single handedly have won the war of the ring.

wexorian
wexorian

@Robertle419 Hype hype hype,  PC get 1st this mmo in your face, but it's crappy MMO haha

WingChopMasta
WingChopMasta

@Monsta1217 Well you will be happy to know that Dean has already stated that DayZ standalone will be a 'given' on consoles so I think it is safe to say that we will see it on the next gen.

I am really excited about that.

samdam3
samdam3

@Mr_BillGates You are one of the very few people saying shit like that... Obviously not

Stiler
Stiler

@Simplythebest12 You obviously know nothing about it. It's not really an mmo in any sense of the word, I don't know why gamespot would use that word or them. 

It's an online based WWII combat flight sim (at least at the moment that's what it is, on pc) and it's quite fun actually. 


Great graphics, good solid gameplay, plenty of airplanes to unlock and customize. It's absolutely nothing like any normal "mmo."

Shizophrenic18
Shizophrenic18

@Zoza24 im also not that into flying games but this game is freaking awesome for a free to play model !

feared4power
feared4power

@Srenuka14  better have money for that overpriced cash shop if you want to stand a chance at winning.

KristenVr
KristenVr

@PcGamingRig It's not actually! War Thunder is all, air/ground/sea game, so that name wouldn't make any sense. 

GameSpot just put 2 things together! A teaser for ground forces in War Thunder, which was named "War Thunder. Ground Forces" and a PS4 version announcement!

LoganDaDestroya
LoganDaDestroya

@malokevi It's not an actual MMO in any sense of the word by the way, they just call it that for some reason.

PcGamingRig
PcGamingRig

@malokevi MMOs have been on consoles this gen and the past gen. its how big the PS4 will allow the servers to be or the amount of people in one area etc, that will be interesting.