World of Tanks: Sir Churchill

from the patriot dept.

Wargaming.net has unveiled a new member of the World of Tanks lineup: The Mk IV Churchill, or A22.

The tank is another addition in a lineup of content that can be acquired through hard work and perseverance, or bought directly in the free-to-play online tank combat game, built on BigWorld Technology. The game has received over 3 million registrations thus far, half of which occurred since its Western launch in mid-April, so we’re seeing quite a bit more of this new content coming out to meet expanding need.

In keeping with Wargaming’s style, an integration of the legitimate history of the tank, as well as its application within World of Tanks, is provided…

Tank Mk IV Churchill (another designation was A22)  was the infantry tank of the British WWII army. The history of the heavy infantry tank Churchill started in September, 1939 when a technical design specification for A20 was developed in the General Staff. It was meant to substitute the heavy infantry tank Mk.II Matilda which was in large-scale production at this period. The necessity of the new more powerful combat vehicle was justified. WWII was starting and the British troops headed for the continent and their ways led to the Siegfrid Line…

The rest is here. Some renders below…

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