Hit MMO WWII Simulator War Thunder Launches for New NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV Device

5 June 2015

Independent developer and publisher Gaijin Entertainment announced the open beta launch of its award-winning MMO WWII simulator, War Thunder, on the NVIDIA® SHIELD™ Android TV, which launches today in the United States and Canada. This cutting-edge technology allows for complete cross-compatibility among already supported platforms, including PC, PlayStation®4, Mac and Linux. Find out more about NVIDIA SHIELD at:
Powered by the revolutionary NVIDIA Tegra® X1 processor, the new NVIDIA SHIELD device provides War Thunder players access to more than 400 military planes from the WWII and Korean War eras and provides a highly realistic aerial battle experience. Further enhancing the game experience, the SHIELD Controller offers high-precision gaming response.
“Our goal is to provide players with a free cross-platform experience. With the start of War Thunder OBT on Android, we’ve crossed the border between mobile and desktop devices. Thanks to the capabilities of the NVIDIA Tegra X1-powered SHIELD, War Thunder players can now get access to their favorite game on one more new platform,” said Anton Yudintsev, CEO of Gaijin Entertainment.

About War Thunder
War Thunder is a free-to-play, cross-platform, massively multiplayer military masterpiece for PC, PS4, Mac, Linux and Android TV with more than eight million players worldwide, that allows players to fight their way across air and ground with access to almost 500 of historically accurate planes and armored vehicles from WWII and Korean War. Fans can expect hundreds more added as Gaijin Entertainment commits to ongoing development via regular updates. For more information, please visit



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