We set new peak concurrent player records this weekend, meaning multiple things: you're enjoying version 8.1, you had a lot of fun with the Golden Joystick Celebration, and we've also increased the prize pool and donation amounts for our Veterans Month activities.
At peak 36,608 of you were logged into the game on November 4, 2012--setting a new record for the North American cluster. This means the prize pool of the Veterans Challenge is now at a minimum of $41,078 and the amount for our Veterans Charity donation is now at $36,608.
Remember, the more logged in at once, the better chance we have of setting new peak concurrent player numbers. Simply log in and play World of Tanks each night and you'll contribute to that number. Spread the word; tell your friends so that we're able to increase the prize pool and donation further.
We'll be providing updates every time a new record is set, so stay tuned and join us on the battlefield!
Wargaming will donate $36,608 USD to Veterans charity organizations, split evenly, to Homes For Our Troops,National Military Family Association, Operation Homefront, Paralyzed Veterans of America and AMVETS.
This donation will increase based on our peak concurrent player numbers between November 1, 2012 and November 30, 2012.
There are three tournaments available to choose from: a tier 8 tournament with a $32,862 prize pool*, a tier 6 tournament with a $8,216 prize pool** and a tier 4 tournament with a gold-based prize pool***.
* - Prize pool based on 80% of peak concurrent player record in the month of November plus overall tournament participants across all three tournaments.
** - Prize pool based on 20% of peak concurrent player record in the month of November plus overall tournament participants across all three tournaments.
*** - Prize pool based on peak concurrent player record in the month of November plus overall tournament participants across all three tournaments.