War Thunder, originally known as World of Planes, is a Free to Play, Action air combat MMO Shooter Game set in and dedicated to World War II military aviation, armored vehicles, and fleets.
"War Thunder (World of Planes) have a versatile gaming experience that includes multiplayer, single player, and cooperative modes. From massive multiplayer battles with random players to sophisticatedly designed events for experienced virtual pilots, from modes with simplified control settings to co-op missions against AI enemies, War Thunder is always full of action. War Thunder is designed for a wide audience of players: from experienced and skilled virtual pilots to those who has never flown even in a simplest arcade, the goal is to make realistic flight sensation available for players of every kind. This goal was achieved with a wide range of flexible and user-friendly control settings – from Mouse aim and virtual Instructor to full control over every single system and mechanism of the aircraft. Add to this a lot of view setting options that War Thunder offers and you’ll get a solely convenient and user-friendly system of control settings.
Most virtual pilots traditionally prefer to fly such type of combat planes as fighters, and also heavy fighters and ground attackers. No surprise that players appreciate these fast and maneuverable machines equipped with impressive firepower, quite a few can resist flying the classic war birds of WWII. However with power comes responsibility. The more fighters and grounds attackers succeed in their raids, the more the whole armies can advance. The genuine World War II experience isn’t limited to the skies. The massive historical battles featured in War Thunder (World of Planes) cannot be fought by aviation alone, so the game will also expose players to combat on land and at sea.
War Thunder offers a highly detailed and personalized aviation experience, giving players access to hundreds models of planes with detailed cockpits, dozens of upgradeable weapons, and flying skills that can be honed and improved with each mission. Thanks to the game’s painstaking attention to detail, you’ll truly feel like a World War II fighter pilot as you plunge into battle.''