World of Warships, the free-to-play naval competitive MMO developed by Wargaming, has added submarines to its ranked multiplayer mode.
Submarines will enter ranked playlists in the upcoming patch 0.10.7, which will be released later this week (August 12). Submersible warships were part of World of Warships for a while, as the developers initially announced subs in 2019.
Since then, the submarines have gone through a number of test periods with special servers and an underwater combat mode. The information gathered during each phase of testing culminated in a final beta test earlier this year in May.
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Submarines have four levels of diving for players to enjoy, along with acoustic homing torpedoes and sonar ping mechanics. Existing ships in the game have been upgraded with anti-submarine weapons, including depth charges and defense planes.
Wargaming announced the full launch of the new ships in a blog post yesterday (August 9), indicating that the addition of a new ship to the World of Warships’ the existing list goes through “extensive testing by a large and stable audience”. Players will have the opportunity to test submarines in the game’s co-op battles.
World of WarshipsSeason 4 of Ranked Battles kicks off a week after Update 0.10.7 went live. At the start of the season, players will be able to start using the Submarine in Ranked Battles. However, there are a few caveats when using the vessel. Teams can only use two submarines at a time, and to avoid the formation of long lines, submarines will be rented to players for free via random armory bundles.
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