Wargaming have announced that World of Tanks have partnered with the Arnold Pro Strongman Australia to attempt a tank pull Guinness World Record.
Marking the upcoming launch of World of Tanks 1.0, professional strongmen will compete in the inaugural ‘World of Tanks PC Tank Pull’ and aim to become the official Guiness World Records title holder for the Fastest time to pull a tank over 10 metres.
World of Tanks’ Regional Publishing Director, Alexander de Giorgio, said the official Guinness World Records title attempt will see thirteen of the strongest men from Australia, New Zealand and across the world go head to head, with the fastest competitor to pull an eight tonne FV102 Striker tank over 10 metres, claiming the world record.
“With the completely remastered PC game, World of Tanks 1.0, set to launch soon, we wanted our 160 million players and new fans to get hyped up about this massive game update. Nothing is bigger than going for a tank pull Guinness World Records title! We’re calling on all Australians and New Zealanders to get behind the strongman attempting the world record and witness the true power of man versus tank.”
The Arnold Pro Strongman Australia, is part of the Arnold Sports Festival founded by Arnold Schwarzenegger and will be held at the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre from 16-18 March. The ‘World of Tanks PC Tank Pull’ will be the fourth of six events in the professional strongman competition, held on Saturday 17th March at 12.00pm AEDT.
More information about the event can be found on the official site.