World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition will today be graced with the content update Red Steel Rain. The update is free for Xbox Live Gold members.
Players will get to experience the highly anticipated Platoon Battles feature, which will allow players to deploy into battle with up to seven friends in a single platoon. The update will also unleash a total of fifteen new tanks, including a new line of Soviet artillery, four German light tanks including the famous Panther, and the Soviet KV-2 heavy tank. In addition, two new maps will be added to the game, which will allow players to battle in the urban snow variant of the Port map and rainy Live Oaks map.
Up until now, players could form up to three member platoons in the game and still play within the normal 15 vs. 15 matchmaker. The brand new Platoon Battles system now adds a second matchmaking pool available only to platoons.