World of Tanks Blitz

App review by
Paul Semel, Common Sense Media
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Global tank warfare with great graphics and in-game chat.

Parents say

age 12+
Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 10+
Based on 2 reviews

A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this app.

Ease of Play

Though the game uses simple touchscreen controls, driving your tank can be tricky to master.


No blood or gore, but you're shooting other tanks.


Unmoderated chat can contain racy language.


Unmoderated chat can contain profanity.


Can use real money to buy in-game currency and in-game currency to buy new tanks, upgrades, and ammo for the tanks you already own.

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that World of Tanks Blitz is an online game in which players get into tank battles with people from all over the world. A portable version of the popular PC game World of Tanks, Blitz has players using a device's touchscreen to move their tanks so they can shoot -- and hopefully destroy -- enemy tanks. By winning matches and destroying enemies, players earn in-game currency they can use to buy new tanks or to fix up ones they already own. They also can use real-world money to buy in-game currency. The game allows players to communicate with teammates and other players using text, which means they might get messages that may not be family-friendly.

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User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written byRandory April 1, 2019

The game Started well way back then ...then it turn into sht

The developers exploit player by designing these weird and demo tanks that shoots the crap out out of real tanks. If you don't by expensive tanks or ammo,... Continue reading
Adult Written byCchhkk December 11, 2018

Luck of the draw

This is a fun game to waste a little time. Driving and shooting the tanks is fun, but do not bother to get excited about stats like win percentage. You are 10... Continue reading
Teen, 15 years old Written byBob333 April 16, 2018

Not gorey

When you tank is taken out your AI (Artificial intelligence) commander will say "This vehicles destroyed, Get out!". If your tank is hit at the right... Continue reading
Teen, 13 years old Written byCansweth February 19, 2016

WoT blitz rating

It a great tank warfare game, but should only be intended for kids who can deal with explosions, warfare, and the chat logs. I would let your kid do it if he kn... Continue reading

What's it about?

WORLD OF TANKS BLITZ doesn't have a story, per se. Instead, you simply engage in a series of tank battles in large areas that have a good variety of terrain and man-made structures. To the victor go the spoils, which means you can buy better tanks and new equipment for the ones you already own more quickly if you win these battles. But there's no story driving the action, only the will to win. Players can chat with each other as they play, and the communication isn't moderated.

Is it any good?

Similar to the popular PC game that inspired it, this online tank battle game can be rather fun -- if you can get a handle on the driving controls. Battling other people from around the world requires skill and strategy, but since the battles are never the same, the challenge in this game is endless. Great graphics and endless ways to trick out your tank keep this title popular. Though it helps that the controls are simple to learn, mastering them is another thing, since the tanks in this game move like, well, tanks. Which means they can be rather clunky until you get really good with the controls. Still, although this means you'll blow up a lot when you first start, the challenge of these battles and the promise of better equipment are enough to keep most warriors engaged.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about in-app purchases and your rules about them.

  • Talk about history: How have tanks played an important part in wars? Does this game reflect combat realistically?

  • Families can talk about communication. If a teammate causes you to lose a match, should you send him a mean message? How might you feel if someone sent you a mean message because you caused your team to lose a match?

App details

  • Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
  • Price: Free with in-app purchases
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Release date: June 26, 2014
  • Category: Action Games
  • Topics: Adventures, History
  • Size: 2500.00 MB
  • Publisher: Wargaming
  • Version: 1.11
  • Minimum software requirements: Requires iOS 7.0 or later; Android 4.0 and up
  • Last updated: June 23, 2019

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