World of Tanks has a real-life plane!

World of Tanks developer Wargaming has taken its world domination to new heights – literally – with the unveiling of a bright orange Boeing 737-300. The plane is a joint project between Wargaming and Belarusian airline Belavia, and was shown off on the runway earlier today at Minsk National Airport.

The World of Tanks 737 (photo courtesy Jan Jurecka)

The World of Tanks 737 (photo courtesy Jan Jurecka)

Local news outlet Sputnik has details on the plane, reporting that it took 300 gallons of paint to cover 450 square metres of stencilling, and 13 artists 1800 hours to transform the aircraft. It’s a full rebrand, too – taking things even further than the Korean Air StarCraft II planes from 2010.

The slogan on the side of the plane refers to World of Tanks as a “game of Belarus, played all over the world.”

While the look of the plane was a carefully-guarded secret before today’s unveiling, local planespotters knew something was coming. The plane was known to be “on vacation” in the Czech city of Ostrava, which is (believe it or not) a well-known location for aircraft rebranding.

More details soon – including where you can catch a flight on this beauty. We’re doubtful it’ll head far out of Belarus, but hey. If you’re in Europe, it might show up at an airport near you!

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