World of Tanks: Best Game of GDC Russia 2011 announced today that its free to play MMO World of Tanks took home the Best Game honor at the Game Developers Conference Russia, which took place this over this past weekend. also won the Games Industry Award.

It’s a big honor for us,” said CEO Victor Kislyi. “We took our time to develop World of Tanks to make sure that we were putting out a top quality game, and the award for the Best Game of 2011 that we’ve been honored with is additional proof of what a great project we’ve managed to create. I would also like to thank the gamedev representatives for giving us the Industry Award. And, of course the most important, a very special thanks to the players who supported us and made the Audience Award possible. We are working 24/7 and won’t stop until World of Tanks reaches perfection”.

World of Tanks continues to pick up momentum and released patch 6.4 today which introduces new tanks as well as two new maps. Together with the new game content, the patch will also bring enhanced physics and server modifications crucial for managing the growing community of the game.