"Tanki Online" is a free, browser-based online game first introduced in May 2009. It is a multiplayer game in the tank simulator genre created by AlternativaPlatform.
"Tanki Online" is known for winning "Best Game without a Publisher" and "Best Technology" awards at the Russian Game Developers Conference in 2009. The game is part of StarLadder, a cybersports program, and in 2014 it was present at Gamescom and the Brasil Game Show. An updated version of "Tanki Online," known as "Tanki X," is being developed as of 2015.
PvP gameplay, or players competing against each other directly, is featured heavily in "Tanki Online." There are four types of battles in the game, including Capture the Flag, Team Deathmatch, Deathmatch, and Control Points.
The game's ranking system requires gaining experience to achieve access to new hulls, paints, turrets, and equipment upgrades. To gain experience, a player destroys enemy tanks, captures enemy flags, or points and heals teammates.