Two new camouflage style sets have been found in the game client, which were added in Update 1.1 -- "Autumn Wind" and "Moon Camo". Both are treated as non-historical elements, and are available to be applied on vehicles of any nation and tier. It is currently unknown how either of these will be obtainable (or even if they'll be available to all regions); however, here are some screenshots in the meantime (courtesy of WoT Express).
In addition to the Empire's Border map, Highway will be making a comeback in HD sometime in the near future. Currently, the map retains the layout and overall gameplay feel of the original, SD map, mainly only receiving visual enhancements.
More news has arrived from supertest -- this time, concerning the fate of the Empire's Border map. After some testing, it has been determined that the map will be coming to the live server soon.
The second stage of supertesting for the upcoming changes to vehicles with preferential matchmaking has begun! With this, more details on the changes for the T26E4 Superpershing, Type 59, IS-6, WZ-111, 112, M6A2E1, T-34-3, KV-5, and Jagdtiger 8,8cm have been released.
We are pleased to present you with a new location for aircraft battles: “Vietnam”, which will be available for all players with the release of the next War Thunder major update 1.81. This location is based on the area in which the major "Nguyen Hue" military operation occurred during the Vietnam War.
The first version of the most mass-produced military helicopter of the Eastern Bloc – the Mi-24A. Meet the forerunner of a magnificent military dynasty in War Thunder!
The AH-1G Cobra is a dedicated attack helicopter design, derived from the well-known UH-1 Huey, which primarily supported the combat actions of U.S. forces in the Vietnam War. Keep your head inside your hatch tankers, the Cobra is coming in hot with the release of War Thunder update 1.81 The Valkyries!
As a brief reminder, Update 1.1 will arrive tomorrow for both EU & NA (and has already gone live on RU). The option to pre-download the update is also available for both regions.
American Desert, a new location for combined battles, will be released in War Thunder update 1.81. When creating this location our artists and designers were inspired by images of small towns in the US Southwest and the romantic style of the 60s. We used Page, Arizona as the inspiration for this location’s visual style. We’ve created many new assets for this location, including plant life, automobiles, and buildings that are characteristic of the location, as well as animated fire hydrants that shoot columns of water into the air if you drive over them.
This late prototype of the Leopard 1, developed in the 1980s, is a proof-of-concept that the Rheinmetall 120mm cannon could be fitted on the Leopard 1 chassis. This highly interesting member of the Leopard 1 family will soon join the ranks of the German ground forces tree as a new rank V premium vehicle, coming to the game with the release of update 1.81!
In War Thunder, the AGM-12B Bullpup will be available to all players who took part in the Good Old S.U.M.M.E.R event marathon as a special ordnance option for one of the event vehicles - the FJ-4B Fury! Similarly to the Fritz-X already familiar to some players, the AGM-12B is a guided weapon system that can be controlled (and in the same manner as the German counterpart).
During Wargaming's Gamescom stream yesterday, the Design Director for World of Tanks - Andrey Biletskiy - responded to a large series of questions. Here is a digest with all the most relevant information, based off the one originally written by Harkonnen on The Daily Bounce.
Some official screenshots of the first wheeled vehicle in World of Tanks - what appears to be the French Panhard EBR with an FL-10 turret - have arrived, courtesy of WoT Express! Check it out!
Some more preliminary details concerning wheeled vehicles have arrived from Gamescom, teased by the creative director for World of Tanks -- namely, the current plans for what role these vehicles will play in the game, as well as more specifics about the first line coming to the game. Read on for the news!
We are pleased to share with you some new ground force vehicles planned for the upcoming War Thunder major update 1.81: The Argentinian-built TAM light tank in the German tech tree, and the American rapid fire high-caliber SPAA M247 Sergeant York!
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