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War Thunder players -- get ready for the arrival of Update 1.85 "Supersonic"! At 08:00 GMT on the 17 of December 2018, the servers will go down for maintenance in order to implement Update 1.85 "Supersonic" on live servers for War Thunder. In store for this update: the release of the ground forces tree for Italy, a trio of supersonic aircraft at rank 6, air-to-air missile weaponry, and more!
Designed initially to be a more reliable and low-cost alternative to the T-64, the T-72 quickly became one of the most mass produced and widely used Soviet MBTs of the Cold War. Coming to War Thunder with update 1.85 "Supersonic", the iconic Soviet Cold War MBT trio will finally be complete with the introduction of the long-awaited T-72A!
Learn more about a new weapon type coming to War Thunder in Update 1.85 "Supersonic" -- Air-to-air missiles!
HMS Dido is the lead ship of her class of light cruisers, built for the Royal Navy in the late 1930s and early 1940s. Having seen extensive service in the Mediterranean and Atlantic, HMS Dido is now headed for the naval battles of War Thunder and will become available to seasoned captains in the upcoming major update 1.85!
The OTOMATIC is a highly advanced Italian SPAAG, developed during the 1980s as a private venture of the OTO Melara company. War Thunder tankers can look forward to sweeping the skies clear with the use of the most modern SPAA coming to the game as part of the upcoming update 1.85 Supersonic!
Update 1.85 “Supersonic” brings with it a large quantity of interesting new additions to the game. Today, we’re happy to present to you one of these additions - a new location for naval battles, based on the Tierra del Fuego archipelago!
The OF-40 was the first tank designed and produced in Italy after the end of WW2, whose design was heavily influenced by the German Leopard 1. Coming to War Thunder as part of the upcoming 1.85 update, the OF-40 Mk.2 will be one of the vehicles awaiting players at the top rank of the highly anticipated Italian ground forces tree!
KMS Köln is the last K-class light cruiser, built for the German Navy in the interwar period. In update 1.85, War Thunder captains and fans of German warships may look forward to commanding this new addition to the German light cruiser roster coming to the game very soon!
In update 1.85, we’re pleased to present a new location for combined arms battles, set in the breathtaking landscape of Vietnam. Specifically, battles will take place on a 4x4km ground location, inspired by the town of Hội An and its imminent surroundings.
This upgraded version of the world’s first mass-produced supersonic aircraft will become the new top model in the USSR’s military aircraft branch. Meet the magnificent MiG-19PT with air-to-air missiles!
The Type 89 is a Japanese infantry fighting vehicle, developed during the 1980s by the Mitsubishi company and used by the JSDF in limited numbers. Japanese tankers in War Thunder can look forward to the addition of the nimble Type 89 to the game with the upcoming update 1.85 "Supersonic"!
Krasny Krym is the lead ship of the Svetlana-class light cruisers which was laid down for the Imperial Russian Navy just prior to the outbreak of WW1. Despite closely resembling the Krasny Kavkaz, Krasny Krym will offer its future captains some new tactical options with its introduction in the forthcoming War Thunder update 1.85!
The American F-100D Super Sabre supersonic turbo-jet fighter was developed as a fighter-bomber, so in addition to breathtaking speeds, it also features a rich assortment of suspended weaponry. It’s arguably the best American aircraft in the game!
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