Latest Updates

More tank-related goodness hits your consoles this Wednesday! You've asked for more tank customization, and we've come up with a new way for you to deck out your machinery! Plus, we've improved the appearance of the Garage and added something special for our first anniversary. A few more tweaks and bits arrive in this update. You can find the full update notes below!

New Features

Urban Camouflage

If more customization is your desire, then more customization you shall have! Introducing urban camouflage -- this new camouflage variant is ideal for tank brawling in city environments. Urban camouflage will be displayed in urban maps instead of the usual summer scheme. So, you will receive a permanent urban camouflage on every tank that currently has a permanent summer camouflage free of charge. Your permanent summer camouflage must be equipped at the time of the update.

The urban maps will be:

  • Fisherman's Bay
  • Siegfried Line
  • Himmelsdorf
  • Himmelsdorf Night
  • Ensk
  • Widepark
  • Port
  • Highway

Garage Updates

More than your basic Garage reskin, you can look forward to a new look for the Tech Tree and Garage stat bars and tank details, as well as an improvement in the Tech Tree performance.

Improvements

To help our new players, we have added dialog boxes to notify players if they have enough XP to research a package on a tier II vehicle. You'll now also see a dialog box if you have enough Silver to purchase a tier II vehicle. If you are a veteran or have already progressed well past tier II, you probably will not see these notifications.

We have adjusted the animation when you ping map sectors, so they will be more noticeable on your mini-map.

Bounty (Sheriff) Mode implemented. Keep an eye out for special events in which you'll be rewarded for destroying Wargaming staff and other guest players who are flagged!

Update Notes

Map Updates and Balance:

  • Terrain and gameplay improvements have been made on the following maps:
    • Arctic Region
    • Cliff
    • El Halluf
    • Ensk
    • Erlenberg
    • Fisherman's Bay
    • Karelia
    • Komarin
    • Malinovka
    • Mines
    • Province
    • Redshire
    • South Coast
  • Abbey Encounter - After feedback, Base and Flag placement has been moved to E/F - 6/7
  • Arctic Region Standard - Because of the terrain update, Standard battle Bases and Flags have been moved to C-0 and J-2
  • El Halluf Encounter - Due to the terrain update, the Encounter Base and Flag have been moved to F-6
  • Malinovka Assault - Due to the terrain update and other feedback we've addressed, the Assault Base and Flag have been moved to J-4 and the Attacking team starts on the hill
  • Malinovka Encounter - Due to the terrain update and further tested feedback, the Encounter Base and Flag have been moved to A-0
  • Westfield Standard - Spawn points for Standard battle have been adjusted slightly for balance

Tank Adjustments

  • Close Piercing Power: Penetration at close range
  • Far Piercing Power: Penetration at far range
  • Movement Dispersion Factor: How large your aiming reticule gets while moving
  • Rotation Dispersion Factor: How large your aiming reticule gets while rotating in place
  • Turret Rotation Dispersion Factor: How large your aiming reticle gets while rotating your turret
  • Fire Rate: Amount of time between shots
  • Reload Time: Time it takes to load a shell and be ready to fire
  • Aiming Time: Time for reticule to shrink from maximum size to minimum size
  • Health: Hit points for component
  • Vision Radius: The distance at which you can see tanks around you

Note: A decrease in dispersion factor means a smaller maximum reticle

  • Tank buffs
    • M26 Pershing
      • M26 Pershing's shell AP M77 on the gun 90 mm Gun T15E2M2 on the turret M26M67 close piercing power increased
      • M26 Pershing's shell AP M77 on the gun 90 mm Gun T15E2M2 on the turret M26M67 far piercing power increased
      • M26 Pershing's shell AP M77 on the gun 90 mm Gun T15E2M2 on the turret M26M71 close piercing power increased
      • M26 Pershing's shell AP M77 on the gun 90 mm Gun T15E2M2 on the turret M26M71 far piercing power increased
    • M46 Patton
      • M46 Patton's chassis M46T80E1 movement dispersion factor decreased
      • M46 Patton's chassis M46T80E1 rotation dispersion factor decreased
      • M46 Patton's chassis M46T81 movement dispersion factor decreased
      • M46 Patton's chassis M46T81 rotation dispersion factor decreased
      • M46 Patton's gun 105 mm Gun T5E1M2 on the turret M46M73 dispersion radius decreased
      • M46 Patton's gun 105 mm Gun T5E1M2 on the turret M46M73 turret rotation dispersion factor decreased
      • M46 Patton's gun 105 mm Gun T5E1M2 on the turret M46T119 dispersion radius decreased
      • M46 Patton's gun 105 mm Gun T5E1M2 on the turret M46T119 turret rotation dispersion factor decreased
      • M46 Patton's shell AP M77 on the gun 90 mm Gun M36 on the turret M46M73 close piercing power increased
      • M46 Patton's shell AP M77 on the gun 90 mm Gun M36 on the turret M46M73 far piercing power increased
      • M46 Patton's shell AP M77 on the gun 90 mm Gun M36 on the turret M46T119 close piercing power increased
      • M46 Patton's shell AP M77 on the gun 90 mm Gun M36 on the turret M46T119 far piercing power increased
      • M46 Patton's shell AP M77 on the gun 90 mm Gun T15E2M2 on the turret M46M73 close piercing power increased
      • M46 Patton's shell AP M77 on the gun 90 mm Gun T15E2M2 on the turret M46M73 far piercing power increased
      • M46 Patton's shell AP M77 on the gun 90 mm Gun T15E2M2 on the turret M46T119 close piercing power increased
      • M46 Patton's shell AP M77 on the gun 90 mm Gun T15E2M2 on the turret M46T119 far piercing power increased
    • M48A1 Patton
      • M48A1 Patton's shell AP M77 on the gun 90 mm Gun M41 on the turret M87 close piercing power increased
      • M48A1 Patton's shell AP M77 on the gun 90 mm Gun M41 on the turret M87 far piercing power increased
    • Pz.Kpfw. VI Tiger
      • Pz.Kpfw. VI Tiger's gun 10,5 cm KwK 42 L/28 on the turret Pz.Kpfw. Tiger Ausf. E turret rotation dispersion factor decreased
      • Pz.Kpfw. VI Tiger's gun 10,5 cm KwK 42 L/28 on the turret Pz.Kpfw. VI H Ausf. H2 turret rotation dispersion factor decreased
      • Pz.Kpfw. VI Tiger's gun 7,5 cm KwK 42 L/70 on the turret Pz.Kpfw. Tiger Ausf. E fire rate increased
      • Pz.Kpfw. VI Tiger's gun 7,5 cm KwK 42 L/70 on the turret Pz.Kpfw. Tiger Ausf. E reload time decreased
      • Pz.Kpfw. VI Tiger's gun 7,5 cm KwK 42 L/70 on the turret Pz.Kpfw. Tiger Ausf. E turret rotation dispersion factor decreased
      • Pz.Kpfw. VI Tiger's gun 7,5 cm KwK 42 L/70 on the turret Pz.Kpfw. VI H Ausf. H2 fire rate increased
      • Pz.Kpfw. VI Tiger's gun 7,5 cm KwK 42 L/70 on the turret Pz.Kpfw. VI H Ausf. H2 reload time decreased
      • Pz.Kpfw. VI Tiger's gun 7,5 cm KwK 42 L/70 on the turret Pz.Kpfw. VI H Ausf. H2 turret rotation dispersion factor decreased
      • Pz.Kpfw. VI Tiger's gun 8,8 cm KwK 36 L/56 on the turret Pz.Kpfw. Tiger Ausf. E fire rate increased
      • Pz.Kpfw. VI Tiger's gun 8,8 cm KwK 36 L/56 on the turret Pz.Kpfw. Tiger Ausf. E reload time decreased
      • Pz.Kpfw. VI Tiger's gun 8,8 cm KwK 36 L/56 on the turret Pz.Kpfw. Tiger Ausf. E turret rotation dispersion factor decreased
      • Pz.Kpfw. VI Tiger's gun 8,8 cm KwK 36 L/56 on the turret Pz.Kpfw. VI H Ausf. H2 fire rate increased
      • Pz.Kpfw. VI Tiger's gun 8,8 cm KwK 36 L/56 on the turret Pz.Kpfw. VI H Ausf. H2 reload time decreased
      • Pz.Kpfw. VI Tiger's gun 8,8 cm KwK 36 L/56 on the turret Pz.Kpfw. VI H Ausf. H2 turret rotation dispersion factor decreased
      • Pz.Kpfw. VI Tiger's gun 8,8 cm KwK 43 L/71 on the turret Pz.Kpfw. Tiger Ausf. E aiming time decreased
      • Pz.Kpfw. VI Tiger's gun 8,8 cm KwK 43 L/71 on the turret Pz.Kpfw. Tiger Ausf. E fire rate increased
      • Pz.Kpfw. VI Tiger's gun 8,8 cm KwK 43 L/71 on the turret Pz.Kpfw. Tiger Ausf. E reload time decreased
      • Pz.Kpfw. VI Tiger's gun 8,8 cm KwK 43 L/71 on the turret Pz.Kpfw. Tiger Ausf. E turret rotation dispersion factor decreased
      • Pz.Kpfw. VI Tiger's health increased
      • Pz.Kpfw. VI Tiger's turret Pz.Kpfw. Tiger Ausf. E health increased
      • Pz.Kpfw. VI Tiger's turret Pz.Kpfw. Tiger Ausf. E vision radius increased
      • Pz.Kpfw. VI Tiger's turret Pz.Kpfw. VI H Ausf. H2 health increased
      • Pz.Kpfw. VI Tiger's turret Pz.Kpfw. VI H Ausf. H2 vision radius increased

Bug Fixes:

Art:

  • Locomotive engines were not receiving shot decals
  • Adjusted collision for machine gun pill box environmental objects
  • Scaled down the sizes of the benches found in towns
  • Adjusted collision on the Indien-Panzer for proper shot collision
  • Added destroyed states for several French turrets

Audio:

  • Fixed audio feedback for volume options
  • Added proper sound effects for pumpkin shrapnel
  • Adjusted the overlap between the battle queue music and the map loading screen music
  • Updated music for tank purchase celebration to in-house composed music
  • Added a trigger to stop the tank purchase celebration music if the cinematic is canceled after the music starts
  • Fixed the scenario where if you cancel a tank purchase celebration after the music start then buy another tank the music will not play
  • Removed double audio when dismounting complex equipment

Gameplay:

  • Implemented a fix for tracer-less shots, all shots fired should display a noticeable tracer

UI:

  • Decreased the hitch when entering ops screen
  • Significant tech tree UI optimizations.
  • Tanks in your stats tab now show if the tank is elite, premium, or standard
  • Adjusted "Waiting", "Ready!”, “Downloading" and "Training" reinforcement text to be off white rather than red
  • Adjusted Icons for the "Getting Started" and "Download Complete" reward screens
  • In the garage we have removed the XBOX buttons that are not being used, they will appear when an action is required to use them
  • Removed "Code", "Resources" and "Server" from the bottom right of the screen during tank purchase celebrations
  • Notification of completed ops now appears on the ops tab if you are in a platoon
  • Added commas to the ribbons screen in the stats tab
  • We have increased the sizes of mastery badges in the stats tab so they are more visible
  • Being in a platoon will no longer cause your tank filters to reset after battle if you are not the platoon leader
  • Performed a polish pass on the platoon UI, corrected font, adjusted spacing, adjusted colors

Localization:

  • ALL-Added proper punctuation for "Setup" description in the launcher
  • ALL-Removed extra text string from "Researching" loading screen
  • ALL-Added localization string for "Battle" after tank purchase celebration
  • ALL-Adjusted “Play while Downloading” pop up dialog
  • JA, PT-br, Zh-hant-Corrected localization and missing glyphs for "Download in Progress" description
  • ES-mx-Fixed non localized text present in the launcher
  • ES-mx-Fixed Medium penetration text truncation in the HUD during the countdown
  • RU-Removed () from A button in "Press A to Assign Crew"
  • RU-Fixed truncation of "Strategic" radial command menu
FAQ Latest Updates Update 1.7 Notes