Physically-based Rendering and improved destruction & water effects - soon in War Thunder!
Since the 12th of March 1945, German troops concentrated almost 430,000 men on the right bank of the Rhine under the command of the German commanders: Model, Busch and Kesselring. Your task is to bomb the most important bridges and communication hubs.
Visibility in 1.53 explained
With update 1.53 “Fire Storm” comes the move to Dagor Engine 4.0 along with significant changes to the game thanks to alterations in the visibility of ground vehicles and aircraft. But let’s begin from afar.
Soviet Hurricane Mk. IIB
There are two Hawker Hurricane MkIIBs in the game - the Tier II British fighter which comes in with a battle rating of 2.0, and its Soviet counterpart, which comes in with a battle rating of 3.0.
The Imperial Japanese Army Air Service
Japanese military aviation, as with so many other nations, had its humble origins in the use of balloons for battlefield reconnaissance. Observation balloons were used with some success during the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905, sowing the seeds of a proud aviation heritage within the Japanese military.
The ZiS-30 is the first Soviet tank destroyer on the Soviet tech tree, and aside from the rather unusual looks, it possess three main major advantages – small dimensions, great speed and maneuverability.
Snail Awards: Combined Battles - Winners
Ladies and Gentlemen! Today, we are happy to present to you the winners of our recent 'Snail Awards' Video Competition, in which we asked for the best Community trailers for the topic 'Combined Battles'. Applause!
Squadron 303: Sikorski's Tourists
In this Community Corner, we're happy to present to you the first part of a video series called "303 Squadron", telling the story of Polish pilots in service with the British Royal Air Force. Enjoy!
Day of German Unity
Celebrate the Day of German Unity in War Thunder and receive the rare He-51 Hydroplane by leading your team to victory three times!
'Large Calibres!' Event
Earn additional Research Points and Silver Lions in the unforgiving 'Large Calibres' Arcade Event, for all aircraft with an armament of 37 mm or above!
Thunder Cup - Qualifying Tournament
This friday a new automated squadron tournament is starting in the format of 7v7 Combined Battles, as a qualifying tournament for the Thunder Cup I!
Ace of the Month - October - Remy van Lierde
Belgian fighter ace Colonel Remy van Lierde fought against the Axis forces as part of the British Royal Air Force over Europe. His qualities as a pilot were rewarded with the Distinguished Flying Cross.