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Update 11.06.2021 (
  • In the missions “[Operation] Smolensk 1941”, “[Operation] Smolensk 1943”,“[Event] Operation Uranus, and “[Operation] Mozdok. Winter 1943”, the winter air temperature has been specified.
  • The mission “[Event] Operation Uranus” has been transferred to a ranked airfield system. The bombing of bases, and AI attackers, have also been added.
  • A bug where AI aircraft in a formation were unable to take off from the deck of the ship in the historical mission “To Scratch One Flat-Top” has been fixed.
  • A bug which would cause helicopters to de-sync from battles wherein surface to air missiles were used has been fixed.


  • A game crash has been fixed that occured in some cases after ~10 minutes in the Windows Mixed Reality headset.
  • For better performance, Windows Mixed Reality users are advised to disable Hardware-Accelerated GPU Scheduling Benchmarks in Windows options: System > Display > Graphic Options.

The current provided changelog reflects the major changes within the game as part of this Update. Some updates, additions and fixes may not be listed in the provided notes. War Thunder is constantly improving and specific fixes may be implemented without the client being updated.