Update 2.9.0.17
  • A bug has been fixed where players couldn’t see the “Attention to the map” marker on the minimap during a battle.
  • A bug has been where an afterburner flame looked black in ULQ settings. 
  • A bug has been fixed that prevented a vehicle’s pop-up menu displaying in the test drive window whilst using a gamepad.
  • A bug has been fixed that prevented the decal tab from closing whilst using a gamepad.
  • A bug has been fixed that in some cases led to a crash on PlayStation consoles.
  • The display of ground units at low heights has been fixed for weapons with TV seekers.
  • IS-7 — a bug with an incorrect display of the coaxial 7.62mm machine guns in x-ray mode has been fixed.
  • Vickers Mk.3 — vignette in the gunner’s sight has been fixed, field of view has been widened. .
  • Pe-8 — separate fuel tanks have been enabled (reduced chance of fire). A more precise inertia calculation has been implemented depending on the current weight (fuel and armament load). Thermodynamics of engines has been specified. 
  • AV-8A — a bug with the display of the flares block has been fixed in the preset “Flares/chaff x240”.
  • MiG-27M — The R-60 missiles in the preset with 100kg bombs have been changed to R-60M.
  • ZTZ99-III — reduced armour durability of the hull’s front in comparison to the ZTZ99-II has been fixed (report).
  • ZTZ96, ZTZ96A, ZTZ99-II, ZTZ99-III — Reloading time for the 125 mm cannon has been changed from 7.5 to 7.1 seconds.
  • Type 79 ASM — Elevation above the line of sight in flight has been added.
  • ZSU-37-2 — Displaying of the different angular guidance speeds for the left and right cannons in the X-Ray view has been fixed.
  • HMS Peacock — Radar has been added to the X-Ray view.
  • Churchill I — A bug with reverse track rotation has been fixed.
  • Aviation SB mode now requires Easy Anti-Cheat enabled.
  • In air SB sessions, created by players, now disabled bots will change to missing or exited players.
  • A bug has been fixed with disabled the rocket ballistic calculator in mixed battles, if a player previously played in a ground vehicle or naval vessel.
  • A bug has been fixed with disabling the ballistic calculator when ammo is depleted. The fix means that it is not necessary to repeatedly switch it on in AB mode
  • F-104G (Italy) — The AIM-9J has been added to the weaponry list. The AIM-9B modification has been moved to rank II, LAU-10/A to rank III. A preset with 2хAIM-9B is now available without modification research by default.
  • F-104S — The AIM-9J has been added to the weaponry list. The AIM-7E modification has been moved to rank II. The LAU-10/A modification no longer requires research. The AIM-9B modification has been moved to rank III   
  • F-8E — A Preset with 2х AIM-9C and 2x AIM-9D has been added.
  • Tu-1 — Material and armour glass thickness in the nose section of the cockpit has been fixed.
  • Conditions for obtaining some achievements and the rewards for completing them have been changed. This will not affect the reward of achievements already received and the progress of partially completed ones. The full list of changed achievements:
    • Miscellaneous — Custom-built
    • Miscellaneous — Path of perfection
    • Miscellaneous — Fully Equipped
    • Miscellaneous — Rearmament
    • Miscellaneous — Proved as Improved
    • Crew — Expert
    • Research — Only the Stars Are Higher
    • Aircraft — Can't Catch Me!
    • Tanks — Victory machine
    • Fleet — Flagship
  • Incorrect display of fuel has been corrected, that mistakenly depended on the connection quality.
  • A bug has been fixed where AI aircraft in Test Drive spawned with low initial speed where they stalled and crashed.
  • A bug has been fixed that in some cases led to a client crash on downloading the hangar on Nvidia graphic cards.
  • B-29 (USA) nuke carrier - in ground RB, the incorrect respawn type “Bombers” has been removed.

Sound

  • A bug has been fixed with the overly loud sound of the Begleitpanzer’s gun and the British 40mm QF.2 gun, as well as the 57mm ZiS-4 gun from the gunner’s view. 
  • The overly loud sound of the rotary barrel gear on the M61 gun (M163 SPAAG) has been fixed.
  • A bug has been fixed with the missing sound of the naval gun chase camera for the first 4 seconds of flight.
  • The overly quiet sound of the beginning of an artillery barrage has been fixed.
  • A bug has been fixed where the sound of the M230 guns of the Apache series of helicopters didn’t depend on the rate of fire.

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.

 

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