Update 20.09.2018 (

  • A bug where some players there was no display of trees and bushes beyond 20 meters distance has been fixed.
  • A bug where battle statistics did not show the statistics of a player that had joined a battle in progress has been fixed.
  • A bug where lower and right edges of the screen disappeared at lower screen resolutions has been fixed.
  • A bug where the Ru 251 did not launch all of its smoke grenades has been fixed.
  • Fire continuing to burn after a destroyed vehicle had disappeared has been fixed.
  • A missing fence animation bug has been fixed.
  • Naval vessel and helicopter controls (as well as control tips and help) are now available for all players.


  • Cost of a players first helicopter has been reduced by 200,000 SL:
  • Reduction of 40,000 on adding your first helicopter into a crew slot.
  • The “Missile-Launching Magic Carpet” achievement which incorrectly gave 500,000 SL for purchasing your first helicopter now gives 5,000 SL:

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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