War Thunder background
News
Earn the PLZ 83-130 in the Inferno Cannon Event!
Welcome to the Inferno Cannon event, the second ground vehicle event in War Thunder’s new event cycle! This is your chance to earn decals, a decoration, trophies with rewards and the Chinese PLZ 83-130 by participating in ground battles.
The Toolbox!
The Mad Thunder event is in full swing! Create unique combat vehicles and modifications for them, travel through a post-apocalyptic wasteland, deal with rivals and collect resources.
Special
A Decal for Italian Liberation Day!
On April 25th, Italy annually celebrates the Day of Liberation from Nazism and Fascism. On this day in 1945 a large-scale guerrilla uprising began, ending the Italian Social Republic and the German occupation of Northern Italy.
  • 25 April 2024
Sudden strike: German Trophy Tanks
During the Second World War, thousands of vehicles were captured and used by all sides of the conflict. Today we’re going to speak specifically about the German collection of trophy vehicles as it is undeniably the most varied: in War Thunder, the German tech tree features six captured tanks of different types and origins. Let’s talk about each of them in detail and discuss ways you can unlock their full potential in battle!
  • 24 April 2024
Warbonds for the "Northern King" Battle Pass!
We’re presenting an interesting range of items that are available for Warbonds and earned in the Battle Pass! There’s decals, decorations, camouflages, a brand-new pinup, and some premium vehicles.
  • 6
  • 24 April 2024
Inferno Cannon: PLZ83-130
In this blog, we’ll be telling you about the vehicle reward for the Inferno Cannon event that’s just started today. Meet the Chinese PLZ83-130 tank destroyer!
It’s Fixed! №91
In this section, we will talk in more detail about the work on improvements and fixes in the game from the past two weeks. Thanks as always for your bug reports!
Special
St. George’s Day: England’s Flag Temporarily Returns!
On 23rd April, England observes St George’s Day. On this day, parades, festivals and dances occur in the country. For it, we’re temporarily bringing back the English flag decal.
Following the Roadmap: In-Game Wishlist Functionality and Steam Friends List Integration
Hey everyone! In our previous Roadmap news we mentioned that two features, the in-game wishlist functionality and the Steam friends list integration were being delayed. Thanks for your patience on this. We’re pleased to say that both have been implemented into the game today, and in this article we’ll be taking a quick look at both.
Results of polling on the new points in the Road Map
Last week we showed you proposed changes and additions in the mechanics of armored vehicles - and invited you to vote for each of them separately. A total of 52,325 players took part in the survey - thank you very much for your interest! After studying the voting results, we made a number of decisions about the further development of War Thunder, and now we will tell you about them.
Meet Northern King, the 15th Season of the Battle Pass!
The King Tiger is coming to Sweden! One of the best tanks of the Second World War that went to the northern country as a testing tank obtained after the war is the main prize of the brand-new 15th Battle Pass season: Northern King.
The Shooting Range #403
You are watching The Shooting Range – a weekly show for all tankers, airmen and Captains in War Thunder.
  • 21 April 2024
Thunder Show: HOT TATO
Hi! Welcome to Thunder Show and the most cheerful moments of the past week. This episode is all about the will to win and pushing the limits. Even if it’s a limit imposed by nature or common sense. Let’s get started!
  • 19 April 2024
Battle Pass Vehicles: Kungstiger
Today we’re showing you the main reward for the new season of the upcoming Battle Pass, which we’ve suitably named Northern King! Meet the famous King Tiger that was obtained by Sweden: an amazing tank with an amazing fate!
Battle Pass Vehicles: P-51C-11-NT Mustang (China)
The Mustang is a legendary American propeller fighter aircraft, and the one we’re presenting today was in service with the Chinese Air Force. It’s going to be the aircraft reward for the upcoming Battle Pass season!
Book of Records: Japanese Navy
Japan was undeniably one of the main naval powers of the WW2 era. The Imperial Navy commanded hundreds of ships, and some of them were pretty remarkable indeed. Today we’re going to talk about the most outstanding vessels on the Japanese roster: the biggest, the fastest and the most dangerous
  • 3
  • 17 April 2024
Battle Pass Vehicles: USS Flagstaff
Welcome to the naval reward for the upcoming Battle Pass season: USS Flagstaff. This is an amazing hydrofoil with a turret from the M551 Sheridan tank!
Following the Roadmap: Possible Changes to Ground Vehicle Damage Models
In the War Thunder Roadmap for Spring-Summer 2024, we promised to talk about new effects for damaging ground vehicle crews as well as healing them. We also mentioned that these changes will be based on player voting. We’ll being going through our proposals today and would like you to take the survey — let’s jump in!