14 February 2020

Aircraft tournaments “Deathmatch” and “Battle DUO”

This weekend real air battles will unfold in the skies of War Thunder in which pilots will demonstrate their combat skills in popular aircraft. Choose any game mode and win awards alone or with your team mate!

From 11:00 GMT on the 14th of February until 11:00 GMT on the 17th of February - Participate in the tournaments in the game. Win the I-301 coupon and Golden Eagles for places in the leaderboard and also additional prizes for victories in battles.

  • “Deathmatch” in AB — Finish the battle in first place among all participants. Each player can respawn 3 times in the designated aircraft.
  • “Battle DUO” in RB and SB — a classic “2vs2” battle with your team mate or a random selected player.

In all tournaments the system of counting all achievements and the game economy will be switched off, this is also true of boosters and orders, wagers and back-up vehicles will additionally not be available.

Available vehicle setups for tournaments

Vehicle presets available in the tournament events will be changed daily at 11:00 GMT.

“Deathmatch” AB tournament 

  • 1st day: Yak-1B, Yak-1B (Germany), P-400, Bf 109E-4, Bf 109E-7/U2, Bf 109E-7 (Japan)
  • 2nd day: Bf 109G-2/trop, La-5FN, La-5FN (Germany), Ki-61-I hei
  • 3rd day: La-7, Ki-84 ko, P63A-10, P-63A-10 (USSR), La-7 Dolgushin

“Battle DUO” RB tournament

  • 1st day: Bf 109E-4, Bf 109E-7/U2, Bf 109E-7 (Japan)
  • 2nd day: Yak-3, Yak-3 (France)
  • 3rd day: F8F-1B, F8F-1B (France)

“Battle DUO” SB tournament

  • 1st day: P-39N-0
  • 2nd day: Bf 109F-4, Bf 109F-4 (USA)
  • 3rd day: Yak-3, Yak-3 (France)

Tickets for participation

Silver, Gold or Platinum tickets for each tournament are available which can be purchased in the in-game item shop or in the “Events and Tournaments → Aircraft Tournaments” tab. For this you need to select the desired tournament, select the “Participate” button and click on one of the tickets.

Each player can purchase 10 Silver tickets (50 battles total) for each tournament. Unlimited Gold tickets (20 battles each) can be purchased, and one Platinum ticket will provide the required number of battles for the desired tournament throughout its duration. Additional Silver tickets can be obtained in trophies for 5 victories.

Purchased tickets are not exchangeable or refundable. At the end of the tournament unused tickets will be cancelled.

Awards

For each battle won in the AB tournament you will get 10,000 SL and in RB and SB - 5,000 SL.

For every 5 victories you will receive a Battle Trophy that contains one of the following items:

  • 50% RP premium booster for 5 battles *
  • 50% SL premium booster for 5 battles * 
  • Premium account for 3 days *
  • Set of wagers *
  • Set of orders *
  • Back-up vehicle for vehicle participated in the battle * 
  • Additional Silver ticket for 5 battles valid until defeated 3 times

* Not available for use in tournament

When the tournaments end, the best players will receive prizes according to their places on the leaderboard. 

In the “Deathmatch” AB tournament 

  • 1st to 3rd places: I-301 coupon, 500 GE, Duelant decal, “Grandmaster” in-game title.
  • 4 to 50 places: 500 GE, Duelant decal, “Survivor” in-game title.
  • 51 - 300 places: 250 GE, 100% RP and SL boosters for 5 battles.
  • 301 - 500 places: 100 GE, 75% RP and SL boosters for 5 battles.

In the “Battle DUO” RB tournament

  • 1 - 4 places: I-301 coupon, 500 GE, Duelant decal, “Grandmaster” in-game title.
  • 5 - 10 places: 500 GE, Duelant decal, “2v2 Master Duelist” in-game title.
  • 11 - 50 places: 500 GE, Duelant decal, “2v2 Duelist” in-game title.
  • 51 - 300 places: 250 GE, 100% RP and SL boosters for 5 battles.
  • 301 - 500 places: 100 GE, 75% RP and SL boosters for 5 battles.

In the “Battle DUO” SB tournament

  • 1 - 4 places: I-301 coupon, 500 GE, Duelant decal, “Grandmaster” in-game title.
  • 5 - 10 places: 500 GE, Duelant decal, “2v2 Master Duelist” in-game title.
  • 11 - 50 places: 500 GE, Duelant decal, “2v2 Duelist” in-game title.
  • 51 - 100 places: 250 GE, 100% RP and SL boosters for 5 battles.
  • 101 - 300 places: 100 GE, 75% RP and SL boosters for 5 battles.

Tournaments leaderboards

Duelant decal
Duelant decal

The publication of the leaderboard results and the issuance of the awards will be done up to the 19th of February.

More about the tournament

Tournaments in the game become more accessible for each player, The elo system selects battles so that all pilots have approximately equal rating. This helps beginners to compete comfortably with each other and prevent experienced players from easily earning rating points. 

“Deathmatch” AB tournament

Victory will be awarded to the player that destroyed 10 enemy aircraft. Before participating the player us required to select one of the available nations and setup the designated vehicles in the vehicle and crew slots.

  • Number of participants: from 6 to 8.
  • Respawns: unlimited
  • Battle time: up to 15 minutes.
  • Mission: [Deathmatch] Stalingrad.
  • Players from one squadron will not be able to join the same battle.

“Battle DUO” RB and SB tournaments

Each battle will be held in the format “2vs2” until one victory that occurs after the air zone is captured or the enemy aircraft are destroyed (both). Try to ensure that you remain in the battle zone - flying out of this zone will lead to the loss of your aircraft.

  • Number of participants: 4 (2 in each team).
  • Battle time: up to 20 minutes.
  • Opening fire after battle start is disabled for 35 seconds.
  • “Gladiator 2vs2” mission will be used up to 1,000 score (only 1 round) in locations Kursk, Berlin, Eastern Europe, Novorossiysk, Mozdok and Sinai.
  • Radar is available In SB mode for the battle zone designation.
  • Players can participate in already formed DUO’s and also in random DUO’s.
  • Players in the same squadron can not be in different teams.

The War Thunder Team 

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