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“A fiery ball” is back!

Fans of sports competitions freeze in anticipation of the football referee’s whistle. Step into the shoes of a football tank commander and hit the opponents' goal. This is the first of two popular events that not only return, but get better with valuable rewards for participants and winners!

From 16:00 GMT on the 11th of March until 05:00 GMT on the 31st of March

War Thunder welcomes you to the “Fiery Ball” event. With prizes!

Rewards for the best players

In this event, rewards will be given for goals and assists. The more points you score during the entire event, the more prizes you will get! 


Silver decorations for 10, 50 and 100 goals and assists.

Coupon for gold decorations for 300, 600 and 1000 goals and assists.


Coupon for one of the decals: "Dragons" Team banner or "Tigers" Team banner for 200 and 400 goals and assists.


Coupon for the football camouflage for the M551 for 500 and 800 goals and assists.

M551: Football camouflage "Tiger"

M551: Football camouflage "Dragon"

PlayStation and Xbox players can exchange each coupon they receive for 100 Warbonds.

You can track your progress by clicking on “Nickname → Achievements → A fiery ball”.

Training and participation

The main stage begins at 16:00 GMT on the 11th of March. From that point on, every goal and assist in the event will bring you points. More points means more valuable rewards. 

Before the main stage, you can participate in the training event.

“A fiery ball” is available in the events 3x3 (for random players, not in a squad) and 4x4 (for squads).

Participation is possible in the following time windows: 16:00-21:00 GMT and 00:00-05:00 GMT. Matches that have already begun will be finished even after the end of the gaming window and all the points earned in them will be counted.


  • The match has 2 regular 5 minute halves each. In the case of a draw, players will get 2 additional periods of 1.5 minutes each. If the results after two additional periods is still a draw - the victory will not be awarded to any team.
  • To win in the 3x3 match prematurely it is necessary to achieve a 3 goal advantage.
  • To win in the 4x4 match prematurely it is necessary to achieve a 5 goal advantage.

Daily Trophy

Every day for your first victory in the “Fiery ball” event you will get a battle trophy with one of the random prize out of possible one:

  • 3-5 universal backup vehicles
  • 20-50% RP booster for 3-10 battles 
  • 20-50% SL booster for 3-10 battles
  • Random wager
  • Random order

You can track the status of your daily trophy by clicking on “Nickname → Achievements → A fiery ball → Daily reward“. You can get a new trophy from 16:00 GMT the following day.


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