Development
Winter Event: USS Newport News (CA-148)
USS Newport News will be one of the top prizes awaiting participants of this season’s winter event in War Thunder.
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  • 2 December 2022
Magach 7: The ram hits again!
The Magach 7 is one of the most advanced conversions of the US built M60 tanks of the Cold War era. Old soldier gets new armor - meet the new Israeli main battle tank!
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  • 1 December 2022
Aircraft Rank VIII announce and pre-order of the A-6E TRAM Intruder
In the upcoming War Thunder update, our aircraft trees will climb to rank VIII! We are also introducing a rank VII Premium aircraft to boost research of the new top-tiers. Meet the A-6 Intruder, a highly sophisticated American all-weather attack aircraft, originally developed in the late 1950s based on the USN’s experiences in the Korean War.
9A35M2 - it’s time to master missiles!
In the upcoming War Thunder update, the 9A35М2 will become the earliest SAM available for research in the Soviet tech tree.
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  • 29 November 2022
38 cm Sturmmörser (“Sturmtiger”) SPG
The legendary self-propelled assault gun with high-caliber rockets was designed to destroy whole buildings during urban fights! The Sturmtiger comes to War Thunder!
Tor-M1 and new options for SAM based SPAAGs
The Russian-built Tor-M1 surface-to-air missile system comes to the game as a new top-tier SPAAG in the Chinese tech tree. The vehicle brings new mechanics in launching missiles and tracking targets - check ‘em out!
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  • 27 October 2022
2S38 - Fast and Angry
The new Russian 2S38 SPAAG armed with an automatic 57mm cannon comes to War Thunder as a light tank capable of countering both aerial and ground targets.
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  • 25 October 2022
BT-42: From Tank to Tankhunter!
The BT-42 is a Finnish modification of the captured Soviet BT-7 tank, outfitted with a new turret housing a high-caliber howitzer. Soon, this highly anticipated and no less iconic Finnish tank will finally be making an appearance in War Thunder as it arrives in the Swedish ground forces tree as part of the “Fire and Ice” major update!
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  • 25 October 2022
Premium destroyer USS Frank Knox and economic changes to the USS Moffett
USS Frank Knox, a new Premium Gearing-class destroyer, arrives in the game in the upcoming “Fire and Ice” update!
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  • 24 October 2022
Battle Pass vehicles: LCM(6)(F) "Zippo"
The “Zippo” river monitor with flamethrowers comes to the game as the main naval prize in the upcoming new Battle Pass season “Smell of Victory”!
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  • 21 October 2022
HMS Glorious: An Outrageous Warship Design
HMS Glorious is a WWI-era British battlecruiser purpose-built for an ambitious plan to defeat Germany through a naval invasion on its eastern flank. Despite the plan itself never materialising, the ships necessary for it did and thus captains will soon have the chance to take command of this highly unorthodox warship design, arriving in War Thunder as part of the next major update “Fire and Ice”!
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  • 20 October 2022
New locations: “Arctic” and “Rocky Canyon”
The “Fire and Ice” update brings two new locations to the game - both hot and ice cold! Meet the “Rocky Canyon” designed for aerial battles, and the giant “Arctic” location with two combat zones for mixed battles!
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  • 20 October 2022
Battle Pass vehicles: A-1H Skyraider
Meet the main aircraft prize in the upcoming new Battle Pass season! A really huge payload and a very special piece of munitions onboard!
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  • 19 October 2022
TCM-20: Hail of Bullets
The TCM-20 is an Israeli SPAAG, developed on the basis of the M3 halftrack chassis commonly used by the IDF throughout the Cold War era. Coming to War Thunder as part of the next major update “Fire and Ice”, tankers may look forward to the arrival of the TCM-20 SPAAG to the starting rank of the Israeli ground forces tree!
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  • 19 October 2022
Pre-order: T-2 Early Pack
The Mitsubishi T-2 is a trainer jet fighter developed in Japan in the early 70s. Back in the mid-60s Japan investigated a new supersonic trainer aircraft to replace the obsolete sub-sonic Fuji T-1. In March 1968 the project took final shape, followed by the creation of the first prototype designated XT-2. Some of the prototypes were later brought up to production series standard. The aircraft was armed with a JM61A1 20mm rotary cannon, widely known as “Vulcan”.
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  • 18 October 2022
Battle Pass vehicles: Churchill Crocodile
In the upcoming War Thunder Battle Pass season we will introduce flamethrower vehicles to the game! Meet one of the most famous flamethrower tanks of WWII - the British Churchill Crocodile, a tank prize in the “Smell of Victory'' season!
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  • 18 October 2022
M1A2 SEP TUSK: Up Close & Personal
The M1A2 SEP is the first of a series of upgrade packages developed for the American Abrams MBT in the late 1990s. Coming to War Thunder as part of the next major update “Fire and Ice”, veteran U.S. tankers may look forward to the arrival of one of the most advanced iterations of the Abrams MBT also featuring the TUSK field kit!
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  • 14 October 2022
Finnish aviation and armored vehicles
In the upcoming War Thunder “Fire and Ice” update, we plan to introduce lineups of Finnish aircraft and ground vehicles as part of the Swedish tech tree!
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  • 14 October 2022
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