An experimental Chinese main battle tank of the ZTZ96 family with a complex system of electro-optical active protection against guided weapons.
12 March 2022
A-10A Thunderbolt II: The ‘Warthog’ Arrives in War Thunder!
The A-10 Thunderbolt II is an American ground attack aircraft developed in the early 1970s by Fairchild Republic and is one of the most recognizable aircraft still in service with the USAF today. Two versions of the iconic ‘Warthog’ will also soon make an appearance in War Thunder, arriving at the top rank of the American aviation tree as part of the next major update “Wind of Change”!
11 March 2022
Israeli Armored Vehicles Tech Tree
We present to you a planned tech tree of the Israeli armored forces to be added to War Thunder in the upcoming major update “Wind of Change”!
11 March 2022
Location: Sun City
A new location for mixed battles, inspired by the coastal regions in the Middle East!
10 March 2022
Dagor Engine 6.5: Zoom in... Enhance it!
Today we want to talk about the global graphical improvements, 4K/8K game client, and artistic neuronet.
10 March 2022
Dagor Engine 6.5: New Surface Rendering
We’re about to update our graphical Dagor Engine to version 6.5. Today we would like to talk about new capabilities of surface rendering in the War Thunder game environment.
9 March 2022
B-26 Marauder: Into the Fray
Developed at the dawn of WWII, the B-26 Marauder was an iconic American medium bomber that recorded an illustrious service career with Allied forces right up until the end of the war. Soon, pilots may look forward to getting the chance to take control of this much anticipated American bomber as it arrives to War Thunder as part of the next major update!
25 February 2022
Zachlam M3 (Tager): Half-Track Abroad
The Zachlam M3 (Tager) is an ATGM carrier, domestically developed by Israeli engineers on the basis of the American M3 and M5 halftracks, which were fitted with French SS.11 missiles. This unique new ground vehicle will await tankers in the upcoming Israeli ground forces tree, arriving in War Thunder as part of the next major update!
24 February 2022
Albatros sub-chaser (F 543): Sea Shredder
Albatros is the lead ship from a class of 10 corvettes built for the Italian and other navies in the early days of the Cold War. Being the first domestically produced Italian warship of the post-war period, the Albatros will soon reinforce the top rank of the Italian coastal fleet tree, arriving in War Thunder as part of the next major update!
24 February 2022
Turm III and pre-order bonuses
The Turm III is a German experimental tank, developed during the mid 1960s on the basis of the Leopard 1 main battle tank. Soon, the unique Turm III will make its way into War Thunder top ranked ground battles, arriving in the game as part of the next major update!
USS Arizona is one of two Pennsylvania-class battleships built for the U.S. Navy during WWI and incorporating many new technologies which would find themselves in subsequent American battleship designs. Soon, captains will have the chance to take command of the famous USS Arizona as it arrives in War Thunder naval battles with the next major update!
Battle Rating update and important changes to the top-tier air battles
The upcoming Battle rating update will be accompanied by a duo of gameplay changes for top-tier aviation!
8 February 2022
Planned economy changes in February
In the recent economy updates, we described the mechanics of earning Silver Lions and Research points, and proposed that you vote for one of the possible variants to change the bonus rewards at the end of a mission.
The 41.M Turan II was a further developed variant of a Hungarian medium tank, constructed on the basis of a Czechoslovakian prototype design during the early 1940s. Defined by well-rounded combat characteristics, the Turán II will become available as one of the main prizes awaiting players in the upcoming War Thunder battle pass!
The M64 is a Chinese light tank developed during the mid 1970s by combining the hull of the M42 Duster SPAAG with the turret of previously decommissioned M18 Hellcat tank destroyers. The heavily armed yet nimble M64 will become available as one of the main prizes awaiting players in the upcoming War Thunder battle pass!