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AMX-10M: A Familiar Beast
A formidable vehicle comes to the game: meet the AMX-10M, a French SPG that was specifically designed to fire anti-tank guided missiles!
USS Texas (BB-35): The First and the Last
USS Texas is one of two New York-class battleships constructed for the U.S. Navy prior to the outbreak of WWI. Considered as one of the most powerful warships at the time of its construction, in its 1945 configuration the USS Texas will soon reinforce the top rank of the American bluewater fleet in War Thunder as it docks in player ports with the arrival of the next major update!
TO-55: the Scorched Land
The TO-55 is a Soviet flamethrower tank based on the T-55 medium tank coming to the game in the next major update!
Following the Roadmap: grouping vehicles, rank changes, and improvements to premium vehicles
We’re continuing to move along with our Roadmap that we released back in June. First and foremost, we’d like to start off by saying thank you for your patience and understanding whilst we progress through it. Recently, after releasing other roadmap changes, we’ve noticed your anticipation and enthusiasm about progression changes and today we’re pleased to announce that we’re ready to talk about these changes with you.
Pvkv IV: the Last Effort
The Pvkv IV is the final design of a series of experimental Swedish tank destroyers, developed in the postwar period in an effort to equip the armed forces with modern fighting vehicles. Soon, the Pvkv IV will reinforce the early ranks of the Swedish ground forces tree with its arrival as part of the next major War Thunder update!
MBT-2000: The Star of the East
Eastern exotics in War Thunder! Meet the MBT-2000 main battle tank designed in collaboration with China and Pakistan.
2S1: The Blast Blossom
The Soviet 2S1, comes to the game in the Sons of Attila update!
The French naval CBT is over! Meet the new heavy cruiser; Dupleix
We’re pleased to announce the end of the closed beta testing of the French bluewater navy and present a new French Premium heavy cruiser to boost your first steps in the mastering of the French ships!
In Detail: Air event markers in Ground Arcade Battles
Greetings, fighters! We continue to work on making our game better in all aspects, and today we’d like to present a new article type: In Detail. It will include both player suggestions and our ideas that we’d like to elaborate upon and discuss with you.
Battle Pass vehicles: B7A2 (Homare 23) Ryusei
The iconic Japanese dive bomber of the WWII era with a new engine and Premium bonuses!
Battle Pass vehicles: SPz 12-3
The German anti-tank IFV comes to the game as one of the main prizes in the upcoming Battle Pass season “Armour Breaking Ambusher”!
Battle Pass vehicles: MC 485
A German E-Boat, that was used as a commercial cargo vessel after the war ended, gets new life in service with the Marina Militare Italiana!
Following the Roadmap: maps for aircraft, flares and repair
We continue to let you know about the improvements we are implementing based on the War Thunder updates roadmap. Today, we are going to talk about improving the map rotation for air battles as well as increasing the availability of flares and the ability to extinguish fires and repair vehicles.
Following the Roadmap: Updated Economy
We continue to move forward with the plans listed in our roadmap, and the next big news after the La Royale major update is the updated economу that the majority of the community voted for.
Economy Revision - Our Plan in Detail
First and foremost, we would like to express our gratitude for your patience during the past few weeks as we diligently worked on outlining the roadmap for the highly anticipated revision of the War Thunder economy.
War Thunder Changes Roadmap
After your feedback and suggestions, we would like to show you the development roadmap of War Thunder for the next few months.
Émile Bertin light cruiser: hit and run
The French Émile Bertin light cruiser lacks protection, but is capable of inflicting deadly damage. The Agile glass cannon of the seas comes to the game in the La Royale update!
Missile duels: fair play
More improvements for SACLOS missiles are coming with the La Royale update to bring more balance and authenticity to missile duels.