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Easy Anti-Cheat in Arcade tank battles

23.03.2020, 23:59

As you know, EAC has been active for several months in War Thunder in no marker gaming modes alongside our heuristic analysis mechanism. The gathered statistics demonstrates the efficiency of such tandem usage. We are now planning to add the anti-cheat system to other gaming modes.The test launch of... (read more)

Swedish Ground Forces - Become a Tester!

16.03.2020, 23:59

Tankers, with the release of update “Viking Fury” we are beginning the Swedish ground forces CBT!During CBT the possibility of researching and purchasing Swedish vehicles will be limited. Players that achieve a status of tester or purchase packs specific to this CBT will be able to research and purc... (read more)

The Shooting Range #190

08.03.2020, 23:59

You are watching The Shooting Range – a weekly show for all tankers, airmen and Captains in War Thunder.In this episode…Pages of History: different approaches to tank building in Britain and Germany and what came out of themTips & Tricks: a simple HE-round and it's not so simple use...and Metal ... (read more)

Happy International Women’s Day!

06.03.2020, 23:59

From 15:00 GMT on the 6th of March until 07:00 GMT on the 10th of March get a unique decal and decorations for victories in random battles!Each year, many countries around the world celebrate International Women’s Day on the 8th of March.As the cold winter months come to an end and the bright summer... (read more)

Stormartillerivagn m/43

24.02.2020, 23:59

Sav m/43 ground vehicles will be the most common Swedish SPG’s in starting-rank battles. Let’s talk about them in more detail.Stormartillerivagn m/43 (1946), SPG, Sweden, rank IIProsGood dynamicsThe best HEAT rounds at its rankConsHigh profileHistory: In 1942, Sweden began developing a new SPG built... (read more)

The Bane of Tanks

19.02.2020, 23:59

Attack aircraft play a vital role in almost any kind of engagement… and when piloted by an experienced pilot, a strike aircraft is a true paragon of close air support. Everybody likes to blow up tanks, right?Today we’ll be talking about the most fearsome attack aircraft — the ones that have so much ... (read more)

Best Head On Fighters

12.02.2020, 23:59

Different fighter aircraft excel at different things. Some fly at neck-breaking speeds, some are extraordinarily agile, some have a crazy rate of climb and boom and zoom the hell out of their enemies.Then there are fighter aircraft that you should never engage head-on. Fighters with extreme firepowe... (read more)

New authentic decals (06.02-26.02)

06.02.2020, 23:59

Make your vehicle more authentic! We regularly introduce new decals that you can unlock and/or purchase.New decals will become available for unlocking and purchase for a limited time, after this time, they will be replaced with new ones. Players will retain the unlocked decals forever!We have alread... (read more)

High-explosive power

30.01.2020, 23:59

At first glance high explosive rounds aren’t well suited to fight enemy armor. As a general rule they don’t have high penetration rates and often follow a complex trajectory, but even a single HE round hitting that sweet spot can take out even the most formidable of foes and sometimes outshine even ... (read more)

World War: The second season is coming!

21.01.2020, 23:59

Hello, we are preparing to launch the new season of World War mode and it will not be limited to only new scenarios. Now you will be able to fight with only fully researched vehicles, commanders will be rewarded and missions will be more diverse, including through new armies and their game mechanics... (read more)

The Mustang Family

15.01.2020, 23:59

The story of the Mustang family started in 1940. That’s when the British Purchasing Commission approached North American Aviation to build Curtiss P-40 fighters under license. But North American Aviation came with a counter proposal: to develop a completely new aircraft for the RAF… within four mont... (read more)

The best medium tanks

08.01.2020, 23:59

At most ranks medium tanks are the backbone of a team. Those are well-balanced all-rounders, capable of carrying out a wide variety of missions. That’s why today we are going to talk about the most interesting vehicles of the class: the fastest, the deadliest and the toughest!Source: https://warthun... (read more)

Thunder Show: Old vs. New

03.01.2020, 23:59

Hey folks! You are watching Thunder Show - redesigned and redefined. We will no longer limit you and ourselves to strict categories, yeah, we got rid of them! Now we’ll feature only the best videos of the week. You can find our new and simplified terms of participation at the end of this episode. Oh... (read more)

Answers from the developers

23.12.2019, 23:59

Dear players,We have another round of questions and answers for you, with War Thunder producer Vyacheslav Bulannikov!Ground:Could the IPM1 be folded with the M1 Abrams so you don't have to unlock a marginally different tank to get to the M1A1?Maybe in the future.Can you tell us if you are close to a... (read more)

Get ROCCAT mouses and Saab J-29 packs

10.12.2019, 23:59

Participate in the Twitter giveaway! Let us know which Swedish aircraft would you like to see in War Thunder.2019 is fast approaching its end and Christmas is coming soon - it is time to treat our community with the help of our friends over at ROCCAT.Throughout the December there will be 4 giveaways... (read more)

New authentic decals (03.12-20.12)

03.12.2019, 23:59

Make your vehicle more authentic! We regularly introduce new decals that you can unlock and/or purchase.New decals will become available for unlocking and purchase for a limited time, after this time, they will be replaced with new ones. Players will retain the unlocked decals forever!We have alread... (read more)

Thunder Show: Bomb vs Jet 101

29.11.2019, 23:59

Hey folks! You are watching Thunder Show - redesigned and redefined. We will no longer limit you and ourselves to strict categories, yeah, we got rid of them! Now we’ll feature only the best videos of the week. You can find our new and simplified terms of participation at the end of this episode. Oh... (read more)

Easy Anti-Cheat in War Thunder!

19.11.2019, 23:59

Greetings, soldiers! We’re pleased to inform you that we have finally setup Easy Anti Cheat into major gaming modes for all players, we’re now ready to roll it out in one of the upcoming updates. It is an important step to integrate the Easy Anti Cheat system in our game.The setup process will be do... (read more)

AMX-30 ACRA: Luxury à la Française

28.10.2019, 23:59

The special modification AMX-30 ACRA of the AMX-30, is a French rank VI tank equipped with a unique smooth bore gun capable of launching laser guided ACRA missles.AMX-30 ACRA, medium tank, France, VI rank.ProsExcellent ACRA guided missilesDecent mobilityConsPoor protectionHistory:The ACRA (Anti-Char... (read more)

Vickers Mk.7: The Steel Centaur

21.10.2019, 23:59

The Vickers Mk.7 is a British MBT, developed during the 1980s as a potential replacement for the Challenger 1 and for the export market. Despite the fact that it was never ordered into production, players can look forward to the addition of the highly interesting Vickers Mk.7, coming soon to War Thu... (read more)

Centurion Action X - The Chiefturion

15.10.2019, 23:59

The Centurion Action X is an experimental variant of the Centurion main battle tank, developed during the early 1950s to feature the newly designed ‘mantletless’ turret. Reinforcing the higher ranks of the British ground forces tree, the Centurion Action X will soon make its way to War Thunder, arri... (read more)

War Thunder League Grand Final Streams

10.10.2019, 23:59

Fellow War Thunder Players!Join us today at 17:00 GMT on the first stream in the play-off stage of the War Thunder League Season 2 Grand Final. Only 8 teams remain in the Grand Final and, while on stream, you can win the unique Silver trophy of the League, influence the matches and pick the best pla... (read more)

New authentic decals (01.10-18.10)

01.10.2019, 23:59

Make your vehicle more authentic! We regularly introduce new decals that you can unlock and/or purchase.New decals will become available for unlocking and purchase for a limited time, after this time, they will be replaced with new ones. Players will retain the unlocked decals forever!We have alread... (read more)

US Air Force day

18.09.2019, 23:59

Today marks the official 72nd Anniversary of the U.S. Air Force! On September 18, 1947, Stuart Symington became the first Secretary of the Air Force as US Army Air Corps bases came under Air Force Command and a 4th branch of the U.S. Military was born. Through battle, training, and experience in the... (read more)

New tone mapping system

10.09.2019, 23:59

We’re pleased to share with you our new tone mapping system which is being implemented in update 1.91 “Night Vision” making the game appear softer and slightly less saturated.Dear friends,War Thunder update 1.91 “Night Vision” is almost upon us, and today, we’d like to talk a little about some of th... (read more)

Mogami: Going All Out

03.09.2019, 23:59

Mogami is the lead ship of her class of four Japanese heavy cruisers, initially designed as light cruisers around the limits set by naval armament treaties at the time. Docking at player ports with the release of the upcoming update 1.91, Mogami will soon become the new crowning jewel of the Japanes... (read more)