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Xbox account email linking

08.08.2019, 23:59

Dear Xbox players! Today, we’re happy to present to you the option to link your War Thunder account by email. This will allow you to play the PC version of the game whilst keeping all your progress, purchase Golden Eagles in the Gaijin Store, and access the forums, support website and War Thunder Li... (read more)

Operation H.E.A.T.

02.08.2019, 23:59

Download Wallpaper:1920x10802560x14403840x2160How is the water, warriors? It is very important because, this summer, we will meet our comrades-in-arms - the commanders of naval vessels who will join our tankers and pilots in the big summer event. H.E.A.T. begins!From the 2nd of August until the 26th... (read more)

Changes in the award mechanic (medals)

24.07.2019, 23:59

In such a gigantic and complex organism such as the military, medals demonstrate in one quick and clear designation of human merit and deed identifying individuals worthy of respect. In War Thunder medals serve the same purpose and indicate the impressive achievements of one person to other players.... (read more)

T-34 Family

17.07.2019, 23:59

The T-34 is a legendary Soviet medium tank… or, rather, a whole family of tanks. They are known for their powerful guns, excellent mobility and, in many cases, decent armour as well. There are fourteen different T-34 variants in War Thunder, from the most conventional of models to experimental vehic... (read more)

Receive unique vehicles for game activity!

09.07.2019, 23:59

From the 11th of July until the 27th of July - a double award bonus for activity by squadron players!A good reason to join a squadron or become a commander in your own squadron! To do this select Community → Squadrons → Squadrons search and apply to the desired squadron and join it automatically if ... (read more)

Meltdown Discounts

25.06.2019, 23:59

While the temperature outside creeps up, the prices in War Thunder are going down. We are starting big with a very nice discount! Restock your hangar with new vehicles and be prepared for summer!Discounts from the 25th of June until the 1st of July!From 25th of June till 1st of July — 50% discount f... (read more)

New authentic decals (19.06-04.07)

19.06.2019, 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)

Russia Day!

12.06.2019, 23:59

Russia Day (День России) is a national holiday in Russia, celebrated on the 12th of June every year since 1992. In commemoration of this day, people attend concerts, community events, and firework displays are seen throughout the day.From 9:00 GMT on the 12th of June till 07:00 GMT on the 14th of Ju... (read more)

Top SPAAGs!

04.06.2019, 23:59

Update 1.89 Imperial Navy introduced four new SPAAGs sitting at BR 10,0.Thanks to the fearsome Soviet Tunguska, top jets are already well aware of how deadly the combination of air-to-air missiles and a modern radar station is. Now, there are even more SPAAGs like that — the US, Germany, the UK and ... (read more)

Type 16 MCV: Elite Marksman

27.05.2019, 23:59

The Type 16 MCV is a modern Japanese wheeled tank destroyer, developed in the early 2000’s for rapid deployment in the event of an outbreak of hostilities. Coming soon to War Thunder with update 1.89, Japanese tankers in the game may look forward to including this highly sophisticated war machine in... (read more)

Karo-Tei Type 2: Young Gunner

20.05.2019, 23:59

The Karo-Tei Type 2 is a sub-chaser boat used by the Japanese in the later stages of WW2 to combat submarine threats in the waters of Okinawa and the Philippines. In update 1.89 “Imperial Navy”, the Karo-Tei Type 2 will be one of the first vessels unlocked by future IJN captains in War Thunder!Brief... (read more)

AMX-50 Surblindé: French Powerlifter

13.05.2019, 23:59

A heavy, powerful tank with an 18-round automatic loader and a 120-mm cannon, the AMX-50 Surblindé is the main prize of the upcoming World War season "Recon under Fire".History▼AMX-50 Surblindé. Heavy tank, France, rank V.pros:120 mm cannon + 18 round drum = success!Well-protected hull front20 mm an... (read more)

No.4 Type CH-8: Bomb truck

06.05.2019, 23:59

No.4 Type CH-8. Submarine hunter, Japan, rank II.ProsLarge size equals good vitalityCan carry up to 18 depth bombs, plus 4 in side mortarsConsThere's no large-calibre weaponryLow speedThe CH-8 is one of the first Japanese ships designed to combat submarines. The ships of this class were produced in ... (read more)

How can you get premium vehicles? Warbonds!

30.04.2019, 23:59

We present to you an assortment of Warbond shop items for May. Fulfill Battle Tasks, earn warbonds, improve your shop level and unlock rewards!The first time you can get the premium Elco 80 ft PT-556 (USA) boat for Warbonds.Battle Tasks will be available to you after reaching and purchasing a 3rd ra... (read more)

War Thunder League First Season Finals

26.04.2019, 23:59

Fellow War Thunder Players!We are now half way through the first season of the War Thunder League - a great time to unveil the season finals and prizes for them!The “War Thunder League Grand Final” will be a Realistic Battles combined tournament in the 7 vs 7 format. New game mechanics will be intro... (read more)

New authentic decals (18.04-15.05)

18.04.2019, 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 every 2 weeks, after this time, they will be replaced with new ones. Players will retain the unlocked decals forever!We have already add... (read more)

Battlefield Engineer!

11.04.2019, 23:59

From April 11th 11:00 GMT until April 22nd 11:00 GMTRestore the rare fighter - the I-180S and trade it for the VFWSPG, Pr.122bis submarine chaser, the Ju 388 J interceptor, the Merkava Mk.1 MBT or the light cruiser HMS Tiger.Warriors!We managed to recapture an aircraft building facility that does no... (read more)

Alien combat vehicles from Green Hills

01.04.2019, 23:59

We have collected all information available and reviewed all eye-witness accounts describing the combat vehicles involved in the Green Hills alien combat arena.The alien combat vehicle is a radially symmetrical disc-shaped object with a rotating semi-spherical dome. This vehicle can move through are... (read more)

War Thunder 1.87 "Locked On" - Changelog

12.03.2019, 23:59

The pioneers of Rank VII Ground Forces, New and advanced Supersonic jets, French Helicopters, New Cruisers and sophisticated Radar technology! All this and more awaits in 1.87!M1A1 AbramsMitsubishi T-2SA.316B Alouette III2S6 TunguskaNaval FleetUSAClass Brooklyn, USS Brooklyn (CL-40)Class Somers, USS... (read more)

Squadron Activity Improvements

05.03.2019, 23:59

Improved Squadron Activity MechanicThere will be major changes added to the squadron activity mechanic in one of the next upcoming updates. Squadron activity was originally introduced to make it easier for players and squadron commanders to understand the activity level of a squadron or the individu... (read more)

Sea Voyage

18.02.2019, 23:59

Pilots and Tankers have already shown their skills in War Thunder’s festive adventures. Now our brave sailors will go on a “Sea Voyage” in which pilots and ship commanders will be able to win premium vehicles and other prizes by completing the tasks in the combined naval battles. We wish you luck!Fr... (read more)

Tournament rating system

12.02.2019, 23:59

Fellow War Thunder Players!We present to you a new rating system for everyone who plays tournaments on the TSS portal.The introduction of the rating system will allow players who haven’t played in tournaments to start by facing opponents of the same experience. Meanwhile, players who already play to... (read more)

The Lunar New Year in War Thunder

05.02.2019, 23:59

Many people enjoy associating the New Year symbol to a specific animal according to an old Chinese tradition. Let’s bring some of that atmosphere to War Thunder! 2019 is the year of the Pig and fireworks will emphasize the Oriental flavour until the end of the week!From February 5th 13:00 GMT till F... (read more)

Answers from the developers

30.01.2019, 23:59

Dear players,Another round of questions and answers, with War Thunder producer Vyacheslav Bulannikov!Ground vehiclesQ. Is it possible to include a mechanic where the airborne aim-assist goes off for top-tier AA guns only in aiming view?A. We're planning to change the current mechanic for how radar w... (read more)

Climbing the ranks with...German tanks!

24.01.2019, 23:59

The German tech tree contains a lot of interesting vehicles: from lightly-armoured self-propelled guns to the heaviest tank clad in the thickest of armour… and all the way to the most modern MBTs.Check out War Thunder's official YouTube channel to watch this video:Source: https://warthunder.com/en/n... (read more)