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Public Test of Update 0.9.10: Round 2

15.10.2020, 23:59

Captains, welcome to the Public Test of Update 0.9.10!The "U.S. Battleships: Part 2" event, a new collection, and Key Battles. Take a look through the Developer Bulletin, and welcome to the test.LEAVE FEEDBACKRound 2 ScheduleStarts: Thu. 15 Oct. 17:30 CET (UTC+1)Ends: Tue. 20 Oct. 06:30 CET (UTC+1)C... (read more)

Premium Shop: Champagne

09.10.2020, 23:59

ChampagneFor the duration of 1 week, you have a unique opportunity to purchase a fast French battleship, VIII Champagne, with accurate main guns that have a great firing range. The Premium Shop and Armory now offer the Admiral Pack, as part of which you’ll get the new ship, together with a Port slot... (read more)

Armada: Florida

02.10.2020, 23:59

HistoryIn February of 1922, the world's leading countries signed a treaty in Washington to limit naval armament. Eight years later, the treaty was extended in London. According to these treaties, the signing countries could start building new battleships no earlier than 1935. This period of naval hi... (read more)

King of the Sea XI: Regional Results

29.09.2020, 23:59

A new King arises! Long live the King!We extend our warmest congratulations to the [BANCV] TWA team for their hard-fought victory over [JUNK] Garbage Men in the Eleventh Season of the King of the Sea tournament.REGIONAL WINNERSEU: [BANCV] TWANA: [O7] Devastating StrikeAsia: [KAXSA] 格差 ~社会問題を考える~Regi... (read more)

Public Test of Update 0.9.9: Round 2

17.09.2020, 23:59

Captains, welcome to the Public Test of Update 0.9.9!The "U.S. Battleships: Part 1" event, mercenaries in Clan Battles, modified crosshairs for aircraft carriers, and other fresh features! Take a look through the Developer Bulletin, and welcome to the test.LEAVE FEEDBACKRound 2 ScheduleStarts:Thu. 1... (read more)

Armada: München

12.09.2020, 23:59

HistoryIn 1937, the German Fleet Commander was presented a draft design of a light cruiser with a displacement of 7,900 tons; triple-shaft propulsion with an output of 120,000 horsepower; and a speed of 36 knots. The only significant improvement of the project involved replacing the central turbine ... (read more)

Update 0.9.8

01.09.2020, 23:59

Captains! Due to the installation of the Update, the server will be unavailable:From: Thu. 03 Sep. 07:00 CEST (UTC+2)Until: Thu. 03 Sep. 10:00 CEST (UTC+2)Update size: 8 GBWORLD OF WARSHIPS ANNIVERSARYWith Update 0.9.8, World of Warships is celebrating its Fifth Anniversary! The festive Update offer... (read more)

Naval History in Photos: Project HULA

25.08.2020, 23:59

Let’s take a look at some historical photos from Project Hula!In the spring and summer of 1945, special detachments from the U.S. and Soviet Navies met at Cold Bay, Alaska, as part of a top-secret training operation. The plan was for the U.S. Navy to train some 15,000 Russian officers and men in the... (read more)

Thirteenth Ranked Sprint

18.08.2020, 23:59

RulesStarts: Fri. 21 Aug. 11:00 CEST (UTC+2)Ends: Mon. 31 Aug. 10:30 CEST (UTC+2)Format: 3 vs. 3, playing Tier IX shipsMode: DominationMaps: Hotspot, Mountain Range, Shatter, Warrior's Path, and Northern Waters, all with reduced combat areas RegulationsPlayers who attain Rank 1 won't be able to part... (read more)

Results—Easter Egg Contest

11.08.2020, 23:59

Prizes will be distributed by:Sat. 15 Aug. 01:59 CEST (UTC+2)Prizes1-10th unordered:ThessiusEUKirito_Lv97EUdomen3EUFalconKMNATrainsversaLNATheIncineratorNABurninator_USAFNASL_RabbitASIAinet_zlodeyCISIrrwitzerCISRandom PrizesThe following 25 players will get the rare camouflage bundle:Leon_0529 [ASIA... (read more)

Collections: Completion and Rewards

11.08.2020, 23:59

Update 0.9.7 welcomes the “German Navy” collection.This provides an excellent opportunity to refresh your memory about the available in-game collections and why it’s worthwhile to complete them.THE “GERMAN NAVY” COLLECTIONBuild the collection to learn about the history of the German Navy during the ... (read more)

Winners – USNI Giveaway

31.07.2020, 23:59

Winners:Graphic novel “The Stringbags”Bennji8belu_kill_HundarklenoobMsDazyEwttoBrCookiedoKAOS_99sayonaraDDHuynh_1Thranduil1_1Digital Subscription to Naval History MagazineGruvfogdenGrinsi_Kleinpodrummer6hayze_1Dementia_ZAbosunrobelrey99panto55moonlight_17Morisita_NobueWinners will soon be contacted ... (read more)

Supertest is Recruiting!

13.07.2020, 23:59

SuperTest recruitment is opening back up! You know what that means: if you want to help test new builds, ships, and in-game features, now's your chance to sign up!All we ask is that you provide us with some constructive feedback, and to not disclose the information revealed in the SuperTest environm... (read more)

Naval Legends: Submarine USS Batfish

04.07.2020, 23:59

Today finds the USS Batfish at rest in a memorial park in Muskogee, Oklahoma, where she serves as a museum ship.The Balao-class submarines became a real nightmare for the Japanese Navy during World War II. Hunting both in packs and alone, they were not known to shy away from any target, whether it b... (read more)

Armada: California

03.07.2020, 23:59

HistorySuperdreadnought California was the first of a pair of Tennessee-class battleships to be laid down in October 1916. This project was originally an enhanced design of a series of "standard" American battleships that were constructed between the 1910s and early 1920s. The ship differed from the... (read more)

Public Test of Update 0.9.6: Round 2

25.06.2020, 23:59

ommanders, welcome to the Public Test of Update 0.9.6!The German Carriers event, Ranked Battles, updates to the Modules tab, and other improvements. Take a look through the Developer Bulletin, and welcome to the test!LEAVE FEEDBACKRound 2 ScheduleStarts Thu. 25 Jun. 18:30 CEST (UTC+2)Ends Tue. 30 Ju... (read more)

Twelfth Ranked Sprint

22.06.2020, 23:59

RulesStarts: Wed. 24 Jun. 11:00 CEST (UTC+2)Ends: Mon. 06 Jul. 10:30 CEST (UTC+2)Format: 8 vs. 8 playing Tier VIII shipsMode: DominationRewards: 10,000 Coal; 500,000 credits; and a haul of signalsMaps: Haven, Fault Line, Greece, Northern Waters, and LoopRegulationsPlayers who attain Rank 1 won't be ... (read more)

Review of the Updates to Combat Missions

11.06.2020, 23:59

The combat mission system is one of the oldest components in our game.Combat missions themselves have significantly changed since they first appeared in the game: we introduced Daily Challenges and Directives, added mission requirements for new battle types and ship branches, and made many other cha... (read more)

Free Goodies in our news Articles!

03.06.2020, 23:59

Captains!How thoroughly do you read the news on our website? We’re announcing a great opportunity that will give our most attentive readers the chance to stock up on in-game items. You’ll find a special button hidden in specific articles published between May 11 and June 5 on our website. When readi... (read more)

Naval Legends: Battleship Bismarck

28.05.2020, 23:59

Battleship Bismarck is perhaps one of the most famous ships of World War II. She was the perfect embodiment of the predominant idea of her time that only steel behemoths with powerful armament and strong armor could dominate the seas. The fate of battleship Bismarck represents both the greatest triu... (read more)

The Best Moments with Captain Bob Batterson

21.05.2020, 23:59

Last Friday, we were honored to have the opportunity to host retired Navy Captain, Bob Batterson, on our weekly Twitch stream. Captain Batterson is a Pearl Harbor survivor who flew F6F Hellcats during WWII.He served his country for 35 years, and recently celebrated his 99th Birthday on May 8. We all... (read more)

Soviet Cruisers: Early Access

11.05.2020, 23:59

Early AccessResearchable Soviet cruisers VIII Tallinn and IX Riga are arriving in Early Access. To obtain them, you can exchange Soviet Tokens for bundles in the Armory that are opened in sequential order.Soviet Tokens: a themed temporary resource that can be obtained from Soviet containers or rando... (read more)

YouTube Shipments: Memorial Marathon

09.05.2020, 23:59

On May 8, 1945, World War II in Europe came to an end. We would like to pay homage to all veterans of war, without whom we would not be here today.On the occasion of the 75th Anniversary of the armistice in Europe, we've reached out to World War II veterans and prepared a special video marathon that... (read more)

Results: Week-Long Recruit-A-Thon

30.04.2020, 23:59

Congratulations to the commanders who participated in our Recruiting Station event, winning a combined total of 7,000+ exclusive Recruiting Station flags and Back-to-School camouflage bundles!See below if you are one of 16 lucky winners of a Premium Ship:Recruiters svrakaIX GeorgiaMLG_ice_cream_truc... (read more)

Anzac Day Approaches

24.04.2020, 23:59

Anzac Day is a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand that broadly commemorates all Australians and New Zealanders "who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations," and "the contribution and suffering of all those who have served".It’s a special day, and we... (read more)

Submarines: How to Play

14.04.2020, 23:59

Everyone can join the testing of submarines on the Public Test 0.9.4 server this weekend!But, before doing so, be sure to carefully read this article. It will inform you about the basics of submarine controls, the new mechanics created especially for this ship type, and of course—the methods of coun... (read more)

World of Warships Discord

10.04.2020, 23:59

Commanders!We are happy to announce that World of Warships just got its very own official Discord server. Sign up now and join the conversation!Are you a Warships aficionado? Do you want to be the first to get the news – straight from the horse's mouth? Maybe you just want a place to look for divisi... (read more)