Release Notes

9.8

Featured

  • Added Domination, a new game mode
  • Added personalized discounts when purchasing Premium Account
  • Added battle performance badges to the battle interface, awarded for performing various actions in combat (can be disabled in Settings)
  • Changed, rebalanced, and reformulated conditions for 36 Personal Missions
  • Added the ability to fight Battles for Stronghold in tier VIII vehicles for Strongholds of Level V-VII
  • Added the ability to create a Platoon and invite a player to join during the battle
  • Added the ability to switch between the SD and HD versions of the game client in the game installer and launcher. The SD version will include textures of a lower quality and consequently occupy less space on the hard drive
  • Added a restriction on creation of Battles for Stronghold during certain time periods
  • Added Personal Reserves:
    • Once activated, Personal Reserves can increase the number of Credits, Free Experience, Crew experience, or regular Experience earned. Each Personal Reserve has a certain duration. You can earn Personal Reserves by completing certain missions

Maps

  • Fixed various issues and improved gameplay on the following maps: Siegfried Line, Karelia, Sand River, Airfield, Westfield, Murovanka
  • Removed the Komarin map from the Random Battle mode
  • Reduced the battle level of the Hidden Village map
  • Added a new map for Domination
  • Improved effects on the following maps: Lakeville, Erlenberg, Siegfried Line
  • Reworked destruction effects for some environmental objects
  • Fixed bases in Attack/Defense on the Himmelsdorf map
  • Deleted resources of the Northwest map from the game client.

Vehicles

  • Transfered the T-54 mod. 1 tier VIII U.S.S.R. Premium medium tank to the in-game Store
  • Reworked the following vehicles in HD quality: Wolverine, Type T-34, Leopard 1, Hummel, M4A3E2 Sherman Jumbo, M48A1 Patton, Type58, SU-85, Cromwell, T26E4 SuperPershing, T32, Pershing, IS-3, AMX 50 120
  • Set the shell flight range at 400 meters for all low-caliber auto-cannons and machine guns
  • Improved some characteristics of the following vehicles:
    • А-20, BT-7, KV-13, IS-8, IS-7
    • Durchbruchswagen 2, Pz.Kpfw. I, Pz.Sfl. IVc, Nashorn, Sturer Emil, VK 30.02 (D)
    • Churchill Gun Carriage, Vickers Medium Mk. III, Vickers Medium Mk. II
    • M2 Medium Tank, T28 Prototype, T30
    • D1, B1, ARL V39, AMX 13 75
  • Decreased some characteristics of the following vehicles: Conqueror Gun Carriage, AT 7
  • Fixed the thumbnail of the T95 tank destroyer

Changes to Vehicle Characteristics

France

ARL V39

  • In-motion dispersion of the ARL V39 suspension decreased by 8%
  • Hull-traverse dispersion of the ARL V39 bis suspension decreased by 8%
  • Aiming time of the 90mm AC DCA 45 gun for the ARL V39 turret decreased from 2.9sec. to 2.6sec.
  • Dispersion on gun traverse of the 105mm AC mle. 1930 S gun decreased by 12%

AMX 13 75

  • In-motion dispersion of the AMX 13 Type 1R suspension decreased by 9%
  • Crossing capacity of the AMX 13 Type 1R suspension on solid terrain increased by 11%
    • Medium terrain increased by 10%
  • Hull-traverse dispersion of the AMX 13 Type 2A suspension decreased by 9%
  • Crossing capacity of the AMX 13 Type 2A suspension on solid terrain increased by 12%
    • Medium terrain increased by 11%
  • Turret-traverse dispersion of the 75mm SA50 gun decreased by 11%

D1

  • Crossing capacity of the D1 suspension on solid terrain increased by 17%
    • Medium terrain increased by 21%
    • Soft terrain increased by 15%
  • In-motion dispersion of the D1 bis suspension decreased by 3%
  • Crossing capacity of the D1 bis suspension on solid terrain increased by 9%
    • Medium terrain increased by 23%
    • Soft terrain increased by 17%

B1

  • In-motion dispersion of the B1 suspension decreased by 8%
  • Hull-traverse dispersion of the B1 bis suspension decreased by 9%
  • Durability increased from 116 to 126 HP
Germany

Pz. Sfl. IVc

  • In-motion dispersion of the Pz.Sfl. IVc suspension decreased by 7%
  • Hull-traverse dispersion of the Pz.Sfl. IVc verstarkteketten suspension decreased by 8%
  • Aiming time of the 8,8cm Flak 41 L/74 gun for the Pz.Sfl. IVc Flak 41 turret reduced from 2.3sec. to 2.1sec.

Durchbruchswagen 2

  • In-motion dispersion of the D.W. suspension decreased by 17%
  • Hull-traverse dispersion of the D.W. 2 suspension decreased by 18%
  • Dispersion of the 5cm Kw.K. 39 L/60 gun decreased from 0.4 m to 0.39 m
  • Durability with the D.W.-Versuchsturm turret increased from 380 to 390 HP
  • Durability with the VK 30.01 (H) 0-Serie turret increased from 420 to 440 HP
  • Aiming time of the 5cm Kw.K. 39 L/60 gun for the D.W.-Versuchsturm turret reduced from 2.3 s to 2.2 s
  • Aiming time of the  cm Kw.K. 39 L/60 gun for the VK 30.01 (H) 0-Serie turret reduced from 2.3 s to 2.2 s

Pz.Kpfw. I

  • In-motion dispersion of the Pz.Kpfw. I Ausf. A suspension decreased by 6%
  • In-motion dispersion of the Pz.Kpfw. I Ausf. B suspension decreased by 10%

Nashorn

  • In-motion dispersion of the Nashorn suspension decreased by 8%
  • Hull-traverse dispersion of the Nashorn verstarkteketten suspension decreased by 8%
  • Dispersion on gun traverse of the 8,8cm Pak 43 L/71 gun decreased by 20%

Sturer Emil

  • Traverse speed of the Schwere Betonknacker suspension increased from 30 to 32
  • Crossing capacity of the Schwere Betonknacker suspension on solid terrain increased by 8%
    • Medium terrain increased by 14%
    • Soft terrain increased by 8%
  • Traverse speed of the Pz.Sfl. fur 12.8cm K. 40 suspension increased from 34 to 36
  • Crossing capacity of the Pz.Sfl. fur 12.8cm K. 40 suspension on solid terrain increased by 9%
    • Medium terrain increased by 15%
    • Soft terrain increased by 9%
  • Reload time of the 10,5cm Kanone 18 gun for the Pz.Sfl. V reduced from 8sec. to 7.8sec.
  • Traverse speed of the Pz.Sfl. V turret increased from 26 deg/s to 28 deg/s

VK 30.02 (D)

  • In-motion dispersion of the VK 30.02 (D) suspension decreased by 9%
  • Hull-traverse dispersion of the VK 30.02 (D) suspension decreased by 5%
  • Turret-traverse dispersion of the 10,5cm Kw.K. L/28 gun decreased by 12%
  • Turret-traverse dispersion of the 8,8cm Kw.K. 36 L/56 gun decreased by 12%
  • Traverse speed of the VK 30.02 (D) Schmalturm turret increased from 24 deg/s to 30 deg/s
Great Britain

Conqueror Gun Carriage

  • Aiming time of the B.L. 9.2-in. Howitzer Mk. II gun for the Turret_1_GB31_Conqueror_Gun turret increased from 8.5sec. to 8.8sec.
  • Dispersion of the B.L. 9.2-in. Howitzer Mk. II gun increased from 1.1 m to 1.2 m

AT 7

  • Aiming time of the OQF 20-pdr AT Gun Type A Barrel gun for the AT 7 turret increased from 2.1sec. to 2.3sec.
    • Reload increased from 5.8sec. to 6.2sec.

Churchill Gun Carrier

  • Traverse speed of the Churchill Gun Carriage suspension increased from 22 to 24
  • Traverse speed of the Churchill Gun Carriage Mk. II suspension increased from 24 to 28
  • Aiming time of the QF 3.7-inch AT Gun for the Churchill Gun Carriage turret reduced from 2.3sec. to 2sec.
  • Aiming time of the OQF 32-pdr AT Gun for the Churchill Gun Carriage turret reduced from 2.9sec. to 2.1sec.

Vickers Medium Mk. III

  • Crossing capacity of the Vickers Medium А6Е1 suspension on medium terrain increased by 8%
  • In-motion dispersion of the Vickers Medium А6Е3 suspension decreased by 5%
    • Medium terrain increased by 9%
    • Soft terrain increased by 5%

Vickers Medium Mk. II

  • In-motion dispersion of the Vickers Medium Mk. II suspension decreased by 6%
  • Hull-traverse dispersion of the Vickers Medium Mk. IIA suspension decreased by 9%
USA

T28 Prototype

  • Aiming time of the 120mm AT Gun T53 for the T28P D1 turret decreased from 2.3sec. to 2.1sec.
  • Dispersion of the 120mm AT Gun T53 decreased from 0.39 m to 0.38 m

M2 Medium Tank

  • Crossing capacity of the T48 suspension on medium terrain increased by 18%
    • Soft terrain increased by 14%
  • Crossing capacity of the T49 suspension on solid terrain increased by 9%
    • Medium terrain increased by 8%
    • Soft terrain increased by 9%

T30

  • Hull-traverse dispersion of the T80E3A suspension decreased by 8%
  • Hull-traverse dispersion of the T84E38 suspension decreased by 8%
  • Dispersion of the 155mm AT Gun T7 decreased from 0.39 m to 0.37 m
USSR

IS-8

  • In-motion dispersion of the T-10 suspension decreased by 9%
  • Hull-traverse dispersion of the T-10M suspension decreased by 10%
  • Aiming time of the 122mm M62-T2 gun for the T-10 turret reduced from 3.4sec. to 3.2sec.
  • Aiming time of the 122mm M62-T2 gun for the T-10M turret reduced from 2.9sec. to 2.8sec.

KV-13

  • In-motion dispersion of the KV-13 mod. 1942 suspension decreased by 8%
  • Crossing capacity of the KV-13 mod. 1942 suspension on solid terrain increased by 9%
    • Medium terrain increased by 8%
    • Soft terrain increased by 5%
  • In-motion dispersion of the KV-13 mod. 1943 suspension decreased by 9%
  • Crossing capacity of the KV-13 mod. 1943 suspension on solid terrain increased by 10%
    • Medium terrain increased by 9%
  • Reload time of the 85mm D-5T-85BM gun for the KV-13 mod. 1943 turret reduced from 5.9sec. to 5.7sec.
  • Turret-traverse dispersion of the 85mm D5T-85BM gun decreased by 14%

IS-7

  • In-motion dispersion of the IS-7 suspension decreased by 10%
  • Aiming time of the 130mm S-70 gun for the IS-7 turret reduced from 3.4sec. to 3.1sec.

A-20

  • In-motion dispersion of the A-20 mod. 1938 suspension decreased by 8%
    • A-20 mod. 1940 suspension decreased by 8%

BT-7

  • Hull-traverse dispersion of the BT-5 suspension decreased by 11%
  • Hull-traverse dispersion of the BT-7 suspension decreased by 12%

Other

  • Added notifications about upcoming modules that will be unlocked for research and purchase for a player's vehicle
  • Reworked tips on battle loading screens
  • Reworked the interface of invitations to tactical units such as Platoons, Tank Companies, teams, etc.
  • Expanded the list of names for female Crew members of all nations
  • Added the coat of arms of Omsk to vehicle Emblems
  • Fixed the calculation and display of the "Experience required to increase skill" value in Personal File of Crew members
  • Fixed many issues with the new features of the Team Battle mode
  • Fixed some gameplay and interface issues in the Stronghold mode
  • Improved the Garage interface for Personal Missions
  • Added automatic starting of the next Personal Mission when the current one is completed
  • Fixed twitching of the aiming circle in Artillery mode
  • Fixed the bold font in battle chat on some PC configurations
  • Fixed some minor issues with interface
  • Fixed flickering of vehicle track marks in some cases
  • Fixed some gameplay and interface issues in Strongholds mode