As the Wargaming Universe continues to evolve, so too does World of Tanks. Our first public test for version 8.11 has been released, and we invite you to check out the new features and improvements, and help us collect valuable feedback before the official update goes live.
How the Public Test Works
To participate in the test you need to take the following steps:
Install a small launcher update found
here Update World of Tanks via the launcher
If you have already installed the
Public Test game client, the launcher will update it to the Public Test 8.11 automatically
Please keep in mind certain features of the public test server:
Payments are not accepted on the public test server
All test accounts will receive a one-time credit of:
20,000 Progress won't be transferred to the main NA server
Credits and experience rates will not be increased for this test
Public Test Version 0.8.11 Notes
These patch notes are preliminary and do not contain the details of characteristic changes of some tanks. The detailed list of these changes will be provided in the final patch notes during the update 0.8.11 release.
New map: “Windstorm,” a 1000x1000m European city map during winter
Various game elements were fixed on the following maps: Erlenberg, Redshire, Highway, Northwest
"Port" map completely removed
New map variations:
Fixed a bug with entering inside of the building near the cap area in Himmelsdorf (Encounter mode)
Performance improved on Fisherman’s Bay, Serene Coast, Severogorsk and Ensk
Excessive brightness of some effects fixed on several maps
New game mode: “Confrontation," where teams are balanced by nations (USSR vs. Germany; USA vs France, etc.)
“Ruinberg on Fire” – Rainy version of Ruinberg blanketed in fire
“Winter Himmelsdorf” – Winter-themed version of Himmelsdorf
Changes to Vehicle Characteristics
Reworked the model of T-54
Increased the price of Object 140
Rebalanced parameters of the following tank destroyers: AMX 50 Foch (155), Object 268, T110E3, T110E4, WT E-100.
Changes to tier X tank destroyers: AMX 50 Foch (155):
Engine Maybach HL 295 F (1200 h.p.) replaced with Saurer (1000 h.p.)
Damage caused by AP-T T368 gun 155mm AC SA58 changed from 850 to 750
Damage caused by HEAT T267 gun 155mm AC SA58 changed from 850 to 750
Penetration value of the HEAT T267 shells (155mm AC SA58 gun) changed from 408mm to 395mm
Changed vehicle's armor
Traverse speed of the WT E-100 suspension changed from 30 to 26
Turret traverse dispersion of the 12,8 cm Kanone L/61 increased by 212%
Turret traverse dispersion of 15 cm Pak L/38 gun increased by 75%
Turret traverse speed of WT E-100 changed from 24 deg/sec to 22 deg/sec
Reloading speed of the 155mm AT Gun T7E2 gun changed from 18.3 sec to 17 sec.
Damage caused by the AP M111E1 (155mm AT Gun T7E2) changed from 850 to 750
Damage caused by the APCR M112E1 (155mm AT Gun T7E2) changed from 850 to 750
Reload speed of 155mm AT Gun T7E2 changed from 21 sec. to 19.5 sec.
Damage caused by AP M111E1 (155mm AT Gun T7E2) changed from 850 to 750
Damage caused by APCR M112E1 (155mm AT Gun T7E2) changed from 850 to 750
Traverse speed of the Object 268 changed from 30 to 28
Dispersion during movement increased by 11%
Dispersion caused by suspension traverse increased by 11%
Max reverse speed changed from 18 km/h to 15 km/h
Reloading speed of 152mm М64 gun changed from 17 sec. to 16.5 sec.
Damage caused by UBK551M (152mm M64 gun) changed from 850 to 750
Penetration value of shells UBK551M (152mm M64 gun) changed from 450mm to 395mm
Damage caused by UBR551M (152 мм М64 gun) changed from 850 to 750
Fixed the armor of Foch 155, Foch and AMX AC mle. 48
Improved inaccuracies in visual models of Chaffee, KV-1S, Lorraine 40 t.
Fixed size bugs of Type 59, T-54, WZ-120, Nashorn
Increased profitability of the following tanks: Lowe, T34, 112, T-34-3, FCM50t, M6A2E1, Sexton I,
S-51, SU-14-1, M12, Lorraine 155 mle. 50, VK 28.01, VK 20.01 (D), VK 30.02 (D), G.W. Panther Details of the suspension damage model were standardized for: T29, T32, T34, M37, M41, Chaffee, Pershing, T92, Hellcat, M4A2E4, M46 Patton, M103, T57, T110E5, T26E4, T110E4, T110E3, M44, M53/M55, T69, M60
Fixed M44 quick sinking
Balance weight of artillery reduced by 10%
Group crew operations were added: retraining of the entire crew (for the new tank) 1-click returning of the crew to a tank
Battle chat disable option added (only text messages – commands and pings will remain)
Chat history view option is available in battles
"Tank is on fire" icon added, similar to the "sinking" icon
Activating fire extinguisher may now be done with left-clicking the "fire" icon (lower-left corner of the screen)
Option to disable postmortem kill cams
Improvements added to the mission/discount window
Added option to right-click on a tank in Garage and choose to go straight to its statistics
You may go to a tank in the Garage from its research window by clicking the new icon
In postmortem mode, the camera now cycles to your Platoon members (all other tanks after that)
Reload time counter added to the “reloading” radial menu and hotkey message
New markers and indicators added to the aim reticule settings
Fixed bug with mastery badges “disappearing”
Chat/voice chat in Team Battles were fixed
Fixed some bugs in the Team battle interface
FPS drop was fixed, caused by zoom-in on certain tanks (Japanese)
Fixed the way visual camouflage works: Premium camouflage is now stored and may be re-mounted
Fixed an issue with displaying of the tanks as well as their modules and equipment, that can’t be bought in the In-game shop
Motion blur effect performance was optimized
Modifiers that influence crewman skill level are now displayed (personal window)
Reworked graphics of ricochets
Reworked insignia of tankers (all nations)
Replay saving issue (save failing or with errors) was fixed
Speed indicator for backward movement was fixed
Changed field of view settings for different screen resolutions and aspect ratios
Added opportunity for tanks to retain use of the type of camouflage used in the last battle
Fixed some issues with voice-over in game interface
Changed the order of switching from ally to ally in postmortem mode
A few “Hero of the Battle” medals were added: “High Caliber” (damage infliction) and “Tanker Sniper” (inflict damage at 300+ meter distance)
“Sniper” medals were moved to the “special” category, where a player may see how many Sniper medals they have on relevant vehicles. Sniper medals are not achievable anymore.
Several new awards added especially for Team Battles ("Genius for War," "Armored Fist," "Tactical Breakthrough," "King of the Hill," "Wolf Among Sheep")
Fixed some inaccuracies in achievement descriptions
Mastery badge achievement is displayed (even if you already have one for that vehicle) when requirements are re-fulfilled
"Raisenai Heroes" medal reworked
Changes in Public Test #2
Various errors and defects fixed for the maps below:
"Himmelsdorf" "Winter Himmelsdorf" "Ruinberg on Fire" "Windstorm" "Highway" "Northwest" "Fisherman’s Bay" "Hidden village" "Redshire" "Erlenberg" "Serene Cliff" "Cliff" "Murovanka" Improved performance on "Windstorm" map.
Improved performance on "Hidden Village" map.
Fixed inconsistency between visual model and damage model for a number of buildings and objects.
Fixed blinking effects from tank tracks on winter maps.
Fixed issues with visual models for the following tanks: Т-54, WZ-120, КV-1S, Type 3 Chi-Nu, Type 59.
Model sizes for Т-54 and Type 59 were finalized.
Fixed issues with WZ-120 camo.
Fixed cannon models for M48A1 Patton and Conqueror tanks.
Waffenträger auf E 100 HP was reduced by 200.
Changed FOV settings for different "camera - tank" distances in arcade.
Fixed camera-to-tank saving after battle.
Some replay issues were fixed.
Fixed some errors in "Missions and Events" section
Fixed some issues with rendering that followed switching between applications.
Fixed errors and faults in logic for retraining crew to another tank.
Now you do not need to have perform a battle on a tank to have its crew returned - they will be stored for the tanks as of the patch release date.
Fixed inability to re-enter training room after you left it.
Reworked ricochet effects.
Corrected display of text input cursor when opening non - battle chats.
Reworked sounds of falling trees.
Naydin medal was added to rewards list for "Decent opposition".
Fixed issues that followed changes in graphic settings presets.
Corrected bold font in tank damage window.
Corrected display of contour frame when switching between tanks in tech tree.
Corrected display of system messages channel during loading.
Corrected display sequence for context menu sections, when clicking RMB at tanks "carousel" in hangar.
Fixed monitor blinking when mounting complex equipment.
Fixed blocking of button for premium vehicle purchase when player lacks gold for this operation.
Fixed absence of battle chat history after opening/closing chat input field.
Fixed application crashes in hangar interface.
Fixed application "hangs" for "Depot" and "Store" windows
Fixed error with displaying gold camo that was already sold and bought again.
"Tanker - sniper" achievement now has additional condition "make at least 8 shots."
Missing changes in CT#1 patchnote:
Added new voiceover for British crews.
Introduced new team kill / team damage fine / punishing system.
Changes in Public Test #3
Fixed an issue preventing the purchase of a tier 1 tank from the tech tree
Fixed several client crashes and stuttering
Fixed incorrect working of the artillery mode marker
Fixed several interface errors in Crew re-training