With the launch of the latest Public Test, you’ll have the chance to test out an exciting new game mode for Clan members: Strongholds. The Strongholds game mode will be available inside the client and is not connected to the Global Map.
Strongholds represent Clan property and consist of a virtual military base, the zones surrounding it, and auxiliary buildings. Strongholds may be created by Clan commanders for free.
Not a member of a Clan? You can still participate in the Strongholds Public Test by creating a free test Clan!
For that matter, there's never been a better time to get a Clan started! During the Month of Clans, you can earn a 2,500 rebate on the formation of a new Clan. Build a Clan and you'll be ready for the Strongholds final release!
It's important for the development of the game mode to get as much feedback as possible. By taking part in the Strongholds Public Test, you can tell us about your thoughts and suggestions on the new game mode. This way the development team can review your feedback and continue making changes to Strongholds before it goes live in World of Tanks.
Main Features of the Strongholds Public Test
- Creating a Stronghold with four possible upgrades
- Building Structures that produce special "Reserves" (bonuses) with four possible upgrades
- Earning "Industrial Resources" by participating in Skirmishes
- "Industrial Resources" will receive X3 multiplier.
- The Strongholds Public Test will be available from June 19 until June 23
- World of Tanks players are eligible to take part in the Strongholds Public Test as long as they registered before June 16, 2014
- If you changed your password after June 16, 2014, you will only be able to log into the Public Test server using your previous password
- All Clans may participate in the Strongholds Public Test as long as the Clan was created before June 16, 2014
Please note: All Clan tags will be changed during the Stongholds Public Test
Download the Strongholds Public Test
- Download the test client installer
- Save and run the installer
- Run the test client launcher. The launcher will automatically download all additional data
Be sure to install the test launcher in a different folder from the current game client version. Also, close all game clients before installing the update.
Please note the following features of the Strongholds Public Test server:
- Payments are not accepted on the server
- All test accounts will receive a one-time stipend of:
- 100,000,000 Free XP
- No multiplier for XP and Credit income
- X3 Income for Industrial Resources
Please note: all changes made to Clans on the test server will not be made on the main NA server