Alternative Soviet Medium Line to be Added to World of Tanks


Wargaming, the leading free-to-play MMO developer and publisher, today issued a press release that revealed the first details of the 8.8 Update for World of Tanks.

"Update 8.8 will introduce some very cool new machines into the Soviet and German lines," said World of Tanks Producer Mike Zhivets. "Strengthened with the addition of even more medium and heavy vehicles, the game's roster will offer players extra variety, while the rebalance within the German line will provide for a more well-rounded experience."

The update will bring an alternative branch of Soviet medium tanks, starting at tier VI. This new line will include the A-43 (tier VI), the A-44 (tier VII), the Object 416 (tier VIII), and the Object 140 that will take its place as the nation’s top medium tier option.

Fans of the German tech tree will see the debut of two new vehicles: the tier IV DW Heavy Chariot and the tier VI VK3002 (M) medium tank. The VK3001H medium tank will be moved to tier V, undergo rebalancing, and become a heavy tank, the VK3601H will also be become a heavy vehicle.

The 8.8 Update will also introduce two new Chinese premium machines, the tier VIII T-34-3 medium tank and the 112 tier VIII heavy tank, as well as a new battle arena with autumn setting: Tundra.

New Map: Tundra


New Premium Vehicles






Keep your eyes peeled for more information on the 8.8 Update, coming soon!

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