Update 1.16.1 is coming, Commanders! Try out the new features in the aiming interface, fight as Strategists and Tankers in the newest Art of Strategy event, and get ready for the return of Frontline, featuring game and balance adjustments!
New Vehicle Outlining
We’re introducing two new features to the aiming interface to help you hit opponents with greater accuracy.
The rendering of various obstacles that are inside the vehicle collision model will be useful when aiming at enemy vehicles that are obstructed by bushes, fences, etc. When you see an opponent in the crosshair, obstacles inside its collision model will be highlighted with two types of special rendering, depending on whether the shell can penetrate them or not.
Vehicle outlining by collision model will help you identify all the external "through" elements on a potential target that it makes no sense to aim at. The hull and turret of all vehicles will be highlighted by the collision model, while the suspension will still be outlined by the visual model.
By default, these new features will be disabled in the game client. You can enable them manually in the Reticle tab in the game settings.
Important: Enabling these settings may cause performance issues, especially on low-spec PCs.
The new vehicle outlining is an experimental solution that significantly affects the aiming process and your gameplay experience. We're getting mixed feedback on these changes and will continue to monitor them closely to see what impact they may have on key game parameters. With your help, we will see what the future holds for this feature.
Want to command not just one tank but a whole squadron of Tier X vehicles? Brace yourselves for the new Art of Strategy event, which is just around the corner! You’ll have the opportunity to take on the role of a real-time Strategist who has seven AI-controlled allies at their disposal, or you can be one of the seven brave Tankers on opposition. Which side will you choose in this showdown?
The most epic mode in World of Tanks is back! There will be several launches of this mode in 2022, the first of which kicks off in May. Frontline's core gameplay remains unchanged, but we’re back to the comfortable format of single-tier battles. Select your favorite Tier VIII vehicles, and get ready to hone personal and team tactics in your favorite mode!
Players with Premium Account will be credited an additional 24 hours of WoT Premium Account time to make up for the update maintenance period. If you’d like to make any in-game purchases, please wait until the servers are running again.
World of Tanks servers will be down on 12 April at 00:30 PT | 02:30 CT | 03:30 ET to 07:00 PT | 09:00 CT | 10:00 ET.
Good luck, Commanders!
Brace yourselves for the new Art of Strategy event, share your feedback on the new vehicle contouring, and get ready for epic 30v30 clashes in Frontline!