Update 1.39 released

Update 1.39 released

Update 1.39 released Pilots and tankers! War Thunder Update 1.39 has arrived! Among the most important additions are:       New aircraft, including the North American F-82 Twin Mustang, Republic F-84 Thunderjet, Lavochkin jet fighters La-15 and La-174, Supermarine Spitfire (Griffon-powered variants) and many other planes     New epic map “Kursk” and many new missions ..

Air Vice Marshall James ‘Johnnie’ Johnson

Air Vice Marshall James ‘Johnnie’ Johnson

From March 10th 15:00 GMT to March 11th 15:00 GMT   Requirements to unlock camouflages for Spitfire F.Mk.IX and Spitfire LF.Mk.IX are reduced by 50% Camouflages price for Spitfire F.Mk.IX and Spitfire LF.Mk.IX are reduced by 50% Born on March 9th 1915 at Barrow-upon-Soar, James Edgar Johnson was educated at Loughborough School. At the age of ..

Gladiators.WT 4×4 – total prize fund exceeds $28000!

Gladiators.WT 4×4 – total prize fund exceeds $28000!

Gladiators.WT 4×4 Tournament! We are very pleased about the course of the competition and the dedication that the teams show! Since it is the first War Thunder cybersports event for many, we would like the players to remember it and we have decided to greatly increase the prizes at stake. Now the total prize fund exceeds ..

[January 2nd] War Thunder – Winter Magic!

[January 2nd] War Thunder – Winter Magic!

[January 2nd] War Thunder – Winter Magic! Today is another day of our Christmas special events. Dreams come true in War Thunder! Participate in our special missions and choose what aircraft you want to receive special boosts! January 2nd! I. Premium aircraft missions Each day we will issue two special missions. Perform each mission in ..

Ground Forces – Visual Customization

Ground Forces – Visual Customization

In the previous issues of the Diaries we shed the light on the “inner life” of War Thunder tanks – modules, armor and damage model have been discussed. Today we will talk about the way tanks look – camos, decals, dirt and rust – everything that makes your trusted battle vehicle so special. Camouflage War Thunder tanks, ..

Ground Forces Damage Model [Part 1]

Ground Forces Damage Model [Part 1]

To make aircraft gameplay feels like real, it’s important to have true physics of the flight-model and realistic controls. To make tank gameplay feels like real, it is most important to have true physics of the damage model. That’s why we start to reveal details of the tank gameplay in War Thunder from the tank ..

Tanks Closed Beta

Tanks Closed Beta

First invitations From the very first day of CBT we began to send out invites and instructions to some players who had completed the Ground Forces HQ tasks.  These lucky members got early access to the Ground Forces CBT and to the hidden CBT sub-forum.  In order to concentrate our testers’ attention on any possible ..

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New screenshots of ISU-152 and Jagdpanther

  Don’t miss a unique opportunity to win one of the tank packs and access to the second wave of CBT.  During 72 hours from the news announcement join War Thunder on Facebook , share the news from the official page  and like our official Facebook page and get your chance to win one of the prizes: War ..

Matchmaking in 1.37

Matchmaking in 1.37

Pilots! A few words about the way match-maker works in War Thunder 1.37 Battles are being balanced depending on several attributes, the most important of them are the aircraft’s rank, its battle rating (this is displayed in a plane’s menu) and the player’s battle efficiency. What does the plane’s rank affect? It guarantees that in ..

Why A German Pilot Escorted An American Bomber To Safety During World War II

Why A German Pilot Escorted An American Bomber To Safety During World War II

Once in a while, you hear an old war story that restores your faith in humanity. Usually it involves a moment of quiet in the midst of chaos; some singing  or the sharing of a few condiments . But how many of them take place in mid air?P This is the remarkable story of a crippled American bomber spared ..

Warthunder  Update – 1.37

Warthunder Update – 1.37

The Long expected Update – 1.37 – will bring several significant changes to the game, such as:   A completely different progression system. All vehicles are divided into 5 ranks instead of 20, to get a new aircraft a player will have to research a previous one, researching the desired vehicle has become faster. More ..