Storm answered a number of questions on his Livejournal page.
-No comments on when 9.8 will be released – but the release is close;
-A new physics test will arrive this year;
-The huge number of platoons is not a problem for us;
-The female voice acting situation is unclear;
-New premium tanks will still arrive – even if it is unconfortable sometimes;
-Preferential MM on STA-2 is not decided yet;