World of Tanks 1.6.1 – Patchnotes

Main Changes

Multinational Vehicles

  • Now players can change the nation of some Premium vehicles. First of all, we are talking about the well-known captured vehicles, vehicles supplied under Lend-Lease, and representatives of historical and cultural heritage, such as the Polish T-34-85 Rudy.
  • This feature will allow players to complete missions that have national restrictions. Upon changing the vehicle’s nation, it becomes possible to use the crews, equipment, and consumables of the corresponding nation. A player’s configuration of the vehicle for another nation (crew, mounted equipment) can be saved, and the operation of switching between nations is free for players. The legendary T-34-85 Rudy will become the first multinational vehicle. Its nation can be switched between the Soviet Union and Poland. The Polish version will have a crew of four unique Polish tankers with 100% trained Brothers in Arms perk and a German shepherd. Players who have this Premium vehicle in the Garage, will receive the Polish crew as a gift, and the feature of changing the nation will become available.

Changes to Ranked Battles

  • Changed the qualification logic. Added Bonus Battles for the number of chevrons according to the results of the qualification.
  • Made some balance changes to the system of role experience.
  • Implemented bonuses to Combat Experience and bonds for high performance upon passing the qualification.


Added two new customization sets:

  • A unique historical 2D style for each nation.
  • A universal historical 2D style for all nations for all vehicle types.

Changes to the technical characteristics of the following vehicles


  • Added the following vehicles for testing by Supertest players:
    • Teir IX—Kampfpanzer 50t


  • Added the following vehicles for testing by Supertest players:
    • Tier VIII—Turtle Mk. I

0 thoughts on “World of Tanks 1.6.1 – Patchnotes

    1. Pobably not
      Type is a chinese tank its a copy but still chinese
      The french tanks in the german tree on the other hand are a perfect example of tanks you can change at your will

    1. Which is confusing because making things grindier is a surefire way to make people lose interest in the game. Many come back to try new content or various mode changes only to just uninstall again and play something else once they see how WG fucked it up this time.

  1. Well, that feature multinational tanks sounds like one of the best ideas, WG had in the near past.

    Think of Japan Tiger or the captured Tiger II. Would be sweet to use those for German crews. Or the Pudel or the Bretagne Panther …

    That would make me buy one of the latter.

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