WoWS ST 0.9.8, Transformers collaboration, Ranked Battles, Mid-Autumn Festival and other news of the update 0.9.8

Please note that all information in the development blog is preliminary and subject to change during testing. Any showcased features may or may not end up on the main server.

Transformers Collaboration

We are happy to announce the upcoming collaboration with Hasbro and Takara Tomy within the “Transformers: Generation 1” franchise

The following items will be added in the game:

  • Permanent camouflages “Freedom Fighter” on Montana, “Golden Bug” on Gearing, “Messenger of Oblivion” on Grosser Kurfurst, “Crush’n’Destroy” on Khabarovsk;
  • Expendable camouflages “Decepticon Disguise” and “Autobot Ark”;
  • Commanders with a special voiceover: Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Megatron and Rumble;
  • “Cybertronian” containers;
  • Themed patches and flags.

Some of these will be purchasable in the Premium Shop and the Armory, and others will be obtainable for free for participating in various activities

Ranked season

From September 16 to October 13, the 18th Ranked Battles season will be held in an 8 vs 8 format on Tier X ships.

Mid-Autumn Festival

Due to the holiday, the following items were added in the game: “Mid-Autumn Festival” permanent camouflages on Warspite, Dunkerque, Kaga, Prinz Eugen, and the following unique commanders:

  • Chang’e with specialization on Pan-Asian and Japanese ships.
  • Hou Yi with specialization on Pan-Asian ships.
  • Kaguya with specialization on Japanese ships.

Other changes

The display of fog in-game was improved: the fog will look more beautiful and realistic due to the updated space distribution system, as well as the addition of the sunlight dispersion effect in the fog.

“Naval Legends” audio tracks were added as one of the soundtrack options.

Source: WoWS Devblog

6 thoughts on “WoWS ST 0.9.8, Transformers collaboration, Ranked Battles, Mid-Autumn Festival and other news of the update 0.9.8

  1. Why can’t we have this in WoT? oh, yeah because the old farts will get triggered by colors and have a seizure.

    1. “Hurr durr World of Tanks is men game we don’t need barbie in it” or something

      I will never understand this kind of complaints really, if they want super realism they should go play WarThunder on Sim difficulty.

      1. Warthunder and Realism KEKW – There are real tank simulator games out there but the audience is quite limited.

    2. Why would you want this shit in WoT? The OP paper panzers are bad enough, they’d need to be lurid colours now as well to keep you happy?

      1. Why would I not want? I am a Transformers fan and you have the option to hide non-historical elements. What’s the problem? I find the 3D skins expensive af and exaggerate. I would much rather get those skins and have a nice tank to look at.

        1. I would have anytime real tank in pink color with bunnies or anime itasha with waifu or transformers or ninja turtles or Barcelona FC or whatever skin you want to put in before more fantasy tanks that on top of that nazi freaks feels entitled to have their fake nazi tier X shit buffed

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