How to play WoT on Steam with your old WG account – full workaround

Discovered by our reader KSA.

You have to copy an exact folder from the World of Tanks game files, this one, into Steam’s WoT folder:

Steam WoT folder:

Just in case, also make a backup. Rename the Steam win64 and keep it:

Another way of doing it:

You need to download the Steam version of WoT. Then, copy file “wgc_api.exe” from the non-Steam game folder to the steam folder and rename it to “wgcs_api.exe”.

There’s no achievements, trading cards or any other reason to have it on Steam. If you want it for the Steam overlay and friend chats, just add it as a non-Steam game and it will bypass the WG launcher.

4 thoughts on “How to play WoT on Steam with your old WG account – full workaround

    1. How can you use steam wallet? Because I cant by doing this method to log in through steam.

  1. Why bother?

    Eye dont want steam players in my battles an I play on eu2.

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