Not much to say here. It’s either an M60A3 or the Magach, not sure.
Developed in the early 1960s, the T-64 was the first tank in the world to feature composite armour protection and was, in many ways, a revolutionary design that would not only kick off development of the next generation of Soviet tanks, but would also announce the dawn of a new era of tank development. The T-64 is being readied to join the fight in War Thunder’s 1.71 update, to once more change the face of the battlefield forever.
Yes, it’s happening. War Thunder is adding the VIth tier/rank/era to the game!
At Gamescom 2017 we will introduce the new major update 1.71 “New E.R.A”. The name was coined for several reasons – first, we are adding a 6th rank for tanks and invite you to test the vehicles of the Cold War and Vietnam war period. Ground vehicles in War Thunder will receive new armour types – composite and Explosive Reactive Armour. This new era in tank construction marked the switch to brand new technologies in protection against powerful HEAT rounds and missiles that could easily destroy any WW2 armour. New infantry support machines will join combat – we are ready to tell you about some of them in the next few days. Stay tuned!
A short Q&A session with the well-known Anton Pankov.
On Chinese tank destroyers:
- As you may remember, the Chinese TD branch was planned only for the CN server. It appeared in other regions only because of the players requesting them. We don’t plan any changes now, but we will track their stats, both in China and ‘here’. The only difference is that the CN server has a Tier IX premium TD, while the other regions have only a Tier VIII.
On the CN server itself:
- The whole ‘uniqueness’ of the CN server stems from the traits and way of managing of games in China. World of tanks is run by a Chinese partner company, which often asks us for specific content. Without special treatment, ‘tanks’ wouldn’t be as popular in China as they are now. The Waffentrager E-100 will be an expensive Tier X tank, used in a loyalty program in China. We’re aware that the wave of hate which would fall on us wouldn’t let us profit from such an expensive tank. Meanwhile, for the Chinese it’s normal. If we introduced a VIP premium account with golden nicknames and a concierge service (which we won’t), the Chinese players would be satisfied.
On WoT console, tomorrow comes the 4.0 update, with the „War Stories” PvE mode and the special map called Monte Rosa (Icebound) which was reworked a bit. The most modern graphics technologies were used in the making of this map. It also has machinegun nests and flames that increase the immersion.
Also, kudos to them for making minimaps as they should be.
Pics (patchnotes below):
An undisclosed source claims that the Italian tree will be revealed at this year’s Gamescom, and not the Polish one. Why? More tree material for the Italians, plus WG did not have time to complete the Polish tree so far. Please take this with a grain of salt, the source might be wrong.