Update 3.8: “Battlefield Bonanza” brings balance and graphical improvements to a pair of popular maps: Northwest and Redshire, and a sunnier Ardennes! We’ve also improved our Platoon system by updating the look and feel of the interface! The system is now cleaner and more intuitive, so try it out with a battle buddy! Ardennes – […]

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Source – https://warthunder.com/en/devblog/current/880 The creation of the giant H8K2 flying boat was a planned step by Japan in the development of its military doctrine. The appearance of the British S.25 Sunderland and the American XPBS-1 flying boats created “a higher bar” for modern flying boats. At the beginning of 1938, the Empire of Japan needed a […]

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War Thunder Pe-8 Source – http://warthunder.com/en/devblog/current/819 Kirill Vostretsov, game designer: War Thunder players have asked for this aircraft for a long time. The Pe-8 was an exemplary development from Soviet engineering, an aircraft capable of carrying an impressive four-ton bomb load over great distances. Apart from that, the Pe-8 was well defended by its powerful defensive […]

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War Thunder Hawker Hunter F 1 Source – http://warthunder.com/en/devblog/current/817 I think fans of British aviation have sometimes thought that the top-range British jet fighters, represented by the Meteor family, sometimes have a hard time in combat against the MiGs of the USSR and East Germany. The new jet-powered British fighter, the Hawker Hunter F.1, should correct this […]

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Kirill Vostretsov, game designer: An interesting aircraft – your ordinary Yak-9, but capable of carrying 400 kg of bombs within its fuselage, which means without losing speed due to drag. The Yak-9B is a bomber modification of the Yak-9D. It was produced closer to the end of World War II. The aircraft’s frontal armament wasn’t […]

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War Thunder T92 USA light tank Source – https://warthunder.com/en/devblog/current/818 Vyacheslav Bulannikov, Game Designer: Currently, the US light tank tree cuts off at rank 4. It ends with the M41A1. We’ve decided to introduce a new top-range rank 5 tank to this development line. The presence of a mobile tank in high-rank battles will add a lot […]

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War Thunder Crossing of the Rhine new map Source – https://warthunder.com/en/devblog/current/805 A next update will include a new map: The Crossing of the Rhine. The basis for this map is the famous tank battle at the cathedral in the war-ravaged city of Cologne. The Crossing of the Rhine map is not a completely accurate recreation of […]

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War Thunder BМ-8-24 Rocket Artillery Source – https://warthunder.com/en/devblog/current/810 The first USSR self-propelled rocket launcher will be the BM-8-24. It will be available as a premium rank 1 ground vehicle. The BM-8-24 is an RSZO rocket launcher, mounted on a T-60 chassis. The T-60 tank hull specific to this design has a group of guide rails mounted […]

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