Blitzkrieg Wulf

Blitzkrieg Wulf



25 Jan



It’s 2024 and a dragon is calling! We’re inviting you to celebrate the Year of the Dragon by participating in the Call of the Dragon event, starting February 1st, to earn yourself some sweet dragon related cosmetics and the unique Object 292 tank.

Call of the Dragon is the first event in our new event cycle that we announced earlier this week. If you’re wondering about the new event cycle, ... Read more
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    Blitzkrieg Wulf on Steam Forums - Thread - Direct
Direct from the posting --

"Since each event will only have one vehicle, today we’re announcing the first three: the first event will have a Tank as the main reward, the event after will have an Aircraft as the main reward, and the event after a Naval Vessel"

Stay tuned :)
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    Blitzkrieg Wulf on Steam Forums - Thread - Direct
Originally posted by Super Pleb: With all this being said why didn't you give the USA the F15 C which is the publicly known older brother of the F 15 J ? The facts will eventually overcome you.

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The American F-15A in game is an F-15A MSIP.... Not from 1976, but from 1983.
The American F-15E was under construction in 1985... But was introduced later, in 1988.
The Japanese F-15J is not the initial version introduced in 1981. The skin that the 15J wears belongs to 204th Squadron, which only started to have 15J's in 1984.

The F-15C/Early would be very similar to MSIP F-15A. Yes, the C can fire AIM-120's, but, so can the Gripen-C, and AV-8+ (Which, currently don't have that ability in game, neither ... Read more

24 Jan

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    Blitzkrieg Wulf on Steam Forums - Thread - Direct
Matching vehicles based purely off of some kind of introductory/testing date would cause many issues.

By-date match making has been discussed at length in virtually any historic-matchmaking thread.


The Warbond Shop for the “Airborne General” Battle Pass season will start on January 24th and will finish on April 24th.

We’re presenting an interesting range of items that are available for Warbonds and earned in the Battle Pass! There’s decals, decorations, camouflages, a brand-new stylish pinup, and six premium vehicles.

One stand-out premium vehicle for this season’s Warbonds is the Soviet T-34-57 (1943). This tank boasts good sniping abiliti... Read more

23 Jan



We’ve got some news to share with you. From now on, we’ll be using a brand-new event cycle where events will start almost consecutively and will (wherever possible) be tied to real-life events.

In addition to this, each event — except the Winter event and some cosmetic only events — will only have one vehicle dedicated to them. Every event will last on average 12-18 days, where when it finishes, there’ll be a small pause of a few days until the next one begins.

The first event in this new cycle is due to start very soon — keep an eye out for all of the details surrounding this on January 25th.

Since each event will only have one vehicle, today we’re announcing the first three: the first event will have a Tank as the main reward, the event after will have an Aircraft as the main reward, and the event after a Naval Vessel, where eve... Read more

22 Jan



The M551 Sheridan light tank was named in honor of General Philip Sheridan, an American Civil War General. Equipped with a 76mm M32 cannon, this tank is the main reward of the 14th Battle Pass Season in War Thunder!

New! You’ll now automatically receive all Battle Pass rewards that you earn, even if you forget to claim them on time. At the end of the season, all unclaimed rewards will be credited to your account when you first log into the game. This new feature has already come into effect, which means that you’re guaranteed to receive your earned rewards in the current 13th Battle Pass Season, which ends on January 24th.

To receive Battle Pass rewards, you’ll need to regularly log into the game and complete tasks and challenges. Each level of the Battle Pass will earn you a prize, be it a playe... Read more

20 Jan



Welcome to the 103rd War Thunder Steam Screenshot Competition!
The screenshots all of you submitted last week looked great! Heavy vehicles have some obvious advantages over their lighter weight alternatives, but the lighter vehicles are far more versatile! The three most popular and three selected by us will get 300 GE. See the winners down below!

Let’s begin the 103rd edition of our competition!
Create a stunning screenshot and submit it on the War Thunder Steam Community Hub with the tag #WTscreen103. You have time until the 26th of January to submit your screenshot.

After that date, 6 winners will be selected (3 of which will be the highest rated by the community and 3 selected by our judges), each of which receive a reward of 300GE.

Terms:
  • Your screenshot must feature a naval ai...
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19 Jan



Today we’re showing you the rather interesting M551(76), an American light tank coming to the game in the upcoming Battle Pass season called “Airborne General”!

M551(76): A Premium Light Tank for the USA at Rank IV
Features:
  • Effective APDS shell.
  • Gun stabilizer!
  • High turret traverse speed.
  • Light armor.


Meet the M551(76)!
The M551(76) is a premium light tank and the main prize of the upcoming Battle Pass season in War Thunder, which we’ve named “Airborne General” in honor of this tank. What do you get when you combine the M551’s chassis and turret and stick the M41 Walker Bulldog’s 76 mm gun in it? You get the M551(76), which will of... Read more

18 Jan



We present to you the experimental IL-8 which is an improved variant of the famous IL-2 attack aircraft. What’s the difference? It has an increased bomb load and signature survivability that’s common to the IL series of aircraft. This new aircraft is available in the new season of the upcoming Battle Pass!

IL-8: A Premium Soviet Attack Aircraft at Rank III
Features:
  • Bomb loads up to 1000 kg.
  • Good survivability.
  • No rockets.
  • Low speed.


Meet the IL-8!
Welcome to the main aircraft prize of the upcoming Battle Pass season — the Soviet IL-8 attack aircraft! This is a modernized version of the earlier versions of the IL-2 that features a n... Read more

17 Jan



Today we’re going to be talking about the main naval prize of the upcoming Battle Pass season: the French premium Destroyer Le Triomphant, coming in as one of the fastest Bluewater Fleet ships in the entire game!

Le Triomphant: A Premium French Destroyer at Rank III
Features:
  • Fantastic max top speed.
  • 4 main caliber turrets.
  • Decent anti-aircraft guns.
  • Premium status!


Meet the Le Triomphant!
Welcome to the main naval prize of the upcoming Battle Pass season: the French Le Triomphant destroyer of the Le Fantasque-class. Primarily designed to hunt other destroyers, ships from this class rely more on raw firepower and speed over using torpedoes.... Read more


Today we’ll be talking about the bug fixes and improvements that we’ve been working on in the past 2 weeks. Thanks for your reports!

If you’ve found a bug that you’d like to report, you can do so on our community bug reporting platform[community.gaijin.net].

Destroyed spall liners have been removed from the damage model panel


The damage model panel for your vehicles can be very handy while in battle: it allows you to understand w... Read more

13 Jan



Welcome to the 102nd War Thunder Steam Screenshot Competition!
Spots on vehicles seem to go in and out of fashion just like they do on clothes! Good thing that it’s so easy to change the camouflages in game to whatever matches your surroundings. The three most popular and three selected by us will get 300 GE. See the winners down below!

Let’s begin the 102nd edition of our competition!
Create a stunning screenshot and submit it on the War Thunder Steam Community Hub with the tag #WTscreen102. You have time until the 19th of January to submit your screenshot.

After that date, 6 winners will be selected (3 of which will be the highest rated by the community and 3 selected by our judges), each of which receive a reward of 300GE.

Terms:
  • Your screenshot must feature a vehicle with a weig...
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10 Jan


  • A bug that caused duplicate smoke effects after using smoke grenades has been fixed.
  • A destroyed module no longer covers other functioning modules in the damage module indicator while in battle.
  • Absence of the “rate of fire” parameter for non-automatic guns and the “reload time” parameter for automatic guns when viewing ships in X-ray view in the hangar has been fixed. (Report[community.gaijin.net])
Sound
  • Challenger and Leopard 1 — the sounds of the engine...
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08 Jan

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    Blitzkrieg Wulf on Steam Forums - Thread - Direct
As above. To my experience, there aren't any tanks that have reliable survivability. You can tilt the odds in your favor of being able to take a hit, but you cannot guarantee anything. The best thing you can do is estimate how many rounds you plan to fire on a map, and take that many. I've seen a lot of people take a full ammunition load and had slim to no chance of being able to take a single penetrating hit.

"The best guaranteed survivability is simply not getting shot at" aside... If you know you're going to take a hit, and it's probably/certainly going to penetrate, try to put as much as you can between where the shot is coming from, and where your crew is. For things like this (circumstantially) I would say vehicles like the STRV 103, Merkava's, and "tanks driven in reverse" like the IS-2's and TOG have better-but-not-perfect survivability. There are quite a few US tanks that seem to have a large transmission in the front of the hull that can soak up a lot of hits-... Read more

06 Jan



Welcome to the 101st War Thunder Steam Screenshot Competition!
The screenshots that you shared with us last week were terrific! It is amazing to look back at so many competitions- time really does fly! The three most popular and three selected by us will get 300 GE. See the winners down below!

Let’s begin the 101st edition of our competition!
Create a stunning screenshot and submit it on the War Thunder Steam Community Hub with the tag #WTscreen101. You have time until the 12th of January to submit your screenshot.

After that date, 6 winners will be selected (3 of which will be the highest rated by the community and 3 selected by our judges), each of which receive a reward of 300GE.

Terms:
  • Your screenshot must feature a vehicle with a camouflage containing spots.
  • You...
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30 Dec



Welcome to the 100th War Thunder Steam Screenshot Competition!
The new year is upon us! We loved seeing your screenshots from last week, especially those with a holiday theme. The three most popular and three selected by us will get 300 GE. See the winners down below!

Let’s begin the 100th edition of our competition!
Create a stunning screenshot and submit it on the War Thunder Steam Community Hub with the tag #WTscreen100. You have time until the 5th of January to submit your screenshot.

After that date, 6 winners will be selected (3 of which will be the highest rated by the community and 3 selected by our judges), each of which receive a reward of 300GE.

Terms:
  • Your screenshot must feature a vehicle with an armament of 100mm or less.
  • You must add the #WTscreen100 tag (...
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On December 30th 1947, the MiG-15 jet fighter took off for the first time, later becoming one of the most popular jet fighters in history. The MiG-15 was actively used to protect Warsaw Pact countries and showed itself well especially in the Korean War.

The MiG-15bis ISH is available for Golden Eagles and is here to stay!
When: From December 29th (11:00 GMT).
Where: USSR research tree > Aviation > Premium vehicles.



About the aircraft Read more

28 Dec



In this month’s Pages of History, you’ll be at the center of events that took place in different theaters of war. Many important battles ranging from the end of World War II, as well as major battles in the Middle East: take part in battles with the vehicles corresponding to these historic battles and receive prizes.
From January 1st until January 31st, you’ll be offered 8 tasks consecutively. Completing each will reward you with a trophy, and completing all of them will earn you a unique player icon.

Reward for completing all 8 tasks
William Arthur Shomo William Arthur Shomo was an American reconnaissance pilot during the Battle of Luzon. On January 11th 1945, during one of his flights, Sh... Read more

27 Dec



  • The sounds of ATGMs and unguided rockets flying past the player have been adjusted so that they sound less like jet aircraft flying over, and also sound more distinctive.
  • Squares A1-A2 and partially B1-B2 have been excluded from the available play area on the [Domination #1]Mozdok mission to avoid spawn trap kills on the northern spawn point.
  • The available play area in all missions on the Sinai location have been shifted to the left to exclude the hills, which allowed for control of most of the location and spawn points.
  • All AB missions on the Sinai location now have spawn points located similar to RB/SB missions.
  • J-9 — artifacts have been removed from the c*ckpit view.
  • SMS Sachsen — camo mapping has been fixed.
  • Target re-acquisition afte...
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