Changelog
29 December 2016

Update 29.12.2016 (1.65.1.71)


  • The way in which ground forces ammunition replenishment works on captured points has been changed. Each loaded shell will now immediately appear as usable ammunition, and there is no longer a need to wait until you are fully loaded before you can use it.
  • The armour piercing indicator in ground forces Arcade Battles has been improved. The colour has been changed from gray and will now be yellow in cases of possible ricochet, and red in cases with a high chance of ricochet.
  • The influence that the skill “tank driving” has on the driver has been changed. Now it influences the reaction time related to pushing and pulling vehicle control apparatuses while turning and braking. These reactions have been improved for all variants of the improvements for this skill.
  • Client stability has been improved.

Note: This server update applies to all platforms unless specifically highlighted.​


The current provided patchnotes reflect the major changes within the game as part of this Update. Some updates and fixes may be not listed in the provided notes. War Thunder is constantly improving all the time and certain fixes may be implemented without the client being updated.


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