Reconnect mechanics

Loss of connection to the server is no longer a verdict for battle! We are introducing the long-awaited mechanics of return to battle due to a lost connection!


14 October 2016

Newsflash from IgroMir 2016! New ships and first look at Japanese Ground Forces!

Unable to participate in IgroMir 2016? Dont worry! We will tell you everything you need to know about the new additions we introduced at the biggest Russian Game Expo in 2016!


2 October 2016

Texture Streaming in War Thunder on all platforms

“Texture Streaming” is the main technical addition to update 1.63 Desert Hunters. The technology improves the game in five ways at the same time!


28 September 2016

Improved visual effects for fire and tracers

Update 1.63 "Desert Hunters" will feature improved visuals for tracer ammunition, explosions and flames on burning vehicles.


23 September 2016

Hudson Mk V - A twin-engined rascal!

The twin-engined passenger aircraft which proved its value during the war as a light bomber. Meet the Hudson Mk V!


22 September 2016

Sneak Peek for Update 1.63 "Desert Hunters" (Live Stream from Dev Server at Friday!)

We are introducing new vehicles of the Update 1.63 "Desert Hunters". Make sure to read the vehicles devblog for more informations. 


21 September 2016

Brigand B.1 - A Bandit without a mask

We are pleased to present to you the Royal Air Force successor of the well-known Bristol Beaufighter. The Bristol Brigand that will arrive in Update 1.63 Desert Hunters in the designated B.1 bomber variant.


19 September 2016

New location: Sinai

Charging iron beasts replaced battle chariots, and there, where the stones of slingshots cracked and arrows shot out in a wicked swarm, tank shells now fly to their targets with a sinister whistle. The new Sinai map awaits desert hunters in War Thunder update 1.63!


16 September 2016

A1E1 Independent - A Land Ironclad

Pardon sire, would you mind looking at this wonderful piece of machinery over here? It is the Vickers A1E1 Independent - an influential multi-turreted interwar tank design built by British engineers.


16 September 2016

8.8cm Flak 37 (Sf.) auf s. Zgkw. 18t - A Heavyweight Flak

A combination of heavy half-track and 88 mm Flak cannon? Does that sound odd? Not if German engineering has anything to do with it! Let us introduce, the 8.8cm Flak 37 (Sf.) auf s. Zgkw. 18t


15 September 2016

BV 238: The Largest aircraft

It's difficult to imagine an aircraft of the Second World War that exceeds the size of the American B-29 Superfortress strategic bomber or the Japanese H6K Crocodile. But now we have a new record-breaker!


14 September 2016

FlakPz I Gepard - The second and last of its name

It is time to introduce the first post-war German Self Propelled Anti-aircraft gun in the game. Welcome the Flugabwehrkanonenpanzer Gepard - a deadly anti-aircraft defence tool with twinned 35mm autocannons.


14 September 2016