We answer your questions

Welcome to the new Developer Q&A section, in which we’re going to publish our most exciting development plans and explanations about how the game mechanics work. Simply and concisely.

19 January 2017

Project 122bis sub-chaser

We are pleased to present another heavy hitting boat that will appear in the War Thunder naval warfare closed beta test very soon: the Project 122bis!


13 January 2017

Ki-100-II - The last of the Ki-61 family

Today we would like to tell you about one of the novelties in the recent 1.65 “Way Of The Samurai” update - The Japanese Ki-100-II fighter.


12 January 2017

Big Boat: The MZ1

We are pleased to present heavy hitting boat that will appear in the War Thunder naval warfare closed beta test very soon: the German multi-purpose MZ1.


7 January 2017

Type 60 SPRR

Today, we will be looking at the unique Type 60 SPRR with two recoilless guns. This light anti-tank vehicle will take its place at rank IV in the Japanese Ground Forces tree.


29 December 2016

Location “Ice Fields” and new Naval mission “Convoy”

We are proud to present to our players, a new location and mission for naval battles. Head to the high seas to the north and be the first to try the new larger and better armed ships.


28 December 2016

Type 3 Chi-Nu II - Crouching Tiger

After experiencing Japanese ground forces with the recent release of the 1.65 update, players will immediately notice this tank as the Chi-Nu’s successor. The Chi-Nu II was Japan’s attempt to mass produce a tank with the capability to withstand the imminent arrival of an Americans through the invasion of the Japanese homeland. 


27 December 2016

La-11: The Last of Its Kind

The La-11 is a long-range escort fighter and the last piston-engined fighter in service with the Soviet air force. Created through a serious modernization of the La-9, the La-11 was the final note in the development of piston-engine fighters in the Soviet Union.


19 December 2016

Ta 154A-1: From a Player, For the Players

War Thunder is getting a new aircraft, created by one of our players as part of our revenue share program. Meet the magnificent German twin-engine Ta 154A-1!


19 December 2016

Type 74: The Height of Technology

The Type 74 is a Japanese main battle tank developed in 1973 to replace the outdated Type 61. Many advanced technical solutions of the time were used in this tank’s design, the most important of which will soon make a nice surprise for all tankers in War Thunder without exception. Meet the flagship Japanese Type 74 tank with active hydropneumatic suspension!


15 December 2016

New Location: 38th Parallel

Make sure your tank is equipped with good cleats – they’re far more important in this area than maximum speed. Welcome to "38th Parallel", a place where the latest achievements of engineering meld with the rural life of East Asia.


14 December 2016

Chi-Ha Short Gun: Naval Caliber

The Chi-Ha Short Gun is a medium fire support tank designed by Japan near the end of the war. Equipped with an uncharacteristically large (for Japanese tanks) 120 mm ship cannon, this ‘shorty’ is sure to amaze you with its ‘naval’ caliber!


12 December 2016