In World of Planes detailed and huge locations are reproducing the real state of the countries participated in World War II. Satellite imagery has been used as well as maps of 1930th-1940th years to adjust them to the historical authentic state.
War Thunder 1.39 Update Trailer (HD) 95.34MB - 54 downloads - 15 April, 2014
New aircraft and missions
Squadron battles in Events mode, squadron duel rating
Players’ rating (“ladder”)
User generated content support
Progression system has been adjusted: new aircraft of the same rank take less time to unlock
“Schräge Musik” available
Separate fire control for the weapons of different calibres
Significant improvements for AI behaviour
The update combines a number of innovative changes to the gameplay that will give players more autonomy to customize their fighting machines and prepare them for a wide range of combat missions, trading speed for firepower, for example. Pilots will now be able to change a lot more of airplane modules to help it achieve peak performance and efficiency.
War Thunder’s 1.33 update also introduces new offensive and defensive measure. Players will have new weapons and ammunition packages, as well as the defensive options to upgrade an aircraft’s ability to survive in combat via improved armor for the body of the aircraft and for the crew.
All previously installed aircraft modifications will automatically be purchased and installed in version 1.33
War Thunder Ground Forces Teaser Trailer (HD) 12.28MB - 57 downloads - 14 May, 2013
In War Thunder, detailed and huge locations are reproducing the real state of the countries participated in World War II. Satellite imagery has been used as well as maps of 1930th-1940th years to adjust them to the historical authentic state.
An important element of this update is the addition of "top" bombers for each country. Improvements have also extended to the game’s graphics and sound effects, with improved air brake animations, the addition of shells ricocheting from the ground, and more realistic camera effects when shooting. In addition to gameplay has also undergone many improvements as well.
The project now fully supports headset-tracker Gametrix vTrack MKI, the client size has been reduced, and load times have been optimized.
The multi-staged beta test will allow tens of thousands of players to become better acquainted with the War Thunder universe, giving fans of the project a chance to contribute to the game’s development. Closed beta test servers will be open 24 hours a day, meaning that players who have been invited can join the game at any time. To start, participants will have access to more than 100 aircraft models and several different locations, with new content added continuously throughout the test period.