Gaijin Entertainment today announced the start of the third round of the Closed Beta testing for Ground Forces, an expansion for the PC version of military World War II MMO game War Thunder. This phase gives access to more players, including those that have completed the November challenges and have purchased the War Thunder starter packs. Starter packs provide players with a variety of rare tanks and a head start in the Open Beta which will begin after the third wave. Through the third wave, players can test all models of tanks that will be accessible in Open Beta.
In related news, the biggest game update yet (1.39) will go live this Spring (Update 1.39) and is planned to include User Generated Content, 18 new planes, new Squadrons features, faster statistics and map, improved crew and control settings interface, and more.