NEWS 12 Oct 2017­ by Jay Shaw

Viva La France! French Vehicles Coming To War Thunder

Not just content with sitting on the sidelines as Panzers run riot over the countryside, France joins War Thunder. A new nation to appear in 1.73 is the French Air Force, and those who study history knows that France was defeated quickly in the war, so as Kirill Yudinstev, the Creative Director of Gaijin Entertainment…
NEWS 18 Sep 2017­ by Lee Braden

Fighting Fire with Fire

Gaijin Entertainment pushes the boundaries with the new 1.71 update to War Thunder, adding in Explosive Reactive Armour. If you don’t want to watch the video, which does a very good and basic job of explaining E.R.A and Composite armour, the nutshell is “using explosions to disrupt HEAT shells” but soon enough you can test…
ANNOUNCEMENT 15 Sep 2017

War Thunder Battle Of Britain Event And Legends Video

It's been 77 years since the Battle of Britain, as of today. British and German air forces clashed as the RAF tried, and succeeded, in stopping the largest Luftwaffe bombing raid on the south-east of England. It's been immortalised in many movies and games and now War Thunder is commemorating the event with a weekend…
ANNOUNCEMENT 29 Aug 2017

War Thunder Heads For A New Era

Ground vehicles in War Thunder are mostly centred around World War 2 at the moment but that's all set to change with the addition of rank 6 ground vehicles. What does that mean? Here goes: On the most basic level, it means new vehicles from the 60's and 70's. Things like the T-64A, BMP1, and…
NEWS 28 Jul 2017­ by Lee Braden

Why Do Wars Always Start in Summer?

Not just in 1914 when War was declared, but here today in 2017, Gaijin has announced it’s 'Operation SUMMER' event this year, and 5 new Destroyers for when Naval hits later on. For the ships, we have the Royal Navy’s Tribal Class, the US Navy’s Fletcher Class, the Kriegsmarine’s Type1936, and the Japanese Yugumo Class, these…
NEWS 14 Jul 2017­ by Lee Braden

War Thunder’s Italian Air Force Open to All

In time for the weekend, the Italian Plane lineup is ready for everyone in War Thunder. Now enough insane people have gone and tested every plane in the existing tree, it’s time for everyone to have their go at flying those strange planes. Though as with everything there will be balancing happening as more and more data…
NEWS 25 May 2017­ by Lee Braden

The Italians Have Invaded War Thunder

The Italians come in force today for War Thunder, get ready for some of the oddest jokes... Gaijin Entertainment teased us years ago, and when it was announced we were all overjoyed, and now the Italians are here as their own tree, bringing the number of Axis nations to 3, the same as the Allied nations. Firstly,…
ANNOUNCEMENT 17 May 2017­ by Lee Braden

Puma’s in the Wild World of War Thunder

Gaijin Entertainment announces the first Anti-Tank capable Armoured Car coming to War Thunder. The Sonderkraftfahrzeug 234 (Sd. Kfz. or Special Purpose Vehicle) is coming, specifically the 234/2 Puma variant armed with the 50mm KwK 39 L/60 gun, which was used on the Panzer III Ausf J – M variants, and the failed VK1602 light tank prototype.…
ANNOUNCEMENT 05 May 2017­ by Lee Braden

War Thunder’s Music of Death, the Devil’s Sympho…

Stalin’s Organ is making it’s way to War Thunder to help bring some music to accompany the destruction. Officially the BM-13N launcher, and mounted on a series of trucks, with a long line of variants, the Katyusha as it was called by the Soviet troops that used her, was a very easy to produce mobile…
ANNOUNCEMENT 02 May 2017­ by Lee Braden

War Thunder, At Dawn Envoy Arrives, Morning of October 28th&…

Not exactly, but that was the date of the start of the Greco-Italian war in WWII, and War Thunder’s next nation to be announced is the Italians. Even though the Italians are part of the German tree right now, they will be getting their own tree, and before you worry, all current German tree Italian…
ANNOUNCEMENT 28 Apr 2017­ by Lee Braden

Sometimes in War Thunder the Navy Needs a Bigger Gun.

In a bit of a surprise, Gaijin Entertainment announces that the Royal Navy Tribal Class will be added to War Thunder. No, it’s not April 1st, and this is not last years April Fools event, but it appears that Destroyers will be put in as playable ships, for this test event at least. Keeping with…
ANNOUNCEMENT 18 Apr 2017­ by Lee Braden

War Thunder, World War II Chronicles

Gaijin Entertainment does it’s celebration for the end of the War in Europe with it’s usual 'Chronicles of World War II' with limited vehicles. Every day you will get a chance to play through different battles of World War II through the events tab, and each time you complete an objective within the achievements tracker…
NEWS 31 Mar 2017­ by Lee Braden

Modern Military Hits War Thunder

Gaijin Entertainment is adding a new location with many new vehicles, so get ready for Armoured Battalions in the Middle East, and a Hind! Yes, I mean the Mi-34 “Hind E” gunship will be coming to War Thunder, along with the T-90 MBT for the Russians. A new location being rolled out is the 'Middle…
ANNOUNCEMENT 16 Mar 2017­ by Lee Braden

Ready for the Onslaught, Ready for the Fight in War Thunder

Another big update from Gaijin Entertainment for War Thunder giving us the Assault update with a bunch of new vehicles, testing of a new game mode, and plenty more. Since my post about 1.65 had to be streamlined, I won’t go into detail about each new vehicle, but I do encourage you to look them up…