Update 1.9 Release Date

Tank Commanders,

Look out for an expanded German tech tree! In Update 1.9, there will be a new Medium Tank line. Seven new credit tanks will be available. The line begins with the Pz III/IV at tier V and ends at the Leopard 1 at tier X.

Find out more in the Release Notes section below.

Update 1.9 will be released on 20 May

Servers will be unavailable 20 May from 05:00-08:50 UTC+8.

Premium Bonus

We want to give you an extra boost as you enjoy playing the new content -- 2 free days of Premium account time!

If you haven't tried playing with Premium, or use it sparingly, here's a great chance to play with increased XP and Credit earnings while you battle! And those currently playing with Premium will get these bonus days at no charge.

Premium Bonus Conditions

  • To receive the bonus, you must be a registered World of Tanks Blitz player before Saturday, May 23, 11:00 UTC+8 -- that's when we give everyone the bonus
  • This bonus Premium time will only be active for 48 hours beginning May 23 at 11:00 UTC+8

Mobilize!

Release Notes

New Content:

  • Interface tutorial reworked: a new section on bonus experience added.
  • Battle results screens updated: a more detailed and handy view of results introduced.
  • In-game bonus-code input for Android users introduced.
  • A new line added to the start screen—tap it to open up the EULA screen.
  • Profitability adjustment carried out for Tier II–VII vehicles.
  • The second technical branch of German medium tanks added to Tech Tree: Pz III (IV), Pz III/IV (V), VK 30.01 D (VI), VK 30.02 D (VII), Indien-Pz (VIII), Leopard PT A (IX), Leopard 1 (X).
  • The TOG II, Tetrarch, and Pz S35 captured will be available in Tech Tree (price in gold: TOG II – 3100, Tetrarch – 700, Pz S35 captured – 1200).

 

Balance Improvements:

  • E-100
    • For 12.8 cm Kw.K. 44 L/55 gun, reload speed changed from 13.23 to 13 s.
  • Maus
    • For 12.8 cm Kw.K. 44 L/55 gun, reload speed changed from 13.78 to 13 s.
  • Lowe
    • Traverse speed for Löwe suspension increased from 24 to 28 deg/s.
    • For 10.5 cm Kw.K. L/70 gun, reload speed changed from 12 to 11 s.
    • Aiming time rounded to 2.85 s.
  • Tiger II
    • For 10.5 cm Kw.K. L/68 gun, reload time changed:
      • For Tiger II Turm Nr. 1-50 turret: from 12.13 to 11.5 s.
      • For Tiger II Serienturm turret: from 10.98 to 10.5 s.
  • VK 45.02(P) Ausf. B
    • For VK 45.02(P) Ausf. B suspension, terrain resistance changed from 1.1 / 1.7 / 3 to 1.1 / 1.4 / 2.5. (for 3 types of terrain)
    • For VK 45.02(P) Ausf. B verstärkteketten suspension, terrain resistance changed from 1.1 / 1.5 / 2.5 to 1.1 / 1.3 / 2.3. (for 3 types of terrain)
  • Conqueror
    • For FV214 suspension, dispersion on the move or traverse changed from 0.14 to 0.19.
    • For FV214A suspension, dispersion on the move or traverse changed from 0.12 to 0.17.
  • FV215b
    • For FV215 suspension, dispersion on the move or traverse changed from 0.1 to 0.15.
    • For 120 mm Gun L1A1 gun, dispersion on turret traverse changed from 0.08 to 0.12.
  • Centurion I
    • For Centurion Mk. I suspension:
      • Traverse speed changed from 34 to 35 deg/s.
      • Dispersion on the move or traverse changed from 0.17 to 0.15
    • For Centurion Mk. III suspension:
      • Traverse speed changed from 36 to 37 deg/s.
      • Dispersion on the move or traverse changed from 0.15 to 0.13
    • For Centurion Mk. III turret:
      • For OQF 20-pdr Gun Type A Barrel gun, reload speed changed from 6.46 to 6.2 s.
      • For OQF 20-pdr Gun Type A Barrel gun, dispersion on turret traverse changed from 0.1 to 0.08.
  • Centurion Mk. 7/1
    • For Centurion Mk. 7 suspension, dispersion on the move or traverse changed from 0.17 to 0.14.
    • For Centurion Mk. 9 suspension, dispersion on the move or traverse changed from 0.15 to 0.12.
    • For Centurion Mk. 9 turret, dispersion on turret traverse for 105 mm Royal Ordnance L7A1 changed from 0.18 to 0.14.
  • T26E4 SuperPershing
    • For М26Т80Е1 suspension, dispersion on the move or traverse changed from 0.24 to 0.2.
    • For 90 mm Gun T15E1 gun, reload speed changed from 7.622 to 7.2 s.
    • For 90 mm Gun T15E1 gun, dispersion on the move or traverse changed from 0.16 to 0.12.
  • IS-3
    • For IS-3 suspension, dispersion on the move or traverse changed from 0.23 to 0.27.
    • For IS-3M suspension, dispersion on the move or traverse changed from 0.21 to 0.25.
    • For Kirovets-1 turret:
      • For 122 mm BL-9 gun, reload speed changed from 13.72 to 15 s.
      • For 122 mm BL-9 gun, dispersion on turret traverse changed from 0.08 to 0.18;
      • For IS-3 turret:
        • For 122 mm BL-9 gun, reload speed changed from 13.72 to 14.5 s.
        • For 122 mm BL-9 gun, dispersion on turret traverse changed from 0.08 to 0.16.
  • IS-4
    • For IS-4 suspension, terrain resistance changed from 1.2 / 1.5 / 2.7 to 1.1 / 1.4 / 2.5. (for 3 types of terrain)
    • For IS-4 suspension, traverse speed changed from 21 to 25 deg/s.
    • For IS-4 suspension, dispersion on the move or traverse changed from 0.25 to 0.2.
  • IS-7
    • For IS-7 suspension, terrain resistance changed from 1.3 / 1.5 / 3.1 to 1.2 / 1.5 / 2.4. (for 3 types of terrain)
    • For IS-7 suspension, traverse speed changed from 20 to 25 deg/s.
    • For IS-7 suspension, dispersion on the move or traverse changed from 0.25 to 0.2.
    • Aiming time of 130 mm S-70 gun changed from 3.4 to 2.9 s.
  • IS-8
    • For T-10 suspension, dispersion on the move or traverse changed from 0.23 to 0.17.
    • For T-10M suspension, dispersion on the move or traverse changed from 0.21 to 0.15.
  • KV-4
    • For KV-4 suspension, dispersion on the move or traverse changed from 0.25 to 0.27.
    • For KV-4 Bis suspension, dispersion on the move or traverse changed from 0.23 to 0.25.

 

Fixes and Improvements

  • Bombardier achievement excluded from the list of awards: players will no longer be able to get this achievement. Players who have already received this award will retain it in the Commemorative Tokens list.
  • Mission descriptions corrected and improved.
  • Offensive words vocabulary filter improved.
  • Skill interface improved.
  • Map translations updated.
  • Automatic calculation of free experience required to accelerate skill training added.
  • WoT Blitz Beta tester medal added to Google Achievements.

 

Bugs

  • Bug with incorrect numeric parameters display in skill descriptions fixed.
  • Bug with incorrect functioning of “elite” vehicles markers fixed.
  • Bug with absence of UI elements names on the battle screen fixed.
  • Bug with graphics on slot purchase screen fixed.
  • Bug with battle tutorial start fixed.
  • Bug with excessive level of a sound accompanying enemy detection fixed.
  • Bug with incorrect values display during vehicle speed characteristics comparison fixed.
  • Bugs with sounds accompanying object destruction fixed.
  • Bugs with absence of reflections on the Lost Temple map fixed.
  • In-game notification and description texts fixed.
  • A number of general game client errors and crashes fixed.
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