Update 1.6 to be available on 21st January 2015

Tank Commanders,

Please be informed that Update 1.6 will be released for all supported devices on 21January 2015. In light of the release, a maintenance will be performed for the World of Tanks Blitz servers under the following schedule:

Start time: 21 January, 2015 @ 05:00 UTC+8 (20 January, 21:00 UTC)
End time: 21 January, 2015 @ 08:30 UTC+8 (21 January, 00:30 UTC)

During this maintenance, the World of Tanks Blitz Asia server will be unavailable. Once the maintenance is complete, it may take up to 1 hour for the Update to appear on the Apple Appstore.

Scroll down below to view the complete patch notes.

Patch Notes

New Content

  • New branch of British heavy tanks added to the Tech Tree: Medium II (II), Medium III (III), Matilda (IV), Churchill I (V), Churchill VII (VI), Black Prince (VII), Caernarvon (VIII), Conqueror (IX), and FV215b (X).
  • New Premium vehicles are now available in the Tech Tree: Matilda BP and AT15A.
  • Castilla map added.


  • Descriptions of honorary ranks The Lion of Sinai and Hunter updated.

Fixes and Improvements

  • Text descriptions improved:
    • For medals
    • For battle results
    • For the confirmation screen appearing after the crew has mastered the recommended skill
  • Issue with incorrect display of headings and translations of news into Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese, and Spanish fixed.
  • Font issues fixed. Currency symbol for the Russian ruble added (₽).
  • Issue with incorrect display of price and currency for one-time offers fixed.
  • Icons of the IS-3 and the T110E3 reworked.
  • Display of KV-1 tracks improved.
  • LTP characteristics rebalanced:
    • Hit Points increased from 230 to 345
    • Dispersion during movement and rotation decreased by 23%
    • View range changed from 310 m to 220 m
    • Gun reload time increased from 2.4 s to 4.34 s.
  • A number of general game client errors and crashes fixed.

Free 2 days of Premium time

Similar to previous Updates for Blitz, we'll be giving away 2 days of Premium time FREE for all players. Stay tuned for more details!