War Thunder is the most comprehensive free-to-play, cross-platform, MMO military game dedicated to aviation, armoured vehicles, and naval craft, from the early 20th century to the most advanced modern combat units. Join now and take part in major battles on land, in the air, and at sea.
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"War Thunder is extremely easy to slip into"
Rock, Paper, Shotgun

"Most Historically Educational Way to Destroy Planes"
GameSpot

"With fun, exciting combat combined with plenty of customization and room for personal skill, this game is sure to be a fan favorite."
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War Thunder is the most comprehensive free-to-play, cross-platform, MMO military game dedicated to aviation, armoured vehicles, from the early 20th century to the most advanced modern combat units. Join now and take part in major battles on land, in the air, and at sea, fighting with millions of players from all over the world in an ever-evolving environment.



In War Thunder, aircraft, attack helicopters, ground forces and naval ships collaborate in realistic competitive battles. You can choose from over 2,500 vehicles and an extensive variety of combat situations many of which are exclusive. You can find yourself blasting your pursuers from a bomber turret, defending your teammates on the ground from an air raid with anti-aircraft guns, shooting down enemy planes with a firestorm from multiple rocket launchers, or trying to sink an enemy warship with a torpedo from a fast attack boat.

Features include:


  • Seamless cross-platform gameplay between Windows PC, Linux, Mac, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®5, Xbox One with Xbox Series X|S – everyone on the same server.
  • Over 2,500 highly detailed aircraft, helicopters, tanks, warships and other combat vehicles crafted carefully from historical documents and surviving sources.
  • 100 maps representing the main historical battle theaters.
  • Intense PvP experiences in full-scale combat missions at various difficulty settings for all play styles and degrees of experience.
  • Rich PvE content including dynamic historical campaigns and solo missions.
  • Regular content updates including new vehicles, maps, missions and nations.
  • Astonishing graphics, authentic sound effects and beautiful music creating an atmosphere to fully immerse yourself in.
  • Create custom content for War Thunder and share it on War Thunder Live, with the prospect of earning real money through the Revenue Share Partner System!

System Requirements

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macOS
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 10 (64bit)
    • Processor: Dual-Core 2.2 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 10.1 level video card: AMD Radeon 77XX / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660. The minimum supported resolution for the game is 720p.
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 17 GB available space
    • VR Support: SteamVR. Keyboard or gamepad required
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10/11 (64bit)
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 or Ryzen 5 3600 or better
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 11 level video card or higher and drivers: Nvidia GeForce 1060 and higher, Radeon RX 570 and higher
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 95 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Catalina 10.15
    • Processor: Core i5, minimum 2.2GHz (Intel Xeon is not supported)
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel Iris Pro 5200 (Mac), or analog from AMD/Nvidia for Mac. Minimum supported resolution for the game is 720p with Metal support
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 17 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: OS Big Sur v. 10.16 or newer
    • Processor: Intel Core i7 (Xeon processors not supported)
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Radeon Vega II or higher with Metal support
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 95 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Most modern 64bit Linux distributions
    • Processor: Dual-Core 2.4 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA 660 with latest proprietary drivers (not older than 6 months) / similar AMD with latest proprietary drivers (not older than 6 months; the minimum supported resolution for the game is 720p) with Vulkan support.
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 17 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 20.04 64bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i7
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA 1060 with latest proprietary drivers (not older than 6 months) / similar AMD (Radeon RX 570) with latest proprietary drivers (not older than 6 months) with Vulkan support.
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 95 GB available space

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