World of Tanks Blitz is the Free-to-Play PvP hit that puts commanders against each other in 7-vs-7 tank combat, with over 200 unique vehicles to master from Germany, Japan, France, the UK, USA, USSR, and China. Choose your tank, upgrade your vehicle, and battle on over a dozen maps.
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Release Date:
Nov 9, 2016

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July 31

Update 5.1

In Update 5.1, we are continuing with our goal to make players` lives easier. We have made some big changes: we have improved the matchmaker and made mastery badges accumulative. Continuing our work from 5.0, Spare Parts have now been fully removed from the game, and all remaining Spare Parts in players` inventories have been converted to credits.

We have also focused on improving the lives of new tankers with the goal of making them enjoy the game more and become better players—we have introduced phased access to new game features to make it easier for new players to learn and understand them.

Learn more about all the changes taking effect from July 31.

New Attachments
  • The Corporal rare attachment was introduced for Tier X French vehicles: the AMX 50 B, AMX 50 Foch (155), Bat.-Châtillon 25 t. Cost to unlock: 4,000 gold.

  • The Commander rare attachment was introduced for Tier X American vehicles: the M48A1 Patton, T110E3, T110E4, T110E5, T57 Heavy. Cost to unlock: 4,000 gold.

Accumulative Mastery Badges
Previously, players were awarded one mastery badge (Ace Tanker, Class I, Class II, Class III) per vehicle. Starting from Update 5.1, mastery badges will become accumulative, similar to medals. Statistics screens in the RECORD were changed accordingly:
  • In the Summary tab, the "Mastery badge: Ace Tanker" section was renamed "Vehicles with Ace Tanker badges". As before, this tab will show the number of vehicles with the Ace Tanker mastery badge and the total number of vehicles that participated in battles.
  • In the "Summary"> "Valuable Awards" tab, the number of Ace Tanker mastery badges will be displayed.
  • In the "Vehicles">"Awards" tab, the number of mastery badges for each vehicle will be displayed.
  • The total number of mastery badges will be displayed in the "Awards"> "All" > "Battle Hero" tab.

Easier Life for Rookies
We have set up a global change to the initial game experience aimed at familiarizing new players with the variety of features in World of Tanks Blitz. Starting from this update, new players will explore game mechanics gradually as the tier of their vehicles increases.
  • Missions and bonus containers will be available starting from Tier III.
  • The Storage will become available when the player gets a vehicle of at least Tier IV or any item, which is kept in the Storage.
  • Players will get access to the game chat when they get a vehicle of at least Tier IV or a friend request/platoon invite. The battle chat is available all the time.
  • Access to camouflages and attachments will open after the player gets a vehicle of Tier V or above. After that, the player will be able to apply camouflages and attachments to vehicles of any tier.
  • Provisions can be used for vehicles of Tier IV and above. For vehicles of Tier IV, one provision slot is unlocked, for Tier V—two slots, for Tier VI and above—three slots. Players who have previously installed provisions, which will become unavailable after the update, will get full compensation in credits.
  • For vehicles of Tier I–II, one consumable slot is unlocked, for Tier III—two slots, for Tier IV and above—three slots. Players who have previously installed consumables, which will become unavailable after the update, will get full compensation in credits.

Balance Changes
  • Turret T-34-2 model 2:
    • Frontal hull armor was reinforced from 180 to 200 mm.
    • 200 mm armor was added behind the gun mantlet.
    • Frontal armor of the turret hatches was reinforced from 120 to 150 mm.
    • The vertical part of all gun mantlets was reinforced from 155 to 180 mm.

  • Turret T-34-3:
    • Frontal hull armor was reinforced from 170 to 190 mm.
    • Frontal armor of the turret hatches was reinforced from 100 to 150 mm.

  • Total HP was decreased from 1,450 to 1,400 (stock configuration) and from 1,550 to 1,500 (top configuration).
  • Turret T-10:
    • For the 100 mm 62-100T gun: reload time was increased from 8.34 to 9.58 s.

  • Upper glacis plate armor was weakened from 90 to 75 mm.
  • Turret LTTB:
    • Frontal hull armor was weakened from 90 to 75 mm.
    • Commander`s cupola armor was weakened from 90 to 75 mm.

Major and Minor Improvements
  • All Spare Parts remaining on player accounts after the release of this update will be removed and compensated at the rate 1 Spare Parts to 12 credits.
  • Starting from Tier V regular battles, no more than three vehicles of the same type per team will be allowed.
  • The Multi-Purpose Restoration Pack will be automatically installed on all new vehicles in the Garage. The cost of the pack in credits will be deducted from the player`s account if there are enough credits. The player will be able to sell the Multi-Purpose Restoration Pack at full cost after it has been installed.
  • Item grades were renamed: "standard" grade will become "common", "special"—"epic".
  • In the Steel Pike attachment for the IS-3, the canvas was changed to a fire extinguisher. The positions of some elements were slightly changed.
  • The "Markers", "Spotted Allies", and "Reload icon in the team list" options are now enabled by default in the Settings.
  • When a player switches between the slots in the Appearance tab, the selected camouflage will remain if it is available for both slots and the second slot is empty.
  • A button that navigates to Account Management on the portal was added to the Account screen settings.
  • The battle results screen was added to replays. The following tabs are available: Personal, Team, Detailed, and Awards.
  • An option to register without being in a clan was introduced for some tournaments. Now a player that does not belong to a clan can create a tournament room and invite any other player.
  • The LIVE stream indicator will now be displayed only when the live stream is being broadcasted.

Bug Fixes
  • Unequal positions on the Malinovka, Falls Creek, and Alpenstadt maps were improved.
  • Now it is possible to find newly created accounts via the chat search.
  • An issue, where all indicators of damage received during a fast-forwarded time period were displayed simultaneously in the replay, was fixed.
  • An issue, where the incorrect reload indicator was displayed after the replay rewind, was fixed.
  • An issue, where the pre-battle countdown timer was quickened in replays, was fixed.
  • The progress bar for a completed accumulative mission is now displayed on the screen with its description.
  • An issue, where the reload of vehicles was displayed incorrectly in a training room when a spectator re-joined it, was fixed.
  • The incorrect display of time in the notification for Premium Account accrual was fixed.
  • Various screens, notifications, and descriptions were improved.
  • General bugs and client crashes were fixed.
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July 13

Armored Frenchman

The new Premium AMX M4 mle. 49 breaks stereotypes! This Tier VIII heavy tank doesn`t have a drum autoloader, but it boasts very solid armor—quite uncommon for French vehicles. Check out this new tank and be the first to command it!

Bundles with the AMX M4 mle. 49 are available in the Offers tab of the Store until July 20.

Armed and Well-Armored!

The AMX M4 49 is a true heavy tank in every way. No drum autoloader, no paper-thin armor, and no high speed. The AMX M4 49 is all about thick sloped frontal armor, a solid turret, and good armament. Here are the detailed characteristics!

Looks good, right? And woe to those who confuse the AMX M4 49 with its researchable younger brother the AMX M4 45 in the heat of battle! Instead of the delicate French armor, the enemy shell will meet the rock-solid 175 mm protection.

To confidently penetrate the upper armor plate of the AMX M4 49, the enemy will need at least 230 mm of penetration capability. Less effective guns will not dent this armor or will only penetrate it once in a while if they are very lucky. The most vulnerable spot of this tank`s front armor is the lower plate. It is only 80 mm thick, so most damage will come from hits to this area.

The AMX M4 49`s frontal armor also has 150 mm "cheeks". Under ideal conditions, it is almost impossible to penetrate them, but this construction complicates angling. So if you expose your side to the enemy, you may catch a penetrating hit.

The AMX M4 mle. 49 has a solid turret with 250 mm of frontal armor—that`s enough to confront the most powerful guns. But the turret also has a weak spot: a small part of the commander`s cupola stands out above the main armor and easily takes damage. However, it`s not as easy to hit the commander`s cupola when the tank is on the move.

A solid turret is good on its own. And when accompanied by a gun with a 10-degree depression angle—it`s a dream come true! This characteristic allows the AMX M4 49 to hide not only the lower armor plate, but the entire hull. Block damage with the turret and take advantage of terrain irregularities.

The new tank is armed with the 100 mm SA47 gun familiar to many players from the AMX 50 100 "drummer". This time, the gun comes without the drum autoloader. The AMX M4 49 has a higher rate of fire than most vehicles of the same tier or type, but it deals rather moderate single-shot damage of 310 HP. However, it is compensated by a high penetration capability, which guarantees damage upon hit and a low percentage of non-penetrating hits.

The AMX M4 49 features just a little bit of the famous French maneuverability. But that`s enough for a comfortable game as this tank is heavy indeed. This 70-ton vehicle is powered by a 1,000 hp engine. It allows the AMX M4 49 to accelerate to 20 km/h in just a few seconds and reach 30 km/h in 8–10 seconds. This tank will seldom accelerate to 40 km/h, but it doesn`t actually need to to outperform its competitors by dynamics.

The AMX M4 mle. 49 is an exemplary heavy tank. Reliable protection, a balanced gun, and good maneuverability for a 70-ton vehicle make this new "Frenchman" a force to be reckoned with on the battlefield. And its increased profitability will help you substantially replenish your credit supplies after every battle.

Take command of the AMX M4 49 and try out the true French armor!
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Phased access to game elements for lower-tier vehicles

• Phased access to game elements for lower-tier vehicles: missions will be available starting from Tier III, Storage and the Garage chat—from Tier IV, camouflages—from Tier V.
• Attachments for Tier X vehicles: ""Corporal"" for France and ""Commander"" for the USA.
• Matchmaker: starting from Tier V, there will be no teams with more than three vehicles of the same type in regular battles.
• Bug fixes and interface improvements.

About This Game

World of Tanks Blitz is a cross-platform Free-to-Play team-based MMO action game dedicated to fierce tank combat. Throw yourself into intense battles against Steam players and challenge gamers on mobile, Mac, and Windows 10; control and upgrade over 200 legendary armored vehicles across 4 diverse classes; master your tactics on over a dozen maps; join up with your friends in a Platoon to reap in-game bonuses and rewards; and complete Battle Missions to truly test your skills.


  • Over 200 iconic vehicles from Germany, Japan, France, the UK, USA, USSR, and China
  • 4 different vehicles classes including light tanks, medium tanks, heavy tanks, and tank destroyers
  • Strategic 7-vs-7 online multiplayer gameplay
  • 18 unique battle arenas
  • In-game chat functionality
  • Innovative crew upgrade system
  • Cross-platform gameplay
  • Constant graphical enhancements and updates, as well as optimization for various platforms
  • Real-life physics to create authentic tank movement and damage mechanics
  • Detailed tutorials
  • Ability to invite your friends to play online
  • In-game achievements
  • Free-to-Play with equal access to in-game elements for paying and non-paying players
  • Easy to learn, intuitive controls
  • Battle Missions that open up fresh, personalized challenges of varying difficulties and enable players to earn bonuses and achievements
  • Clan functionality allowing players to unite in their pursuit of victory
  • Training Rooms that allow you to team up with friends to master game maps and tactics

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System Requirements

Mac OS X
    • OS: Windows 7, 8.0, 8.1, 10 
    • Processor: 2 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 9.0c compliant video card with 256 MB RAM
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Storage: 3 GB available space

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