War Thunder to add Supersonic Jets and Air-to-Air guided missiles

Gaijin Entertainment today announced that the upcoming Update 1.85, nicknamed ‘Supersonic’, will introduce a new top rank of aircraft to the free-to-play vehicular combat MMO War Thunder. The new Rank VI will feature supersonic jets armed with air-to-air guided missiles – a completely new type of armament in the game. Supersonic Rank VI aircraft: The in-game nations USA, Great Britain and USSR will be the first nations to feature new Rank VI aircraft. Among those is the first mass-produced supersonic jet, the F-100 Super Sabre, which will be available for…

Players of War Thunder on Xbox and Xbox One X can now use mouse & keyboard

Gaijin Entertainment’s War Thunder, which officially launched as a free-to-play title on October 23rd on Xbox One and Xbox One X, now supports full mouse and keyboard functionality, being among the first 8 titles to support this feature on the console. The added functionality gives Xbox One players more options on how best to play War Thunder, from using the traditional award-winning Xbox One gamepad to a more PC-like set-up with mouse and keyboard. And for those players who demand a more hardcore set-up, they can implement HOTAS One flight…

War Thunder celebrates 6 Year Anniversary: A free ship for everyone and a chance to unlock the rare E-100 Tank!

Gaijin Entertainment invites all fans of War Thunder to join them in celebrating the vehicular combat game’s six year anniversary. Players await several specials and events in game. Including discounts of up to 50% in the game store, free boosters, decals, a giveaway of the Soviet premium ship Ya-5M as well as tournaments for the rare German E-100 tank and He 162 jet fighter. In just six years, War Thunder has grown from an air combat simulator to a massive vehicular combat game featuring the largest arsenal of playable vehicles…

Rotorheads Rejoice As Attack Helicopters Take Flight in War Thunder

Gaijin Entertainment today announced the release of content Update 1.81 “The Valkyries” for the vehicular combat game War Thunder. It introduces combat helicopters as a playable vehicle type and adds plenty of other content to the game, including new tanks and aircraft, new locations and the Thrustmaster T.Flight HOTAS One support for the Xbox One version. Combat helicopters are the latest type of vehicle added to the arsenals of War Thunder, with a dozen variants for the United States and Soviet Union leading the initial spearhead for this update. For…

War Thunder Update 1.79: Pushing The Boundaries Of Vehicle Technology

Gaijin Entertainment has today released Update 1.79 ‘Project X’, the second massive update to the military vehicle combat game War Thunder this year. With more than two dozen new and reworked ground vehicles and aircraft, a massive new location based on the Italian peninsula for combined arms battles, a new map titled ‘Lagoda’ for aerial battles and a complete rework of the game’s sound effects for all aircraft, ‘Project X’ adds a vast amount of new content to the game. 1.79 update also expands the selection of modern era vehicles…

War Thunder launches the ‘Chronicles of World War II’

Gaijin Entertainment’s vehicular combat MMO War Thunder has launched the “Chronicles of World War II”, a series of in-game events recreating some of the most important battles of World War II. Between mid-April and Victory Day in May, players can take part in more than 40 of the biggest military clashes of the 20th century and earn four new and unique premium vehicles in the process. Available are the armored car T18E2 for the United States, the Lorraine 155 MLE.50 tank destroyer for France, the Whirlwind P.9 attacker for Great…

War Thunder: 5 Year Anniversary

Gaijin Entertainment’s popular vehicle combat MMO War Thunder is celebrating its five year anniversary with a massive game update with free exclusive premium vehicles, gifts for active players, discounts on in-game content and more. Update 1.73 “Vive la France” introduces France as the game’s seventh nation, an early spearhead of Italian tanks and naval forces, new air and land vehicles for the other residing nations, and new gameplay features. Update 1.73 “Vive la France” adds the seventh separate in-game nation, France, with more than 30 aircraft from early parasol aircraft…

Vive La France! War Thunder introduces new nation – France

Gaijin Entertainment’s announced that its MMO combat game War Thunder will soon introduce fans to its seventh nation, France. Update 1.73 will add more than 30 French aircraft, including planes from the late 1930’s to the modern, multi-purpose jet fighters of the post war years. “Some of the French planes included in Update 1.73 never entered mass production because of the demands of World War II, so information on them was difficult to source. We spent more than a year in development, searching for various references and painstakingly recreating these…

War Thunder Enters “New Era” With Update 1.71

Gaijin Entertainment today announced the release of Update 1.71 “New Era” for its vehicular combat MMO War Thunder. The content update opens a new Rank VI for modern ground vehicles, adds almost 3 dozen of new tanks and aircraft, introduces new locations, and several gameplay features including the ability to control gunner positions on aircraft in first person mode. Modern Ground Forces on Rank VI The new Rank VI for ground vehicles will feature combat vehicles from the 1960’s to 1970’s and introduce technologies typical for modern-day tank construction. New…

WAR THUNDER: NEW ERA ANNOUNCED

At gamescom 2017, Gaijin Entertainment announced that its popular vehicular combat MMOG War Thunder will soon add a sixth rank for Ground Forces via the upcoming New Era Update. The new rank will feature armoured vehicles from the 1960’s through the 1970’s and introduce new ground combat technologies, such as composite and reactive armour. New mechanics added to War Thunder will significantly expand gameplay in top-rank battles, offering exciting challenges and skills to master to players. Stabilized cannons, one of the common features of Rank VI vehicles, allow players to…