9.17 in the update players will be able to try fighting the new Swedish machine, and also experience completely new gameplay mechanics available to some representatives of the Swedish nation. According to your numerous requests, we have also improved the characteristics of the number of premium cars.
In connection with the release of the update game servers will be unavailable on December 13 from 3:00 to 10:00 (GMT). In addition:
The game situation on the Global map will be frozen from December 13 3:00 (GMT).
Battle for the Fortified area (except for attacks) will be canceled from December 13, 1:59 (MSK) until December 14, 2:59 (GMT).
The clan portal will be unavailable on December 13 from 3:00 to 10:00 (GMT).
Before the official news with a selection of mods to 9.17 asked to refrain from their installation. If you still have problems with the game mods, learn how to run the game in safe mode.
What’s new in 9.17
The Swedish branch of the art
Swedish tree research is represented by two branches of technology: PT-ACS and mixed branch.
Swedish tank destroyers have a modest reservation, so they rarely “Shine” twice in the same place. Thanks to the great guns and low silhouette, these machines can hurt to sting the enemy and go unnoticed. VIII–X levels of the Swedish research tree players available tank destroyer, able to fight in two modes. Siege mode allows you to concentrate on dealing damage to enemy vehicles. The stowed mode is required to change positions.
In the new research tree also available in heavy, medium and light tanks. Machine average have good angles of declination of guns and can do in various combat roles. In later levels the player is available to EMIL I EMIL II and Kranvagn. Their guns have good angles of declination and a clip.
Change premium equipment
According to numerous requests from players we made changes to some premium equipment. Was improved performance FV4202, STA-2, M4A1 Revalorisé, T26E4 SuperPershing, WZ-111, Löwe, Panther 8.8, T34/T34 Black, M46 Patton KR and 112.
The changes were made and the French heavy tanks AMX 50 b and AMX 50 120.
Some changes in the sound settings of the game: has been added the option for players who have installed speakers 5.1/7.1.
Added sound notification when capturing objectives the aim.
The option to enable microphone now available in the settings in the tab “Sound”.
Has been redesigned seven old mini-cards:
A fresh set of the 11 redesigned models that appeared in the update 9.17:
Based on the feedback of the players during a General test, we delayed the change, “rules two and three calibers”, as well as changes in the mechanics of ricochets, which were originally planned for version 9.17.
These changes significantly affect one of the key game mechanics — the calculation of the armour. So we decided to carefully revise and reconfigure the current mechanics. It will take time, but we want to make sure that our innovations have been sufficiently substantiated and effective.
They should harmoniously fit into the gameplay, improving it and increasing the comfort of the game. In the meantime, we leave the existing mechanics for all the equipment, including the new Swedish tank destroyers.
Players, who at the start of the technical work is active premium account or other temporary services (eg, camouflage), will be compensated day premium account and/or day use services from December 13 from 3:00 PM (MSK) in accordance with these rules.
Important: for the correct calculation of compensation required after the release of this news, before the start of technical work, to log in to the game World of Tanks (short-term).
We urge you not to make payments on December 13 from 3:00 to 10:00 (GMT).