World of Tanks Blitz

World of Tanks Blitz: Update 4.9

Today, on 25 April, the next game update will be released. Get ready for balance improvements, new tanks, and camouflages, here is the most important changes in this overview.

Major improvements and updates

  • In Update 4.9, the Spring Season will finish. Rewards for tournaments and rating battles will be with you soon!
  • The Chinese Tech Tree was expanded with a branch of Tier VII-X heavy tanks:
    • IS-2
    • WZ-110
    • WZ-111 model 1-4
    • WZ-113
  • The characteristics of some vehicles were changed:
    • The ammunition capacity was increased for the AMX 50 B, AMX 50 120, IS-3 Defender, Predator Ultramarines, M41 Walker Bulldog, Stridsvagn 74A2, T37, Sturer Emil, and FV215b (183).
    • Guns were improved for the 121 and 121B tanks.
    • The rate of fire was increased for the FV4202, Centurion Mk. 7/1, Ferdinand, and T69.
    • Dispersion at 100 m was decreased for the KpfPz 70 and Rhm.-Borsig Waffenträger.
    • Aiming time was decreased for the Grille 15.
    • Forward, reverse, and traverse speeds were increased for the T110E3.
  • The Fast Capture crew skill was added:
    • Trained in light tanks, effective for all types of vehicles.
    • Increases base capture speed by 1–7% depending on the vehicle tier.
    • Capturing the base together with an ally who has this skill increases speed by an additional 10%.
  • New rare camouflages were introduced: Iron Will, Time-tested, and Oxidized Metal. The cost to unlock any of them is 65–1,200 depending on the vehicle tier. Their resupply is free.

  • In the Interface Settings tab, it is now possible to enable/disable the “Attention to sector” command on the minimap.
  • Commendation Tokens of all types were renamed “parts of the certificate”.
  • The Camouflage menu was renamed “Appearance” and a new slot was added there—“Attachment”. We will tell you what it is and how it works a little later.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • A bug, where a platoon was distributed to the wrong type of battle (not the one selected by the Platoon Commander), was fixed.
  • The display of tracks of destroyed vehicles underwater was fixed.
  • For the Stridsvagn 74A2, the position of the camera in Sniper mode was fixed (previously it was located below the firing point).
  • A bug, where a team of eight players entered a battle in a quick tournament, was fixed.
  • A bug, where the training room creation screen did not respond to virtual keyboard inputs, was fixed.
  • Various screens, in-game notifications, and descriptions were revised.
  • General bugs and client crashes were fixed.
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