World of Tanks Blitz celebrates its 7th anniversary: ​​American heavyweights and the Blitzland amusement park with a raffle of gifts have been added to its birthday

World of Tanks Blitz celebrates its 7th anniversary, and on the occasion of its birthday, the developers have released the 8.0 update

with holiday surprises.

Welcome to Blitzland

For a while, the hangar will turn intofestive amusement park "Blitzland", where you can get nice gifts. Visitors have the opportunity to win a unique Tier V Pz. Tier IV "Gargoyles" and Kunze Panzer VII in Tire (June 14-21) and Silomer (June 21-28). And from June 21, the "Souvenir Shop" with rare goods will open for a week. Also, the favorite modes of Mad Games and Rebirth will return to the game for a while. The schedule of holiday activities can be found HERE.


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New tanks and graphics

Also update 8.0 adds a new branch of American heavy tanks, including Tier VII to X vehicles. For example, levels IX and X are distinguished by an "emergency track", thanks to which they are extremely difficult to immobilize. Tier VII vehicles have their engine located in the turret, while Tier IX vehicles offer guns with a drum for 2 or 3 shells. Moreover, the "Americans" were created on the basis of tank projects developed by the research program of the US Army in the middle of the 20th century.


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In addition, players will experience a more realisticgraphics: in contact with mud or snow, the tank will remain dirty or snowy, and when immersed in water, it will be wet. Physically accurate rendering (PBR) will make many 3D models of tanks look prettier. Five tanks from the new branch of American heavyweights entered the game with PBR. Over time, the 3D models of the remaining 370 World of Tanks Blitz vehicles will also be transferred to a new visual quality.

And finally, a few numbers: in 7 years, World of Tanks Blitz has been downloaded over 170 million times on different platforms. And Ukraine is in the TOP-5 in terms of the number of downloads worldwide.

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World of Tanks Blitz celebrates the 7th anniversary of the game on a grand scale!

170 million downloads, new graphic effects and a branch of American tanks in update 8.0.
Welcome to the Blitzland party!

June 8, 2021 - Seven years ago, World of Tanks Blitz putthe beginning of a separate game genre in the world of mobile games. During this time, users on different platforms have downloaded the game more than 170 million times, and in terms of the number of downloads in the world, Ukraine entered the TOP-5 !. With the release of Update 8.0, players will see more realistic graphics, a new branch of American heavy tanks, and a series of holiday surprises in honor of the game's birthday.

“There is a good tradition in World of Tanks Blitz -release important updates and hold special events on the eve of your birthday. This time we will delight gamers with improved graphics, which will make the game more realistic without compromising technical performance, and will also add a new branch of American "heavy" with unusual mechanics. All this will take place against the backdrop of fun modes and great game activities, - says Andrey Ryabovol, Product Director of World of Tanks Blitz. - Also, as a token of gratitude for the many years of interest and willingness to share feedback, we have prepared commemorative awards for our players. Happy birthday, World of Tanks Blitz! "

Realistic graphics

With update 8.0 graphical display of vehicles in the game will become much closer to reality: upon contact with mud or snow, the tank will remain dirty or snowy. And when immersed in water, the car will become not only clean, but also wet (later the surface of the tank will dry out). Metallic elements will shine with renewed vigor, and all materials, be it rubber or fabric, will acquire a more realistic texture. Physically accurate rendering (PBR) will make many 3D models of tanks look prettier. Five tanks from the new branch of American heavyweights entered the game with PBR. Over time, the 3D models of the remaining 370 World of Tanks Blitz vehicles will also be transferred to a new visual quality.

American "heavy"

The new branch of American heavy tanks includesin itself cars from VII to X level. It was created using tank designs developed by the US Army's research program in the mid-20th century. In addition to typical strengths such as excellent elevation angles and a sturdy turret, some Americans (Tier IX and X) may have a crash track feature that makes them extremely difficult to immobilize. They also have other non-standard technical solutions: for example, for Tier VII vehicles, the engine is located in the turret.

From Tier IX to owners of American"Heavy" offers a choice of two guns with a drum for 2 or 3 shells. One weapon has a higher one-shot damage and a shorter interval between shots. The second is a shorter drum reload time (and higher DPM), as well as greater accuracy and armor penetration.

Amusement Park "Blitzland"

On the occasion of the 7th anniversary of the World of Tanks Blitz hangar attime will turn into an amusement park "Blitzland"! Visitors to the park will be able to win a unique Tier V Pz. Tier IV "Gargoyles" and Kunze Panzer VII in Tire (June 14-21) and Silomer (June 21-28). And from June 21, the "Souvenir Shop" with rare goods will open for a week. Also, the favorite modes of Mad Games and Rebirth will return to the game for a while!

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