April Fool's Day

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Every year on the 1st April since 2015, War Thunder has held special one time only events. From Giant Japanese Snails and Flying Ponys to Russian Mechs and Inflatable tanks, players could be faced with absolutely anything on this day!

Event

April Fools' Day (sometimes called All Fools' Day) is celebrated every year on April 1 by playing practical jokes and spreading hoaxes. —excerpt from Wikipedia

April Fool's Day is a day full of jokes, hoaxes, and other cruel teases that plays at the victim's willing to believe. Gaijin Entertainment decided to join that band wagon of mischievous in 2015. Their events are introduced as authentic and a permanent addition of the game, with varying details to back up their statements such as elaborate pre-constructed tech trees or releasing events that conform to previously confirmed information. The reveal that the event is a April Fool's Event is either announced the next day or called out by skeptical people who are aware what time of the year it is.

Gaijin Entertainment keep the events around for at least a week before removing it from the game.

Pranks pulled by Gaijin

A concept art drawn up just for the Unrealistic Battles event.

2015

March to Victory!
Unrealistic Battles

2016

Sailing fleet in War Thunder!

2017

Rank IX

2018

Silent Thunder

Pranks pulled by the Wiki

2015

T-65 Fighter
Ninjas attack Australia

2017

Battleships and Cruisers

2018

World War One


April Fool's Events