Category:Updates

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Updates are major content patches and changes that are applied to War Thunder regularly throughout the year. These include new Aircraft, Ground Vehicles, Maps, Game mods, Features, Graphical enhancements, Flight and Damage model upgrades, Decal and Skin additions and of course bug fixes.

Here you will find a history of War Thunders major content patches.

Major Updates
Open Beta
Update Date
Released
Date
Superseded
Key Additions / Information
Update 1.27
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30 January 2013 19 March 2013
Active for 48 days
(1 month, 19 days)
  • First Update of the Open Beta Test (OBT)
  • Added ability to control critically damaged aircraft
  • [Ground Strike] Fjords and [Domination] Asia maps
Update 1.29
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19 March 2013 11 June 2013
Active for 84 days
(2 months, 23 days)
  • Added 15 new vehicles:
    • 15 Regular Aircraft
  • Improved the damage model of all aircraft
  • Redesigned hangar interface
  • Added ability to select ammo belts for fighters
  • Re-balanced game economy
Update 1.31
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11 June 2013 7 August 2013
Active for 57 days
(1 month, 27 days)
  • Added 20 new vehicles:
    • 13 Regular Aircraft
    • 7 Premium Aircraft
  • Added award of a Rank 1 premium after your first battle
  • Added Squadrons
  • Added Tutorials
  • Added invite friends feature
  • Added Facebook and Twitch Support
Update 1.33
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7 August 2013 26 September 2013
Active for 50 days
(1 month, 19 days)
  • Added 11 new vehicles:
    • 10 Regular Aircraft
    • 1 Premium Aircraft
  • Added vehicle Modules and Modifications
  • Added crew lock
  • Added a number of new armament options for aircraft
Update 1.35
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26 September 2013 18 December 2013
Active for 83 days
(2 months, 22 days)
  • Added 16 new vehicles:
    • 13 Regular Aircraft
    • 3 Premium Aircraft
  • Added events mode
  • Reworked a large number of aircraft and cockpit models
  • Added first "bomber" cockpits (Pe-2 and Pe-3)
Update 1.37
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18 December 2013 15 April 2014
Active for 118 days
(3 months, 28 days)
  • Added 22 new vehicles:
    • 20 Regular Aircraft
    • 2 Premium Aircraft
  • Completely reworked progression system (old 20 tier system replaced with 5 ranks)
  • Added Custom Battles
  • Reworked over 70 flight models
Update 1.39
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15 April 2014 15 May 2014
Active for 30 days
(1 month)
  • Added 20 new vehicles:
    • 17 Regular Aircraft
    • 2 Premium Aircraft
    • 1 Special Aircraft (La-174)
  • Added support for Custom skins
  • Added War Thunder CDK
  • Significantly improved AI behaviour
Update 1.41
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15 May 2014 9 October 2014
Active for 147 days
(4 months, 24 days)
  • Added 86 new vehicles:
    • 6 Regular Aircraft
    • 4 Premium Aircraft
    • 68 Regular Tanks
    • 4 Premium Tanks
    • 4 Gift / Bundle Tanks
  • Ground forces units released into Open Beta Test (OBT) for all players
Update 1.43
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9 October 2014 16 December 2014
Active for 68 days
(2 months, 7 days)
  • Added 43 new vehicles:
    • 18 Regular Aircraft
    • 7 Premium Aircraft
    • 1 Gift / Bundle Aircraft
    • 11 Regular Tanks
    • 5 Premium Tanks
    • 1 Gift / Bundle Tank
  • Added first urban tank map (Poland) and multi-turreted tank (T-35)
Update 1.45 "Steel Generals"
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16 December 2014 24 February 2015
Active for 70 days
(2 months, 8 days)
  • Added 20 new vehicles (not counting CBT tanks of USA):
    • 5 Regular Aircraft
    • 1 Gift / Bundle Aircraft
    • 9 Regular Tanks
    • 4 Premium Tanks
    • 2 Gift / Bundle Tank
  • Added the American Tank Tree to the game in CBT
  • Added ability to fire tank machine guns
Update 1.47 "Big Guns"
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24 February 2015 30 April 2015
Active for 65 days
(2 months, 2 days)
  • Added 16 new vehicles:
    • 7 Regular Aircraft
    • 7 Regular Tanks
    • 2 Premium Tanks
  • Made the American Tank Tree available to all players
  • Removed the daily X2 multiplier, replacing it with boosters
Update 1.49 "Weapons of Victory"
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30 April 2015 30 June 2015
Active for 61 days
(2 months)
  • Added 39 new vehicles:
    • 15 Regular Aircraft
    • 6 Premium Aircraft
    • 10 Regular Tanks
    • 8 Premium Tanks
  • Added American Tank Destroyer and British Fleet Air Arm lines
  • Added 2 historically accurate and 1 semi-accurate tank maps
Update 1.51 "Cold Steel"
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30 June 2015 6 November 2015
Active for 129 days
(4 months, 7 days)
  • Added 20 new vehicles:
    • 9 Regular Aircraft
    • 2 Premium Aircraft
    • 5 Regular Tanks
    • 4 Premium Tanks
  • Added first winter tank map (Finland)
  • Added the Enduring Confrontation game mode
Update 1.53 "Firestorm"
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6 November 2015 15 December 2015
Active for 39 days
(1 month, 9 days)
  • Added 26 new vehicles:
    • 11 Regular Aircraft
    • 1 Premium Aircraft
    • 2 Special Aircraft
    • 4 Regular Tanks
    • 3 Premium Tanks
    • 4 Gift / Bundle Tanks
    • 1 Special Tank
  • Moved the game to the Dagor Engine 4.0
  • Added first British Premium Tanks
Update 1.55 "Royal Armour"
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15 December 2015 15 March 2016
Active for 91 days
(3 months)
  • Added 42 new vehicles (including British CBT tanks):
    • 8 Regular Aircraft
    • 1 Premium Aircraft
    • 30 Regular Tanks
    • 3 Premium Tanks
  • Added the British Tank Tree to the game in CBT
  • Added two tank maps set in North Africa Campaign
Update 1.57 "Battle March"
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15 March 2016 10 June 2016
Active for 87 days
(2 months, 26 days)
  • Added 22 new vehicles:
    • 9 Regular Aircraft
    • 1 Premium Aircraft
    • 1 Special Aircraft
    • 10 Regular Tanks
    • 1 Premium Tank
  • Made British tanks available for all players
  • Added two tank maps Volokolamsk and Frozen Pass