Update Test Server 9.15.1

Hello, on June 23 the test server client for 9.15.1 will be available!

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Major changes:

  • Addition of 24 HD Vehicle models.
  • For maps “Prokhorovka”, “Cliff”, “Ensk” and “El Halluf” mini-maps redrawn in the new style.
  • The Lorraine 40t replaced by Bat.-Châtillon 25 t AP.

General information

  • Due to the large number of players on, the test server is limited to the input of users.
  • If the user changed the password after 23:59 (Moscow time) June 15, 2016, authorization to the test server will be available only with a password that was used before the specified time.

Features

  • Payments on the test server will be added.
  • This test will not increase earnings experience and credits on the primary server.
  • Achievements on the test server will not carry over to the primary server.

Also, please be advised that during the test 9.15.1 maintainence on the test server will be planned for:

  • The first server – 7:00 (GMT) daily. The average duration – 25 minutes.
  • The second server – 8:00 (GMT) daily. The average duration – 25 minutes.
  • Center -. 12:00 pm (GMT) daily. The average duration – 2 minutes.
  • Note! The test server is subject to the same rules as in the main game, and therefore, there are penalties for violation of these rules in accordance with the User Agreement.

Changes in the second test 9.15.1

The main changes

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Sound Improvements:

  • Added a separate sound for damage from HE shells to your own vehicle (upon indirect hits and splash damage)
  • Added a sound informing that an allied vehicle was destroyed
  • Implemented 3D positioning for the sound of spotting enemy vehicles
  • Reworked the sound of tracks (accentuated the track sound for vehicles with a high-powered gasoline engine)
  • Implemented a sound preset for laptops to adapt the sound scheme for playback on internal speakers at the highest quality possible
  • Added “Bass boost” option

Personal reserves can be purchased in the “Personal Reserves”.

Technical changes

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  • Reworked frictional effects of tanks against each other (the effects will become less intrusive and more realistic).
  • Conducted a series of works to stabilize the performance.

Changes in Technology

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Lorraine 40t:

  • Replaced by Bat.-Châtillon 25 t AP.

ISU-130:

  • Decreased dispersion on the move with ISU-130 suspension by 40%
  • Decreased dispersion on hull traverse with ISU-130 suspension by 40%
  • Changed maximum reverse speed from 12 km/h to 14 km/h
  • Changed top speed from 34 km/h to 38km/h
  • Changed view range of ISU-130 turret from 350m to 380m
  • Changed aiming time of 130mm S-26 gun from 2.5 seconds to 2.1 seconds
  • Changed reload time of 130mm S-26 gun from 12 seconds to 10.3 seconds
  • Changed dispersion of 130mm S-26 gun from 0.4m to 0.37m

Tanks added for super testers:

  • “Object 257”;
  • Strv m / 42-57 Alt A.2;
  • T95 / Chieftain;
  • VK 65.01 (H);
  • Rheinmetall Skorpion;
  • Krupp-Steyr Waffenträger.

Added HD Models:

  • MT-25;
  • GW E 100;
  • FV304;
  • Jagdpanzer 38 (t) Hetzer (renamed in this release, the former name – Hetzer);
  • Dicker Max;
  • Pz.Kpfw. III;
  • E 75;
  • Waffentrager auf Pz. IV;
  • AT-1;
  • AMX 13 75;
  • SU-100Y;
  • SU-100M1;
  • T57 Heavy Tank;
  • Großtraktor – Krupp;
  • M37;
  • 113;
  • GW Tiger (P);
  • 121;
  • M22 Locust;
  • FV125b (183);
  • M8A1;
  • T-34-1;
  • Rhm.-Borsig Waffentrager;
  • GW Panther.

Adjusted HD Models:

  • Tortoise;
  • M103;
  • M18 Hellcat;

Graphic changes

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  • Remade the minimaps for “Prokhorovkz,” “Ensk” and “El Halluf”
  • Released the “Paris” map for the first Public Test iteration only

Updated effects on the following maps:

  • Training Area
  • Karelia
  • Himmelsdorf
  • Prokhorovka
  • Ruinberg
  • Mines
  • Erlenberg
  • Widepark
  • Sand River
  • El Halluf
  • Airfield
  • Fiery Salient
Update Test Server 9.15.1

58 thoughts on “Update Test Server 9.15.1

  1. As an owner of ISU130, im swear ISU120 problem is not all buff above. All that need it penetration. How the f*ck a slow, non-armor, tier 8 TD can survive at tier 10 battle with 215mm pen gun ?!!?

    I can deal with old stat, but pls buff ISU130 penetration up to 240mm. Current penetration even worse than stock KV4 and IS3 with 122mm D25T

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      1. Teknokraatti says:

        RHM has amazing camo, full turret and low profile though. It also has a real premium shell that, honestly, has rather OP pen. I would know, I have one and quite like it.

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      2. So it’s the SU100Y gun…..in a tier where it belongs now just add a gold shell and it’s perfectly balanced and probably better than any other non Russian tier td

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  2. dieroten says:

    Wait what ?? Why would they want to replace Lorraine 40 t. WTF man, that’s one of my favorite Meds that I enjoy to play on that tier without spamming HEAT like shit…. come on.

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    1. abusemtex says:

      Do we know anything about the tier 9 MT replacement?
      Last time I checked it was announced to be a tier 9 reward tonk.

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    2. dieroten says:

      But Lorraine 40 t is differrent prototype right ? Then, why would they even bother to replace a tank that have historical accuracy here.?? Why would they don’t remove fake tank like FV215B or VK 45.02 B instead ??

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    3. abusemtex says:

      I just checked the stats of the formerly announced tier 9 prem.
      No way this is tonk is going to replace the 40t. That p.o.s. is worse than it’s tier 8 predecessor.
      LeL! Stronk commie logic.

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  3. So I dont really understand :
    -this is a regular common-test ?
    -why 9.15.1 and not 9.16 ?
    -how do in-test purshases work ? Like you spend actual money for gold there but you dont have it back on live server ?
    -WG where is HD KV-2 ??

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    1. B3RG says:

      Maybe 916 is a Ducati copyright
      Like 106,205,406 are Peugeot brands and the Porsche is called 911 because Peugeot protested against its original name “project 901”

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  4. Rita, you write T95 / Chieftain; will be available for supertesters. But this tanks was the latest CW reward. So it can’t be new.

    ISU130, buffs all the way, and a viewrange buff too! Good for the lucky ones to have it.

    Nice to see the chinese top tiers finally get HD models. Looking forward to driving the 121 and the 113 in glorious HD!

    So Lorraine 40t is replaced. That is sad. The 40t was one of my favorite tanks. Perhaps it will return as a premium vehicle as they did with the FV4502? Anyway it will be interesting to drive the mini-bat.

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  5. Treadhead1 says:

    I can’t wait for the T-34-1 HD model. I just can’t get myself to play the tank with the upgraded turret because it looks kind of… off in some way (stock turret looks ok but you can’t really use the good guns in that turret you know). But the new model actually seems to fix that.

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  6. stormcrow99 says:

    HD tanks! Hooray! T-34-3? No… Instead we have an AT-1…
    M8A1, uhh, M22 Locust… But no Mini-Maus?
    Who the ****** makes this list up???

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    1. Also remember when they said arty wasnt a priority in HD modellings and right after that Q&A we started to get arties in HD every patch. And “popular tanks will come first” thus why KV-2 is still not here but a tier 2 TD is

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      1. GameGlitch says:

        They later stated that, since they out-source the HD model creation, they don’t necessarily have control over what is finished in what order. They currently just take as many of them as are available.

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      2. stormcrow99 says:

        @Gameglitch I am aware of the outsourcing, hence I’m asking who is making the lists. Is someone on that side just going like “OMFG that tonk looks so kawaii let’s do that next” and arbitrarily picking them?

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  7. OrigamiChik3n says:

    I’m curious about “Added a sound informing that an allied vehicle was destroyed”.

    What will happen when multiple allied tanks are destroyed at the same time? Will the sound engine crash while trying to playback 3-5 samples at once? Or maybe we will get echo effect: “allied-allied-allied-vehicle-vehicle-vehicle-destroyed-destroyed-destroyed”?

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    1. It’s WG so if the tanks are Russian the game will have a ‘bug’ so that they come back alive with full hp and the next shot it fires is a granted ammo rack….

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    1. Infernal969 says:

      No, thanks, I don’t want my STB’s turret turned into shit because STRONK HD REWORKS COMRADE LET’S NERF ARMOR AND NOT GIVE A SHIT DA BUFF IS-3 CYKA BLIN.

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      1. hmmm yeah, you’re right…most HD reworks sucks. Like the rusty T34. This tank doesnt look as it would go into battle, it looks like it stood outside a museum for 70 years…and most HD models looked like covered in sugar powder.
        But opn the other hand…japanese HD med tanks look nice.

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  8. Infernal969 says:

    lol, does that Bat.-Châtillon 25 t AP still have worse stats than the 13 90?
    If so, well done WG, you clearly know how to balance the game.

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  9. Landric says:

    If the HD 113 from the sandbox is coming into the game with the current 113 mobility and gun stats, the E5 is about to lose its throne.

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  10. still can’t understand why they will remove the Lorraine 40t instead of returning it to tier 8 as it was before, I know that it was considered OP back then but we have seen how french tanks have suffered with the years and right know the Lorraine was a “skill” tank at tier 9, maybe it would work as a tier 8 unless they want to make it a premium (since they really made a mistake with the CDC since it was a TD and they tried to make it work as a medium, solution: preferential matchmaking)

    if they do make the Lorraine a premium it has to be given for free to those who lost it first at tier 8 and now at tier 9, it’s just too much

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    1. dieroten says:

      Lol too much free stuff that already given by WG…… But anyway lorraine is good at OP hands. I just personally unlock the tank 2 weeks ago and I love it because it’s have some insane mobility and more over it’s got good aim time and decent dispersion. Then why would they’ll remove it with worse tank….

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  11. Anonymous says:

    Oh damn, my beloved FV304 gets nerfed a bit further. HD model is bigger, so the camouflage is a bit worse. But they put the armor from 25 each side down to 14 each side and the hull traverse speed from 27 down to 26,53. (all numbers with my trained crew)

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  12. “Payments on the test server will be added.”

    The contrary is actually the case. Seems to be a mistranslation of the Russian CT news:
    “Платежи на тестовый сервер не производятся.”

    “Payments to Test Server are NOT executed.”

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  13. _Ronin says:

    *logs in on test server*
    *looks at BC 25t AP in garage*

    4 crew members? Really, WTF WG? way to break a great line….The tank itself looks decend, but with a 4th crew member and nerfed reload? Could you bloody not?!

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  14. siralexice says:

    I do not beta test for free WG’s games. They are making a lot of money from our free work.
    Even if beta testers would help make the game better, they should not do it for free.
    WG is earning real money from the hard work of the gamers doing the beta test.

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