9.17 Overview/ Server Downtime

Good day everyone,

WG RU have a quick overview of 9.17 which will be going live tomorrow (for RU at least, will put info up for other servers as soon as its made available). Heres what to expect:

Swedish Tech Tree


Swedish heavies and TDs along with the accompanying suspension mechanics.

Premium Tank Changes

Balance changes coming to several Tier 8 premiums: FV 4202, the STA -2, the M 4 A1 Revaloris Revelorisé, the T 26 E 4 the Super the Pershing , the WZ -111, of L ö we , Panther mit 8.8, the T 34, the M 46 Patton KR  and 112. (Latest public test changes for these can be seen here)


  • New option has been added for players who have 5.1 / 7.1 speaker systems.
  • Added sound notification when locking on to a target.
  • Option to mute/unmute the microphone is now available in the settings tab under “Sound”.

Minimap Changes

The following will recieve new minimap art:

  • Karelia
  • Windstorm
  • Pilsen
  • Sand River
  • Tundra
  • Winter Himmelsdorf
  • Mountain Pass

HD Models

New HD models for the following tanks:

  • Char. B1
  • Conqueror Gun Carriage
  • Pz.Sfl. IVc
  • Sturer Emil
  • Pz.Sfl IVb
  • VK.28.01
  • SU-85i
  • SU-122-44
  • SU-76i
  • Tetrarch
  • KV-2

All of these can be seen here.


Game servers will be down from 03:00 to 10:00 GMT December 13th. Global map and Strongholds will be delayed during that time.

WG advises to refrain from installing mods before or during that time.

And last but not least, WG reminds that the overmatch mechanic changes that were originally set to accompany 9.17 have not been cancelled, merely postponed and will return at some point.

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