Todays Tank the Russian Tier 8 Super Heavy Tank the KV5.
Both EU and SEA get the same bundle with a garage slot and 3,450 Gold. The SEA server also has two rather more expensive bundles. It also has the KV5 with slot only in the vehicles section of the premium shop. EU may get the Tank only deal later in the day. NA is now up and is the KV5 with garage slot only.
19 thoughts on “Advent Calendar Day 11:KV5”
“EU may get the Tank only deal later in the day”
Dont recall lats time when this tank was without bundle, so probably not this time either. Its shame that WG does not have solid policy for advent calendar, shit tanks they sell “tank only” better/rare ones with bundle.
I really hope they buff it soon TT-TT
They wont cuz according to stats kv5 is over performing so they even think about nerfing it.
What can they buff ?
If they buff its pen then the gun with its awesome rof will be too good.
If they buff its armor it will still be useless as soon as R2D2 is exposed and even morebroken against lower tiers.
If they buff its weakspots then the tank will be too good, like a Liberté/Patriot hybrid except with premium mm.
If they buff its mobility the tank will ram everything and will be too mobile for its size and weight.
They cant buff it more without nerfing something else. And ad WG apparently cannot nerf premiums (still dont know why) they basicaly cant do anything.
“And ad WG apparently cannot nerf premiums (still dont know why)”
They want to avoid chargebacks and legal issues. Simple as that. The ToS actually says they can alter premium tanks, they just don’t want to.
I think I read somewhere that they were thinking if giving the KV-5 the IS-6 gun
They fear whiny kids who charged head on when they saw an OP tank being sold and dont understand that it will eventualy get nerfed.
Also technicaly these people cant do anything. As you said, the ToS gives all rights to WG and these players agreed.
I wonder how WG even plans to make a global rebalance if they will not touch premium vehicles.
It’s mostly WG’s fault tho. If they didnt fall for that to begin with they would be able to rebalance everything. And now they even release tanks without proper testing, and because they dont want to nerf premium tanks, if these tanks turn out to be completely OP they wont touch them. Looking at you Patriot and Liberté.
I hope this is not a true plan. KV5’s gun is part of what makes it special : a rapid firing 107mm gun with okay alpha okay accuracy and okay handling. If they give it a 122mm the tank will in fact be rather badly nerfed.
Why not buff the accuracy enough that you can aim at weak spots and hit them. Doesn’t have to be super German accurate. But .42 accuracy on a 100mm gun is very derpy. Give it .36 like the kv4. That way there is no need to buff the pen because you still have to aim. Don’t buff the weak spots, because we don’t need a premium E5 on our hands. Mobility is more than enough for a super heavy. Maybe a slight buff to the turret armor itself, but leave the hatches as weak spots. And by leaving the weak pen you can justify the preferential mm. Just throwing out ideas.
Just give it an option to mount a 152 derp gun give it the kv2 gun and it will be fine.
Like it keeps the 107mm it just has an option to mount the 152mm
Didn’t WG supertested the KV-5 and IS-6 with the KV-4 and IS-3A guns as alternative weaponry (+lowered DPM)?
Did anything came out of this?
If they say they cant nerf premium tanks but simply remove the premium mm out of a tank then there is a serious problem with this company…
And I dont see any reason to change their guns this way if not to give them full mm.
Just give the option to mount the 107mm and or the 152mm kv2 derp gun.
I’d buy it if i can get it without the useless Gold…. they dont implement any new tanks to the ingame shop anyways so gold became useless
Actually, those terms of service are invalid in the EU for the simple reason that we are more civilized here. It is considered that as you as an individual have no negotiating power against such a big company, you are coerced to accept the terms. And WG knows full well that in case of a legal action, they are severely screwed. If Microsoft, Apple and Google had to pay fines, they are in deep s*
” we are more civilized ” -> lol
And actualy usualy it’s in the US that you see people suing companies for no reason and even winning, while in europe you’re not gonna go far against anything.
There is one difference between the US and Europe. In Europe they expect you to think but in the US you can put your full coffee between your legs while driving and spill it. After that someone starts suing McDonalds because she burned her lips. Google Stella Liebeck…. And now they printed on all beakers that the content is hot. Who might guess that.