Proposed New Tier X Medium. Object 430U


The Object 430 will be moved down a tier to make room for the Object 430U. The tiers below it will be trimmed. Now for the eye candy. The HD textures armour layout and proposed  tech tree then the stats.

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From Supertest new Maps of Minsk


Two Versions one Summer and one Winter

Both prototypes partially reproduce the landscape of the real Minsk: the Railway station square and the district of the Troitsky suburb. Also two drivethrough video links.

  • The first version of the map. Simple Minsk in the summer time. City part, gate and railway lines. And you might see the bridge from the Port map, but it’s not certain.
  • The second version of the map. Unusual winter version with a historical touch



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Update 9.20.1: Matchmaker Improvements


Wargamings own round-up of the up-to-date matchmaker changes in the forthcoming patch.

Have you ever played Himmelsdorf against a team that has more heavies than you? Or perhaps, you’ve watched victory slip from your fingers on an open map simply because the other camp was lucky enough to have more medium tanks in their ranks. Update 9.20.1 clamps down on these frustrating scenarios by adding an extra parameter to the matchmaker: vehicle combat roles. Simply put, we taught the matchmaker to see the difference between the Maus and IS-7, for example. Now, it balances them separately. To create two evenly assembled teams, it would place the former against other heavily armored tanks (the E-100, Type 5 HEAVY, etc.), while the IS-7 gets to face the likes of the Т110Е5 and FV215b. Let’s take a closer look! Continue reading