WoT Console- Heavy Metal Tank Stats

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Here are the basic stats for the upcoming ‘Heavy Metal’ themed premiums that should in the game store on Monday, April 3rd. Straight from the forums:

 

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  • Tier: VIII
  • Class:  SPG
  • Nation: UK
  • Matchmaking: Plays up to Tier 10
  • Silver Bonus: 57.5%
  • XP Bonus: 10%
  • Hit Points: 380
  • Engine Power: 500 hp
  • Power/Weight Ratio: 22.15 hp/ton
  • Speed Limit: 68 km/h
  • Hull Traverse Speed: 20 deg/sec
  • Hull Armor: 14/14/14
  • Turret Traverse Speed: 18 deg/sec
  • Penetration: 70/75
  • Damage: 700/700
  • Aim Time: 6.5 sec
  • Accuracy: 0.71
  • Gun Caliber: 5.5 in.
  • Rate of Fire: 4.11 rounds/min
  • Max Ammo Capacity: 48 rounds
  • View Range: 320 m
  • Signal Range: 750 m

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WoT Console- Live Q&A

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Good day everyone,

A few days back WG Console held a Live Q&A session on Twitch with Creative Director TJ Wagner and Lead Game Designer WG Chuji (henceforth known by his first name, Jeff) here’s a transcription of that (as best I could, there were some audio issues).

Could you explain how map/game modes work? There are rumors that not all maps are in the rotation at any given time.

Jeff- Well, technically thatvis accurate. The way it works is that maps are divided by tier and we try to make a lot of the maps appropriate for the tier range that you’re in. One of my favorites is Provence, and if we tried to do a Tier X battle there (though I’d love to try it) you’d pretty much have the entire enemy team spotted in the countdown.

So because not every map supports every tier or game mode, they are also a bit divided by tier range. I don’t remember off the top which maps are divided by what, but that is how we do it , so you are kinda correct, they are divided by tiers.

 

Will we get maps like Pilsen, Paris, maybe even Berlin?

Jeff- Um, stay tuned, we’re working on a lot of cool new maps. Stuff we’re talking about and also maybe stuff we’re not talking ababout in this current question. Continue reading

WoT Console- April Overview

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WG has done another overview for upcoming content in the console editions of World of Tanks. Here’s what we have to look forward to, or dread…

Heavy Metal

Three new premiums will be released, and they’re actually somewhat interesting. These do have a set camo theme (Heavy Metal Heroes, or HMH), and at the moment its not shown if they are customizable, that said, the default schemes aren’t bad looking.branded_hmheroes2

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WoT Console- Conquerors of Mars

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In the grand tradition of console lunacy, WG Chicago has announced this years April Fools mode: Conquerors of Mars!

This time the old Lunar Chaffee is set up on the Red Planet, with low gravity physics to go with it, and Martian spacecraft flying about.

No word on whether it includes Matt Damon’s potato farm.

The Direction of WoT Console & the State of the Community

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Good day everyone,

As most of you know by now, I’m primarily a Console player (or peasant, I have a good sense of humor about it) and have done what I can to post the latest goings on with the Console side of the WoT community, though circumstance has led to that coverage mostly being me regurgitating the game’s update news, with some brief opinions added in. I believe this may have lead to a bit of a skewed perception of both the console game and community. Very little of the console community’s voice reaches through here, as we’re not only much smaller than PC, but even fewer of them read a blog famous for covering PC. Continue reading

WoT Console: February Overview

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Good day all,

World of Tanks Console has begun doing overviews each month to give players an idea of what events or sales will be happening, heres what we have for February:

Console Anniversary

February will be the celebration for the launch of World of Tanks Console, with that, logging in on the weekend of February 10th will grant you the Raseiniai BT-7A

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Czechoslovakian Tanks

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