War Thunder 1.73 Dev Server: What to expect

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Good day everyone, for those unaware the 1.73 dev server has been opened and it has brought us some surprises to look over. For this I will go over each nation and give basic information for all additions as others may change due to it being a dev server and when more information is out I will go more in depth for all vehicles. For those who play America and Britain, there are no new additions for these nations.

Germany:

Begleitpanzer 57:

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BR: 8.7

Weapons: 57mm Bofors L/70 mk.1 cannon (96 ammo), 6x TOW ATGMs, 7.62mm MG3A1 (5000 ammo)

Hull armour: 35/15/11

Turret armour: 25/15/15

Ammunition: AP-T: APCBC (116mm at 500m), SAP-T: APHEBC (55mm at 500m), HE-T: HE (9mm at 500m) Continue reading

War Thunder is coming to Xbox

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A quick one for all you console players out there, Gaijin has just announced that War Thunder is finally coming to Xbox. While the details are still uncertain we shall try to keep you updated here as the news comes in.

For those that want to read the announcement itself click here.

MS74 Series 2A torpedo boat: War Thunder Naval Forces

Good day everyone, today we have been shown another addition to the Italian naval forces in the form of the MS74 Series 2A torpedo boat. This is a lesser known torpedo boat used by the Italian navy and has a unique story behind it too. These boats originate from captured Yugoslavian torpedo boats which were seized in 1941. After some testing by the Regia Marina they were deemed superior to the MAS 500 series used by the Italians and immediately ordered 18. These boats were split into 2 families (each consisting of 18 boats), a 1942 series and a 1943 series which we see being added in this devblog.

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