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World of Tanks: Next Update to Feature British Tanks

SBFordSBFord Associate Editor - News ManagerThe CitadelPosts: 23,038MMORPG.COM Staff Epic has announced that the next World of Tanks update, v8.1, will include both light and medium tanks from the British line used in WWII. Update 8.1 will also introduce an overhauled rendering and lighting system on five more battle arenas.

"The Brits invented the first tank, pioneering the evolution of the whole industry, and it's an honor for us to greet them in World of Tanks. They are so close, you can hear their tracks rolling!" said Mike Zhivets, World of Tanks Producer. "Their looks are as daunting as their guns, and I'm sure the Brits will make great competitors to other nations in World of Tanks."

Read more on the World of Tanks site.



  • spookydomspookydom BristolPosts: 1,782Member Uncommon
    About time! /salutes and straightens imaginary moustache.............Acctually, our tanks where made of paper. ;)


  • CaldrinCaldrin CwmbranPosts: 4,505Member Uncommon

    hell yeah at last.. time to update WOT when that comes out :)


  • loot613loot613 SAN MARCOS, CAPosts: 10Member
    If you guys haven't seen the physics update yet from their last update about maybe 2 weeks ago, WOT got 100% better... Check it out now!
  • NonderyonNonderyon GyulaPosts: 184Member Uncommon
    no :) Matilda and Matilda II is a well armored ones :) just like Churchill, but the main problem is the gun :P
  • defector1968defector1968 Nar ShaddaaPosts: 428Member Uncommon
    At least the Devs here they know history, not like microsoft that messing everything without knoiwn anything at all (see age of empires)
  • bigcheeseukbigcheeseuk manchesterPosts: 117Member Uncommon
  • IchmenIchmen Winnipeg, MBPosts: 1,228Member Uncommon

    having played WoT using the 8.0 patch.. im still confused why they only gave the black prince tank (gold) to brits to start with.. why not just give them the val, church and normal matilda its not like the tanks changed very much when given to the russians :/ 

    so honestly most of the main tanks the brits used are already ingame on the yank and russian tree :/  sherman firefly is simply a sherman with a larger gun... why do they prolong giving the brits their tanks?? @_@

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  • CaldrinCaldrin CwmbranPosts: 4,505Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by loot613
    If you guys haven't seen the physics update yet from their last update about maybe 2 weeks ago, WOT got 100% better... Check it out now!

    oh nice ill have to jump on this weekend to check it out :)


  • OzmodanOzmodan Hilliard, OHPosts: 8,172Member Rare
    Well as bad as US tanks were, the British ones were worse.  Rommel used to make fun of them.  If he didn't have such poor supply lines North Africa would have been over long before we entered the war.
  • will1448will1448 JakartaPosts: 3Member
    i LOVE British tanks. Especially the Crusader tank.
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