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World of Tanks Update 8.10 - Superpower Japan


Tank Commanders!

Update 8.10 is now LIVE! A whole new Japanese Tech Tree is added with a selection of light and medium tanks. If you're a premium tank collector, you might want to drop by the Premium Gift Shop or the in-game store to get your hands on the Japanese medium Type 3 Chi-Nu Kai!

The new Japanese-themed map "Hidden Village" is now available too! So take your tanks out for a drive and check it out!

While downloading your update, scroll through to find out what's new for Update 8.10:

NEW! Japanese Vehicles

Watch this trailer of fearsome Japanese tanks rolling out into World of Tanks in Update 8.10. These swift and mighty machines are ready to fight some serious battles!

Time to unlock those awesome new tanks in Update 8.10!

Read on for more details of rebalanced tanks, optimized maps and other changes:

How to Download the 8.10 Update

If you have already installed World of Tanks, all you have to do is start the game launcher and let the client automatically update by itself. Otherwise, you can download the 8.10 game client from the following links:


Download World of Tanks

New Map: Hidden Village




Make full use the hills and village streets to your tactical advantage!

New Japanese Light and Medium Tanks



The 8.10 update will be welcoming a new branch of Japanese Light and Medium Tanks comprising of 14 vehicles: NC27 Otsu (tier 1 LT), Type 95 Ha-Go (tier 2 LT), Type 98 Ke-Ni (tier 3 LT), Type 5 Ke-Ho (tier 4 LT), Type 97 Chi-Ni (tier 2 MT), Type 97 Chi-Ha (tier 3 MT), Type 1 Chi-He (tier 4 MT), Type 3 Chi-Nu (tier 5 MT), Type 3 Chi-Nu Kai (tier 5 MT), Type 4 Chi-To (tier 6 MT), Type 5 Chi-Ri (tier 7 MT), STA-1 (tier 8 MT), Type 61 (tier 9 MT), STB-1 (tier 10 MT).  

Tier II Japanese Light Tank Type 95 Ha-Go Tier III Japanese Light Tank Type 98 Ke-Ni Tier IV Japanese Light Tank Type 5 Ke-Ho

Tier II Japanese Medium Tank Chi-Ni Tier III Japanese Medium Tank Chi-Ha
Tier VI Japanese Medium Tank Chi-He

Tier VII Japanese Medium Tank Chi-Ri Tier VIII Japanese Medium Tank STA-1 Tier IX Japanese Medium Tank Type 61



Tier X Japanese Medium Tank STB-1    


Click here to view the renders of Japanese medium tank Type 4 Chi-To (tier VI) in different resolutions.


Japanese Premium Tank Added to In-Game Shop


Tier V Japanese Medium Tank Type 3 Chi-Nu Kai

Improvements to Existing Content

Besides the addition of a new map and tanks, Update 8.10 will also be making improvement on existing content such as:

  • Changes to vehicle parameters. Full list of changes can be found here.
  • Optimized maps: "Karelia", "Mines", "El-Halluf', "Airfield" and "Steppes".
  • Maps added to Team Battle game mode: "Airfield", "Komarin", "Live-Oaks", "Siegfried line", "Sand River", "Serene Coast", "Swamp", and "Tundra"
  • Improved map graphics and more...