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Update 8.11 Preliminary Patch Notes [UPDATED]

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These are the list of changes and features that will be implemented on the 8.11 public test server.

These are preliminary patch notes and do not include the full details of all changes. The full list will be available upon the release of the 8.11 patch.

What's New in Update 8.11?

  1. A new game mode, 'Confrontation', in which teams are sorted into two different nationalities (USA vs France, Germany vs USSR). This will be available in Random Battles, joining other game modes such as Encounter and Assault.
  2. A new map, 'Windstorm'.




Video: ASAP #17 - Update 8.11

List of changes between versions 8.11 #3 and 8.11 #2

  • Fixed an issue which prevents purchase of a tier 1 tank from Tech Trees.
  • Fixed several client crashes and instability.
  • Fixed incorrect work of artillery mode marker.
  • Fixed several interface errors in crew re-training.


List of changes between versions 8.11 #2 and 8.11 #1

  • Fixed various errors and defects on the following maps: "Himmelsdorf", "Winter Himmelsdorf", "Ruinberg on Fire", "Windstorm", "Highway", "Northwest", "Fisherman’s Bay", "Hidden Village", "Redshire", "Erlenberg", "Serene Coast", "Cliff" and "Murovanka".
  • Improved performance on the "Windstorm" map.
  • Improved performance on the "Hidden Village" map.
  • Fixed the inconsistency between the visual model and the damage model for a number of buildings and objects.
  • Fixed the blinking effects from tank tracks on winter maps.
  • Fixed issues with the visual models of the following tanks: Т-54, WZ-120, КV-1S, Type 3 Chi-Nu and Type 59.
  • Finalised the model sizes for the Т-54 and Type 59.
  • Fixed issues with the WZ-120’s camouflage.
  • Fixed the cannon models for the M48A1 Patton and Conqueror.
  • Reduced the HP of the Waffenträger auf E 100 by 200 points.
  • Changed the field-of-view settings for different ‘camera-to-tank’ distances in arcade mode.
  • Fixed the issue with ‘camera-to-tank’ saving after battle.
  • Fixed some replay issues.
  • Fixed some errors in the "Missions and Events" section.
  • Fixed some issues with rendering that followed a switch between applications.
  • Fixed the errors and faults in logic for retraining a crew on to another tank.
  • Now you do not need to perform a battle on a tank to have its crew returned - they will be stored for the tanks as of the patch release date.
  • Fixed the inability to re-enter a training room after you have left it.
  • Reworked some ricochet effects.
  • Corrected the display of the text input cursor when opening non-battle chats.
  • Reworked the sounds of falling trees.
  • Added the Naydin Medal to the rewards list for "Courageous Resistance".
  • Fixed some issues that followed changes in the graphic settings presets.
  • Corrected the use of bold font in the tank damage window.
  • Corrected the display of the contour frame when switching between tanks in the tech tree.
  • Corrected the display of the system messages channel during loading.
  • Corrected the display sequence for context menu sections when right-clicking on the tanks "carousel" in the garage.
  • Fixed the blinking of monitor when mounting complex equipment.
  • Fixed the blocking of the button for the purchase of a premium vehicle when the player lacks the necessary gold for this operation.
  • Fixed the absence of the battle chat history after opening or closing the chat input field. 
  • Fixed some application crashes in the garage interface.
  • Fixed some application ‘hangs’ for the "Depot" and "Store" windows.
  • Fixed the error that displayed gold camouflage that was already sold and bought again.
  • Added the following condition to the "Tanker-Sniper" achievement: "make at least 8 shots".

List of changes between versions 8.11 #1 and 8.10

Super testers get three new vehicles for testing

  • T23E3 (US, VII tier, medium tank)
  • T95E6 (US, X tier, medium tank)
  • Grosstraktor Krupp (Germany, III tier, medium tank)


  • new map “Windstorm”, 1000x1000m, city map (European, winter)
  • game elements were fixed on the following maps: Erlenberg, Redshire, Highway, North-West
  • "Port" map completely removed
  • new map added “Ruinberg on fire” – Ruinberg (rainy, with fires)
  • new map added “Winter Himmelsdorf” – winter version of common "Himmelsdorf"
  • bug with entering inside of the building near the cap area in "Himmelsdorf" in "Encounter mode" fixed
  • game performance improved on "Fisherman’s Bay", "Serene Coast", "Severogorsk" and "Ensk"
  • excessive brightness of some effects was fixed on several maps 

Mechanics and Fixes


  • Reworked model of tank T-54.
  • Increased the price of Object 140
  • Rebalanced parameters of TDs: AMX 50 Foch (155), Object 268, T110E3, T110E4, WT E-100.
  • Improved inaccuracies in visual models of tanks: Chaffee, KV-1S, Lorraine 40 t.
  • new mode added: “Confrontation”, where teams are balanced by nations (USSR vs Germany, USA vs France etc)
  • group crew operations were added: retraining of the entire crew (for the new tank) 1-click returning of the old crew
  • battle chat disable option added (only text messages – commands and pings will remain)
  • chat history view option is available in battles
  • "tank is on fire" icon added, similar to the "sinking" icon
  • postmortem kill cam disable option added (a view on the tank that killed you)
  • improvements were added to the mission/discount window
  • right click on a tank in garage now prompts you straight to its statistics
  • you may go to a tank in hangar right from its research window by clicking a new icon
  • activate fire extinguisher may now be activated with left-click the "fire" icon (left lower corner on the monitor)
  • In postmortem mode, the camera now cycles to your platoon members (all other tanks after that)
  • reload time counter added to the “reloading” message
  • new markers and indicators added to the aim reticule settings
  • mastery badges “disappear” bug was fixed
  • chat and voice chat in team battles were fixed
  • fixed some bugs in Team battle interface.
  • fps drop was fixed (conditioned by zoom in on certain tanks (Japanese))
  • fixed the way visual camo works:  gold camos are stored now, may be re-mounted
  • few “Hero of the Battle” medals were added: “High Caliber” (damage infliction) and “Tanker-Sniper” (damage infliction at distance over 300 meters)
  • “Sniper” medal was moved to “special” category, player there may see how many Sniper medals he has / relevant vehicles. Sniper medals are not achievable anymore.
  • several new awards added especially for team battles (Genius for War, Armored Fist, Tactical Breakthrough, King of the Hill, Wolf Among Sheep)
  • fixed some inaccuracies in achievement descriptions
  • mastery badge, achievement is displayed (even if you already have one for that vehicle) once the requirements were re-fulfilled
  • fixed issue with displaying of the tanks as well as their modules and equipment, that can’t be bought in the In-game shop (action tanks)
  • motion blur effect performance was optimized
  • modifiers that influence crewman skill level are now displayed (personal window)
  • Graphics of ricochets was reworked
  • Raisenai Heroes medal reworked
  • size bugs of Type 59, T-54, WZ-120, Nashorn fixed
  • fixed the armor of Foch 155, Foch and AMX AC mle. 48
  • parameters of following vehicles: Foch 155, T110E4, T110E3, Object 268, WT E-100 were rebalanced
  • profitability of following tanks: Lowe, T34, 112, T-34-3, FCM50t, M6A2E1, Sexton I, S-51, SU-14-1, M12, Lorraine 155 mle. 50, VK 28.01, VK 20.01 (D), VK 30.02 (D), G.W. Panther was increased
  • balance weight of artillery reduced by 10%
  • reworked insignia of tankers (all nations)
  • details of suspension damage model were standardized for: T29, T32, T34, M37, M41, Chaffee, Pershing, T92, Hellcat, M4A2E4, M46 Patton, M103, T57, T110E5, T26E4, T110E4, T110E3, M44, M53/M55, T69, M60
  • replays issue was fixed (not saving / saving with errors)
  • speed indicator for backward movement was fixed
  • fixed M44 quick sinking
  • changed field of view settings for different screen resolutions and aspect ratios.
  • added the opportunity to keep the type of camouflage on the tank, which was used in the last battle
  • fixed some issues with voice over of game interface.
  • changed the order of switching from ally to ally in port mortem mode.
  • added new voiceover for British crews.
  • introduced new team kill / team damage fine / punishing system.

List of changes of Tier 10 TDs

AMX 50 Foch (155):

  • Engine Maybach HL 295 F (1200 h.p.) replaced by Saurer (1000 h.p.)
  • Damage caused by AP-T T368 gun 155 mm AC SA58, changed from  850 to 750
  • Damage caused by HEAT T267 gun 155 mm AC SA58, changed from  850 to 750
  • Penetration value of shells HEAT T267 (gun 155 mm AC SA58) changed from 408 mm to 395 mm
  • Changed armor of vehicles

WT E-100:

  • Traverse speed of WT E-100 suspension changed from 30 to 26
  • Turret traverse dispersion of 12,8 cm Kanone L/61 increased by 212%
  • Turret traverse dispersion of 15 cm Pak L/38 gun increased by 75%
  • Turret traverse speed of WT E-100 changed from 24 deg/sec to 22 deg/sec


  • Reloading speed of 155 mm AT Gun T7E2 gun changed from 18.3 sec to 17 sec.
  • Damage caused by AP M111E1 (155 mm AT Gun T7E2) changed from  850 to 750
  • Damage caused byAPCR M112E1 (155 mm AT Gun T7E2) changed from  850 to 750


  • Reloading speed of 155 mm AT Gun T7E2 changed from 21 sec. to 19.5 sec.
  • Damage caused by AP M111E1  (155 mm AT Gun T7E2) changed from  850 to 750
  • Damage caused by APCR M112E1 (155 mm AT Gun T7E2) changed from  850 to 750

Object 268:

  • Traverse speed of Object 268 changed from 30 to 28
  • Dispersion during movement increased by 11%
  • Dispersion cuased by suspension traverse increased by 11%
  • Max reverse speed changed from 18 km/h to 15 km/h
  • Reloading speed of 152 mm М64 gun changed from 17 sec. to 16.5 sec.
  • Damage caused by UBK551M  (152 mm M64 gun) changed from  850 to 750
  • Penetration value of shells UBK551M (152 mm M64 gun) changed from 450 mm to 395 mm
  • Damage caused by UBR551M  (152 мм М64 gun) changed from  850 to 750

This information may be subject to change until final release.