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World of Tanks Update 9.0: New Frontiers

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Tank Commanders!

Update 9.0 is now LIVE! Be the first generation of tankers to conquer enemy ranks in the new "Historical Battles" game mode. Look out for new German vehicles in this update too! While World of Tanks makes its transition to HD, have a glimpse of what's to come by driving these tanks with reworked graphics: Т-54, Т-34-85, Panther, Tiger I, Maus, M4 Sherman, M18 Hellcat, M103, Tortoise, Centurion 7/1.

Check this video for a quick summary of what's new in Update 9.0!



NEW! Game Mode: Historical Battles

Do you like collecting tanks that were used in famous battles? You've probably read about the tanks and history-making strategies in textbooks or in web articles. Now here's your chance to experience a simulation of those times in-game. Historical Battles is now officially available as a game mode in World of Tanks! In this mode, you can select from three historical battles available: Battle of Kursk, Battle of the Bulge, and Operation Spring Awakening. Re-enact famous tank battles with other players!


How to Download the 9.0 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 game client from the "Download World of Tanks" link:


Download World of Tanks

Improvements to Existing Content

Update 9.0 will also include improvements to existing content such as:

  • New Standard and Premium Garages.
  • Re-mastered music.
  • Tank turret can be blasted off upon ammunition explosion.
  • New awards added in Team Battles: Fighting Reconnaissance, God of War, Will-to-Win Spirit, Crucial Shot, and For Tactical Operations.

View the complete patch notes for Update 9.0 here