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Erissa #1 Posted 01 December 2014 - 03:32 PM

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Greetings Commanders!

 

Please take a look at the patch notes for 1.5.0. Should you have any feedback or want to discuss the patch, you can find the dedicated feedback sub-forum right here! Please feel free to create a topic on any aspect of the changes you would like to report or discuss!

 

Release Notes 1.5.0

Main New Features:

  • First line of British tanks added.
  • British tanks to the vehicle filter in the Garage.
  • Vehicle filter in the Garage reworked so that new nations can be added in the future.
  • Back button introduced for Android devices.
  • Panel showing time left until x2 experience reset added to the Garage screen.
  • Message text field moved to the top of the Chat screen. Now new messages are displayed from the top downwards.
  • Crew skills introduced, available for all vehicle types. The following skills are now available for players:
    • Light Tank skills:
      • Hasty Shot
      • Breakthrough
      • Low Recoil
    • Medium Tank skills:
      • Rage
      • Penetration Boost
      • Mentor
      • Smooth Ride
      • Smooth Turret Traverse
    • Heavy Tank skills:
      • Robustness
      • Close Combat Master
      • Firefighting
      • Adrenaline Rush
      • Repairs
    • Tank Destroyer skills:
      • Sniper
      • Smooth Turn
      • Deadly Accuracy
      • Camouflage
      • Clutch Braking
  • Now players can use experience earned on Premium vehicles and vehicles with 100% crew to acquire these newly introduced skills.
  • Display of penetration zones in Sniper Mode improved:
    • Modified colour highlighting for penetration zones when High-Explosive shells are used:
      • Red colour: non-penetration, no damage.
      • Yellow colour: non-penetration, partial damage.
      • No colour: penetration, full damage.
    • Normalisation and ricochets now factored into the game.
    • Screen Armour thickness re-calculated.
  • Local push notifications for the x2 experience reset added.
  • The following server push notifications added:
  • “Your tanks are gathering dust in the garage.”
  • “Your Premium Account will expire.”
  • + added the option to disable push-notifications in the game.

Changes to Sounds:

  • Improvements to the sound accompanying the appearance of light bulb indicator for spotted vehicles.
  • Improvements to the base capture sound.
  • Several issues with sound playback fixed.
  • Voice notifications added in the following languages:
    • Arabic
    • Thai 
    •  Vietnamese
  • Sound effect added for hiding the sidebar in the Garage.

Maps

  • Fog settings fixed for the following maps:  
    • Rockfield
    • Desert Sands
    • Falls Creek
    • Copperfield
    • Mines
    • Dead Rail
    • Fort Despair
    • Oasis Palms
    • Black Goldville
    • Winter Malinovka
  • Issue with the game area border on the Falls Creek map fixed.
  • Winter Malinovka map added.
  • Battle Tutorial map updated:
    • Issue with a tank reticle sticking to rocks during the Battle Tutorial fixed.
  • New effects for all maps:
    • New effects added for hitting metal, stone and wood.
    • Effect for hitting water with machine guns improved.

 

Localization Changes/Updates

  • Localizations added:
    • Thai
    • Vietnamese
    • Arabic
  • Region selection control on the login screen changed. Region flag is also added to the Garage loading screen.
  • Battle controls size and layout settings adjusted.
  • Pudding and Tea, a new consumable increasing crew skills added for the British vehicle branc added.
  • The following medals added:
    • World of Tanks Blitz Testing on Android
    • Technical Engineer: U.K.
    • Expert: U.K.
  • New button added to the Settings screen: ”Grass in Sniper Mode On/Off.”
  • Player name length is now automatically limited to 24 characters when registering with Game Center or Google Plus.
  • Notification of space shortage on Android devices during DLC files extraction improved.
  • Battle Results screen:
    • Team tab:
      • Colour highlighting added for the player’s statistics.
      • Colour highlighting for destroyed vehicles fixed.
    • Detailed tab/Statistics:
      • “Time of destruction” line removed if the player’s vehicle survives.
    • Efficiency tab:
      • Issue fixed: incorrect display of information on enemy vehicles destroyed by ramming.
  • Maximum length of chat messages increased to 512 characters.
  • Time in queue increased: now server waits till 75% of players are ready.
  • Visualization added for processing long interactions with the payment system.
  • Vehicle type markers for destroyed and active tanks display more clearly.
  • Minor improvements added to screen graphics.
  • Player’s record and Store caching implemented to make the Garage load faster.

Fixes and Improvements

  • Issue fixed: a recently added friend’s status was incorrectly displayed in Chat when re-entering the game.
  • Issue fixed: incorrect drowning countdown in case of several submersions in a row.
  • Issue fixed: Android device was unable to find the client installed on SD card.
  • Issue fixed: word duplicates occurred as a result of Chat messages autocorrecting.
  • Issue fixed: the camera dashed into Tier X German Tank Destroyer Jagdpanzer E 100.
  • Issue fixed: vehicle equipment was demounted without sale.
  • Issue fixed: the player did not receive the notification of battle results if the device was put in hibernation mode after the battle end.
  • Issue fixed: the Auto-Aim button turned unclickable.
  • Issue fixed: the player remained in a Platoon after it was dismissed.
  • Issue fixed: the application became stuck on the battle loading screen.
  • Issue fixed: the application became stuck when the player used a Joypad.
  • Issue fixed: the player was unable to see online friends in the chat after reconnection to server.
  • Issue fixed: auto login failed after restarting the application.
  • Issue fixed: results of the previous battle displayed incorrectly.
  • Issue fixed: the sidebar regularly re-appeared showing battle results already seen by the player.
  • Issue fixed: an empty chat message was sent on Android devices. Line break characters replaced by space characters.
  • Issue fixed: notification of incorrect data entry was cut-off on the login screen.
  • Issue fixed: it was impossible to set the maximum joystick size using controls slider in the Controls tab of the Settings screen.
  • Now the player receives a single notification after each purchase.
  • Issue fixed: an error occurred after the player closed a Facebook window on the Profile screen.
  • Issue fixed: a friend request disappeared after re-entering the game.
  • Issue fixed: the player did not receive system notifications on battle results, credits and experience earned after server disconnection and subsequent reconnection.

Crashes Fixed

  • Crash occurring in cases of repeated opening/closure of a sidebar on the Garage screen fixed.
  • Crash after completing the Battle Tutorial on Android devices fixed.
  • A number of other recurring errors and crashes on iOS and Android devices fixed.

 



sabiha #2 Posted 04 December 2014 - 08:56 AM

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Changes to Tanks

  • New branch of Tier I-X British tanks added to the Tech Tree:  Medium I, Cruiser III, Cruiser IV, Covenanter, Crusader, Cromwell, Comet, Centurion I, Centurion 7/1, FV4202.
  • IS-6 Tier VIII, Soviet Premium Heavy Tank now available in the tech-tree.
  • Models updated for the following tanks: Е 50 Ausf. М, Е 50, Е 100.
  • Changes in the Tech Tree for Tier I vehicles introduced:
    • Leichttraktor:
  • Engines Krupp M301 and Krupp M311 removed.
  • Traverse speed for Leichttaktor Verstärkte Ketten suspension changed from 33 to 46°/s.
  • Now only stock gun can be mounted on the stock turret.
  • L.K.A. 2. turret is now researched from stock turret.
  • 2 cm Breda is now researched from L.K.A. 2.
  • Pz.Kpfw. II, Pz.Kpfw. 35(t), and Panzerjäger I are now researched from 2 cm Breda.
  • T1 Cunningham:
  • Cunningham E1 chassis removed.
  • Cunningham V-type engine removed.
  • Traverse speed for Cunningham E2 suspension changed from 32 to 38°/s.
  • Now only stock gun can be mounted on the stock turret.
  • Cunningham D2 turret is now researched from Cunningham D1.
  • 20 mm Hispano-Suiza Birgikt Gun and 37 mm Browning Semiautomatic Gun are now researched from Cunningham D2.
  • T18 is now researched from 37 mm Browning Semiautomatic Gun.
  • T2 Medium Tank is now researched from 20 mm Hispano-Suiza Birgikt Gun.
  • MS-1:
  • T-18 chassis removed.
  • Engines MS-1 and GAZ-M1 removed.
  • Traverse speed for MS-1 suspension changed from 36 to 50°/s.
  • Now only stock gun can be mounted on the stock turret.
  • MS-1 mod. 1930 turret is now researched from MS-1 mod. 1927.
  • 45 mm mod. 1932 and 23 mm VJa are now researched from MS-1 mod. 1930.
  • BT-2 and T-26 are now researched from 23 mm VJa.
  • AT-1 is now researched from 45 mm mod. 1932.
  • Auto-cannon of the Pz.Kpfw. 35(t), Pz.Kpfw. 38 (t), and Pz.Kpfw. 38 (t) n.A. rebalanced to decrease damage per clip.

 

  • Characteristics of the following tanks changed after engine replacement:
    • Tiger II:
      • Engine Maybach HL 210 TRM P45 added.
      • Engine Maybach HL 230 TRM P45 added.
      • Engine Maybach HL 210 P30 removed.
      • Engine Maybach HL 230 P45 removed.
      • Engine Maybach HL 234 removed.
      • Top forward speed changed from 28 to 38 km/h.
      • Hull weight changed from 33,400 to 32,300 kg.
      • Crossing capacity for Tiger II Versuchs-Serie suspension: on medium terrain increased by 30.77 and on soft terrain increased by 36%.
      • Traverse speed for Tiger II Versuchs-Serie changed from 20 to 25°/s.
      • Crossing capacity for Tiger II suspension on medium terrain increased by 16.67%.
      • Traverse speed for Tiger II changed from 23 to 27°/s.

  • Tiger II Turm Nr. 1-50 turret:
    • Turret weight changed from 11,200 to 10,938 kg.
    • Elevation angle for 8,8 cm Kw.K. 43 L/71 gun changed from 17 degrees to 15 degrees.
    • Elevation angle for 10,5 cm Kw.K. L/52 gun changed from 17 degrees to 15 degrees.
    • Elevation angle for 10,5 cm Kw.K. L/68 gun changed from 17 degrees to 15 degrees.
    • Ammunition capacity for 10,5 cm Kw.K. L/68 gun changed from 36 to 42 shells.

  • Tiger II Serienturm turret:
    • Turret weight changed from 13,520 to 9,638 kg.
    • Elevation angle for 8,8 cm Kw.K. 43 L/71 gun changed from 17 degrees to 15 degrees.
    • Elevation angle for 10,5 cm Kw.K. L/52 gun changed from 17 degrees to 15 degrees.
    • Elevation angle for 10,5 cm Kw.K. L/68 gun changed from 17 degrees to 15 degrees.
    • Ammunition capacity for 10,5 cm Kw.K. L/68 gun changed from 36 to 42 shells.

  • Tiger I:
    • Engine Maybach HL 210 TRM P45 added.
    • Engine Maybach HL 230 TRM P45 added.
    • Engine Maybach HL 174 removed.
    • Engine Maybach HL 210 P30 removed.
    • Engine Maybach HL 230 P45 removed.
    • Engine Maybach HL 234 removed.
    • Top forward speed changed from 30 to 40 km/h.
    • Top reverse speed changed from 10 to 12 km/h.
    • Hull weight changed from 26,000 to 25,350 kg.
    • Crossing capacity for Pz.Kpfw. VI H Ausf. H1 suspension on solid terrain decreased by 15.38%, on medium terrain increased by 13.33% and on soft terrain increased by 9.68%.
    • Traverse speed for Pz.Kpfw. VI H Ausf. H1 changed from 18 to 26°/s.
    • Crossing capacity for Pz.Kpfw. Tiger Ausf. E suspension on solid terrain increased by 8.33%.
    • Traverse speed for Pz.Kpfw. Tiger Ausf. E changed from 20 to 28°/s.

  • Pz.Kpfw. VI H Ausf. H2 turret:
    • Turret weight changed from 8,200 to 8,250 kg.
    • Elevation angle for 7,5 cm Kw.K. 42 L/70 gun changed from 17 degrees to 15 degrees.
    • Depression angle for 7,5 cm Kw.K. 42 L/70 gun changed from 6 degrees to 8 degrees.
    • Reload time changed from 5.53 to 4.9 s.
    • Elevation angle for 8,8 cm Kw.K. 36 L/56 gun changed from 17 degrees to 15 degrees.
    • Depression angle for 8,8 cm Kw.K. 36 L/56 gun changed from 6 degrees to 8 degrees.
    • Reload time changed from 7.4 to 6.8 s.
    • Elevation angle for 10,5 cm Kw.K. L/28 gun changed from 17 degrees to 15 degrees.
    • Depression angle for 10,5 cm Kw.K. L/28 gun changed from 6 degrees to 8 degrees.
    • Reload time changed from 7.48 to 7 s.

  • Pz.Kpfw. Tiger Ausf. E turret:
    • Turret weight changed from 9,000 to 8,950 kg.
    • Elevation angle for 7,5 cm Kw.K. 42 L/70 gun changed from 17 degrees to -15 degrees.
    • Depression angle for 7,5 cm Kw.K. 42 L/70 gun changed from 6 degrees to 8 degrees.
    • Reload time changed from 5.53 to 4.9 s.
    • Elevation angle for 8,8 cm Kw.K. 36 L/56 gun changed from 17 degrees to 15 degrees.
    • Depression angle for 8,8 cm Kw.K. 36 L/56 gun changed from 6 degrees to 8 degrees.
    • Reload time changed from 6.6 to 5.8 s.
    • Elevation angle for 10,5 cm Kw.K. L/28 gun changed from 17 degrees to 15 degrees.
    • Depression angle for 10,5 cm Kw.K. L/28 gun changed from 6 degrees to 8 degrees.
    • Reload time changed from 7.48 to 7 s.
    • Elevation angle for 8,8 cm Kw.K 43 L/71 changed from 17 degrees to 13 degrees.
    • Depression angle for 8,8 cm Kw.K 43 L/71 changed from 6 degrees to 7 degrees.
    • Reload time changed from 7.79 to 7 s.

  • Panther:
    • Engine Maybach HL 210 TRM P30 added.
    • Engine Maybach HL 230 TRM P30 added.
    • Engine Maybach HL 174 removed.
    • Engine Maybach HL 210 P30 removed.
    • Engine Maybach HL 230 P45 removed.
    • Top forward speed changed from 48 to 55 km/h.
    • Hull weight changed from 20,500 to 18,775 kg.
    • Crossing capacity for Pz.Kpfw. Panther Ausf. A suspension on soft terrain increased by 8%.
    • Traverse speed for Pz.Kpfw. Panther Ausf. A changed from 26 to 37°/s.
    • Crossing capacity Pz.Kpfw. Panther Ausf. G suspension on soft terrain increased by 4.35%.
    • Traverse speed for Pz.Kpfw. Panther Ausf. G changed from 28 to 39°/s.
    • Weight of the first suspension changed from 12,050 to 15,000 kg.
    • Weight of the second suspension changed from 12,500 to 15,000 kg.
    • Braking force of the first suspension changed from 34,000 to 40,000 kg.
    • Braking force of the second suspension changed from 34,000 to 45,000 kg.

  • Pz.Kpfw. Panther Ausf. G turret:
    • Turret weight changed from 9,600 to 7,745 kg.
    • Elevation angle for 7,5 cm Kw.K. 42 L/70 gun changed from 17 degrees to -20 degrees.
    • Depression angle for 7,5 cm Kw.K. 42 L/70 gun changed from 6 degrees to 8 degrees.
    • Elevation angle for 10,5 cm Kw.K. L/28 changed from 17 degrees to 20 degrees.
    • Depression angle for 10,5 cm Kw.K. L/28 changed from 6 degrees to 8 degrees.

  • Pz.Kpfw. Panther Schmalturm turret:
    • Turret weight changed from 10,800 to 7,760 kg.
    • Elevation angle for 7,5 cm Kw.K. 42 L/70 gun changed from 17 degrees to -18 degrees.
    • Depression angle for 7,5 cm Kw.K. 42 L/70 gun changed from 6 degrees to 8 degrees.
    • Elevation angle for 10,5 cm Kw.K. L/28 gun changed from 17 degrees to -18 degrees.
    • Depression angle for 10,5 cm Kw.K. L/28 gun changed from 6 degrees to 8 degrees.

  • Panther II:
    • Engine Maybach HL 210 TRM P30 added.
    • Engine Maybach HL 230 TRM P30 added.
    • Engine Maybach HL 174 removed.
    • Engine Maybach HL 210 P30 removed.
    • Engine Maybach HL 230 P45 removed.
    • Engine Maybach HL 234 removed.
    • Hull weight changed from 20,200 to 25,490 kg.
    • Crossing capacity for Panther II suspension on solid terrain increased by 22.22%, on medium terrain increased by 27.27% and on soft terrain increased by 26.09%.
    • Traverse speed for Panther II suspension changed from 30 to 44°/s.
    • Crossing capacity for Panther II Verstärkte Ketten suspension on solid terrain increased by 25%, on medium terrain increased by 20% and on soft terrain increased by 9.52%.
    • Traverse speed for Panther II Verstärkte Ketten suspension changed from 32 to 46°/s.
    • Suspension weight increased from 12,000 to 16,500 kg.
    • Braking force of the first suspension increased from 35,500 to 48,000 kg.
    • Braking force of the second suspension increased from 35,500 to 53,000 kg.

  • Turm-Panther (schmale Blende) turret:
    • Turret weight changed from 9,600 to 7,500 kg.
    • Elevation angle for 7,5 cm Kw.K. 42 L/70 gun changed from 17 degrees to 20 degrees.
    • Depression angle for 7,5 cm Kw.K. 42 L/70 gun changed from 6 degrees to 8 degrees.
    • Elevation angle for 7,5 cm Kw.K. L/100 gun changed from 17 degrees to 20 degrees.
    • Depression angle for 7,5 cm Kw.K. L/100 gun changed from 6 degrees to 8 degrees.
    • Elevation angle for 10,5 cm Kw.K. L/28 gun changed from 17 degrees to 20 degrees.
    • Depression angle for 10,5 cm Kw.K. L/28 gun changed from 6 degrees to 8 degrees.

  • Panther II Schmalturm turret:
    • Turret weight decreased from 12,500 to 7,745 kg.
    • Elevation angle for 7,5 cm Kw.K. 42 L/70 gun changed from 17 degrees to 20 degrees.
    • Depression angle for 7,5 cm Kw.K. 42 L/70 gun changed from 6 degrees to 8 degrees.
    • Elevation angle for 7,5 cm Kw.K. L/100 gun changed from 17 degrees to 20 degrees.
    • Depression angle for 7,5 cm Kw.K. L/100 changed from 6 degrees to 8 degrees.
    • Elevation angle for 8,8 cm Kw.K. 36 L/56 gun changed from 17 degrees to 20 degrees.
    • Depression angle for 8,8 cm Kw.K. 36 L/56 gun changed from 6 degrees to 8 degrees.
    • Elevation angle for 10,5 cm Kw.K. L/28 gun changed from 17 degrees to 20 degrees.
    • Depression angle for 10,5 cm Kw.K. L/28 gun changed from 6 degrees to 8 degrees.
    • Elevation angle for 8,8 cm Kw.K 43 L/71 gun changed from 17 degrees to 20 degrees.
    • Depression angle for 8,8 cm Kw.K 43 L/71 gun changed from 6 degrees to 8 degrees.

  • Jagdtiger:
    • Top speed increased from 28 to 38 km/h.
    • Hull weight decreased from 47,500 to 47,420 kg.
    • Weight of the first and second suspensions increased from 18,450 to 22,350 kg.
    • Braking force of the first suspension increased from 34,000 to 67,000 kg.
    • Braking force of the second suspension increased from 34,000 to 75,000 kg.
    • Superstructure weight increased from 50 to 100.
    • Crossing capacity for Jagdtiger suspension on solid terrain increased by 8.33%, on medium terrain increased by 21.43% and on soft terrain increased by 30.77%.
    • Crossing capacity for Jagdtiger Verstärkte Ketten suspension on medium terrain increased by 23.08% and on soft terrain increased by 4.17%.

  • Jagdpanther:
    • Engine Maybach HL 210 TRM P30 added.
    • Engine Maybach HL 230 TRM P30 added.
    • Engine Maybach HL 174 removed.
    • Engine Maybach HL 210 P30 removed.
    • Engine Maybach HL 230 P45 removed.
    • Top speed increased from 46 to 55 km/h.
    • Hull weight decreased from 26500 to 26313 kg.
    • Weight of the first and second suspensions decreased from 15,550 to 15,000 kg.
    • Braking force of the first suspension increased from 34,000 to 40,000 kg.
    • Braking force of the second suspension increased from 34,000 to 45,000 kg.
    • Crossing capacity for Jagdpanther suspension on solid terrain increased by 8.33%, on medium terrain increased by 21.43% and on soft terrain increased by 30.77%.
    • Crossing capacity for Jagdpanther Verstärkte Ketten suspension on medium terrain increased by 15.38% and on soft terrain decreased by 4.17%.

  • Е 100:
    • Reload time for 12,8 cm Kw.K. 44 L/55 gun: rounded up to 13.23 s
    • Reload time of the 15 cm Kw.K. L/38 gun: rounded up to 16.27 s

  • E 50:
    • Engine Maybach HL 230 TRM P30 added.
    • Engine Maybach HL 234 TRM P30 added.
    • Engine Maybach HL 230 P45 removed.
    • Engine Maybach HL 234 removed.
    • Engine Maybach HL 295 Ausf. A removed.
    • Traverse speed for E 50 suspension has been changed from 24 to 32°/s.
    • Traverse speed for E 50 Verstärkte Ketten suspension has been changed from 26 to 34°/s.
    • E 50 Ausf. A turret:  
      • Reload time for 7,5 cm Kw.K. 42 L/70 gun: rounded up to 5.4 s
      • Reload time for 7,5 cm Kw.K. L/100 gun: rounded up to 5.4 s
      • Reload time for 8,8 cm Kw.K 43 L/71 gun: rounded up to 6.8 s
      • Reload time for 8,8 cm Kw.K. L/100 gun: rounded up to 6.26 s
    • E 50 Ausf. B turret:
      • Reload time for 7,5 cm Kw.K. 42 L/70 gun: rounded up to 5.4 s
      • Reload time for 7,5 cm Kw.K. L/100 gun: rounded up to 5.4 s
      • Reload time for 8,8 cm Kw.K 43 L/71 gun: rounded up to 6.62 s
      • Reload time for 8,8 cm Kw.K. L/100 gun: rounded up to 6 s
      • Reload time for 10,5 cm Kw.K. L/52 Ausf. B: rounded up to 8.82 s

  • Е 75:
    • Engine Maybach HL 230 TRM P45 added.
    • Engine Maybach HL 234 TRM P45 added.
    • Engine Maybach HL 210 P30 removed.
    • Engine Maybach HL 230 P45 removed.
    • Engine Maybach HL 234 removed.
    • Engine Maybach HL 295 Ausf. A removed.
    • Top forward speed changed from 30 to 40 km/h.
    • Hull weight changed from 53,300 kg to 47,500 kg.
    • Crossing capacity for E 75 suspension on solid terrain increased by 8.33%, on medium terrain increased by 46.15% and on soft terrain increased by 41.67%.
    • Traverse speed for E 75 suspension changed from 14 to 24°/s.
    • Crossing capacity for E 75 Verstärkte Ketten suspension on solid terrain increased by 18.18%, on medium terrain increased by 41.67% and on soft terrain increased by 22.73%.
    • Traverse speed for E 75 Verstärkte Ketten suspension changed from 16 to 26°/s.
    • Weight of the first and second suspensions increased from 15,000 to 22,350 kg.
    • Braking force of the first suspension increased from 39,500 to 72,000 kg.
    • Braking force of the second suspension increased from 41,500 to 80,000 kg.
    • E 75 Ausf. A:
      • Turret weight changed from 13,520 to 10,938 kg.
    • E 75 Ausf. B:
      • Turret weight changed from 18,520 to 16,520 kg.

  • Marder II
    • Changed gun tiers:
      • 7,62 cm Pak 36 ® from V to IV
      • 7,5 cm Pak 40/2 L/46 from IV to V
    • 5 cm Pak 38 L/60 gun removed
    • Guns mounted:
      • 7,62 cm Pak 36 ® mounted as a stock gun
      • 7,5 cm Pak 40/2 L/46 mounted as a top gun

 






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