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Major Update “Rapid Fire”

Major Update “Rapid Fire”

The Major April Update for War Thunder Mobile is already in the game!

In this update, you can expect to see the following:

  • Launch of the new season for a long-running event featuring premium vehicles;
  • Start of a new season and VIP levels of Battle Pass;
  • A new Rank IX for tanks and an Italian platoon that can be upgraded;
  • A new missile equipped nuclear submarine that can be upgraded;
  • Bugfixes, changes and much more.

Read more about the changes in the “Rapid Fire” major update in the article below.

New vehicles

Tanks

Platoon VCC-80/60 (Rank IX)

  • VCC-80/60
  • Centauro I 105 R
  • VBC (PT2)
  • SIDAM 25

Premium Platoon AMX-13 (HOT) (Rank VII)
(can be obtained from the Big Trophy container during the “Rapid Fire” event)

  • AMX-13 (HOT)
  • AMX-30 (1972)
  • AMX-50 Surbaissé
  • AMX-30 DCA

Premium Platoon Pz.Bef.Wg.VI P (Rank IV)
(can be obtained from the Medium Trophy container during the “Rapid Fire” event)

  • Pz.Bef.Wg.VI P
  • VK 3002 (M)
  • Ostwind
  • Nashorn

Ships

Season “Rapid Fire”

Complete the "Rapid Fire" season’s battle tasks, earn War Bonds as a reward, and unlock trophy containers with valuable prizes.

Unique trophy rewards: the premium Pz.Bef.Wg.VI P platoon and cruiser USS Pensacola in the Medium Trophy container, and the premium AMX-13 (HOT) platoon and Battleship IJN Mutsu in the Big Trophy container.

The race for vehicles in the Big Trophy container begins a week from today, on April 18th, 2024.

Battle Pass

Complete special tasks, level up your Battle Pass and receive rewards for your completed steps.

When you purchase the VIP pass, you instantly receive premium camouflages on vehicles from the Medium Trophies of both campaigns, as well as automatically completing 10 steps from the Battle Pass lineup. If you have already purchased an upgraded BP, the cost of the VIP pass will be reduced.

Leaderboards

Leaderboards are already open! To join the ship leaderboard, a minimum of 5 naval battles is required, and for the tank leaderboard you need to have participated in at least 5 battles using ground vehicles.

The rating season ends on May 9th, 2024, at 10:00 (GMT). Rewards will be distributed within a few days after the leaderboards are frozen. It’s important to note that rewards may be given out at different times for different leaderboards.

Corrections

Effects:

  • The influence of wind on all visual effects in the game has been corrected. Their behavior differs more significantly under different weather conditions, and they all look consistent with each other.

Ships

The rudder deflection parameters of all ships have been corrected, now a ship's maneuverability will be more in line with its class.

  • IJN Takatsuki – the recharge time of the RIM7 launchers was increased to 20 seconds.
  • USS Belknap – the recharge time of the Harpoon launchers was increased to 20 seconds.
  • IJN Kongo – the model has been corrected, the railings on the main caliber turrets which was incorrectly displayed has been removed.
  • USS Texas – incorrect display of ship textures at low graphic settings has been fixed.
  • Chapaev – a bug with the main caliber turrets floating in the air on low graphic settings has been fixed. A bug with no ground coloring below the waterline has been fixed.
  • USS Arkansas – a bug with the main caliber turrets hanging in the air on low graphic settings has been fixed.
  • USS Mitscher – a bug with incorrect camouflage display on turrets and torpedo launchers display in X-ray has been fixed.
  • Marat – a bug of incorrect display of modules in X-ray has been fixed.

Other

  • An option to instantly upgrade a vehicle to the maximum level and automatically set all upgradable characteristics to the maximum with a 20% discount for GE has been added to the vehicle upgrading window.
  • The selection of voice for the voice commands has been implemented, including 3 male and 1 female voice (similar to the functionality in WT).
  • Voice commands have been moved to a separate voice type "audio messages" and the ability to customize their volume has been added.
  • Fixed target capture in planes – removed centering on the target.
  • Fixed a bug that stopped the camera shifting to the bomb sight while pressing the bomb drop button.
  • Torpedoes now cannot fly into the air when launched while the submarine is fully surfaced from periscope depth.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause the Striker's firing button to be inactive.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause the app to freeze while entering combat if there were undownloaded vehicle files.
  • The game logs have been moved to "Android/media/" for easier access and to address issues with "Android/data/" being inaccessible on certain OS versions.

We wish you many victories in War Thunder Mobile!