Update 1.6 Release Date


Update 1.6 is on its way, and it's bringing a bunch of cool new stuff with it! In this latest iteration of our favorite handheld tank combat game, an entire new line of British heavy tanks arrives! Soon to become a staple of your arsenal, this collection of British brawn includes the long-anticipated Matilda (tier IV) and Conqueror (tier IX)! Plus, a brand new map, Castilla, enters the arena. There's a lot to look forward to in 1.6; here are the important details.

Update 1.6 arrives January 20!

Servers will be unavailable January 20 from 1:00 pm PST to 4:00 pm PST.

Premium Bonus

We want to give you an extra boost as you enjoy playing the new content -- 2 free days of Premium account time!

If you haven't tried playing with Premium, or use it sparingly, here's a great chance to play with increased XP and Credit earnings while you battle! And those currently playing with Premium will get these bonus days at no charge.

Premium Bonus Conditions

  • To receive the bonus, you must be a registered World of Tanks Blitz player before Saturday, January 24, 09:00 PST (12:00 EST) -- that's when we give everyone the bonus
  • This bonus Premium time will only be active for 48 hours beginning January 24 at 09:00 PST


Release Notes

New Content

  • New branch of British heavy tanks added to the Tech Tree: 
    • Medium II (tier II)
    • Medium III (tier III)
    • Matilda (tier IV)
    • Churchill I (tier V)
    • Churchill VII (tier VI)
    • Black Prince (tier VII)
    • Caernarvon (tier VIII)
    • Conqueror (tier IX)
    • FV215b (tier X)
  • New Premium vehicles are now available in the Tech Tree:
    • Matilda BP
    • AT15A
  • Castilla map added


  • Descriptions of honorary ranks The Lion of Sinai and Hunter updated.

Fixes and Improvements

  • Text descriptions improved for medals, battle results, and the confirmation screen appearing after the crew has mastered the recommended skill
  • Issue with incorrect display of headings and translations of news into Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese, and Spanish fixed
  • Font issues fixed. Currency symbol for the Russian ruble added (₽)
  • Issue with incorrect display of price and currency for one-time offers fixed
  • Icon for T110E3 gun reworked
  • Display of KV-1 tracks improved
  • LTP characteristics rebalanced
    • Hit Points increased from 230 to 345
    • Dispersion during movement and rotation decreased by 23%
    • View range changed from 310 m to 220 m
    • Gun reload time increased from 2.4 s to 4.34 s
  • A number of general game client errors and crashes fixed.