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WoT’s Happening This Week! January 17th – January 23rd

January 17, 2023

With a new Premium tank, two new Contracts, and our Lunar New Year festivities all on the schedule this week, what’s not to celebrate?

Click below or read on to see WoT’s Happening:


NEW TANK: CHIEFTAIN HYBRID 120

From
17 JAN
11:01UTC Time
Until
14 FEB
9:59UTC Time

Establish your team’s dominance on the battlefield with the Chieftain Hybrid 120 Escalation Era Western Alliance Heavy Tank. This new Cold War Premium tank has the firepower, accuracy, and mobility to help you stake a claim to victory.

Get the vehicle stats, gameplay tips, and bundle information in its feature article.


NEW CONTRACTS: CENTRIFUGE AND T26E3 EAGLE 7

Ready to sign up and earn big? Two new contracts become available starting January 17th, including our latest Premium tank contract:

Which one will you pursue? Visit this article to get the details and make an informed choice!


CHALLENGES AND EVENTS

Cold War Matchmaking Test

From
20 JAN
11:01UTC Time
Until
24 JAN
9:59UTC Time

We’ll be conducting a new Cold War matchmaking test all this weekend! You don’t have to do any studying for this test; simply log in, play hard, and keep an eye on our social media channels after the test for a chance to share your feedback on how your matches went.

You can get more information about this on our Discord/Reddit channels. Join us there now!

 

Challenge: Year of the Rabbit

From
20 JAN
11:01UTC Time
Until
7 FEB
9:59UTC Time

Leap through this progressive Challenge to earn Consumables, themed Emblems, and Silver! Plus, at the end of the Challenge waits your choice of a final reward: the Mercenary Tier VIII T.A.N.K. Light Tank or the Chinese Tier VII Type 62 Light Tank.

Get all the details on the Year of the Rabbit Challenge in our Lunar New Year article.


SPECIAL SALES

Lunar New Year Sales

From
17 JAN
11:01UTC Time
Until
24 JAN
9:59UTC Time

If you don’t want to wait until the weekend to begin your Lunar New Year festivities, take a look at this week’s special sales! They include themed Premium tank bundles at 50% off and Emblems inspired by the Chinese zodiac at 30% off.

Our Lunar New Year article has this info along with info about the Year of the Rabbit Challenge.

 

January Tank of the Month DLC: Falcon T92

From
3 JAN
11:01UTC Time
Until
31 JAN
9:59UTC Time

No one can hide from you in the Falcon T92! This outstanding Tier VIII scout is available with additional content in the January Tank of the Month bundle:

The Tank of the Month bundle can be yours for $9.99 USD. Get it for your system of choice at the links below:


WEEKLY SALES

From
17 JAN
11:01UTC Time
Until
24 JAN
9:59UTC Time

Remember, Commander: All Premium vehicle bundles purchased from the Store come with their own Vehicle slot and a mix of standard and Premium ammo. If you want to send any of the bundles below as a gift, make sure that you and the receiver are friends on both your device and in the game.

Weekly Deals

Turn your World War II matches up to 11 with a Heavy Metal Hero, or unlock your Commanders’ potential with a bundle of boosters. This week’s deals will amplify your battlefield presence with big savings!

Weekly Deal: x4 Commander XP Boosters

x4 Commander XP Boosters (20)

2,060 Gold

850

58% Savings

Weekly Deal: HMH FV305

 British Tier VIII HMH FV305 Artillery

Black Skull Emblem

10,554 Gold

5,250

50% Savings

 

Super Savings

Earn battle XP to unlock the deals below at a 50% discount. Each Super Savings vehicle offer is available to players who don’t yet own the tank. Each offer is available for 72 hours from the moment you unlock it in game. Don’t miss out!

  • American Tier V M4 Improved Medium Tank
    • Practice the art of the support role in the M4 Improved. This medium tank has a high rate of fire and mobility to help you back up any teammate who needs assistance.
    • Earn 8,000 XP in battle to unlock the 50% Super Savings discount.
  • German Tier VIII King Tiger Heavy Tank
    • A Tiger tank with built-in camouflage plus bonus Silver and Vehicle XP earn rates? Now we’re talking. Put the power of the King Tiger’s awesome gun to use and seize the crown.
    • Earn 20,000 XP in battle to unlock the 50% Super Savings discount.
  • Soviet Tier V Bogatyr KV-220-2 Heavy Tank
    • Defend your honor! The Bogatyr’s hull armor is known for being incredibly difficult to penetrate. Take command of this tank and stand strong as your team’s shield.
    • Earn 40,000 XP in battle to unlock the 50% Super Savings discount.

And don’t forget about our Key Cards! Each Card provides you with a mix of Gold and additional in-game content (including possible Premium tanks!) that’ll give your battles a boost. You can see the current possible drops in this article.


REMINDERS

Available Contracts

Check out the article details to find out how you can earn one of these tanks:

  • Slapjack – Contract open through January 30th (buyouts available through February 6th)
  • The Machine – Contract open through July 3rd (buyouts available through July 10th)

 

Community Map Testing

From
20 DEC
11:01UTC Time
Until
14 FEB
9:59UTC Time

The latest Community Map is still available for testing, now through February 13th!

Head over to the CUSTOM GAMES section to try it out. As a bonus, there are no resupply costs in Custom Games while the test is live, so get in there and let us know what you think!

 

ShPTK-TVP 100

From
3 JAN
11:01UTC Time
Until
31 JAN
9:59UTC Time

The Czechoslovakian Tier VIII ShPTK-TVP 100 Tank Destroyer is the game’s first Czechoslovakian TD, and it’s here to make a statement. Fire on your enemies from a distance to let them know, in no uncertain terms, that you have a win in your sights.

Get this vehicle’s stats and bundle information in its spotlight article.

 

Tank Trade-In Event

From
10 JAN
11:01UTC Time
Until
24 JAN
9:59UTC Time

One more week! Use this opportunity to trade in your owned Premium Tanks for 50% of their Gold value and use that same value to help you get any of the Premium tanks from the Trade-Up List.

Plus, don’t miss the Cold War vehicles eligible for the event! Get the complete Trade-In and Trade-Up Lists here.

 

Premium Bonus

From
10 JAN
11:01UTC Time
Until
24 JAN
9:59UTC Time

Why not earn more for your hard work in battle?

With the latest Premium Bonus active, you get a +50% Vehicle XP and a +50% Silver bonus on tanks from the World War II and Cold War lines below. Take a look and see which vehicles you can play to enjoy this bonus, now through January 23rd!

 

New Camouflage

From
10 JAN
11:01UTC Time
Until
7 FEB
9:59UTC Time

Surprise. Distract. Deflect. These four new Camo patterns won’t just give you a concealment bonus; they’ll also stun your enemies into submission.

Get them with a 25% discount on their limited-time bundles! Check out their dedicated article for more information.

 

The Long Haul

From
17 JAN
11:01UTC Time
Until
24 JAN
9:59UTC Time

The Long Haul returns to reward you for your perseverance! Details below.

The Long Haul – January 17th

Goals Rewards Restrictions
Place in the top seven XP earners on your team in 75 battlesOne of the following, awarded at random:
  • Confidential Key Card
  • Classified Key Card
  • Top Secret Key Card
  • Available to World War II and Cold War mode
  • Multiplayer only (excludes Co-Op)
  • Available two times per account

COMMUNITY STREAMS

Get the latest info and see what’s ahead for World of Tanks Modern Armor in each of this week’s streams! You can view them in two places:

 

Tanking with T33kanne

From
17 JAN
17:00UTC Time
Until
17 JAN
19:00UTC Time

Every Tuesday starting at 11:00 AM Central (17:00 UTC), join Senior Community Manager T33kanne and Associate Social Media Manager KB for a two-hour community stream that’s packed with gameplay. Get your tanking fix in!

 

Weekly Assault with Tankz0rz

(Information updated on January 17th) There will be no Weekly Assault stream this Friday, January 20th. We’ll be back at it with some big new previews on Friday, January 27th!