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WoT’s Happening This Week! July 5th – July 11th

July 5, 2022

It’s a week to come together and aim for the stars, as we celebrate the Japanese festival of Tanabata and bring back a series of reward-rich Challenges that are best done with friends!

Click below or read on to find out WoT’s Happening:


NEW VEHICLE: ORTHRUS KV-4 KTTS

Your enemies can’t hide! The Soviet Tier VIII Orthrus KV-4 KTTS Tank Destroyer is the latest vehicle to be released with multi-turret functionality. Not only that; the main gun on this new version of the KV-4 KTTS is a three-round autoloader, giving you a different battlefield experience.

Get all the details on this tank destroyer in its feature article.


TANKS REFORGED + ON-TRACK: LEOPARD 1

From
5 JUL
10:01UTC Time
Until
19 JUL
8:59UTC Time

Tanks Reforged is back! For its return, the team’s focus is the series of medium tanks in the Leopard 1 line. How will they overhaul these beasts?

See the stat changes for yourself, and learn how On-Track makes it easy for you to get the updated Tech Tree vehicles into your garage. All the information is right here.


CHALLENGES AND EVENTS

Star Festival (Tanabata)

From
5 JUL
10:01UTC Time
Until
12 JUL
8:59UTC Time

Make a wish! The Star Festival, also known as Tanabata, is observed in Japan on July 7th. As part of this summertime tradition, wishes are written on colorful strips of paper and attached to bamboo trees with the hope that they might come true.

Embrace this colorful celebration by earning a special Emblem and Silver in the Happy Star Festival! Challenge:

GOAL

REWARDS

Happy Star Festival!

Deal 35% of your vehicle’s health or more damage in a winning battle

Emblem: Tanabata (1)

30,000 Silver

RESTRICTIONS

Available to Multiplayer only (excludes Co-Op)

Available 10 times per account

 

July Challenge: Paladin Caernarvon Action X, Week 1

From
5 JUL
10:01UTC Time
Until
12 JUL
8:59UTC Time

New month, new mission to earn a tank! Up for grabs in July is the British Tier VIII Paladin Caernarvon Action X Heavy Tank, a vehicle made for those who like high DPM and solid accuracy values.

Find out how to make the tank yours for free in this article, and get the details on Week 1 of the Challenge below:

GOAL

REWARD

Paladin Caernarvon Action X Challenge: Week 1, Stage I

Win 5 battles

50,000 Silver

Paladin Caernarvon Action X Challenge: Week 1, Stage II

Deal and assist in 1,000 damage 15 times

x2 Vehicle XP Boosters (10)

Paladin Caernarvon Action X Challenge: Week 1, Stage III

Deal 35,000 or more damage in any number of battles

x4 Commander XP Booster (5)

35% discount on the Paladin Caernarvon Action X unlocked

RESTRICTIONS

World War II mode: Available to tiers III – X

Cold War mode: Available to all Eras

Multiplayer only (excludes Co-Op)

Available once per account

 

Multi-Turret Master Challenge

From
5 JUL
10:01UTC Time
Until
26 JUL
8:59UTC Time

Just in case you haven’t checked out our article on the Orthrus KV-4 KTTS yet, you might have missed info on a Challenge that’s open to any multi-turret vehicle!

Jump to the bottom of the Orthrus’ feature article to read about the Multi-Turret Master Challenge.

 

Boot Camp Returns!

From
5 JUL
10:01UTC Time
Until
9 AUG
8:59UTC Time

Listen up, tankers! You’ve got another chance to prove that you know how to use your favorite tanks to their full potential. Take on the Boot Camp series of Challenges to earn rewards for your ability.

Complete all the Challenges, and you’ll get a fine trophy to show off along with your skills: the American Tier VI Hellcat 105 HMC Tank Destroyer!

And why go it alone? By playing in a platoon, you’ll get even more rewards thanks to the Brothers in Arms and Platoon Up! Challenges.

Details here.


SPECIAL SALES

Tanks for Free XP

From
5 JUL
10:01UTC Time
Until
12 JUL
8:59UTC Time

One week only! Got some Free XP that you’ve been sitting on? Want to try out some new tracks? You can use that Free XP to get the Premium vehicles listed below. And yes, we’ve got Cold War tanks in the mix!

TANK NAME

FREE XP COST

GOLD COST

MBT 70 280,000 14,000
M50 Ontos 220,000 11,000
T-55A 180,000 9,000
T-72 Ural 200,000 10,000
Object 252U Defender 278,800 13,940
Diamondback Mk. 1 194,000 9,700

 

G.I. JOE Returns!

From
7 JUN
10:01UTC Time
Until
12 JUL
8:59UTC Time

FINAL WEEK! A comeback so big, you’ll be shouting Yo, Joe! in every battle!

Get ALL your G.I. JOE content throughout this special sale! Tanks, Commanders, Skins, the whole package is up for grabs for you to complete, or start, your collection!

Head over to our dedicated article for the complete info.

 

4th of July + Canada Day Sales

From
28 JUN
10:01UTC Time
Until
12 JUL
8:59UTC Time

Canada Day and Independence Day are over, but the fireworks are still going, thanks to the Premium Tech Tree sales, Free XP conversion bonuses, and more that we launched in honor of these holidays.

Everything you need to know about these massive sales is right here.

 

July Tank of the Month DLC: Patriot T26E5

From
5 JUL
10:01UTC Time
Until
2 AUG
8:59UTC Time

Give your opponents a taste of star-spangled firepower with the Patriot T26E5! This fast-firing tank is available along with bonus content for only $9.99 USD in the July Tank of the Month bundle:

Get it for your system of choice by following the links below:


WEEKLY SALES

From
5 JUL
10:01UTC Time
Until
12 JUL
8:59UTC 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 Bundles

Available for you this week: class-specific bundles, a pair of Cold War stalwarts, and a bundle of Silver boosters, all at a discount of at least 50%!

EXPAND ALL
COLLAPSE ALL
T92 + LT-432
Weekly Deal: Pz. III K
Weekly Deal: x1.5 Silver Boosters
  • x1.5 Silver Boosters (20)

1,860 Gold 870

53% Savings

 

Not looking for a bundle? You can get the following individual tanks from the Premium Tech Tree this week at a discount of 15%:

 

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 VIII T25 Pilot Number 1 Medium Tank
    • This U.S. Premium was buffed in a recent round of Tanks Reforged. The result: a medium with improved mobility and gun handling to fight better from a distance. Try it out for yourself!
    • Earn 8,000 XP in battle to unlock the 50% Super Savings discount.
  • German Tier VII Tiger 131 Heavy Tank
    • Who doesn’t love a Tiger tank? If you prefer a vehicle that relies less on armor and more on high DPM to make a statement, then the Tiger 131 might be the choice for you. This tank also has Preferential Matchmaking.
    • Earn 20,000 XP in battle to unlock the 50% Super Savings discount.
  • Swedish Tier VIII EMIL 1951 Heavy Tank
    • Want to get close to the action? Then use the EMIL 1951 to provide frontline support. With its three-shot autoloading gun, it gives you the firepower you need to put your enemies in their place. Which is the garage.
    • 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

Catch these ongoing events while you still can:

Available Contracts

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

  • LongBomb – Contract open through July 18th (buyouts available through July 25th)
  • Sharpshooter– Contract open through July 25th (buyouts available through August 1st)
  • Hardcase– Contract open through August 8th (buyouts available through August 15th)
  • Tusk – Contract open through November 14th (buyouts available through November 21st)

 

Earn Challenge: Brave & Free

From
28 JUN
10:01UTC Time
Until
12 JUL
8:59UTC Time

Don’t miss your chance to earn the Frostbite Grizzly M4 AND your choice of a second reward tank from three patriotic options. They can be yours along with Silver, Boosters, Premium Time and Cosmetics when you complete the Brave & Free Challenge!

Details on this flag-tastic event are here.

 

On-Track: U.S.

From
28 JUN
10:01UTC Time
Until
12 JUL
8:59UTC Time

Yes, there is an On-Track event that’s live right now and that covers the entire World War II U.S. Tech Tree. Get Silver discounts and a +25% XP bonus on every Tech Tree vehicle in that nation. See the details for yourself!

 

Premium Bonus VIII

From
28 JUN
10:01UTC Time
Until
12 JUL
8:59UTC Time

And if you want even more XP and Silver, you can get it by playing tanks from Tiers V and up in the three lines below!

Expand your collection with a +50% Vehicle XP bonus and +50% Silver bonus on every battle you play in the following tanks:

 

Lone Wolves Challenges

From
28 JUN
10:01UTC Time
Until
19 JUL
8:59UTC Time

At the heart of our latest season, The Independents, is the expansion of the Independent Tech Tree in Cold War mode, starting with its recently released line of medium tanks.

This is the time to check these new Tech Tree vehicles out. Why? Because you can earn more when you do so thanks to the Lone Wolves Challenges!

Get all your challenge details here.

 

The Long Haul

From
5 JUL
10:01UTC Time
Until
12 JUL
8:59UTC Time

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

The Long Haul – July 5th

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, taking place live on our Twitch channel: https://www.twitch.tv/wotconsole.

 

Tanking with T33kanne

From
5 JUL
16:00UTC Time
Until
5 JUL
18:00UTC Time

Every Tuesday starting at 11:00 AM Central (16:00 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 and Paingod

From
8 JUL
19:00UTC Time
Until
8 JUL
20:00UTC Time

Join Tankz0rz and executive producer Paingod for an in-depth discussion and a first look at upcoming releases, this Friday starting at 2:00 PM Central (19:00 UTC)!


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