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WoT’s Happening This Week! June 14th – June 20th

June 14, 2022

Freedom. Independence. Respect. This week doesn’t just mark the launch of our latest season, The Independents. It also marks the launch of several Challenges and events that celebrate those ideals that matter to us the most!

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


NEW SEASON: THE INDEPENDENTS

From
14 JUN
10:01UTC Time
Until
9 AUG
8:59UTC Time

Play by your rules. Seize victory on your terms. Conquer the latest season: The Independents!

This season is all about the rebels who have exactly what it takes to make it through the season’s 100 levels and claim all their rewards, including new tanks, new 3D Commanders, and much more.

Are you one of them? Find out – take a look at the complete season info, available right here.

 

Update Notes

In addition to The Independents season, this week’s update brings you a bunch of exciting new changes, including multi-turret functionality, artillery updates, a revamped map, and brand-new training missions for recruits who are starting out!

See the list of everything that’s included in the update notes.


CHALLENGES AND EVENTS

Flag Day: Fly Your Colors

From
14 JUN
10:01UTC Time
Until
21 JUN
8:59UTC Time

June 14th is Flag Day in the U.S., when the country commemorates the adoption of the Stars and Stripes as an official national symbol. This week, we’re marking the day with flag-focused specials in game!

All flags are available for 35% off… or, if you’d like to earn one, you can take on the Fly Your Colors Challenge to receive a random flag drop:

GOAL

REWARD

Fly Your Colors

Deal 3,000 or more damage in any number of battles

One random drop from the following:

  • Flag of the United States
  • Flag of the Soviet Union
  • Flag of the United Kingdom
  • Flag of Germany
  • Flag of Japan
  • Flag of Poland
  • Flag of France
  • Flag of Italy
  • Flag of Czechoslovakia
  • Flag of China
  • Flag of Sweden

RESTRICTIONS

World War II mode: Available to Tiers III – X

Cold War mode: Available to all Eras

Available to Multiplayer and Co-Op

Available five times per day

And if you want more boldness, enjoy a 50% discount on the Symbol of the Nation bundle, which contains three patriotic tanks. Let your colors soar!

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.

 

Father’s Day

From
14 JUN
10:01UTC Time
Until
21 JUN
8:59UTC Time

Wherever you are, no matter the date, Father’s Day is always worth celebrating. In the U.S., the third Sunday in June marks Father’s Day! Take a look at what we’ve prepared for this respectful holiday in our dedicated Father’s Day article.

 

Panther Challenge: Week 3

From
14 JUN
10:01UTC Time
Until
21 JUN
8:59UTC Time

Will this be your third week completed in the June Panther Challenge? If so, nice work – the German Tier VII Aufklärungspanzer Panther Light Tank is almost yours!

And if it’s not, you can still earn Silver, Boosters, and a discount on this Panther by completing this week’s goals, with another chance to get the tank for free coming next week!

Full challenge details here.

GOAL

REWARD

Panther Challenge: Week 3, Stage I

Win 5 battles

50,000 Silver

Panther Challenge: Week 3, Stage II

Deal and assist in 1,000 damage 15 times

x2 Vehicle XP Boosters (10)

Panther Challenge: Week 3, Stage III

Deal 50,000 or more damage in any number of battles

x4 Commander XP Booster (10)

35% discount on the Aufklärungspanzer Panther 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

 

Premium Bonus VII

From
14 JUN
10:01UTC Time
Until
28 JUN
8:59UTC Time

A new Premium Bonus event starts today, giving you humongous bonuses when you play Tier V+ tanks from three World War II tank lines!

Take advantage of the +50% Vehicle XP bonus AND +50% Silver bonus on every battle you play in the following tanks from the three lines below:


KEY CARDS

From
14 JUN
10:01UTC Time
Until
9 AUG
8:59UTC Time

Just in time for the start of a new season, the latest batch of Key Cards is here! And now, our Key Card drops will refresh at the beginning of each new season, giving you more time to get in on the latest drops.

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. So check out what the current possible drops are in this article.


SPECIAL SALES

Summer Kickstarter Sales

From
7 JUN
10:01UTC Time
Until
21 JUN
8:59UTC Time

Just like an ice cream cone on a sunny day, these summertime sales won’t last long. Get your discounted Cosmetics, Premium Time, Boosters, and tank bundles before these specials melt away next week!

See everything you can get in our dedicated article.

 

New Pinup-Style Skins

From
7 JUN
10:01UTC Time
Until
21 JUN
8:59UTC Time

Summertime is the right time to roll out in style. Get the new Pinup-Style Skins for the Škoda T 50, M4A3E2 Sherman Jumbo, and TOG II* in a discounted bundle for one more week!

Take a look at images of the Skins and information on the bundle in this article.

 

G.I. JOE Returns!

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

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.

 

June Tank of the Month DLC: Adler VK 45.03

From
31 MAY
10:01UTC Time
Until
5 JUL
8:59UTC Time

Robust armor + a reliable gun = the Adler VK 45.03! This tank is available along with bonus content for only $9.99 USD in the June Tank of the Month bundle:

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


WEEKLY SALES

From
14 JUN
10:01UTC Time
Until
21 JUN
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

Looking for heavy firepower or a solid defense? Interested in giving Italian tanks a try? Then this is your week, as you can get bundles that cater to all these interests for 50% off!

EXPAND ALL
COLLAPSE ALL
Heavyweight Starters
Weekly Deal: Atomic Centurion

9,565 Gold 4,780

50% Savings

Weekly Deal: M48A2 Patton

8,630 Gold 4,310

50% 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 and is available for 72 hours from the moment you unlock it in game. Don’t miss out!

  • German Tier VI Pz.Kpfw. IV Schmalturm Medium Tank
    • With a turret that’s made for bouncing incoming rounds and a gun that offers notable penetration and accuracy, the Schmalturm is a solid choice for learning the hull-down game. Keep your sides well protected and fire away in this uncommon mid-tier tank!
    • Earn 8,000 XP in battle to unlock the 50% Super Savings discount.
  • French Tier VII AMX Chaffee Light Tank
    • Test yourself with the AMX Chaffee’s six round autoloader and mobility! This saboteur is ideal for sneaking up behind enemy lines and ruining your opponents’ game.
    • Earn 20,000 XP in battle to unlock the 50% Super Savings discount.
  • Soviet Tier VIII LT-432 Light Tank
    • Oh, hello, LT-432. We almost didn’t see you there due to your low profile and sloped hull armor, which give you excellent camo and the ability to bounce shots. And you say you offer considerable DPM and mobility, too? Sounds like you might make an exciting scout to play…
    • Earn 40,000 XP in battle to unlock the 50% Super Savings discount.

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:

  • Plaguebringer – Contract open through June 20th (final week!)
  • Roundabout – Contract open through June 20th (final week!)
  • SpyGlass – Contract open through June 20th (final week!)
  • Sharpshooter – Contract open through August 1st
  • Hardcase – Contract open through August 15th

Note, added June 15th: These dates include a one-week buyout period after progress on the contract can be made.

AMX 13 SS-11 TCA

From
31 MAY
10:01UTC Time
Until
21 JUN
8:59UTC Time

What happens when you design a light tank with missile-launching capability AND a six-shot autoloading gun? You get the all-out devastation unleashed by the AMX 13 SS-11 TCA Escalation Era Western Alliance Light Tank.

This is your last week to get this vehicle in its bundles! Learn all about it in its feature article.

 

On-Track: E 100

From
7 JUN
10:01UTC Time
Until
21 JUN
8:59UTC Time

You’ve still got time to climb the E 100 line! This line of German super-heavy tanks can be yours more easily all this week when you put On-Track’s Silver discounts and +25% XP bonus to use.

Learn more about how this edition of On-Track works in this article.

 

The Long Haul

From
14 JUN
10:01UTC Time
Until
21 JUN
8:59UTC Time

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

The Long Haul – June 14th

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
14 JUN
16:00UTC Time
Until
14 JUN
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
17 JUN
19:00UTC Time
Until
17 JUN
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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