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WoT’s Happening This Week! May 11th – May 17th

May 11, 2021

This week, we’re celebrating the Armed Forces, putting the spotlight on Tier X tanks, and coming at you with all-new deals. Take a look at WoT’s happening this week!


Modern Armor Update Notes

See exactly what changed when World of Tanks: Modern Armor went live two weeks ago. Get the full notes on the biggest update in the game’s history right here.


Updated Game Guides

Our game guides now include information that covers Cold War mode as well as World War II. Read up and gain the battlefield advantage! You’ll find the complete list of guides here.


First Strike Season

From
27 APR
10:01UTC Time
Until
22 JUN
8:59UTC Time

Play in either World War II mode or Cold War mode. Earn rewards for both. First Strike is the first season that you can conquer by playing in two different chapters of military history!

What rewards await you as you make your way through the season? Take a look at all of them (including the additional content available in the Season Pass and Ultimate Pass) here.


First Strike Vehicles

From
27 APR
10:01UTC Time
Until
22 JUN
8:59UTC Time

The First Strike seasons gives you an opportunity to claim two World War II vehicles and a new Premium Cold War vehicle. Learn all about these tanks and how to get them here!


Key Cards

From
27 APR
10:01UTC Time
Until
25 MAY
8:59UTC Time

You still have two more weeks to get the possible drops available in this edition of Key Cards! Shoot your tanking career forward with a mix of Gold and other possible content (including Premium Time, Free XP, and even Premium tanks) in each one.

This article lists all the drops you might get. Which will you receive?


T-72 Ural

From
11 MAY
10:01UTC Time
Until
1 JUN
8:59UTC Time

A new Escalation Era Premium vehicle has arrived to fight for the Eastern Alliance! Get all the details on the T-72 Ural Escalation Eastern Alliance Heavy Tank and its bundles in this article.


Tier X Tank Event

From
14 MAY
10:01UTC Time
Until
18 MAY
8:59UTC Time

This weekend, it’s time for top-tier World War II vehicles to shine. On deck:

  • A Challenge that awards you +100% Silver if you meet its goals while playing in a Tier X tank
  • A 20% discount on specially selected Tier X tanks from the Premium Tech Tree

Take advantage of this event to earn and save. More details coming here in the news feed tomorrow!


Armed Forces Day Bundles

From
11 MAY
10:01UTC Time
Until
18 MAY
8:59UTC Time

Countries around the world commemorate Armed Forces Day. In the U.S., it’s observed every year on the third Saturday in May in order to pay tribute to the members of each branch of the U.S. military.

While this week’s bundles aren’t exclusively devoted to American tanks, you can think of the diversity they contain as a nod to the many roles found within the armed forces everywhere. Get the bundle of your choice and save up to 60%!

All Premium vehicles purchased from the Store come with their own Vehicle slot and a mix of standard and Premium ammo.

For those who prefer to rush straight into the heart of the battle, we salute you with three high-HP bruisers that can stand up to an assault.

  14,500

60% Savings!

There’s no time to waste in battle! So get these three vehicles and put their amazingly fast reload times to work while you obliterate the enemy.

  12,050

60% Savings!

The object of the game: to seek out and destroy the enemy. The tools at your disposal: the powerful guns on these two vehicles. We’d wish you luck, Commander, but honestly, you won’t need it.

  9,900

55% Savings!

Get two of the most popular Swedish tanks in one convenient bundle. Välkommen till sverige!

  9,600

50% Savings!

Commemorate history with three mighty vehicles that bear the markings of tanks that participated in the battle for Berlin!

  • Soviet Tier VII ISU-122S Tank Destroyer
  • Soviet Tier VII IS-2 Heavy Tank
  • British Tier VI Cromwell B Medium Tank

  7,300

50% Savings!


Discounted Premium Tanks

From
11 MAY
10:01UTC Time
Until
18 MAY
8:59UTC Time

Add as much variety as you want to your World War II tank collection. All the individual Premium tanks listed below are available this week at a 15% discount!

Discounted Premium Tanks

15% Savings!


Weekly Deals: 50% Off the E 25 and the FCM 50 t!

From
11 MAY
10:01UTC Time
Until
18 MAY
8:59UTC Time

Ready to do battle against your closest competitors? This week, we have deals on two tanks with Preferential Matchmaking. Choose either one and save 50%!

All Premium vehicles purchased from the Store come with their own Vehicle slot and a mix of standard and Premium ammo.

E 25

A top speed of 65 km/h. A 3-second reload time. A 1.5-second aiming time. If you like your tank destroyers fast, you’ll have a ton of fun in the E 25!

E 25 Bundle

German Tier VII E 25 Tank Destroyer

 3,500

50% Savings!

 

FCM 50 t

Think a heavy tank can’t be well rounded? Take a look at the FCM 50 t and think again! Standout stats: its notable penetration values and aiming time, which make its gun a brutal force on the battlefield.

FCM 50 t Bundle

French Tier VIII FCM 50 t Heavy Tank

  6,200

50% Savings!


Community Streams with MintoVimto

Our Community Liaison, MintoVimto, always has tons to tell you about! Get all the latest and upcoming info in each of the livestreams he’s hosting this week:

  • Tuesday, May 11th (that’s today!): TankMints Update Rundown Stream
    All those specials and updates that went live today, Minto’s covering them. Join him for in-depth info, community platooning, and more!
  • Friday, May 14th: Community Update Stream – Featuring Paingod
    MintoVimto and executive producer Paingod will take a deep dive into the latest update and talk about the road ahead and the vision for the game.
  • Monday, May 17th: Insider Information
    For a quick, up-close look at what’s coming your way in the next updates, join Minto here!

Each one of MintoVimto’s streams starts at 2:00 PM Central time (19:00 UTC) on our Twitch channel: https://www.twitch.tv/wotconsole Don’t miss ’em!

*Stream schedule is subject to change. Keep an eye on our social media accounts for the latest stream information!