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WoT’s Happening This Week! May 4th – May 10th

May 4, 2021

It’s May, and deals and events are springing up everywhere. Let’s see WoT’s happening this week!


World of Tanks: Modern Armor

The biggest evolution in the game’s history arrived last week! Whether you tank in World War II mode or the brand-new Cold War mode (or both!), you’ll find something new that Modern Armor brings to the battlefield.

Get a behind-the-scenes look at several of Modern Armor’s features with the developer articles that we published leading up to the launch! [LINK]


Modern Armor Update Notes

Need all the specific details of what went into Modern Armor? You’ve got ‘em, Commander! Check out the full update notes 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

Earn rewards while you do battle in World War II mode, Cold War mode, or both. First Strike is the first season that you can conquer by playing in either mode!

Want to see exactly what rewards are available? Take a look here.


First Strike Vehicles

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

The tanks you can claim during the First Strike season include legendary World War II vehicles as well as a new vehicle exclusive to Cold War mode. See what they are and how to get them here!


Key Cards

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

Get your Key Cards and rise to the top! Each Card includes a mix of Gold and other in-game content specially selected to give your tanking career a high-octane boost. You could even receive a World War II Premium tank like the Strv 81, the leKpz M 41 90 mm, or the ELC EVEN 90!

See all the possible drops available in this month’s Key Cards in this article.


Cinco de Mayo

From
5 MAY
10:01UTC Time
Until
6 MAY
8:59UTC Time

Celebrate the Mexican Army’s victory at the Battle of Puebla with this one-day Challenge!

Earn one of four Emblems by placing as a top five XP earner on your team in a winning multiplayer battle. You know there’s no better way to show everyone how hot your tank is than by putting a chile pepper on it.

There are no limits on the number of times you can complete this or the number of Emblems you can receive, so get out there and celebrate!

GOAL REWARDS RESTRICTIONS
Cinco de Mayo

Place among the top five XP earners on your team in a winning battle

One random Emblem from the options below:

 

Multiplayer only (excludes Co-Op mode)

Available in Cold War and World War II modes

 


VE Day Anniversary

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

This Saturday, May 8th, we celebrate the anniversary of the victory of Allied forces in Europe at the end of World War II.

In honor of the occasion, take on the This Is Your Victory! Challenge. You’ll earn Silver, Premium Consumables, and progressively greater discounts on the British Tier VI British Bulldog Churchill VII Heavy Tank!

See all the details of this Earn Challenge right here.


VE Day Bundles

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

The commemoration of VE Day continues with the World War II Premium tanks available in this week’s bundles. Choose your favorite specially themed bundle 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.

Get four easy-to-use tanks in this Allied nations-themed bundle. Scout, brawl, and dominate the high ground with maximum efficiency.

13,350

60% Savings!

Hard-hitting damage dealers with excellent gun stats are just the vehicles you need to lead your team to victory.

  12,750

60% Savings!

German quality for a German bundle. Hunt your enemies with a deadly tank destroyer, scout and harass them with a fast light tank, and reinforce the attack with a reliable medium tank with robust overall stats.

  9,650

60% Savings!

However you decide to fight, these tanks’ glorious firepower will break your enemy and push them back from where they came!

  12,300

60% Savings!

Two mobile and stealthy light tanks join forces with a powerful medium tank with excellent gun depression. Make them yours and get ready to drive swiftly and with style. Comes with the Simon Linnet Commander.

  8,200

60% Savings!

These tanks’ excellent firepower is the stuff you need to fight at the frontlines, assist your allies, or destroy your opponents from a distance. You’re free to claim victory however you want!

  13,000

50% Savings!


Discounted Premium Tanks

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

Prefer to assemble your own fleet yourself? Then get any of the Premium tanks below with a 15% discount!

Discounted Premium Tanks

15 % Savings!


Weekly Deals: 50% Off the Revenant Kraft’s Panther and the Type 59-II!

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

Two medium vehicles—which will you choose? You’ll save well on either choice thanks to a 50% discount!

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

Revenant Kraft’s Panther

Prowl the field and take apart the enemy team with the notable mobility and quick reload time of the Revenant Kraft’s Panther. This medium tank bundle comes with the Karl Kraft 2D Commander.

Revenant Kraft’s Panther Bundle

German Tier VII Revenant Kraft’s Panther Medium Tank

Karl Kraft 2D Commander

  3,900

50% Savings!

 

Type 59-II

Combine a gun that’s capable of outstanding alpha damage with strong turret armor and sloped frontal armor, and you have the ultra-powerful Type 59-II. Enjoy the versatility of this console-exclusive medium tank!

Type 59-II Bundle

Chinese Tier VIII Type 59-II Medium Tank

 

 4,300

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 4th (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 7th: 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 10th: 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!