Ground Vehicles

  • Challenger 2 — engine smoke (ESS) coming out of the wrong exhausts when using the armor package has been fixed.


  • JAS39A, JAS39C — a bug where it was possible to use the AIM-9 missile even if the AIM-9 modification was not unlocked has been fixed. (Report)


  • Overly bright effects in overcast weather have been fixed.
  • A bug that caused an aircraft’s landing gear on Karelia while on an airfield to clip into the ground making it not possible to take off has been fixed. (Report)
  • The XeSS performance improvement setting for discrete Intel cards is now available under Options > Graphics.


  • Swedish KSP 58 machine guns now have their own unique firing sound. They previously used sounds from the M1919 Browning.

The current provided changelog reflects the major changes within the game as part of this Update. Some updates, additions and fixes may not be listed in the provided notes. War Thunder is constantly improving and specific fixes may be implemented without the client being updated.


You miss spelled (mantlet) with (ESS) when you described fixing the challenger 2s armour pack XD


Fix the Merkava 1, 2, 3, 4, and Magach 6 and 7 armor. Stop messing with ESS and buffs to Russia.

You misspelled “misspelled”…

Sorry, couldn’t stop myself, it’s just to cute of an error.


I got

Whats new in there?

leopard2 fix when?
It seems that either gaijin does not want to give the German tt a better leo2, or gaijin believes that acknowledge in issues ≠will be fixed in the game



I couldn’t handle myself too ^^



Brilliant! I did it myself!!!

Thx for pointing this out, really made my day even more!

And no, am not going to correct it. Comedy gold…


I think the new version of Russia has no buffs anymore. After the update I played for a long time 12.7, Russia’s win rate is roughly 10%~20%.


That’s dyslexia for ya, a gift and a curse XD

Any reason why XeSS is still not available on AMD GPUs?

Probably because XeSS that is widely compatible is different than the one for Arc GPUs.

As to why XeSS came first? Probably some passion project for someone at Gaijin, which is nice, but i do wish they could give something a majority of the playerbase could make use of, probably FSR. (Instead of the 100 people that can make use of this, is cool tho person at Gaijin, please continue such projects, only good things come from them)

It can be enabled by changing the contents of the config.blk file, but I think this feature is currently buggy. It makes the bushes colorful when you get close to them.

What values work, for me, it automatically changes back to -1? I’d love to see if it works for me because anything is better than TAA.

1, 2, 3 is work. They correspond to different Xess levels. After changing the Settings, remember to change this file to read-only, otherwise it will be automatically disabled by the game to -1.

I still hope that these issues are fixed before Christmas;

-Abrams SEP, SEPv2 and AIM armor underperforming.

-Challenger 2-3 armor issues.

-Leopard 2A7V armor bugs.

-Leopard 2 PSO’s armor underperforming.

-Challenger 3 TD having MTU engine sound instead of Perkins.

-Perkins (Challenger) engine sound having Leyland (Chieftain) revving up sound effects for some reason.

Many of these issues were reported and “acknowledged” during the Dev Server, and other issues have been dragged for even longer…

Also, now that the Abrams tanks got a 5 second reload, I think Challenger 3 TD should too, just like the Challenger 2s.


We can only hope. But we have had
zero communication on how the progress is going on the challenger 2/3’s issues at least (not sure about the Leo’s and Abrams). Despite asking multiple times. Haven’t even got a “dunno bro”.

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I have been checking the update patch notes these days so excited for ANY of these fixes…

Today, I read “Challenger 2” and I had my hopes up, then I saw… checks notes- “engine smoke (ESS) coming out of the wrong exhausts when using the armor package.”

I mean, a bug is a bug and it’s cool to have it fixed and all… but I would honestly rather have and expect some of the armor bugs fixed instead… or at least the absolutely and blatantly obvious engine sound mistakes…

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Yes, they released a full on essay on the abrams and Leo’s armour and 2 lines on the challys saying they are fixing and looking into issues. WHAT ISSUES?

Mantlet, hull?