Source: http://world-of-ru.livejournal.com/2782099.html Author: Magnus_25 Hello everyone, today, developer Veider was playing 7/42 battles live on a stream and he was answering questions. Here’s a summary of what he said: - 7/42 (team) battles will recieve many more new features that are being developed - 7/42 teams will see the map for next battle in advance, so they can pick their tanks accordingly - next patch will bring more maps for 7/42 battles, such as the Siegfried Line - there will be special achievements (medals) for 7/42 battles - Sturmtiger will definitely appear in 2014 - skill MM works so that there is the special rating for team battles only and both teams in 7/42 battles are balanced so they have the same sum of team rating, not by the sum of vehicle MM weight. This rating is hidden and you don’t need to compare it with regular player statistics - premium tier 7 T-44-85 will recieve a penetration buff, that was its main weakness. New shells for it have been found. - developers have an idea how to reduce the amount of 7/42 draws, they are currently testing it (but Veider states he hasn’t seen a single draw in 7/42 battles yet) - Patton III won’t be buffed for now, KV-5 won’t be buffed, Foch 155 will be nerfed, E-100 won’t be buffed, IS-7 won’t be touched for now, T57 Heavy will be nerfed, IS-6 won’t get a penetration buff, ISU-152 won’t be nerfed, rear-turret VK4502B will be buffed, Maus won’t be buffed, T69 penetration apparently won’t be nerfed - developers do think that 7/42 battles will help develop the cybersports, it will become a training ground - Waffenträger E-100 won’t be nerfed, statistically it’s fine now, but it’s watched closely - the log on T-44 might return - Havok will bring the option to customize a tank, for example by adding or removing the wooden log on a tank - there will be tournament interface for 7/42 battles apparently - IS-3 top turret armor was changed because Yuri Pasholok found very accurate documents, describing the turret armor, the armor was brought to be as accurate according to them as possible - T-34-100 will appear at some point - IS will be separated into IS-1 and IS-2 at some point - only “a few” Japanese tanks will have autoloaders (SS: as far as I remember only one, Chi-Ri) - bugs in voicechat will apparently be fixed soon - new city maps will come after New Year, including Kharkov - Object 416 gun won’t be nerfed - bonus for “tanking” (resisting damage with your tank) will come soon, possibly even in 0.9.0 - there will be Chinese tank destroyers and artillery, but not soon - it’s possible 7/42 will change to 7/56, but not decided – it has to be tested - there will be a reward tank for New Year - Night maps? Veider: “To be honest, I don’t know whether there will be night maps or not, it’s possible, even though I don’t understand who the hell needs them”

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