Thanks to Mesotronik and ysoignorant for this one. So, recently (yesterday/today) an interesting bundle appeared in the US server gift shop: Apart from the atrocious grammar (something I’d expect from WG EU, not USA), it offers us a discount on “121″ equipment. Now, why would they do that? Well, here’s a possible explanation: “121″ is a Chinese medium tier 10 tank, that wasn’t discounted yet. We know that tier 10 discounts will probably return in one way or another in February (according to Tanitha, SEA server). We also know that their return is tied to the Chinese New Year (31st Jan 2014) Speculation: The bundle linked above was introduced before the On Track event was scrapped and was forgotten. That could mean the next On Track tank was to be the 121. Furthermore, as the tier 10 discount return is tied to the Chinese New Year, it’s possible there is a connection. You know, Chinese New Year, Chinese tank… so it’s even possible that the first tank on discount in February will indeed be the 121 (the recent one was 113, they also might have not wanted two Chinese tanks in a row). If I was to speculate even more: recently, the (popular) 250k credits/day mission was not renewed. It’s theoretically possible this mission caused credit inflation (yes, we know Wargaming actually has an employee, who deals with inflation in game), causing in turn Wargaming not to make matters worse by putting tier 10 tanks on discount, thus encouraging even more people to buy them, shifting the game balance of higher tiers. But that’s pure guesswork. Edit: situation changed, see newer posts

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