Hello everyone, recently (27.7.2014), there has been an interview with Anton “Evilly” Panov, “main operative producer of Wargaming”. Here’s what he said (keep in mind that on one hand, this guy was wrong before, on the other hand, he got promoted from the community department, so his info should be solid) - Wargaming is working on yet unannounced projects, Evilly can’t talk about that - Firefly branch will come this year - FV4202 will be replaced along with the Firefly branch, close to the end of the year, either with Vickers MBT or Chieftain prototype, FV4202 will be changed because it’s the worst tank of its tier - the Firfly branch will with high probability include TD’s - it’s not decided yet whether the FV215b will be replaced by something else - FV4202 will be turned into tier 8 premium tank, owners of the tier 10 FV4202 will most likely get the premium tank for free (!!!) the way it happened before with the T34 - there are no plans to buff the VK4202P Ausf.B further - KV-1S will be split as announced earlier in 9.3 - 9.3 will bring rebalance of specifically tier 6 vehicles, the entire tier has to be rebalanced because “we are removing the strongest tank of the tier” - it’s possible that some premium vehicles (Pz IV/V and others) will be buffed in order to make them more comfortable to play - WG considers the Super Pershing and IS-6 events to be sufficiently successful, in the future, there will periodically be more such events, allowing players to get hightier premium tanks, the next one should be in September with a “very interesting tank” reward - new city maps were introduced because there was a lack of city maps in the game in general - Stalingrad map is still planned - Havok will be split into two phases – moving object physics and environment - motion physics change will bring a lot of smaller changes that will however influence the gameplay, such as tanks not stopping immediately but stopping slower - currently developers are working on several prototype maps, that have the Havok elements included in them, because object destruction requires the rework of the old maps to accomodate this change - developers will try to implement Havok this year - 9.3 will bring Stronghold fixes based on 9.2 feedback plus the option to attack enemy strongholds - 9.3 should also introduce new fun mode (SS: as in, stuff like the soccer mode) - 9.3 might also bring some tier 10 rebalances and with high probability a new city map and new “atmospheric” effects - 9.3 regular tank content: US, Soviet and German LT’s up to tier 8 and rework of older light tanks - 9.4 will not bring any regular (farmable) tanks, it will come in “late Fall” - it’s possible that all the tanks will have viewrange reduced and LT’s will have it increased, so they become the “eyes” of the teams, but currently this is not being worked on - for those players, whose battles load really fast and then they have to wait their entire countdown, the developers are planning to introduce the feature of switching between allied tanks (the way you can when you die) before the battle starts - developers started to work on the upgrade of the cybersports mode (the test tournaments were a part of that) - currently developers are working on a new game mode as well - Gamescom will offer the possibility to play WoWs for the first time

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