Source: http://world-of-ru.livejournal.com/3489411.html Hello everyone, Russian game producer Anton “Evilly” Pankov met players during the Tanker’s Day event at the Stalin Line museum in Belarus. Here’s what he said, courtesy of Ridethehorseman, RU LJ user. - 2015 will be the “Year of Random battles” - 9.4 will bring the Stalingrad map as well as initial stage of Havok - new reworked Historical battles will resemble coordinated company mode battles (each team will play one conflict side), it will include PvE elements as well - first PvE tests will come in 2015 - there will be multicore support in the future - 9.4 will bring “new version of Bigworld” (SS: here I am not sure by with the meaning) - T95E6 and Object 907 tanks are reserved for third and fourth CW campaign - it will be possible to gain a reward tier 10 tank as a mission reward (VK7201 and others) in random battles, but only one (SS: as in, players will have the chance to get the M60 they so wanted :)) - the mission from the question above will be “individual mission” (SS: as in, presumably, different for each player) - there will be tanks turning on their roofs, but only after testing, developers want to be really careful with them - Chaffee race will come in 9.3 - camo system is doing fine, won’t be changed - Clanwars will not change drastically - premium tier 8 arty will not be released - tier 9 and 10 premium tanks won’t be implemented - physical gun barrels won’t be implemented - special camo with ponies, Game of Thrones maps and Katyusha rocket launchers won’t come (SS: Russians asking all the great questions) - premium FV4202 will be given out, but not for free, but as a mission reward (Evilly explains: “you unlock the FV4202, you complete the mission in it, you recieve a token, profit”) - Chaffee XP price in 9.3 will be compensated in the form of XP awarded to the “old” Chaffee, so you can unlock T37 straight away - Panzer IV Hydro will come with new Razer headset, MTLS tankette won’t be released - Panzer IV Schmalturm and T-34-3 will be buffed - WG is actively fighting bots - in order to run Havok, “notebooks will need a teflon plate under them” (SS: as in, it will be requiring) - there will be a special commander rating for Stronghold mode - developers are developing a system that will automatically ban players, if they say some phrases in chat (SS: “jew”, “polak”, “Auschwitz” and others – good, good! :)) - apparently, in Russia, World of Tanks is the strongest free time competition against alcohol and clubs - Android Blitz will come this Fall - Windowsphone Blitz was postponed - infantry will not be implemented to WoT - EU and RU server won’t be unified - new clan positions (?) will come in 9.3 - there will be a special video, explaining ricochet mechanics - accidental ricochet to friendly tanks will not be punished - amphibious tanks have nowhere to swim and thus are pointless - tier 10 light tank will not be implemented – for now (SS: “for now” emphasized by the author) - the render range won’t be turned into a circle for now - multiturret mechanism was postponed for far future - HESH rework was postponed for far future as well - Sturmtiger fate was not decided yet completely, either it won’t come at all, or it will be tier 10 or premium tier 8 - Minsk 1944 map is in development - KV-220 will not get its historical engine - random battles will not be split in leagues, but developers will try out the skill matchmaker (no details yet however) - crew won’t be displayed in tanks - Vickers MBT Mk.3 managed to fit in tier 10, but it was scrapped due to it “not being interesting” - everything’s fine with collisions - Chieftain prototype will not be British tier 10 medium, Chieftain itself will be British tier 10 heavy - E-50 Ausf.M will not be removed from the game - Evilly on roaming: “Roaming was implemented and works normally. Ping to EU from Minsk is 30-80, depending on the quality of the provider. For the USA, it’s 100+, but it’s playable. Sometimes I play on EU myself, when I get a series of losses on RU.” (it’s possible it will be implemented in the future, for example for money. This was not decided yet.)

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