Hello everyone, the Insider is back with a portion of news from the developer chatter channels. Let’s have a look at what the developers are up to this time. - the physics test will come relatively soon and everything is being prepared for it. The Insider mentions that it’s possible for it to appear in two weeks, which corresponds to what Storm said. More on physics: The new physics have one interesting ability: dynamic change of terrain properties, based on settings (weather for example, when/if the weather system is implemented). In other words, you can make the same terrain behave as hard as a rock (a road for example) and you can switch it to “slippery” mode (for example when there’s ice on it). This is however just an advanced project, not developed yet – an idea. There is a concern about creating the movement “too slippery”. An example with a Hellcat is made by a developer in this matter, that for example, on ice, the vehicle is prone to small movement corrections (small slides) to make its behavior look realistic (SS: this is exactly how it works now in Armored Warfare, it looks awesome, but it makes the vehicles a bit more difficult to control) - so far, the developer idea for the physics is that flips (turning on the roof) should not be easy to accomplish and that nobody wants “KV powersliding” – the idea is specifically NOT to make the physics feel like War Thunder - developers treat the physics tests as real tests, the final product might be very very different. There will apparently be a lot of really strange and crazy stuff in the tests and developers expect harsh criticism for that, but they don’t care, as the test is really just there for them to collect data - once again, some lowtier developer brought up the Sheridan for WoT and once again, it was denied for the usual reasons (missiles) - SerB likes sushi and doesn’t like anime all that much - developers suspect that a high ranking Russian Federation official is playing World of Tanks, as they tracked one IP back to “White House” (not the US one, but the Moscow one) and it comes from there at certain hours every week - the fact that M6A2E1 is coming in HD was influenced by a certain post on American forums, where some player explained very carefully and at length why the model is wrong and what should be done with it. It wasn’t given any special priority, it just however happened to be hastened by the amount of correct info available. The model is not finished yet (some parts are still missing), but the errors were corrected based on that one post on American forums and should be fine now

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