This days I rarely check on War Thunder but because I don't face the risk of being banned for talking my mind here went to take a look on their April's Fool.
Gaijin made a new wallpaper and a video of inflatable "SPS-255" tanks with hitpoint bars to "announce" simplified game mechanics, my first impression is that they are mocking World of Tanks (everyone else that has been trying to bring this to my attention while I'm writing it also thinks the same).
Really War Thunder, you wanna play the mocking game? I really thought your simulator battles was your April's Fool announcement:
Thank you to the little bird that sent me this. "Yaa ta ta ta ta"