- according to SerB, both LTP and T-127 are doing fine - rangefinder won’t be implemented into the snipermode UI - Object 430 won’t have a smoothbore gun - in historical battles, only historical setups will appear, for example T-34-57 might appear, but only in 1941 - E-50 will have medium spall liner despite its weight, because it’s a medium tank - the possibility for players to switch their Type 59 for T-34-3 for free is not planned - cross-game quests (missions) are not planned, because a part of playerbase will play only WoWp or only WoT - it’s possible that missions doable only in groups will be implemented - increased amount of model polygons will come in global remodelling (SS: 2014) - the new Type 64 ingame light tank is a M42 Duster hull with Hellcat turret - Type 59 MM weight nerf is not planned - Q: “E-50M is underpowered.” A: “Whine. Whine never changes. - tracks hanging on armor do not increase armor thickness in WoT, the only exception is Churchill VII’s top turret - terrain passability does have an influence on how fast a tank can climb a mountain - Sturmtiger won’t come in 2013 or early 2014 (SS: well, “some say” that he’s waiting for its own assault gun branch) - in 8.8, E-50 gun mantlet got changed, no such thing is planned for Panther II - according to Storm, Improved Ventilation module does increase the speed with which a tank can climb a hill - E-50 and E-50M frontal armor in 8.8: 150mm upper front, 100mm lower front - if you have a tank with three engines (for example Tiger) and the top engine gets removed in 8.8, but you sold the other two already, you will get one for free - roaming from RU on EU servers is planned - RNG factor in penetration and damage won’t be reduced - spall liner improved 8.8 crew save will actually work on all types of damage/shells - E-50M and E-100 parameters will also be changed - SU-100 is not planned to lose its top gun, unlike the KV-1S - in 8.9, KV-1S will lose its 122mm gun, Foch, Foch155, T57Heavy and one more tank will be nerfed and cca 20 tanks will be buffed And now, answers from the developer’s blog - XVM mod will officially not be implemented (SS: as in, interface won’t be selectable to look like XVM) - the new WG rating will be a number, but the exact formula won’t be disclosed - Storm states that mod-makers “won’t do” (fix) the official reload timer (SS: in other words, it’s more complicated than it seems) - skill MM is STILL not planned - the problem with the reload timer won’t be fixed in 8.8, as there are enough problems with Action Script 3 as it is, one of the bugs is incorrect calculations with damaged ammorack/dead loader - 8.8 won’t contain engine optimizations - serverside replays are being worked on And more answers from different post on developer’s blog: - the Chinese premium tanks might appear in round 2 of 8.8 test - in the beginning, T-34-3 and 112 will be available only via giftshop - Object 268 won’t be nerfed in 8.9 - Leopard 1 won’t be buffed in 8.9, but Leopard PTA is not clear yet - KV-5 won’t be buffed - 2nd German TD branch will start from Marder 2 - KV-1S with 122mm as tier 7 premium? “There the model has to be changed. A little, but has to.” - 121 will not get gun depression buff - Hetzer rebalance? “All in due time” - it’s possible AMX-50B will get a buff - Uralmash-1 will get a traverse buff for 100mm guns - D-2-5T is D-25T with a different muzzle brake

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