World of Tanks has received an update today! British steel machines have made their way into the ranks, giving players a chance to follow the history of the British tank building mastering 22 iconic steel fortresses from the Royal Tank Corps, starting from the tiny Vickers Medium Mk I tank, and ending up with the intimidating FV 214 Conqueror top-tier heavyweight.
The update also features new premium tanks and map updates alongside the highly anticipated British line of AVs. A new national tech tree contains 22 of the finest models from the Royal Tank Corps across the three main tank classes - lights, mediums, and heavies.
Besides the familiar Matilda, Valentine, and Churchill models that are present in the game as the Soviet Lend-lease premiums, the British line features a wide selection of tech modifications for the Black Prince, Vickers and Cruiser tanks.
Further up the tech tree, the selection of armored vehicles includes a diverse range of agile cruiser tanks, such as the Covenanter, Crusader, Cromwell, and the Comet. The Medium branch is topped with two ferocious modifications of the Centurion tank, while the top tier heavies include the maneuverable Caernarvon, the powerful Conqueror, and the intimidating FV215.
Along with the massive addition of new vehicles, Update 8.1 also introduces an overhauled rendering system for Province, El Halluf, Dragon Ridge, and Abbey battling arenas, while the list of premium vehicles now includes the Soviet SU-122-44, the German Pz IV Schmalturm VI, and the Panther M10.
World of Tanks is a free-to-play armored warfare MMO by Wargaming.net with highly customizable and flexible gameplay. Upgrade and develop authentic vehicles, and try tons of weapons. Each unit type has strengths and weaknesses, and in the right hands can help to make or break team objectives.