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Way of the Samurai major update releases for War Thunder

way of the samurai major update releases for war thunder

Gaijin Entertainment  just announced that update 1.65Way of the Samurai’ has an official #release.  Hence the originally proposed War Thunder game is available and #ends #OpenBeta. Yet all current in-game nations feature their own aircraft and tanks. While the introduction of ships also means that War Thunder now takes the fight to land, air and sea. Gaijin Entertainment will continue its commitment to improving the game through regular updates. As they progress toward the research trees of War Thunder Ships, which currently reside in pre-beta testing.

“After reaching this important development milestone. Which marks the end of Open Beta, the goals set out for War Thunder in 2012 are now complete. We will focus on adding new features and improvements. Therefore virtual pilots, tankers and navy captains enjoy one of the most realistic, extensive and accessible war simulations of all time.” All of this from Kirill Yudintsev, Creative Director of Gaijin Entertainment.

War Thunder’s ‘Way of the Samurai’ update will focus on completing the Armor of the Imperial Japanese Army. While this also adds 30 armored ground forces vehicles. Featuring a full range of light and medium tanks as well as self-propelled guns. Since the anti-aircraft vehicles modelled on interwar vehicles. While proven mid-war workhorses and modern developments of the Cold War era.

War Thunder’s ‘Way of the Samurai’ update trailer:

Update 1.65 Way of the Samurai includes the integration of cockpit interiors for all aircraft with working gauges and indicators. The update contains two new maps for ground and combined arms combat, “Abandoned Factory” and “38th Parallel”. While the first challenges tankers and air support to identify targets in a maze of industrial workshops and loading bays, the latter propels players into the Korean peninsula and is the first ground combat location based on a post-World War II setting.  It also contains a dozen additional ground and air vehicles for other nations bringing the total number of available vehicles to more than 800.

In 2017, Gaijin plans to focus on two major game modes for War Thunder, the previously announced World War mode that allows players to experience massive operations across different theatres of World War II, as well as the full release of War Thunder Naval Forces for all nations.

Work will continue on additional features such as adding new nations, new game modes and further improvements to eSport and other forms of competitive play.

Gaijin Entertainment also used the opportunity of War Thunder‘s release to congratulate players with the start of a series of holiday timed events and specials. Everyone logging into the game until New Year’s will receive a progression booster as a present. In addition, the holiday season will bring a variety of events where players can unlock several Premium vehicles and other content for free.

To find out more head over to the War Thunder devblog page here.

More information about the Japanese tank packs can be found here.

War Thunder is available free-to-play on Steam for Linux, Mac and Windows PC.