Tank freezing

On March 15th we’ll add a new feature – the so called ‘Tank Freezing’ – to the Clan Wars game mode. Essentially it renders the tanks that get destroyed during a Clan War fight unavailable for a short period of time. Those ‘locked out’ tanks won’t be available for use in Clan Wars during their timeout, but will remain usable in all other types of battles.

The duration of the suspension depends on the vehicle’s tier: the higher the tier that the vehicle belongs to, the longer it’s suspension will last. Vehicles of Tier 1 will not get locked out at all. Furthermore there’ll also be no lockout in the starting tournaments at landing, regardless of tier or combat result. In addition to that, previously suspended vehicles also will be able to participate in these tournaments as well. However this exception does not apply in final battles with the province owner, where the lockout feature will come into effect again.

This chart shows you how long (in hours) the tanks get locked out depending on their tier:

 Tiers

6

9

10 

Light  tanks

1

2

4

16

16

16

     

Medium Tanks

1

4

16

25

30

48

72

96

 

Heavy Tanks

   

24

30

48

72

96

120

168

SPG

4

8

18

27

36

50

74

   

TD

1

4

16

25

30

48

72

96

 

In order to implement this new feature we’ll have to induce a short maintenance of 10-20 minutes. Please prepare accordingly for a short server shutdown that’ll take place March 15th at 10:00 CET.