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Public Test of Version 9.6

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The public test server of Version 9.6 is now open.

Main Features of the current Public Test of Version 9.6

  • Battles for Stronghold now feature Tier X Combat Reserves
  • New Combat Reserves: Artillery Strike and Airstrike
  • Two new Premium vehicles: STA 2 and AMX CDC
  • Visual and damage models for certain vehicles fixed
  • Various map improvements
  • Price adjustment of Crew Requalification
  • Various fixes


How the Public Test Works

New to testing? Check out our handy guide to public tests.

Eligibility: Every player who registered their account before 15 January 2015. 

Feedback: please post your general feedback about the test version and bug reports in the appropriate threads on our forum.


Test Client Download

  1. Download the test client installer.
  2. Make sure you pick a save location that is different to your regular World of Tanks game files.  Save and run the installer. (4.5 Mb)
  3. Run the new copy of the game.  The launcher will download all the additional data. (8.4 Gb)
  4. Log in and start playing.  Remember to post your feedback to this forum thread.


Please be aware of the following:

The test server will be restarted regularly, according to the following schedule: 

  • Central Database: 8:00 CET (07:00 UTC) every day.  Average duration will be around 2 or 3 minutes.

The test server may be subject to unscheduled restarts and maintenance.


Patch Notes:

For the full list of changes, please visit the In Development section on our website.


Thank you for taking part in the public test!  Good luck and have fun!