Tankfest Online 2021: Event Guide


Tankfest 2021 is this weekend, and there are plenty of activities to celebrate this year’s theme, the Year of the Sherman. Read on for details about the Tankfest Online 2021 live stream taking place on Sunday, September 19 at 16:00 CEST (UTC+2), as well as the brand-new gaming zone at The Tank Museum in the Bovington, U.K., in-game activities, and much more.

Tankfest Online

The live stream starts on September 19 at 16:00 CEST (UTC+2) until 20:00 CEST (UTC+2).

Once again, we are bringing Tankfest straight into your home! Tune in to the Official English World of Tanks Twitch channel (or this Sunday for four hours full of tanks and the best display of historic moving armor in the world. From interviews and excursions into the history of the Lend-Lease Act to tank demonstrations, giveaways, tours of various European tank museums, and much more, it will be an eventful show that you don’t want to miss. The stream will be also available on the World of Tanks YouTube channel.

Join Wargaming's own Richard "The Challenger" Cutland alongside Richard Smith, Director of The Tank Museum in Bovington, U.K., who will lead you through the day. As a special treat for everyone who likes it loud and explosive, Richard Cutland will present a footage of few high-caliber tank cannons and machine guns being fired!

Richard Cutland

Richard Smith

Twitch Drops


Only available on the Official World of Tanks Twitch channel from September 19 at 16:00 CEST (UTC+2) until the stream ends at approximately 20:00 CEST (UTC+2).

Take part in one of the most anticipated live streams of the year and earn guaranteed in-game rewards the longer you tune in. Tankfest Online will be a true blast—not only for history buffs but also for tank enthusiasts worldwide. You don't want to miss this spectacular event.

Regular Drops

After 60 minutes: After 120 minutes:
  • x6 Tankfest inscription
  • x6 Tankfest emblem
  • x5 Large Repair Kit
  • x5 Large First Aid Kit
  • x5 Automatic Fire Extinguisher
  • x1 Garage slot
  • x5 missions for x5 XP per victory
  • x2 Personal Reserves: 200% to Crew XP for 1 hour
  • x3 Tankfest decal

Mystery Drop

After 180 minutes, guaranteed one of the following:
  • 3 days of WoT Premium Account

You will receive compensation in credits should you receive a Mystery Drop vehicle you already own.

Psst! There are even more Drops happening this weekend. Don't miss your chance to earn rewards during the Steel Hunter Content Creator Showdown and Tank Wars Round 5!

To receive Twitch Drops, you must link your World of Tanks and Twitch accounts. For more information on how to link your accounts, click the button below to take a look at our full Twitch Drops guide.


Tankfest Offers

Available from September 17 at 07:00 CEST (UTC+2) through September 23 at 07:00 CEST (UTC+2).

The theme of Tankfest Online 2021 is the Year of the Sherman, and we're pairing the celebrations with discounts for lend-lease vehicles and their enemies on the battlefield. Check the announcement on September 17 for a complete overview of all 14 iconic tanks on sale, and expand your collection with fan favorites like the VI TOG II* , the VI Tiger 131 , and plenty of Sherman tanks.

Don't miss out, as a portion of the proceeds of every tank sale will be donated to The Tank Museum in Bovington, U.K. to support them in maintaining their impressive collection of running vehicles. Keep an eye on the portal—we'll update you after the event about how much was raised and the impact of your contribution towards the preservation of iconic historical vehicles.

Tankfest Discounts

Available from September 17 at 07:00 CEST (UTC+2) through September 20 at 07:00 CEST (UTC+2).

Head into the game and enjoy excellent discounts on various valuable items and all standard vehicles (except the new Czechoslovakian heavy tanks) from Tier VI through X! It’s the perfect occasion to add some of the historic vehicles shown at The Tank Museum to your personal Garage or to speed up the climb to the top of your current favorite Tech Tree line. Also, every first win of the day will reward you with four times the earned XP.

  • x4 XP for every first win

  • 25% credits discount on equipment

  • 50% credits discount on consumables

  • 50% gold discount on Garage slots

  • 25% gold discount on customizations

  • 30% credits discount on standard Tier VI and VII vehicles*

  • 15% credits discount on standard Tier VIII–X vehicles*

Except for the new Czechoslovakian heavy tanks

Tank Wars: Tankfest Special

Available from September 13 at 07:00 CEST (UTC+2) through September 20 at 07:00 CEST (UTC+2).

Join Team VI M4A3E8 Fury or Team VI Tiger 131 and celebrate Tankfest 2021 with two iconic vehicles on display at The Tank Museum in Bovington, U.K.

Choose the side that fits your style or piques your interest, and complete missions for Tank Wars Points and Stage Rewards. Both sides feature the same discounts and missions for a wide variety of associated vehicles. It’s the perfect opportunity to explore a Tech Tree or return to old favorites that have been gathering dust and earn plenty of rewards to celebrate the Year of the Sherman.

Check out the announcement for all the details about rewards and missions.


World of Tanks Gaming Zone at The Tank Museum

Grand opening on September 17.

Don't worry if you can't make it in person to Tankfest 2021—the Gaming Zone will remain there for years to come. We worked together with The Tank Museum, TAKEOFF, and MSI to make history more accessible and create interactive and immersive activities, so join our Player Engagement team for the official inaugration of World of Tanks Gaming Zone at Tankfest. We've prepared plenty of bonus codes for you, so don't miss out!

See your favorite vehicles up close, then play their virtual counterparts and many more in World of Tanks! Stop by the brand-new experience during your next visit to the museum, and bring the virtual battlefield to life with:

  • 10 state-of-the-art World of Tanks gaming stations fully equipped by the best of MSI gaming hardware
  • An interactive historical quiz that’s ideal for beginners and experts alike, with cool rewards and giveaways to keep you on top of your game
  • A green screen ready for a selfie of you and your favorite tank on selected World of Tanks maps
  • A swanky studio area for hosting guest speakers

Celebrate Tankfest Online 2021 on September 19 starting at 16:00 CEST (UTC+2)—Roll Out!