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Version 8.10 is available!

The update 8.10 is now available!

A new nation, a new map and a couple of useful improvements - this is the new Version 8.10. Get ready, Commanders!


New Nation: Japan

Conquer the battlefields with these unique steel samurai from the Far East, and show your enemies what it really means to follow the path of the warrior!

  • Renault Otsu, Tier I Light Tank (credited at release to all registered players, with 100% trained crew and a garage slot)
  • Type 95 Ha-Go, Tier II Light Tank
  • Type 98 Ke-Ni, Tier III Light Tank
  • Type 5 Ke-Ho, Tier IV Light Tank
  • Chi-Ni, Tier II Medium Tank
  • Type 97 Chi-Ha, Tier III Medium Tank
  • Type 1 Chi-He, Tier IV Medium Tank
  • Type 3 Chi-NU, Tier V Medium Tank
  • Type 4 Chi-To, Tier VI Medium Tank
  • Type 5 Chi-Ri, Tier VII Medium Tank
  • STA-1, Tier VIII Medium tank
  • Type 61 Tier 9 Medium Tank
  • STB-1, Tier X Medium Tank


Two new Soviet medium tanks

These nimble bad boys will definitely stir up some trouble on the battlefields!

  • Object 430 Version II, Tier IX
  • Object 430, Tier X


New Map: Hidden Village

This new map accompanies the new vehicles, and presents a lovely Japanese setting. The area is 1000x1000m in size, and consists of a village in a valley during spring time. Due to the irregular terrain, it will introduce a lot of tactical possibilities for both teams.


New Premium vehicles in the in-game store

That’s right – these two newest additions to the premium vehicle family will now be available in-game and in the Premium Shop!

  • Type 3 Chi-Nu Kai, Tier V Japanese medium tank
  • Type 64, Tier VI Chinese light tank


Graphical Update

The whole game has received a graphical update in Version 8.10. You should see the difference straight away, but for a more detailed look at how graphics in World of Tanks have evolved since the game’s release, take a look at our video!


Japanese Missions

In order to give the Japanese tanks a warm welcome, we have prepared a set of special missions to help you get into this particular nation. Explore the new tech tree and profit greatly from these missions at the same time!

Mission 1: Japan Rolls Out!
Goal: Achieve a total of 15 victories
Reward: 10 Large First Aid Kits
  • Random battles only.
  • Japanese tanks only
  • Once per day
A day is from 06:10 to 06:00 CET (GMT +1) i.e. when the daily double experience amount resets).
Mission 2: Japanese Everywhere!
Goal: Destroy 50 enemy vehicles
Reward:  10 Large Repair Kits
  • Random battles only
  • Japanese tanks only
  • Tier IV and above only
  • Once per day
A day is from 06:10 to 06:00 CET (GMT +1) i.e. when the daily double experience amount resets).
Mission 3: Playtime!
Goal: Play a total of 250 battles
Reward: 1 Day Premium Account
  • Random battles only.
  • Japanese tanks only

These missions are available from 23rd December after maintenance is completed, until 27th December 06:00 CET (GMT+1).


For a complete list of fixes and additions coming in Version 8.10, please refer to the update section on our website.


The update 8.10 is now available. The game will update automatically when you launch the client. You can also download the update manually from the Download Game page on the portal.

Make sure to check out the new Japanese tanks and don’t forget to get to know the new map! You will be battling on it real soon!