We show you the patch notes for the latest World of Tanks Update 1.4, to get the update you need 1.2 GB free space.
With this update you will receive some improvements and new vehicles, stay tuned and have fun!
Changes to Personal Missions
- Rebalanced the second operation missions within the Second Front campaign.
- Added concurrent rendering support by evenly loading all available CPU cores to add concurrent rendering support and improve performance.
- Optimized Store performance.
Changes to Wheeled Vehicles
- Optimized movement physics performance.
- Made some balance changes.
Changes to the Store and Depot:
- In the Depot, added a new section for unique styles that are incompatible with the player’s vehicles in the Garage. Particularly, it contains styles received from the large Holiday Ops. boxes, if the appropriate vehicles are not available in the player’s Garage.
- Added counters on the bundle tile that include several items: For instance, now players can see how many First Aid Kits a bundle contains.
Changes to Vehicle Exterior
- Added Tactical Numbers, a new type of Exterior element consisting of three-digit numbers entered manually; the font can also be selected manually.
- Added functionality of moving the Decals across pre-set slots on Premium Tier VIII vehicles.
- A new style has been added for each nation in the Preset Styles tab.
Changes to Maps
Made terrain-related changes on difficult-to-access (not intended for play) areas and fixed some issues on the following maps:
Other Map Changes
- Disabled Assault Battle type
- Removed from the list of available maps for the duration of the Common Test.
- Added to Random Battle mode (including Assault and Encounter), and Team Training (Attack/Defense mode).
- Made significant changes to the map to suit the modes and battle types; map will be available to Tier IV–X vehicles.
Changes to the technical characteristics of the following vehicles
- Decreased movement dispersion by 17%
- Decreased hull traverse dispersion by 17%
- Changed dispersion from 0.38 to 0.36 m
- Changed aiming time from 2.7 to 2.5 s
- Changed view range from 360 to 380 m
- Increased AP Mk. 1 shell velocity by 30%
- Increased APDS Mk. 1 shell velocity by 20%
- Changed AP Mk. 1 shell penetration value from 202 to 218 mm
- Object 279 early
- Changed dispersion from 0.38 to 0.36 m
- Changed turret traverse dispersion by 25%
- Changed aiming time from 2.5 to 2.3 s
- Improved hull armor
- Added the following wheeled vehicles (vehicle branch starts from the ELC AMX BIS):
- Tier VI: Panhard AMD 178B
- TierVII: Hotchkiss EBR
- Tier VIII: Panhard AML Lynx 6×6
- Tier IX: Panhard EBR 90
- Tier X: Panhard EBR 105
- Added the AM 39 Gendron-Somua Tier II wheeled vehicle
- Added the Lansen C (for Supertest players)
- Updated Commander voice messages during battle for Japanese vehicles (both male and female, when the Commander option is selected).
- U.S. East (USE) has been removed from the server selector
- The elite status is now received by vehicles of Tier V if the following vehicle (Tier VI) is purchased using a token earned in Bootcamp.
- The player’s position in the League is now displayed properly on the home screen of the Ranked Battles.
- Long reward names in the window of detailed mission description are no longer clipped.
- Now players can accept invitations to Platoon in Grand Battles, when the team panels are completely hidden.
- The amounts of earned experience in the Battle Results and in messages of the Notification Center are no longer different.
- Fixed a behavior issue of the SPG’s trajectory view, when aiming inside structures and under bridges.
- Fixed the issue that prevented players from applying a unique camouflage right to the entire vehicle.
- Fixed “flickering” Decals and Inscriptions when they were applied in the Garage.
- Fixed some technical issues.
- Players can re-train crew members to special vehicles that are currently not available in the game.
- There is no protection from spam-clicking on the minimap.
- Issue of flickering decals applied to vehicles persists on some PC configuration.
- Vehicle type icons in the extended vehicle panels do not change their color dynamically, when selecting the Colorblind mode in battle.
- Disabled free crew retraining to vehicles of the same type.
- When a player destroys a vehicle by overturning it, this vehicle is not counted towards the total number of vehicles the player destroyed.
- The badge about base capture can be displayed prematurely, even before the indicated number of points has been accumulated.
- The order of events for received damage is sometimes mixed up in the damage log.
- The text of Mission conditions is not displayed in the congratulation window, provided that the required vehicle type is specified in the Mission conditions.
- When a spotted enemy vehicle gets stunned, becomes no longer visible, and the stunned player uses a First Aid Kit, while still unspotted, then the stun indicator is still displayed above this vehicle to its opponents when spotted again.
- When a vehicle is destroyed, the log disappears, provided that the player has not enabled the “Show in Postmortem mode vehicle that destroyed your vehicle” option.
- The amount of received damage of the shot that destroyed the player’s vehicle is not displayed in the log.
- The client cannot be maximized to the full-screen mode, provided that the player is having a Skype call.
- The vehicle tiers in the screen displayed upon pressing TAB are not centered relative to the vehicle icons.
- When a vehicle hits the ground without damaging modules, the sound of taking damage is played.
- The penetration marker is displayed green when aiming at an enemy vehicle through another destroyed vehicles.
Source: World of Tanks