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Monday, August 20, 2012

[WoT] Soviet TDs of 8.0

Below are some screenies of SU-100М1, Uralmash, SU-122-54, and Object 263 on various maps. Also check out the lighting effects (HDR) of the render that are planned for 8.0 version of World of Tanks

Full size images here.

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78 comments:

  1. Are physics still on the 0.8.0 schedule?

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    1. As for now - yes, there will be some continuous public testing.

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    2. Will there be crush damage? I can see jumping off a cliff onto another tank as being a viable tactic...

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    3. Nope, that won't work. Such jumps can end bad for both. :)

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  2. Awesome looking pictures, from what I can see is that we will also get the new physics. Can't wait!

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  3. wow nice pic TD,I will get it all, hahahaha...
    ty Overlord

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  4. like the new graphics rather then the new TDs ... i'm waiting for this update since the release of WOT ...
    The polished maps look really spectacular and finally i can be proud of wargaming from this point of view.

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  5. Thanks Overlord!
    I see the Russians are getting their very own Ferdinand and their very own Marder.
    I presume they will be far more powerful than the German equivalents, yes?

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    1. Hopefully, they will be balanced.

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    2. Past precedents laugh at your false hopes.

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    3. There is some "hash" factor in the game , which is calculating the ricochets on tanks .. in tier Xs , the factor is increased (30 - 50%) , in Russian tech tree the factor is increased freaky on ALL tanks .. why do things such this ? cant you calculate the penetration without any % hash factors ? just the numbers that even players can understand and see .. and not a server-side factor of % for each tank .. its reminds me the trick with the credit factor and xp factor for each tank ..

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    4. @Buskador

      You mean KV4, IS8 and ST1? ;)

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    5. David Diamond,

      this factor is angle of impact.

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    6. Well, when you consider that the Marder II is a tier 3, yeah I'm going to guess that the Soviet tier 10 is going to be more powerful.

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    7. Overlord , I'm not talking about Angle of impact , I'm shooting ~90 degree and still not damaging . and it is not a spaced armor . and from the side , not even from front .

      At least i know how to play right because i read all the Wiki of WoT and know all the tricks of the game , but still the "hash" factor strikes me hard .

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  6. Gotta learn not to drive over the edges of cliffs to shoot down...

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  7. Jeeeeez no turrets?? GIMME THAT UPDATE!

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  8. Overlord, any ETA for the PTS for patch 8.0?

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  9. overlord what time to release public test ?

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    1. Probably 8.1 or .2 (?) there is already a Panther2 TD in the second line :D

      Better to ask , when the British tech tree will come ?

      we have already a lot of TDs in the game .

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    2. "When will the British Tech Tree appear?
      The Brits are expected to arrive at the end of the year. " by SerB

      Source: http://www.masodikvh.hu/media2/jatekok/2511-world-of-tanks-interview-for-atilla-answered-by-sergey-burkatovskiy-lead-producer-at-wargaming

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    3. Brits are scheduled for 8.1.

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  11. What about the t10 meds and TDs? Are they going to be balanced in the coming patch or thats their settle stats?

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    1. We can expect rebalancing ofc, as always with newly-added vehicles.

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  12. Nice graphics , i hope also for good physics ..

    Overlord , when will players be able to choose their own camouflage colors ? i think it will make the game look better ..

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    1. In 8.0 we are adding 3 patterns of map-based camos, so it will be set according to the map you are playing. Custom player camos are not planned.

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    2. How is it going to work? Are you planning to charge players for 3 separate camo patterns or it will be possible to buy set of camos?

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    3. Each camo will be bought separately and they will switch automatically based on the map type.

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    4. I hope we will not see a cold snow camouflage in a desert african map :D

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  13. Wow, those tanks are an arty's wet dream..

    Let's see, huge open hull design on one AT and 20 million fuel barrels on the side and back of another AT. Looking forward to shooting them.. never going drive them :)

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  14. Is 8.0 scheduled for this month or the next?

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    1. "Next update World of Tanks - 0.8.0, the estimated period of the output of which - September 2012." (translated with Google Translate from the Russian WoT site's "in development" page)

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  15. Overlord, that open top tier 10 TD looks really wonurable.. With so much arty in high tier games, that thing will be a 1 shot arty food. How do you plan to balance this out?

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  16. I hope that in the future, players can modify their profile names....
    thanks very much

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    1. No , WarGaming will never give a chance for that .
      They say , if you want a new nickname , open a new account a pay for some more gold (Vicious Smile)

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    2. There was a Name Changing event 1 or 2 months after release.

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    3. Jonathan Ibalio,

      we are planning to add that functionality.

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    4. I'm glad to hear that! Those of us who chose tank-based names won't want them in World of Warplanes!

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  17. Hey Overlord.

    A short question: Are you satisfied with the changes being done to JPZE-100 in 8.0 patch and do you think this will be enough for the tank to become useful again?

    Why are you buffing German tanks in every possible way but never the one that is the most necessary? JPZE-100 needs a RoF buff or damage, not mobility. This is laughable. Do you really believe that you're going to get the tank higher in global winratio just by modifying that? What is the problem with finally doing changes to German tanks as community wants them? They've proven to be way smarter than WoT devs quite often, give them a chance

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    1. Increasing damage will give nothing to this TD .
      I think better to buff the RoF and camouflage factors ..

      the damage is already half tier X tank by shot .

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    2. Yes but then again:

      JPE-100:
      1050 damage
      2,33 RoF
      0,35 accuracy

      Obj268:
      850 damage
      3,53 RoF
      0,33 accuracy

      So, the Obj gun is obviously a lot better. Better accuracy but lower damage which easily makes up for the better rate of fire. Not to mention the terrible tank size/mobility of JPE-100 altogether creating a big pile of shit :)

      I think that even if you buffed the RoF to Obj's amount the tank would still be underperforming~~

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    3. Soon the new soviet tier X TD will be very similar to JagdE100 , and the new German tier X TD (of the second line with the PantherII TD) will be similar to the Object 268 , i think this is the plan of WG to balance the TDs lines between the two nations ..

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    4. Both E-100s will be rebalanced for 8.0 update, currently they are underperforming.

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    5. Message from Storm:


      Rotation speed increased by 2 deg
      Increased passability by 7-8%
      Aiming time will be reduced
      Reduced dispersion when moving your gun

      This is a rebalance? This is a joke. Is this all there will be done to this tank?

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    6. Reducing the aiming time and improving the general handling of the JP E-100 is really a huge buff. The stupid aim time is by far the biggest problem I'm having with that TD.

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    7. Grabarz19,

      will see how it works out during public test. It will be continuous now.

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    8. Yo, folks - If you don't like a particular vehicle, don't drive it. Simple!

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    9. Mark , They like the vehicle , but don't like the performance of it .

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    10. i love german tanks and i will play this game for the german tanks and i pay gladly bcuz i like the game but at the same time i expect to have a chance to be able to face other nations with equal opprtunity.

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  18. Looks good overlord..can you give us any insight if the British Tree is on schedule to follow after directly after 8.0?? Last I heard it was 8.1 for British tree

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    1. Then again:

      "When will the British Tech Tree appear?
      The Brits are expected to arrive at the end of the year. " by SerB

      Source: http://www.masodikvh.hu/media2/jatekok/2511-world-of-tanks-interview-for-atilla-answered-by-sergey-burkatovskiy-lead-producer-at-wargaming

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    3. didn't read above..(insert facepalm). So it is confirmed tha the Brits are for 8.1! YES :D

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  19. When will 8.0 Public Test come out?

    I'm sure this will be even busier than the game itself :O :D

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    1. First iteration is likely ot start this week

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  20. Thank you for the cool pictures, Overlord.
    Do you know what features will set this new line apart from the old? Will they be slower? Will they have better armor? Whats the difference?

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    1. they will be agile (t-54/is-7 chassis) and will have ok-isch front armor. the playstyle should be french like.
      dont know about the guns, though.

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  21. Will new music be included?
    This question ties to the overall issue of WoT's sounds and how they're never updated or included in patch notes.

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  22. On topic: How similar are the top TD's 130mm guns to the IS7's naval gun? Will there be different ammo (APCR FTW like 268?)

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  23. Dear Overlord. As I am not big fun of TD's - especially from countries which are represented quite in the game anyway I would like to ask the question about British Tanks.
    I was pretty sure that we will see them quite soon. I was even prepare to buy Matilda Black Prince with 7.5 patch. Instead I was forced to stick with substitute Churchill and Matilada in Russian colours.
    Is there any chance that you will bring brits soon? I saw trailer and was reading a lot on forum so I think they could bring new fresh breeze to the game as frenchies did a while ago.

    Bringing more Russian TD's seems to be rather unnecessary if you will think about amount of Russian tanks in game.
    Thank you for your possible answer.

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  24. Hey Overlord! Too bad you had to delete the video :) You know.."THAT video" <.< >.>

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  25. Overlord, is there any news on the t-50-2 replacement, especially since it is widely acknowledged that it was to be removed with the physics overhaul?

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  26. Overlord, whats going to be the british tier X TD and medium tank? There are some rumors floating around but I rather get a direct source from you.

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    1. They are currently in production and will be released later this year.

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  27. Seriously.. while the 0.8.0 patch with all its graphics and new TD's and bugs looks great, I really don't care. I want a game where I don't have to suffer through 5 defeats to get a single win with one of my tanks. I can give you hundreds of replays, I guarantee you that my performance is good enough, but I get these failteams all the time, it is not fair. Fix the matchmaker. Nobody cares if we have to wait 20 seconds in the hyperlobby. Its infinately better than having to waste 10 minutes on a shit battle.

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    1. 7.5 was a matchmaker fix..They have done most everything than can to fix the MM programming wise, but they can not fix human stupidity, so no matter how much they tweak the MM, there will always be those players who cause people to lose games

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    2. When I can accurately predict that every time I log on, I will get 5 losses before I get 1 win - there's nothing random about it. It's a *repeating* pattern. But ok, stick your head in the sand, mr ostrich. I won't play randoms anymore nor use any more cash in this game. I'm not alone in this, lots of people agree that the randoms arent random, or random enough.

      When I use XVM and see that my teammates all got below average stats, and half of the enemy team has above 50% win - no matter how hard I try and how many kills I get, my team still loses. Seriously I've had battles where I had 7 kills, and we still lost.

      Why the hell can't they make a matchmaker that sorts on the stats of the players as well as the old "sort by tier"? Is it so much to ask that I get a fair random, instead of this bs?

      7.5 didnt fix anything, it only removed the chance of something greater than 4 tier spread stopped meeting in a battle.

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  28. And as always Overlord is late to post

    Physics Preview client is UP (2.4 Gigs) -> http://worldoftanks.com/news/1520-new-physics-public-test/

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  29. Are you going to put more Troll tanks in game?
    Sorry I mean more ELC tanks?

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  30. Any chance of getting a region based test servers? I know some people have to deal with 200+ ping normally, but it makes actually fighting somewhat difficult (without auto aim that is). Mainly, it has been me running my T-50-2 off cliffs and into other people. xD

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  31. overlord why we cant see replays of older versions of wot? i can't see my older replays of 7.3 or 7.4

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  32. Overlord, I was in the first test for 8.0 physics, I noticed the damage is very harsh at times for light tanks and your tracks break after even a minor jump. Are there going to be crew skills/equipment to make my tracks stronger/take less damage? Like improved suspension, reinforced treads?
    -Pumpkin

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