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9.8 patch ntoes release patch notes

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Pigeon_of_War #1 Posted May 22 2015 - 17:02

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Important

- Added Domination, a new special game mode.
- Changed, rebalanced and reformulated conditions for some personal missions. Total changed: 36 missions.
- Added the ability to fight Battles for Stronghold in Tier VIII vehicles for Strongholds of Level V–VII.
- Added a restriction on creation of Battles for Stronghold during certain time periods.
- Added the ability to create a Platoon and invite a player to join during the battle.
- Added the ability to switch between the SD and HD versions of the game client in the game installer and launcher. The SD version will include textures of a lower quality and consequently occupy less space on the hard drive.
- Added Personal Reserves. Once activated, Personal Reserves of different types will increase the number of credits, Free Experience, crew experience, or Combat Experience earned. Each Personal Reserve has a certain duration. You can earn Personal Reserves by completing certain missions.
- Added personalized discounts on purchase of Premium Account.
- Added battle performance badges to the battle interface that are awarded for performing various actions in combat (can be disabled in Settings).

 

 

 Vehicles

- Transfered the T-54 mod. 1 Tier VIII U.S.S.R. Premium medium tank to the in-game Store.

- Reworked the following vehicles in HD quality: Wolverine, Type T-34, Leopard 1, Hummel, M4A3E2 Sherman Jumbo, M48A1 Patton, Type58, SU-85, Cromwell, T26E4 SuperPershing, T32, Pershing, IS-3, AMX 50 120.
- Alloted a separate transmission in the damage model of the Fury.

- Set the shell flight range at 400 meters for all low-caliber auto cannons and machine guns.

- Improved some characteristics of the following vehicles: 
* А-20, BT-7, KV-13, IS-8, IS-7.
* Durchbruchswagen 2, Pz.Kpfw. I, Pz.Sfl. IVc, Nashorn, Sturer Emil, VK 30.02 (D).
* Churchill Gun Carrier, Vickers Medium Mk. III, Vickers Medium Mk. II.
 M2 Medium Tank, T28 Prototype, T30.
* D1, B1, ARL V39, AMX 13 75.
- Decreased some characteristics of the following vehicles: Conqueror Gun Carriage, AT 7.
- Fixed the icon of the T95 tank destroyer.

 

Detailed List of Changes to Vehicle Characteristics:

Changes in Characteristics of French Vehicles:

ARL V39:

* Dispersion on the move of the ARL V39 suspension decreased by 8%.
* Dispersion on hull traverse of the ARL V39 bis suspension decreased by 8%.
* Aiming time of the 90 mm AC DCA 45 gun for the ARL V39 turret decreased from 2.9 s to 2.6 s.
 * Dispersion on gun traverse of the 105 mm AC mle. 1930 S gun decreased by 12%.

 

AMX 13 75:
* Dispersion on the move of the AMX 13 Type 1R suspension decreased by 9%.
* Crossing capacity of the AMX 13 Type 1R suspension on solid terrain increased by 11%.
* Crossing capacity of the AMX 13 Type 1R suspension on medium terrain increased by 10%.
* Dispersion on hull traverse of the AMX 13 Type 2A suspension decreased by 9%.
* Crossing capacity of the AMX 13 Type 2A suspension on solid terrain increased by 12%.
* Crossing capacity of the AMX 13 Type 2A suspension on medium terrain increased by 11%.
* Dispersion on turret traverse of the 75 mm SA50 gun decreased by 11%.

 

D1:
* Crossing capacity of the D1 suspension on solid terrain increased by 17%.
* Crossing capacity of the D1 suspension on medium terrain increased by 21%.
* Crossing capacity of the D1 suspension on soft terrain increased by 15%.
* Dispersion on the move of the D1 bis suspension decreased by 3%.
* Crossing capacity of the D1 bis suspension on solid terrain increased by 9%.
* Crossing capacity of the D1 bis suspension on medium terrain increased by 23%.
* Crossing capacity of the D1 bis suspension on soft terrain increased by 17%.

 

B1:
* Dispersion on the move of the B1 suspension decreased by 8%.
* Dispersion on hull traverse of the B1 bis suspension decreased by 9%.
* Durability increased from 116 to 126 HP.

 

Changes in Characteristics of German Vehicles:

PZ. Sfl. IVc:
 * Dispersion on the move of the Pz.Sfl. IVc suspension decreased by 7%.
 * Dispersion on hull traverse of the Pz.Sfl. IVc verstarkteketten suspension decreased by 8%.
 * Aiming time of the 8,8 cm Flak 41 L/74 gun for the Pz.Sfl. IVc Flak 41 turret reduced from 2.3 s to 2.1 s.
* Dispersion on gun traverse of the 8,8 cm Flak 41 L/74 gun decreased by 12%.

 

Durchbruchswagen 2:
* Dispersion on the move of the D.W. suspension decreased by 17%.
 * Dispersion on hull traverse of the D.W. 2 suspension decreased by 18%.
 * Aiming time of the 5 cm Kw.K. 39 L/60 gun for the D.W.-Versuchsturm turret reduced from 2.3 s to 2.2 s.
 * Aiming time of the 5 cm Kw.K. 39 L/60 gun for the VK 30.01 (H) 0-Serie turret reduced from 2.3 s to 2.2 s.
 * Dispersion of the 5 cm Kw.K. 39 L/60 gun decreased from 0.4 m to 0.39 m.
* Durability with the D.W.-Versuchsturm turret increased from 380 to 390 HP.
* Durability with the VK 30.01 (H) 0-Serie turret increased from 420 to 440 HP.

 

 Pz.Kpfw. I:
  * Dispersion on the move of the Pz.Kpfw. I Ausf. A suspension decreased by 6%.
  * Dispersion on the move of the Pz.Kpfw. I Ausf. B suspension decreased by 10%.

 

Nashorn:
* Dispersion on the move of the Nashorn suspension decreased by 8%.
* Dispersion on hull traverse of the Nashorn verstarkteketten suspension decreased by 8%.
* Dispersion on gun traverse of the 8,8 cm Pak 43 L/71 gun decreased by 20%.

 

Sturer Emil:
* Traverse speed of the Schwere Betonknacker suspension increased from 30 to 32.
* Crossing capacity of the Schwere Betonknacker suspension on solid terrain increased by 8%.
* Crossing capacity of the Schwere Betonknacker suspension on medium terrain increased by 14%.
* Crossing capacity of the Schwere Betonknacker suspension on soft terrain increased by 8%.
 * Traverse speed of the Pz.Sfl. fur 12.8 cm K. 40 suspension increased from 34 to 36.
 * Crossing capacity of the Pz.Sfl. fur 12.8 cm K. 40 suspension on solid terrain increased by 9%.
 * Crossing capacity of the Pz.Sfl. fur 12.8 cm K. 40 suspension on medium terrain increased by 15%.
 * Crossing capacity of the Pz.Sfl. fur 12.8 cm K. 40 suspension on soft terrain increased by 9%.
 * Reload time of the 10,5 cm Kanone 18 gun for the Pz.Sfl. V reduced from 8 s to 7.8 s.
 * Traverse speed of the Pz.Sfl. V turret increased from 26 deg/s to 28 deg/s.

 

VK 30.02 (D):
* Dispersion on the move of the VK 30.02 (D) suspension decreased by 9%.
* Dispersion on hull traverse of the VK 30.02 (D) suspension decreased by 5%.
 * Reload time of the 10,5 cm Kw.K. L/28 gun for the VK 30.02 (D) Schmalturm turret reduced from 8 s to 7.9 s.
 * Dispersion on turret traverse of the 10,5 cm Kw.K. L/28 gun decreased by 12%.
 * Dispersion on turret traverse of the 8,8 cm Kw.K. 36 L/56 gun decreased by 12%.
* Traverse speed of the VK 30.02 (D) Schmalturm turret increased from 24 deg/s to 30 deg/s.

 

Changes in Characteristics of U.K. Vehicles:

Conqueror Gun Carriage:
   * Aiming time of the B.L. 9.2-in. Howitzer Mk. II gun for the Turret_1_GB31_Conqueror_Gun turret increased from 8.5 s to 8.8 s.
   * Dispersion of the B.L. 9.2-in. Howitzer Mk. II gun increased from 1.1 m to 1.2 m.

 

AT 7:
* Aiming time of the OQF 20-pdr AT Gun Type A Barrel gun for the AT 7 turret increased from 2.1 s to 2.3 s.
* Reload time of the OQF 20-pdr AT Gun Type A Barrel gun for the AT 7 increased from 5.8 s to 6.2 s.

 

Churchill Gun Carrier:
* Traverse speed of the Churchill Gun Carrier suspension increased from 22 to 24.
 * Traverse speed of the Churchill Gun Carrier Mk. II suspension increased from 24 to 28.
* Aiming time of the QF 3.7-inch AT Gun for the Churchill Gun Carrier turret reduced from 2.3 s to 2 s.
* Aiming time of the OQF 32-pdr AT Gun for the Churchill Gun Carrier turret reduced from 2.9 s to 2.1 s.

 

 Vickers Medium Mk. III:
* Crossing capacity of the Vickers Medium А6Е1 suspension on medium terrain increased by 8%.
* Dispersion on the move of the Vickers Medium А6Е3 suspension decreased by 5%.
* Crossing capacity of the Vickers Medium А6Е3 suspension on medium terrain increased by 9%.
* Crossing capacity of the Vickers Medium А6Е3 suspension on soft terrain increased by 5%.

 

 Vickers Medium Mk. II:
 * Dispersion on the move of the Vickers Medium Mk. II suspension decreased by 6%.
 * Dispersion on hull traverse of the Vickers Medium Mk. IIA suspension decreased by 9%.

 

Changes in Characteristics of U.S. Vehicles:

T28 Prototype:
* Aiming time of the 120 mm AT Gun T53 for the T28P D1 turret decreased from 2.3 s to 2.1 s.
* Dispersion of the 120 mm AT Gun T53 decreased from 0.39 m to 0.38 m.

 

M2 Medium Tank:
* Crossing capacity of the T48 suspension on medium terrain increased by 18%.
* Crossing capacity of the T48 suspension on soft terrain increased by 14%.
* Crossing capacity of the T49 suspension on solid terrain increased by 9%.
* Crossing capacity of the T49 suspension on medium terrain increased by 8%.
* Crossing capacity of the T49 suspension on soft terrain increased by 9%.

 

T30:
* Dispersion on hull traverse of the T80E3A suspension decreased by 8%.
* Dispersion on hull traverse of the T84E38 suspension decreased by 8%.
* Dispersion of the 155 mm AT Gun T7 decreased from 0.39 m to 0.37 m.

 

Changes in Characteristics of U.S.S.R. Vehicles:

IS-8:
* Dispersion on the move of the T-10 suspension decreased by 9%.
* Dispersion on hull traverse of the T-10M suspension decreased by 10%.
* Aiming time of the 122 mm M62-T2 gun for the T-10 turret reduced from 3.4 s to 3.2 s.
* Aiming time of the 122 mm M62-T2 gun for the T-10M turret reduced from 2.9 s to 2.8 s.

 

KV-13:
 * Dispersion on the move of the KV-13 mod. 1942 suspension decreased by 8%.
 * Crossing capacity of the KV-13 mod. 1942 suspension on solid terrain increased by 9%.
 * Crossing capacity of the KV-13 mod. 1942 suspension on medium terrain increased by 8%.
 * Crossing capacity of the KV-13 mod. 1942 suspension on soft terrain increased by 5%.
 * Dispersion on the move of the KV-13 mod. 1943 suspension decreased by 9%.
 * Crossing capacity of the KV-13 mod. 1943 suspension on solid terrain increased by 10%.
 * Crossing capacity of the KV-13 mod. 1943 suspension on medium terrain increased by 9%.
 * Reload time of the 85 mm D-5T-85BM gun for the KV-13 mod. 1943 turret decreased from 5.9 s to 5.7 s.
* Dispersion on turret traverse of the 85 mm D5T-85BM gun decreased by 14%.

 

IS-7:
* Dispersion on the move of the IS-7 suspension decreased by 10%.
* Aiming time of the 130 mm S-70 gun for the IS-7 turret reduced from 3.4 s to 3.1 s.

 

A-20:
 * Dispersion on the move of the A-20 mod. 1938 suspension decreased by 8%.
 * Dispersion on the move of the A-20 mod. 1940 suspension decreased by 8%.

 

BT-7:
* Dispersion on hull traverse of the BT-5 suspension decreased by 11%.
* Dispersion on hull traverse of the BT-7 suspension decreased by 12%.

 

 

Maps and Objects:

- Fixed various issues and improved gameplay on the following maps: Siegfried Line, Karelia, Sand River, Airfield, Westfield, Murovanka.
- Fixed the bases in Attack/Defense on the Himmelsdorf map.
- Removed the Komarin map from the Random Battle mode.
- Deleted resources of the Northwest map from the game client.
- Reduced the battle level of the Hidden Village map.
- Added a new map for the test mode.
- Improved effects on the following maps: Lakeville, Erlenberg, Siegfried Line.
- Reworked destruction effects for some environmental objects.
- Fixed the issues with the visual and damage models of some environmental objects.

 

Other: 

- Added notifications about upcoming modules that will be unlocked for research and purchase for a player’s vehicle.
- Reworked tips on battle loading screens.
- Reworked the interface of invitations to tactical units such as Platoons, Tank Companies, teams, etc.
- Expanded the list of names for female crew members of all nations.
- Improved the Garage interfaces of personal missions.
- Fixed some issues with the operation of personal missions.
- Added automatic starting of the next personal mission when the current one is completed.
- Added the coat of arms of Omsk to vehicle Emblems.
- Fixed the issue with the flickering of vehicle track marks in some cases.
- Fixed some gameplay and interface issues in the Stronghold mode.
- Fixed the calculation and display of the “Experience required to increase skill” value in Personal File of crew members.
- Fixed many issues with the new features of the Team Battle mode.
- Fixed twitching of the aiming circle in Artillery mode.
- Fixed the bold font in battle chat on some PC configurations.
- Fixed some hang-ups and crashes of the game client.
- Fixed some minor issues with interface.

 







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