war thunder

Official Site: War Thunder
Studio: Gaijin Entertainment
Launch Date: November 1, 2012
Genre: Historical MMOFPS Sim
Business Model: F2P (Cash Shop)
Platform: PC, Max, Linux, PS4


War Thunder previews the Jaguar IS coming as a reward for the Sword of Justice event

In a game that involves a lot of airplanes flying around doing airplane fighting things (shooting missiles, doing barrel rolls, riding into the danger...

War Thunder welcomes Lunar New Year with beefy Chinese tanks

With an increase of Lunar New Year celebrations in online games across the world, it's not quite as surprising that War Thunder wants to...

The Stream Team: Learning how to play War Thunder the Matriarch way

MOP's Chris is entering all-new territory for him in today's stream: He'll be taking up the role of pilot or tanker (or both!) in...

War Thunder celebrates the Lunar New Year with dragon decals and a free Soviet tank

2024 is the Year of the Dragon according to the Chinese Zodiac, so it stands to reason that War Thunder is celebrating the Lunar...

Interview: Survival MMO Age of Water on monetization, sandbox play, and the Q1 early access launch

Way back at the end of 2020, we first caught wind of a new sandbox called Age of Water: Developed by Three Whales Studio...

The MOP Up: Path of Exile’s corpses explode less frequently now

Even a middling Path of Exile patch is still a cause for celebration when it arrives, as in the case of this past week's...

MassivelyOP’s Weirdest MMO Stories of 2023: Weirdest thing MMO gamers did to win a forum argument (yes, again)

We're continuing our traditional countdown of MassivelyOP's weirdest MMORPG stories of the year! Coming in at #3 on our list is… Leaking more military secrets For the...

War Thunder fans leak yet more ‘restricted’ military info

What is it about War Thunder that attracts military hardware fanatics with no discernment in their discussion? Maybe there's something gone bad in their...
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War Thunder player goes undercover and busts cheating source code and scripts

So we all know of War Thunder as a game where military secrets are leaked to win forum arguments, which means that it's reasonable...

War Thunder adds more modern vehicles, a new map, and new fire visuals in its Air Superiority update

You would be forgiven for believing that the Air Superiority update of War Thunder is primarily about aircraft - and it has plenty of...

The Stream Team: Backseat Streaming hitches a ride with a tank or two in War Thunder

The Backseat Streaming drive-in is open once again, and tonight MOP's MJ and Chris are going to be riding a different kind of vehicle:...

World of Tanks adds random events mode, enlists actor Vinnie Jones for holiday events

What do the Christmas season and Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels star Vinnie Jones have in common? They're coming together in War Thunder...
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The MOP Up: How about Final Fantasy XI’s new Vana’Bout?

Final Fantasy XI had a busy week with a November patch, that "includes changes to foes in Normal and Intense Ambuscades, a new battlefield...

War Thunder’s Kings of Battle adds new aircraft, ground vehicles, and a new way to murder foliage

War Thunder has kindly pumped out a big patch for war gamers who want something fun to play tonight while eating candy that they...

Marine vet journalist contextualizes War Thunder’s multiple real-world military doc leaks

War Thunder players using sensitive military documents to win arguments or stump for updates to in-game vehicles has been something of an unfortunate trend...

War Thunder’s Kings of Battle update brings the big guns with new self-propelled artillery vehicles

The devastation and suppression that well-placed artillery fire is capable of on a battlefield is definitely something that can't be understated. It's this impact...

The MOP Up: Soulframe releases a soundtrack tidbit

Soulframe fans starved to hear something -- anything -- about Digital Extremes' upcoming fantasy RPG were thrown an audio morsel this week in the...

War Thunder’s Sons of Attila update is live with new Hungarian vehicles and Southeast Asia-inspired map

Hungarian wargaming fans are in for a treat as War Thunder has launched Sons of Attila with its themed vehicles and aircraft. "Gaijin Entertainment announces...

The MOP Up: World of Warcraft’s mighty banhammer strikes once more

World of Warcraft announced that it banned 145,566 accounts in August, saying, "All of these actions were for cheating or exploitation, which primarily result...

War Thunder’s Sons of Atilla update features new Hungarian armor and several other new vehicles

Vehicles are the name of the game in War Thunder, and there will be a whole bevy of them arriving in the September Sons...