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Official 3.9 Patch Notes

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CabMech #1 Posted 24 May 2017 - 01:04 AM

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Full Release Notes

New Content

  • Added a new player characteristic, “Military Honor.” After battle, players praise or criticize the behavior of fellow players. Negative feedback can lead to penalties (i.e. they can be banned from battle for a certain length of time or have their chat disabled). A player’s Military Honor can be viewed on their record screen.
  • New Summer Theme Map: Mayan Ruins - battle in the jungle! For tiers III and higher.
  • New light tank branch to the American tech tree, including the M24 Chaffee, T37, M41 Walker Bulldog and T49.
  • Two new Premium vehicles on the tech tree (prices in Gold): the M6A2E1 (America; 5,200) and the FCM 50t (France; 7,350).
  • Two new camo skins:  “Legend of Battles” and “Retro,” both available for purchase with Gold.
  • Return of the previous chat system.


Adjusted the penetration and price of certain shells:

  • Decreased all Premium shell damage by 15% except British HESH
  • Decreased all Premium shell costs by 20-40%
  • Increased penetration by 15-35% for some regular shells on vehicles that were forced to rely on Premium shells for penetration
  • Changes above do not affect SU-100Y or Tankenstein
  • Details

FV215b 183

  • Decreased front hull plate and turret armor to 127mm


  • Decreased turret traverse speed from 18.77 to 15.64 degrees/second

AMX 50 100

  • Decreased suspension traverse speed of the AMX M4 mle. 50 suspension from 25.79 to 22.95 degrees/second

AMX 50 120

  • Increased reload time for 90mm DCA 45, 100mm SA47, and 120mm SA46 guns from 2.5 to 3.3 seconds

AMX 50 B

  • Increased reload time for 120mm SA46 gun from 2.5 to 3.3 seconds

AMX Chasseur de chars

  • Increased HP from 1,250 to 1,350
  • For the 90mm AC DCA 45 gun:  

Decreased reload time from 7 to 6.81 seconds
Decreased aiming time from 4.4 to 3.5 seconds
Decreased dispersion ratio from turret traverse

Panther mit 8,8cm L/71

  • Decreased suspension traverse and movement for Kw.K 43 L/71 suspension
  • Increased traverse speed and view range for Kw.K 43 L/71 turret from 36.5 to 39.63 degrees/second and 250 to 260m
  • For the Kw.K 43 L/71 gun:

Decreased dispersion for 100m from 0.326 to 0.316
Decreased aiming time from 3.8 to 3.1 seconds

Pz.Kpfw. V/IV

  • Increased penetration of Sprgr 18 shell in the Kw.K 40 L/48 gun from 20 to 38mm
  • Added transmission for all tier X vehicles
  • Adjusted bottom of the IS-7 collision model to decrease chance of a ricochet when firing at the vehicle’s sides


  • Changed prices for temporary enrichment for tier V-X vehicles (All prices in Gold):

Tier V 750
Tier VI 1,100
Tier VII 1,600
Tiers VIII-X 2,300

  • Increased profitability of enriched tier IX and X vehicles

General Fixes and Improvements

  • Changed mission distribution mechanics; purchasing or earning new vehicles no longer affects mission probabilities for their tier
  • Added “team reward” column to tournament reward screen
  • Added notifications about new tournaments and a “Mark all as read” button to tournament list screen
  • Added support for iPad 9.7 (2017)


  • Fixed camo display settings bug
  • Fixed bug when upgrading the B14 engine for the T54 or T54 Lightweight; now costs 34,000 for each vehicle
  • Fixed turret displacement bug on IS-3 Defender
  • Fixed display of the SU-152’s outline
  • Fixed graphical bug on the T110E5’s tracks
  • Fixed display of penetration areas on the Maus
  • Fixed track bugs on the M6A2E1 and M6A2E1 EXP
  • Fixed track wheel graphical bug on the IS-4
  • Removed flying rocks and sinking issues on Falls Creek
  • Fixed bug causing the “Battles in progress” status to not display on the tournament screen
  • Reworked assorted game screens
  • Fixed in-game notification and description text
  • Fixed general client crashes

Edited by CabbageMechanic, 24 May 2017 - 01:12 AM.


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