Wednesday, 22 December 2010

v.0.6.2.5 + v.0.6.2.6 + v.0.6.2.7 patch notes

These are the patch notes from the World of Tanks Forums. 
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v.0.6.2.4 - v.0.6.2.5

- Added voice chat in the training battles, company battles, and in standard battles for platoons. In order to activate the voice chat it needs to be turned on in the settings. To use voice chat in game you have to press and hold button "Q' while speaking.
- Reduce the chance of critical damage for internal modules from 50% to 45%. Chance of critical damage for ammo rack reduced from 30% to 27%.
- Multiple fixes for maps "Ruinberg" and "El Halluf": floating objects, awkwardly placed objects, stuck points.
- Fixed falling bushes on the map Ruinberg.
- Fixed trees on the map Karelia.
- Reduced "hang ups" in hangar.
- Fixed the way scroll bar works for replenishing ammo.
- Fixed settings set up when selecting "high" settings.
- Added button in the controls settings for fixating tank hull.
- Fixed the way buttons-arrows work for tank movement.
- Removed "weird" nicknames in channels.
- Returned displaying of the menu when pressing "Esc" after exiting the battle.
- Increased display time for system notifications
- Fixed filter "crew member is in such-n-such tank" in barracks.
- Howitzer sights: now when shooting beyond the maximum distance, the trajectory is lit up with white color.
- Fixed some typos in interfaces.
- Fixed a star on ISU-152.

Topic for discussion

Projected timeline - December.

Attention!
the list of changes is not full. 


v.0.6.2.5 - v.0.6.2.6

- Fixed "black screen" in howitzer mode for some players with AMD processors.
- Re-rendered static shadows on all maps using new algorithm which provides better quality.
- Fixed a controls setting, which demanded reassignment of all keys.
- Command "autoaim" is unbound from the command "free camera".
- Fixed error: "If to reassign a key to another key which already was bounded for another function, and if to skip the warning window exit from the controls assignment window, the setting will save as incorrect information".
- Fixed appearance of a "red rectangle" in the controls settings window.
- Fixed incorrect assignment of the "Kolobanov's" medal.
- Expanded descriptions of medals and achievements.
- Fixed unwarranted disappearing of sections of statistics without a possibility to open it up in the statistics window.
- Fixed display of zeros in the nonzero statistics.
- Fixed "hanged up" display of a speaker icon next to a "dead" player.
- Added automatic removal of incompatible consumables. E.g.: removal of gasoline when changing from gasoline to diesel engines.
- Fixed incorrect display of tank's tier in the tank purchase window.
- Fixed update of the experience value in the hangar while spending the experience.
- Fixed non-obvious work of a progress-bar for replenishment of shells in service window.
- Fixed disable "after death" post-effect option in settings.
- BT-7 tank removed from the exceptions during match-making.

Topic for discussion

Projected timeline - December.

Attention!
the list of changes is not full. 


.0.6.2.7 preview:

- Added new medium tanks: ΠΆ-54, Panther II, Pershing.
- Added new TD "Object" 704.
- Added new SPGs: "Object" 212, G-Tiger, G-Panther, M12, M40/M43.

- Increased reverse speed for tier 7, 8, 9 medium tanks.
- Rebalanced characteristics for all guns and ammo for current SPGs tiers 3, 4, 5, 6.
- Increased hit points for tier 7, 8, 9 medium tanks.
- Increased the visibility for tier 8, 9, 10 heavy tanks by 25% during movement and at rest

- Reworked match-making system.
- Fixed bug with not saving status of ammo-resupply checkbox.
- Fixed incorrect messages on recieving achievements in service channel.
- "Not ready" button now unlocked for platoon leaded in waiting line before battle.
- Corrected unobvious descriptions of new achievements.

Topic for discussion

Attention! the list of changes is not full.