World of Tanks celebrates the end of World War 2 (in Europe)

In case you did not know, on the 7th of May 1945 what was left of the Third Reich signed an unconditional surrender treaty with the Allies. This marked the end of the war in Europe and set the playground for the Cold War. Let’s not dwell on history that much and instead focus on what is World of Tanks doing because of this?

World War 2

American and Red Army soldiers meeting at the Elbe in April 1945

Celebrate with World of Tanks!

First of all, from the 7th of May up till the 11th of May you will have the opportunity to earn more experience for the first battle each day (x5, instead of x2), but this is not the only thing. Look below for the full list of promotions and benefits during this time period:

x5 experience for the first victory of the day

Up to 58% off for premium ammo

50% off for equipment

15% off for 6-month premium account purchase

15% off for 1-year premium account purchase

50% discount on 100% crew training
50% discount on 100% trained crew purchased with a new vehicle
50% discount on 100% crew retraining

50% off for Skill reset

50% discount on the following vehicles:

  • Medium tank tier VII Т-43
  • Medium tank tier VII KV-13
  • Heavy tank tier VII IS
  • Tank Destroyer tier VII SU-152
  • SPG tier VI S-51
  • SPG tier VI SU-14
  • Medium tank tier VII PzKpfw V Panther
  • Medium tank tier VII VK 3002 (DB)
  • Heavy Tank tier VII PzKpfw VI Tiger (P)
  • Heavy Tank tier VII PzKpfw VI Tiger
  • Tank Destroyer tier VII Jagdpanther
  • SPG tier VI GW Panther
  • Medium Tank tier VII T20
  • Tank Destroyer tier VII T25 AT
  • Tank Destroyer tier VII T25/2
  • Heavy Tank tier VII Т29
  • SPG tier VI М12
  • Light Tank tier VII AMX 13 90
  • Heavy Tank tier VII AMX M4 (1945)

Aside from this there is also a special free Bonus Code which will grant you not only a free Premium Day but also 5 Extra Combat Rations, Strong Coffees, Chocolates, Cases of Cola and Improved Combat Rations. In other words, your tank crews are having a feast, while you can only watch. You can redeem your code up untill the 10th of May 1:59 CEST (9th of May 23:59 GMT). The Code for your freebies is: ENDWAREU. Enjoy, I am certain I will.

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Not yours to be.

Lastly, I would wish to mention that there is a special “Challenge”. A Tier I tank has to lead a tank company to victory! The Tier I tank which gains the most experience performing this will win 3,000 gold. That is not all, it is not the Tier I tank alone which gets the prize, but its entire team as well. The rules are as follows:

  1. Only ONE submission per player
  2. Only ONE Tier I per company
  3. To be able to participate the Tier I tank must receive Invader achievement
  4. Champion and absolute companies are allowed
  5. Company with  Tier I tank who earns most experience will win (Premium Experience bonus counts, double XP for first victory of the day does not count).
  6. Submissions should be emailed to address till 24:00 CEST (10:00 pm GMT) of the 14th of May
  7. Replays from the Tier I tank plus four replays from team members are needed
  8. Important! Email topic should be formatted as follows: XP Gained – Player nickname(from Tier I tank), and contain:
    • all five replay files in attachment
    • player names of your Company who took part in the battle

Make sure you have those replays, and follow the rules carefully. It’s easy to forget something important and lose your prize! There is also a 2nd and 3rd Place, each one offering a prize in gold.

All of this, combined with the release of Patch 7.3 today marks an excellent start of May. Now it is time to await news on Patch 7.4 and see what the Devs will come up with.

See you on the battlefield.

Alex “WriterX” Bielski

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Student of Psychology, he was identified as a Nut-Job even before he started the course. Having done some small work as a Modder for a number of titles, and worked as a Game Designer part-time, Alex now writes in third person. As Co-Owner and Editor of he aims high, while being armed only with a sling. In the future, he hopes to become a fully qualified Newspaper Editor, and purchase Google.

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