War Thunder Enters Modern Era With Patch 1.87

Gaijin Entertainment’s popular vehicular multiplayer shooter War Thunder has just released its latest big content update.

Patch 1.87 Locked On! brings the game into the 21st century with a variety of modern military vehicles.

Some of the new Rank VII vehicles include the American M1A1 Abrams, Russian T-80U, British Challenger 2, and German Leopard 2A5. You can read the full patch notes here, and check out the launch trailer above.

The patch’s name is also a reference to the new air vehicles in the game. This patch includes new French helicopters, supersonic jets, cruisers, and the introduction of sophisticated radar technology. Rounding out the patch is a pair of new maps.

War Thunder is available on Windows PC, Mac, Linux (all via Steam), PS4, and Xbox One.

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