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War Thunder “Viking Fury” Update Now Live, Adds Swedish Ground Vehicles

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Gaijin Entertainment have released their first big War Thunder content update of 2020.

The Viking Fury update adds the Swedish tech tree, with over 30 new ground vehicles to choose from. Other nations will have new ships, tanks, and aircraft to choose from as well, including the AH-64 Apache, the Lightning F6, the HMS London, and the ZTZ-96A.

There are also two new maps, improved fire effects, and loads of balance tweaks.

You can find the trailer for the patch below, and read more about it here.

You can find a rundown of the game (via Steam) below:


War Thunder is the most comprehensive free-to-play, cross-platform, MMO military game for Windows, Linux, Mac, PlayStation®4 and Xbox One dedicated to aviation, armoured vehicles, and naval craft from World War II and the Cold War. Join now and take part in major battles on land, in the air, and at sea, fighting with millions of players from all over the world in an ever-evolving environment.

In War Thunder, aircraft, attack helicopters, ground forces and naval ships collaborate in realistic competitive battles. You can choose from over 1,000 vehicles and an extensive variety of combat situations many of which are exclusive. You can find yourself blasting your pursuers from a bomber turret, defending your teammates on the ground from an air raid with anti-aircraft guns, shooting down enemy planes with a firestorm from multiple rocket launchers, or trying to sink an enemy warship with a torpedo from a fast attack boat.

Features include:

  • Seamless cross-platform gameplay between Windows PC, Linux, Mac, PlayStation®4 with Xbox One users being included in PC battles – everyone on the same server.
  • Over 1,500 highly detailed aircraft, helicopters, tanks, warships and other combat vehicles crafted carefully from historical documents and surviving sources.
  • 80 maps representing the main historical battle theaters.
  • Intense PvP experiences in full-scale combat missions at various difficulty settings for all play styles and degrees of experience.
  • Rich PvE content including dynamic historical campaigns and solo missions.
  • Regular content updates including new vehicles, maps, missions and nations.
  • Astonishing graphics, authentic sound effects and beautiful music creating an atmosphere to fully immerse yourself in.
  • Create custom content for War Thunder and share it on War Thunder Live, with the prospect of earning real money through the Revenue Share Partner System!

War Thunder is available on Windows PC, Linux, Mac (all via Steam), PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

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