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Free Premium Type 59 in Armored Warfare

Ahhh yes, the cat is out of the bag finally. We reported before that the “mystery tank” was going to be a premium. And of course the mystery tank trailer itself pretty much told us it was going to a be a Type 59. But today we get another look at an official Armored Warfare trailer video for the Type 59 premium, tier 3 MBT. All you have to do is sign on between now...

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Armored Warfare 0.12 official patch notes

It is finally here so crank up those downloads!!! The patch weights in at just over 4 GB for me on this computer. This  seems a bit strange as I thought it had been 3.something before. Hmmm, expect a 4-ish GB patch. Armored Warfare’s -.12 introduction and patch notes:   Armored Warfare 0.12 introduction overview Obsidian Entertainment and My.com are proud to introduce the the newest addition to Armored Warfare – Update 0.12, bringing some of the...

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Armored Warfare patch 0.12 being applied on the 18th.

The 0.12 patch for Armored Warfare was supposed to have been applied this morning but they changed their minds last minute yesterday. Some flavor of 0.12 was applied to the RU server earlier in the week and Obsidian found some issues. The hotfix must be ready since they are going forward with it now, one day later than planned. On the 18th of December 2015, starting from 8:00 AM CET (EU server) and 00:01 PST (NA server),...

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Obsidian Developer stream coming on Thursday (now Friday)

There is an upcoming event you may want to put on your calendar. Obsidian will be having a developer stream on the Armored Warfare Twitch channel. In the past Obsidian has had a few developers in a conference room at their headquarters in Irvine, CA answering community questions. I don’t know if the event below will be similar, but I hope they keep the replay up too. Also check out the Challenger 1 featured post from the Armored Warfare portal...

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Special Winter camouflage for Armored Warfare shows off a premium Christmas package Update: ICE tanks

Not too long ago Armored Warfare had special package deals (the Merc tanks) for Black Friday. These featured a new camouflage pattern with a prominent skull. We can expect something for around Christmas / the end of the year too. This time around a winter camouflage seems in order: Update: Armored Warfare is calling these the ICE tanks. Update 2: Spunky (Obsidian Community Manager) had this to say about the ICE camo: The ICE skins are seasonal...

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Second week of Armored Warfare EU league play video shows team based game play

I may not bring you these videos all of the time (or do you want me to?), but right now there is not a lot of tournament or team based action going on in Armored Warfare.  This video serves as a nice look at how team based play is working on Armored Warfare maps, and the English subtitles are good. This is an overview of this last weekend’s league play in EU. I’ve only watched the...

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Going Ballistic

DK takes a look at how penetration and armor actually work in real life compared to how it is implemented in Armored Warfare. Would choosing a different gaming model that reflects actual penetration values allow more diversity in Armored Warfare? Going Ballistic By DK Special thanks to Captain Nemo and Vollketten. Thanks to Spooky for Edits and Publishing Both Armored Warfare and World of Tanks have invented how certain shells work in the game that...

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Armored Warfare even more news from the forums and elsewhere

Some more news from the forums (and elsewhere) gathered over the last week or so… Using Suppressing Fire does not render your vehicle I think a lot of players forget that Armored Warfare implemented a mechanic that causes your vehicle to be rendered when you hit another tank, regardless of whether you were spotted or not. This rendering is your tank model in the game, not a spot on the minimap. And it only happens...

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Armored Warfare’s mystery tank is a premium vehicle!

Earlier today Armored Warfare teased an upcoming gift tank that looks to be a Type 59. Many, including myself, initially thought this would be similar to the T-62 Veteran tank that was given away a few weeks back….a nice gift with a good paint job but still a regular vehicle. Well, if you thought that, you would be wrong! The upcoming “mystery tank” being given away by Armored Warfare is going to be a premium...

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Armored Warfare high tier issues and class changes

High tier play in Armored Warfare has at times had troubles. Some of the issues are vehicle balancing issues. Certain tanks may be a bit overpowered (OP) and some UP because of buggy models or too generous characteristics, but vehicle corrections are being made by Obsidian. Armored Warfare is truly still being actively developed. Balancing overperforming or underperforming tanks isn’t the only issue for the higher tiers of Armored Warfare, though. Armored MBTs A potential derogatory...