The Tier VII Russian cruiser Ochakov marks its arrival. This ship is based on a project to build a compact light cruiser capable of fulfilling many roles. The ship contains 6-inch (152 mm) guns which are reported to boast excellent ballistics, shell performance, and reload speed. Additionally, Radar, Sonar, and long-range torpedoes are equipped.
The British heavy cruiser in full is finally available. They include consistent guns that can batter enemy ships, single-launch torpedoes, a powerful heal, and sonar. Additionally, two Legendary-tier ship projects are starting in the Bureau. They boast six 5-inch (127 mm) guns and extremely long-range torpedoes to Legendary tier battles.
Ranked battles are back as well for two weekends. This set of Ranked Battles will be two intense sprints through seven ranks in 5 versus 5 battles. Should you find yourself victorious, the grand prize includes 700 Steel Badges per season.