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World of Tanks August Heat Update Brings New Maps and More

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World of Tanks August Heat Update Brings New Maps and More

Update 1.14, also known as the August Heat update, has arrived for World of Tanks bringing new maps into the mix and much more.

This update coincides with the 11th anniversary of World of Tanks. To celebrate the milestone, the game will kick off an upcoming event promising some cool new rewards and gifts for players. The team is playing a bit coy with the details on this celebration event, but keep your eyes peeled for what they may have in store.

The new map with the August Heat update is Safe Haven. Safe Have will be available for Random Battles and is described as a 1000x1000-meter summer map set in 1960s Japan. It includes a demilitarized civilian port that gradually crowding out the small fishing village.

The Czechoslovakian heavies are a new addition to World of Tanks with this update. The specific will start at Tier VII. At Tier VIII, you will be able to take advantage of a feature unique to the line: the choice of two guns, a classic cyclical one or a two-shell autoloader.

Field Modification is a new feature for August Heat as well. You’ll be able to configure your favorite vehicles to your specific combat taste. Field Modification is available for all Collectors’ and Tier VI-X vehicles, excluding rental ones. Additionally, all the vehicles which can access Field Modifications will receive a new parameter, Role.

Finally Topography is a brand-new mode which will push your navigational skills to the limits, while fan-favorite Frontline returns. You can learn about this update here. In related news, the 1.9 update back in March brought several balance changes into the mix. Additionally, World of Tanks Blitz recently celebrated its 7th anniversary with shinier graphics.


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Poorna Shankar

A highly opinionated avid PC gamer, Poorna blindly panics with his friends in various multiplayer games, much to the detriment of his team. Constantly questioning industry practices and a passion for technological progress drive his love for the video game industry. He pulls no punches and tells it like he sees it. He runs a podcast, Gaming The Industry, with fellow writer, Joseph Bradford, discussing industry practices and their effects on consumers.