World of Tanks Blitz Update 6.1

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On July 10th, Wargaming has passed a small update for Wot Blitz. This comes in the form of some buffs, nerfs, additional rare camos, and small visual treats.

Buffs and Nerfs

From player complaints, WG decided to give a balance change to several premium and regular tanks.

Tier 7 Vehicles:

Panther/M10 (Germany)

  • Dispersion at 100 Meters: .336 m → .307 m

  • Aiming Time: 4.5 Seconds → 3.7 Seconds


Tier 8 Vehicles:

T69 (US)

  • Top Tier Gun (90 mm Gun T178) Magazine Reload: 15.34 Seconds → 13.42 Seconds


AMX 50 100 (France)

Top Tier Gun (SA47 100 mm gun): 

  • Dispersion at 100 meters: .364 m to .336 m

  • Decrease dispersion upon turret traverse

  • Aiming Time: 6 Seconds → 4.7 Seconds


ISU-130 (USSR)

  • Shell PB-46 Average Penetration: 230mm → 245mm

  • Shell PB-46A Average Penetration: 195mm → 215mm


T95E2 (US)

Vehicle Health: 1350 HP → 1450 HP


Panther Mit 8,8 cm L/71 (Germany)

Engine Horsepower: 700 Hp → 765 Hp


Charioteer (Britian)

Top Tier Gun:

  • Reload Time: 7.19 Seconds → 9.59 Seconds

  • Aiming Time: 4 Seconds → 4.5 Seconds 

  • Shell HESH-T L-37 Penetration: 210mm → 175mm

  • Shell HESH-T L-35 Penetration: 105mm → 90mm


Tier 9 Vehicles:

T54E1 (US)

Stock Gun: (90 mm Gun T178)

  • Shells In The Magazine: 3 → 4

  • Magazine Reload Time: 17.26 Seconds → 15.34 Seconds

Top Gun: (105 mm gun T140E2)

  • Dispersion at 100 Meters: .364 m → .336 m 

  • Decrease dispersion upon turret traverse


AMX 50 120 (France)

  • Stock Gun (100 mm SA47): Dispersion at 100 m: .355 m → .345 m

  • Top Gun (120 mm SA46): Magazine Reload Time:  26.25 Seconds → 24.3 Seconds 


Type 61 (Japan)

Top Gun (105mm Rifled Gun):

  • Dispersion at 100 m: .345 m → .336 m

  • Reload Time: 8.82 Seconds → 7.86 Seconds


FV4004 Conway (Britain)

  • Stock suspension (Suspension Interim Heavy Gun Tank) hull traverse speed: 27.68 Degrees Per Second → 15.64 Degrees Per Second 


Tier 10 Vehicles: 

T57 Heavy Tank (US)

  • Magazine Reload Time: 22.05 Seconds → 20.13 Seconds


AMX 50 B (France)

  • Magazine Reload Time: 21.39 Seconds → 19.44 Seconds


Rating Battle Gun Changes 

Due to meta changes and player demands, more guns were allowed to be used in rating battles. These additions are listed below.


Tier 7:

T25 AT (US): - 90mm AT Gun T15E2

IS/IS-1 (USSR) - 122mm D2-5T Gun

KV-3 (USSR) - 107mm ZiS-6 and 122mm D2-5T


Teir 8:

8,8 cm Pak 43 Jagdtiger (Germany)- 8,8 cm Pak 43 L/43 L/71 Gun

Snowstorm Jagdtiger 8.8 (Germany)- 8,8 cm Pak 43 L/43 L/71 Gun

KV-5 (USSR) - 107mm ZiS-6 Gun

IS-6 Fearless (USSR) - 122mm D-30 Gun 


Tier 9: 

WZ-111G FT (China) - 130mm 59-130JG FT Gun

E-50 (Germany) - 8,8 cm Kw.K. L/100 Gun

VK 45.02 (P) Ausf .B (Germany) - 8,8 cm Kw.K. 43 L/71 and 10,5 cm Kw.K. L/52 Gun

T95 (US) - 120 mm AT Gun T53


Teir 10:

Bat.-Chatillon 25 t (France)- 100 mm SA47 Gun

E-100 (Germany) - 12,8 cm Kw.K. 44 L/55 Gun


New Camouflages

As WarGaming always does, developers have added another cosmetic warpaint and one a new exclusive camouflage.

  • The WZ-113 exclusively gets the new “Bronze Warrior” Camouflage costing 2,550 gold and is  renamed the tank the “WZ-112 Bronze Warrior”


The rare camouflage (available for all tanks) is the rare “Woodland Ranger”, Costing 65 to 750 gold depending on tier. 


Sadly (for the people who like these camos), the camos “Desert Wind” and “Crimson Fury” are removed from sale.


A Visual Treat:

In recent updates, Wargaming has done a massive push on the graphic quality of WoT Blitz. From the walls to foliage and even tank graphics. 


In 6.1 WG added a small treat of graphics and visuals. (Listed Below) 

  • New effect for burning tanks after exploding

  • Through tiers 5 to 9, turrets are able to be blown off from previous updates (exceptions KV-1, WZ-111 model 1-4, AMX ELC bis

  • The "remaining rounds icon", for magazine based guns, have been updated.

  • A new render setting is enabled by default on metal API are now compatible for apple devices

  • After a round is fired out, there is a small plume of smoke that follows out of the barrel. (shown below)


Miscellaneous Additions/Info

  • In addition to the Royal Hunt event, WG has hinted at Rating battles for only tier 8 for July.

  • Realistic battles will be available again soon, but at an unknown date and only for a weekend only.

  • Bonus containers: 

    • will not drop permanent avatars, only temporary avatars with a 20% chance

    • Other listed rewards will still remain.


Bug Fixes

  • Android owners won’t have an unnecessary “Download Resources” every time the game is restarted

  • After missions are refreshed, the completed status is fixed

  • Gold league avatars won't be given if a player doesn't do a calibration

  • Clan description, slogan, and creation date display is fixed

  • The “Destroying Enemy Tracks” mission clearly states that the tracks fixed should be different enemy’s tracks.

  • Improvements on various screens, notifications, and descriptions

  • Several general bugs and client crashes were fixed




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