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War Thunder is a MMO combat game dedicated to World War II military aviation, armoured vehicles, and fleets. There are many scenarios of the major battles fought during World War II and the Korean War. You can choose from several models of aircrafts and ground vehicles. Flying and driving skills can be improved with each mission. It has historical campaigns, solo missions, a mission editor, single-player scenarios and cooperative gameplay.

The game is free-to-play and supports microtransactions, but almost all of the content can also be unlocked through regular gameplay by completing challenges or submitting user created content such as skins. Battles are divided into different game types such as Arcade Battles, Realistic Battles, Simulator Battles and Unrealistic Battles.


War Thunder PlayStation 4 Enemy artillery destroyed
War Thunder Windows Basic Combat Tutorial
War Thunder Windows Low Turn
War Thunder Windows Login/Title screen

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War Thunder Magazine Advertisement
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Alternate Titles

  • "戰爭雷霆" -- Traditional Chinese Spelling
  • "战争雷霆" -- Simplified Chinese spelling
  • "War Thunder: Weg der Samurai" -- Game update 1.65 German release title
  • "War Thunder: Road to Glory" -- Game update 1.61 release title
  • "War Thunder: Pustynni Łowcy" -- Game update 1.63 Polish release title
  • "War Thunder: Flaming Arrows" -- Game update 1.59 release title
  • "War Thunder: Desert Hunters" -- Game update 1.63 release title
  • "War Thunder: Battle March" -- Game update 1.57 release title

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Critic Reviews

GameStar (Germany) Windows Dec 11, 2013 85 out of 100 85
PlayStation Universe PlayStation 4 Jan 11, 2014 8.5 out of 10 85
Games Finder Windows Jun 09, 2014 8.5 out of 10 85
VentureBeat / Gamesbeat PlayStation 4 Jun 03, 2014 82 out of 100 82
PC Games (Germany) Windows Feb 03, 2017 80 out of 100 80 Windows Jan 03, 2019 16 out of 20 80
LaPS4 PlayStation 4 Feb 06, 2014 80 out of 100 80 PlayStation 4 Jan 03, 2019 16 out of 20 80
IGN PlayStation 4 Jun 20, 2014 7.2 out of 10 72 PlayStation 4 Dec 16, 2013 7 out of 10 70


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