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Paints with Hammer protection!

Hello tankers!

As of today, the game features the long-awaited paints with Hammer protection! We have added 7 all-new paints. You can find their detailed descriptions below.


“Magma”
Available from: Staff Sergeant
Price: 3 000 crystals
Protection:
20% against Hammer


“Chainmail”
Available from: Warrant Officer 1
Price: 23 000 crystals
Protection:
18% against Hammer
10% against Isida
6% against Railgun


“Pixel”
Available from: Warrant Officer 3
Price: 29 000 crystals
Protection:
30% against Hammer
10% against Ricochet


“Atom”
Available from: Colonel
Price: 138 000 crystals
Protection:
35% against Hammer
15% against Firebird
10% against Freeze
10% against Twins


“Mars”
Available from: Major General
Price: 143 500 crystals
Protection:
33% against Hammer
27% against Firebird
18% against Isida


“Tiger”
Available from: General
Price: 175 000 crystals
Protection:
40% against Hammer
30% against Smoky
15% against Railgun


“Nano”
Available from: Marshal
Price: 231 000 crystals
Protection:
30% against Hammer
28% against Ricochet
20% against Smoky
10% against Firebird

Protection against the shotgun turret has also been added to several existing paints. In their case, the Hammer protection is an additional one, so their prices, and the ranks at which they become available, have remained the same.

“Storm”: 5% against Hammer added
“Desert”: 10% against Hammer added
“Roger”: 15% against Hammer added
“Jade”: 15% against Hammer added
“Rock”: 10% against Hammer added

In the near future, we will also introduce paints offering protection from both Hammer and Vulcan. They will be added to the game with the release of the machine gun turret.

This same update has also brought a small but handy change to the game’s interface. If you access the lobby while in the middle a battle, you can choose whether to remain in the fight while visiting it, or leave the match altogether.

Finally, some maps have received additional drop zones for gold boxes. A while ago, we made the drop points for gold boxes less predictable on the most popular arenas. Now it’s time to extend this to all the remaining maps.

That’s all for now. Enter the game and check out how the new paints look on your battle machine. And make sure you share your impressions about them in the forum and via the poll!

A whole bunch of updates are out!

Hello tankers!

Today we’ve rolled out numerous changes and additions to the game. Get more information on each of them below.

Adjusted impact force for Railgun and Smoky
With the introduction of the auto-aim feature for enemy turrets, light hulls started flipping over too frequently when hit by Railgun or Smoky. This was especially noticeable in format battles. We analyzed player feedback and decreased the impact force of Railgun and Smoky. Now, flipping over a Wasp or a Hornet is still possible, but it requires some skill!

New map
By popular request, we’ve added an updated version of last year’s New Year map to the game. It is called Aleksandrovsk. It supports all battle modes and is available in both summer and winter themes.

Updated rank limits for higher ranks
We have decreased the rank limits for players of higher ranks. Previously, a Warrant Officer with M1 equipment could easily end up in a battle with Generalissimos on M3 turrets and hulls. This was undesirable for both parties. The former had practically no chance of winning, while latter were unhappy with lower rank tankers being unable to affect the outcome of a battle. Now, irrespective of the rank, players will be facing opponents of the same weight category. You can find the updated rank limits on our wiki.

New opening ranks for maps
Most maps now have different ranks at which they become available. Tanki newbies will have access to those arenas that are easiest to learn. More tactically diverse arenas will unlock as a tanker earns higher ranks. Also, all maps are now unlocked upon reaching the 11th rank, rather than the 14th rank as previously required.

Email notification after every crystal purchase
If you have an email address linked to your game account, you will now be receiving an email notification every time you purchase crystals. This will include the date of payment, the number of crystals bought, the payment system and the payment method.

Small changes
The Madness map now supports up to 32 players. We’ve also increased the acceleration of Shaft’s scope in sniping mode.

That’s it for this update. You can share your impressions on the changes in the forum and via the poll. See you, tankers!

Incoming: StarLadder Season 3!

Hello tankers!

We are happy to announce the upcoming 3rd season of StarLadder! Dynamic combat involving top Tanki Online players, live broadcasts of matches, fighting for every flag, and lots of tricks you can learn — all this and much more is waiting for you, starting from January 28!

The following tournaments are held within SLTV:

  • Star Series — elite league of top class professionals competing for the title of SLTV champions, prize pool of $29.000, unique paints and millions of crystals. The most interesting battles of Star Series are streamed on our esports channel with live commentary;
  • Pro Series — the league for skilled and seasoned teams willing to reach the top to become stars;
  • Semi Series — the league for teams that are about to reach professional level;
  • Am Series — the league for those who are only just starting out with their esports adventure;
  • Ranking Cups — short daily tournaments where one can start building some experience in team combat and of course earn some crystals;
  • Weekend Cups — mini tournaments with real money prizes, held on weekends.

Registration for Am Series is open till January 23 (inclusive). Looking to become famous and win crystals? Hurry up and join a team or create your own! Who knows, maybe someday you will reach the top of Star Series and become a star in live streaming battles!

You can fill in a form to enter Am Series on StarLadder site. Upcoming Ranking and Weekend Cups can be found here. The site also contains instructions on how to create a team and participate in tournaments.

Make sure you follow the latest news on our esports site, subscribe to our Facebook, as well as Twitch and YouTube channels. Support your favorite teams and taste the adrenaline and excitement of real esports!

New Year Rank Up: Results

Tankers!

The rank-up contest has come to an end. We asked you to shoot your rank-up moments in a spectacular fashion… and you definitely delivered.

Our winners are below, together with their respective videos. The reward is 200 000 crystals and 200 of each supply per team.

carlygnr, Eddy96King, nozza10, mortall99, crazypattom

T.O.ww, Ngioeelds, Betty-KABOOM, tigerens, drijfsijssie

A_L_A_S_T_O_R_A, ABN-GAZA, GhOsT.NiGhT, TT3B-Lo-TL3B, haany

balo1999, DioDavid2323, legendary-petak, uborka2, i200000

assassin123456787, omgtanker, shot91160, Nirmaleer, jiangreo

CcC-T.i.q.R.i.S_TR, No.Matter, VURKAC, Winner_of_Turkey, SAMPIYONN

spolis fighter566, The.wendeta, Winner_Of_Turkey, shot91160

Soccershooter413, Ricardo_O, Andracaleb6, LOKO_X, To_Hot_For_You

xMoneyMaker, DarthvaderjonGTR, agentforgod7, DeadlyPlayer123, Vithun2000

Snow.HD, sachet100, fighter566, alex334567

hovnocuc12345678910, adulajdak, filipsuperborec, krystiancichy

Jtipt.The.Killer, vedu47, armenia1313, trollface.jpg

aart13, wolt3r, arcizs2009

MIKI3, kennyn1912, estaislocos

idans, Im-Just.A-child

RiChRaCh, R.i.C.h.R.a.C.h

arturka-drug, SSMJ

We’ve also got a number of submissions that didn’t quite make it to the very top, but still impressed us with their effort and quality. The reward for these is 100 000 crystals and 100 of each supply per team. Additionally, we’ve handed out loads of consolation prizes. A whopping 868 tankers get 5000 crystals each. Names of these players and their videos can be found in the forum.

Thank you for taking part in the contest. We’ve got many others lined up for you. Make sure you watch this space to stay up to date!

Contest: Tanki Online Commentator

Tankers!

The “Tanki Online Commentator” contest is back, promising loads of excitement and fun!

Do you enjoy watching battle live streams, but feel you’d have something better to say? Do you feel that commentating matches would be the best way to express your great passion and dedication for the game? Then don’t miss this chance — take part in the contest!

Your task is simple: download the video below, add your commentary using any video-editing program, and re-upload it to your Youtube channel. Then post it here.

Please remember to introduce yourself with your nickname at the beginning of the video — it will help us to identify you as the actual commentator.

Check out our YouTube channel to get a good idea of what we’re expecting.

Contest rules

  • Videos can be posted only in this topic. We do not accept entries sent through Facebook, Private Messages, etc.
  • Only one entry per player. In case of multiple entries, only the last entry will be considered.
  • You must use the video provided, and you are not allowed to edit its visual content.
  • The video must be uploaded to Youtube. Remember to put “TankiOnline” as video tag.
  • This thread is for applications submissions only. Questions, comments, etc. can be posted in the discussion topic.
  • Stealing other players’ entries will result in disqualification.
  • Only entries in English will be accepted.
  • The content of the video must not break the rules of the game.
  • Contest Organizers own non-exclusive rights to all videos submitted in this contest.

Prizes

  • 1 place: 150 000 crystals and a chance to join the official commentators team
  • 2 place: 120 000 crystals and a chance to join the official commentators team
  • 3 place: 70 000 crystals and a chance to join the official commentators team

If you didn’t make it to the top three, don’t worry: authors of noteworthy entries will get consolation prizes.

The entries will be judged by the administration of the game together with the current cybersport commentators for the English Community.

Deadline for entries is 20:00 UTC on February 1.
Winners will be announced on February 5.

Good luck!

Issue 30 of the TO Newspaper

Tankers!

It’s a new year, and with it comes a new issue of the TO Newspaper, the publication for the fun-loving tanker.

In this issue, Williew shares his thoughts on the new Hammer turret, as well as some cool tips on how to use it effectively.

If you’re up for a little fun, you can try to capture Santa in Thekillerpenguin’s interactive story here. Or check out the next installment of The Crimson Blades saga for a more serious read.

Technical guides, information, stories, fun and games — Issue 30 of the TO Newspaper has it all. Check it out here.

THE GAME: winners

Tankers!

THE GAME, our New Year quest, has come to an end. Time to name our winners!

The first place was claimed by a tanker called SteelShark. He finished the quest with a score of 426 points and gets a prize of 1000 of each supply, plus a Dream Tank consisting of a fully micro-upgraded turret, hull and paint available at his rank.

Players who scored between 139 and 379 points (inclusive) claimed the top 100 positions, and receive 500 of each supply.

The remaining tankers who got more than 35 points are rewarded with 100 of each supply.

Participants with a result of 35 points get 50 of each supply.

As promised, all prizes will be handed out by January 11.

We hope you had a great time. Thank you for taking part!

Best Helpers for 2014

Tankers!

2014 has been an amazing year. We’ve seen numerous, significant updates to the game. We have reached new audiences, and the community has seen incredible growth. And throughout every day of that year, our dedicated Helpers have been there, pushing on and backing us up.

They all deserve our sincerest thanks. But the best of the best, the most dedicated Helpers for 2014 are the following:

Best Helpers of the English community

Damn_Slow
falcosenna1
FederalBureauFBI
LHamster
JL6H
MESKINAS
micah7586
PC-JACK
Shar0n
Tombapapa

Best Helpers of the Russian community

26333
anchk
ANUBIS32
Deceptive_Calm
creativ-ka
DMITRIY55
Gunmachine
Helenka_2
l_OldMan_l
Isaaki4
kamila16rus
Kofe
LLl-T-O-P-M
Moya_Prelest
NathanYoung
Oh.Enemy
prioritet22
PyccKuu_oJleHb
Scorpion321
SheSnow
T_A_N_K_I_S_T-777
tvikvik
sentinel7

Best Helpers of the German community

303sniper
anti_v.i.rus_64
Benthesikyme
General_Dietl1
Kommander_Hansegilde
L0V3LY_D3STINY
miiolo
Sergeant_Tom
steuermann
tarnk
xxxxJumperxxxx

Best Helpers for December 2014

Tankers!

With all the festivities, shopping and partying going on, December is definitely the busiest month of the year for everyone. And yet, our dedicated team of Tanki Helpers still manage to make time for the community and the game.

It’s time to honor them yet again. Here are the names of the top Helpers for December:

Best chat moderators and consultant-moderators

Tombapapa
mannybakshi
jemappelalex
Sergeant_Tom
303sniper
L0V3LY_D3STINY
A-R-E-Z
steuermann
nitrochka
R-A-I-N-B-O-W
T_A_N_K_I_S_T-777
I_StopXAM_I
I.ToSoL
DMITRIY55
ANUBIS32
kamila16rus
T.-007
THUNDER-FROM-HEAVEN
HA_PADOCTb_BCEM
dedok60
valechka2002
Intel_pro
Deceptive_Calm
PM8888
Kofe
Marino4ka
Moya_Prelest
Little_Mystery
imcas
ManWell
McFly-52
elenia

Best forum moderators

falcosenna1
yele
lordmostafa
raffnix
xxxxJumperxxxx
Flanagun
C4acTbe_P9IgoM
prioritet22
Dance_Commander
Helenka_2
T.-007
Svistoplyaska

Best consultants

PC-JACK
I.Pro.the_best
micah7586
Benthesikyme
Kommander_Hansegilde
999luci999

Best Facebook moderators

kirby2008
Mia.ArchangeI
miiolo
Waldfrucht

Best reporters

Remaine
MadDog21
KaramellBonBon
skeletorXVIII
I3.L.ue-G.ho.st
tarnk

Best esports helpers

Damn_Slow
anti_v.i.rus_64

Best VK moderators

MOKPbIE_PECHu4Ku
UDuTe_c_MuPoM
Bysunka

Best Twitter helpers

26333

Best Instagram helpers

I.I.IEPXAH

Best Wiki editors

26333
Oh.Enemy
SheSnow
Vegeta-L97

Best testers

4pok-che_pokk-4pok
Best
MasterRob
Isaaki4

Best feedback moderators

Isaaki4

Servers divided by ranks

Tankers!

Now, when clicking PLAY on the homepage, you are automatically sent to the server that is best suited to your rank. This way, you will always be joining a server with as many battles for your rank as possible!

If your rank’s server has reached its maximum capacity, you will be automatically redirected to the next best suited server.

For those who are used to meeting their friends on a specific server, we have kept the ability to manually select a server inside the game.

Share your impressions on this update in the forum and via the poll.

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