WoT: Update 1.20.1: Common Test 3 Is Here!

The third round of testing ahead of Update 1.20.1 has begun. Make sure to check out the upcoming changes listed in the patch notes below and in the previous announcements: CT 1 and CT 2. Please continue to provide your feedback and suggestions in the forum.


Check out our handy public test guide with all the details about Common Tests, Sandbox Tests, and Supertests.


— Test client installer —

To take part, you’ll need the Wargaming.net Game Center (WGC), the latest Common Test game client, and a Wargaming.net account created prior to the cut-off date (see below).


All Wargaming.net accounts created before May 4, 23:59 CEST can participate in the test.

Download and Install the Test Client


  • Run the test client installer.
  • Choose a different installation folder from where your regular World of Tanks game files are.
  • Select the freshly installed test client from the dropdown menu at the top of the WGC.
  • Roll out—and remember to pass on your feedback!

You can find more details about the WGC in the dedicated Wargaming.net Game Center guide.

Patch Notes:

Crew Perks

All new perks have been removed:

  • Practicality
  • Concentration
  • Quick Aiming
  • Engineer
  • Guerrilla
  • Close Combat
  • Shell Tuning
  • Jamming

All existing perks regained their original names.

The new effects of the existing perks have been removed. The existing effects have been reset to their initial values. Exceptions:

  • Mentor: The Commander’s bonus has been kept.
  • Sound Detection: The principle that reduced the alert delay (in the process of training the perk) has been kept.
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Firefighting is a group perk again.

The Intuition perk takes into account the average value for all Loaders again. For other perks, the highest value among duplicated ones is used.

The distribution of the Retraining Orders is canceled.

The number of promo screens for the mechanics has been decreased.

WoT Plus

WoT Plus subscribers will not be able to demount improved equipment for free.


The number of available pings on the minimap has been reduced for solo and Platoon players.

Role Skills have been reworked:

One for All

  • The bonus to the major qualification level for each allied vehicle in other roles in battle has been decreased from 4/7.5/11% to 3/6.5/10%.


  • The skill duration has been decreased from 20 to 15 seconds.
  • The maximum distance for causing damage and resetting the skill duration timer has been decreased from 200 to 150 m.

Note: Values and various characteristics that are relevant for the Common Test are subject to change after their release on the live servers.

Map Changes

  • The possibility to drive into a non-playable area in square E3 has been removed.

Fixed Issues and Improvements

Fixed the issue of the missing unlock animation for the Improved Rewards Track when purchasing the Improved Pass.

Fixed the issue of the Destroy option for equipment remaining available with an activated WoT Plus subscription.

The attached element of the Jupiter Fulgur 3D style on the Super Conqueror’s gun has been centered.

Fixed the issue of the reticle indicator not matching the gun axis for the Kunze Panzer tank.

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Fixed the issue of mounted equipment items sometimes being unable to be swapped in the equipment window of the vehicle.

Fixed the issues of the visual object models not matching their damage models on some maps.

Fixed the issue of the window with a crew member retrain recommendation being displayed when hovering over a crew member in the special TS-54 vehicle.

Fixed the issue of vehicles being spotted for no reason on the Fisherman’s Bay map in some cases.

Fixed the issue of the text about doubled XP for the first victory being displayed twice in the tooltip of the special TS-54 vehicle.

The vehicle names that go beyond the minimap are now displayed within its borders only upon pressing Alt.

Fixed some UI issues.

Fixed some localization issues.

World of Tanks offers various signup bonuses to new players, which can include:

Free Tanks: New players can receive free tanks by completing certain missions or by using a referral link from an existing player.

Premium Time: New players can receive a certain amount of free Premium Account time, which provides various bonuses, including increased XP and credit earnings, discounts on tanks and equipment, and more.

Bonus Credits: New players can receive bonus credits to help them get started in the game.

Personal Reserves: New players can receive Personal Reserves, which provide bonuses to XP or credit earnings for a set amount of time.

To receive these signup bonuses, players need to create a new account and follow the instructions provided during the signup process. It's important to note that signup bonuses can vary depending on the region and time of signup, so players should check the game's official website or in-game notifications for the latest offers.

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Additionally, new players can take advantage of various tutorials and training modes available in the game to help them learn the basics of tank combat and improve their skills. These tutorials can also provide additional bonuses and rewards for completing certain objectives.

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