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October 03, 2019

PTS 0.8.9 Round 2: Italian Cruiser Containers and Halloween Battles in World of Warships

PTS 0.8.9 Italian Cruiser Containers and Halloween Battles

The beginning of the Italian updates cycle, a Halloween-themed game mode with several teams in each battle, and new permanent camouflages! These and many other things await you in the Public Test of Update 0.8.9.
Raid for the Filth


Based on the results of the first phase of the Public Test, we have made balance changes in the "Raid for the Filth" mode:

PTS 0.8.9 ROUND 2

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Ship balance changes:

For all destroyers of the new event, we reduced the reload time of main caliber guns and torpedo tubes, while increasing the speed and detectability range of torpedoes, and reducing the detectability range of
 IX Steel Lancet
 X Angler;
  • Increased maximum damage of  X Octodroid shells;
  • Changed rudder shift time of battleships: increased for  IX Maverick and reduced for  X Crocosaur.

Changes in consumables:

We reduced the effectiveness of the battleship's protective consumables and improved the effectiveness of the consumables that restores hit points to other classes of ships.
  • Increased reload time of the battleships' "Repair party" consumable;
  • Reduced the amount of hit points restored by the "Repair party" consumable per second;
  • Reduced reload time of the "Restoration Charge", "Radiance", "Covert Repair" consumables;
  • Increased action time of the "Covert Repair" consumable;
  • Reduced action time of the "Protection zone";
  • Increased reload time and the reduced action time of the "Energy Absorber" consumable;
  • Consumables that reduce damage will now work correctly when ramming.

Changes in the new game mode:

  • Increased visibility of Rasputin's security;
  • Now the warning about the end of the battle will be displayed 9 seconds before the portal is shut down;
  • For the event commanders, the "Superintendent" skill is disabled;
  • The capacity of the destroyer hold has been increased from 400 to 500, and the extraction speed has been increased to 4 units per second;
  • The portal opening timer will now always be displayed above the portal icon.

Other Changes and Improvements

  • There will be sunny weather in the "Tаranto" port;
  • "Infernal" camos are now available for the following ships:  VIII Asashio B VIII Atago B VIII Massachusetts B VIII Alabama ST VIII Tirpitz B;
  • Fixed a number of bugs in the display of "Infernal" camouflages;
  • The description of "Infernal" camouflages now has additional information that they cannot be installed on aircraft carriers and some other ships;
  • Replaced the icon that indicated the level of difficulty in operations "Saving Transylvania" and "Sunray in the Darkness";
  • The fire warning siren is now played only when there are three or more fires on the ship;
  • Reduced the playback volume of the sound of forts firing in operation "Narai";
  • Configured volume when firing of Main Battery, Secondary Armament, AA guns and Torpedo Tubes for allies and opponents;
  • Fixed a bug that did not play the sound of the shots of Main Battery, Secondary Armament, AA guns and Torpedo Tubes on a ship with post-apocalyptic camouflage mounted;
  • Fixed an issue where the notification sound could not be played that informed a player about the reload completion of the Main Battery on a ship with space camouflage;
  • Fixed bugs where with space and Halloween camouflages where aircraft engine sounds would not play with activated consumable "Spotting Aircraft" / "Catapult Fighter", fire sound would not play, and an absence of engine sounds on aircraft carriers;
  • Fixed an issue where weather sounds would abruptly stop on some maps;
  • Fixed other bugs from the first session of the Public Test.
One Wargaming container provides 1  day of Warships Premium Account

MISSION OF THE AUTUMN SEASON

Compete the missions of the Directive by playing in Random or Co-op Battles.
  • Earn 12,000  base XP.
  • Cause 150,000 damage playing aircraft carriers.
  • Ensure that 120,000 damage is dealt due to your spotting of enemy ships.
  • Cause 500,000 damage playing destroyers, cruisers, and battleships.
These missions can be completed only once during all rounds of the Public Test.
Reward on the live server: 2x Italian Cruisers containers.
COMBAT MISSIONS & REWARDS:
Round
1 2
Play a Random or Co op battle.
Reward on the live server: three signals of each type, excluding special signals.
Play a Random or Co op battle.
Reward on the live server: 10x Type 6 camouflage patterns.
Attain Rank 1 in the Ranked Battles season with Tier VIII ships.
Reward on the live server: 1x Wargaming container..
Attain Rank 1 in the Ranked Sprint with Tier VIII ships.
Reward on the live server: 1x Wargaming container.
Earn three Stars in the Saving Transylvania (Hard Difficulty) and Sunray in the Darkness (Hard Difficulty) Operations.
Reward on the live server: 3x each of the following special signals: Scylla, Basilisk, and Leviathan.
Earn 1,000 base XP on all researchable Halloween ships in the “Raid for the Filth” mode.
Reward on the live server: 5x each of the following special signals: Dragon, Wyvern, Red Dragon, Ouroboros, and Hydra.

STARTING BONUSES:

  • At the start of the Public Test, all participants will have Tier VIII ships helmed by   Commanders with 15 skill points credited to their PT accounts.
  • To enable participation in Operations, the following Halloween ships will be added to all Public Test accounts: Blade, Igor, Jackal, Urashima, Svyatozar, and Magnu-S.
  • To enable participation in the Raid for the Filth mode, the following Halloween ships will be added to all Public Test accounts: Steel Lancet, Rust Nightfall, and Maverick.
  • Research prices for ships and ship modules will be substantially💲discounted.
  • 500,000,000 Credits will be added to your PT account.
  • 14 days of Warships Premium Account Will be credited to all Public Test accounts.
  • A large set of  signals of all types (except for special signals) will also be added to your PT account to help you in testing.
You must register your Public Test account with the same email address as your live account in order to collect your rewards. No exceptions. If your Public Test account is registered to an email address that differs from your live server account email address, make sure you register a new Public Test account using your live server account email address.

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