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February 11, 2014 — Wargaming today
announced the launch of Update 8.11 for World of Tanks in Europe
and Russia. Players from Asia will be able to try out new game mode
and battle arenas on February 12, with tank commanders from North
America and South Korea getting the update on February 13.
Available for machines of all tiers and balancing weights, with
the exception of Japanese and Chinese tanks, the new experimental
combat mode, Confrontation, groups players with vehicles from a
specific nation into a team that faces off against a comparable
opposing squad with vehicles from a different nation. Introduced as
an experimental new gameplay element, Confrontation is yet to
undergo balance tweaks.
Along with competitive national combat, Update 8.11 enriches the
game with a new European winter battle arena, Windstorm, revamped
version of Ruinberg, now featuring rainfall and fires, and a
reworked Himmelsdorf with winter setting.