Ten fun facts about War Thunder


Fact 1
Many of the maps in the game are based on real life battles of the eras pre-World War 2.

Fact 2
The game started as an online combat game, but after being released for the PS4, can now be played with online or PS4 users.

Fact 3
Originally, the game started out being called "World of Planes" while it was still in development in 2009.


Fact 4
The name was changed because the company did not want players to assume they would only have aviation simulation.

Fact 5
War Thunder actually features many real planes from the World War era, including planes from Italy, Germany and Japan.

Fact 6
The game offers a lot of different battle scenarios because it has 186 planes to choose from and 5 nations to play as.

Fact 7
Though you can purchase perks for the game with a premium account, many users enjoy the game because its completely free to play.

Fact 8
This particular game offers a mode called 'realistic battle mode' where battles are re-enacted from real life and you can even choose alternate history endings.

Fact 9
Another positive feature in the game is the realistic sound effects that the game has, such as the start of a plane or noises in an aircraft.

Fact 10
The planes in the game not only look real with chipped paint and oil streaks, but you also have the ability to customize the plane for yourself.


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An online combat game made by Gaijin Entertainment.

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