The news of Gaijin’s extortion scheme hit several War Thunder blogs, including Status Report, detailing that producer Pavel Kulikov tried to pressure a popular Youtuber Alconafter into signing a contract that would essentially give Gaijin complete control of the account. Alconafter would be required to create four War Thunder videos weekly and would not be allowed to produce any content critical of the game. To seal the deal, violating the contract would carry at ten thousand dollar USD fine per instance. … [Read more...] about Gaijin Embroiled In Extortion Scandal, Producer Fired
Gaijin Entertainment hasn’t had the greatest history with public relations, going back to a 2014 scandal in which a staffer attempted to extort a Youtuber. This week, however, Content Partner Manager over at Gaijin managed to rustle some feathers during a stream in which he referred to players as “puny beggars.” … [Read more...] about Gaijin Doesn’t Know PR: Calls Users “Puny Beggars” On Stream
In today’s scandal, Gaijin has been accused of kissing up to the People’s Republic with the outright removal of Taiwan Republic of China flags from the China tech tree in the game War Thunder. The move has been painted by members of the community as an attempt to “suck the toes” (in a manner of speaking) of the Chinese government and is related to recent heightened tensions surrounding the One China policy, by which China does not recognize Taiwan as independent. … [Read more...] about [Not Massive] Gaijin Throws Taiwan Under Bus For Chinese Gov’t
new maps, and the long-awaited horizontal research system. Normally, to get into this leg of the closed beta, you have to buy a naval pack, but Gaijin has granted us a bundle of keys to get players in right now. Click the Mo button below (and prove you’re not a robot) to grab one of these keys! … [Read more...] about Grab a War Thunder Naval Battles closed beta key from Gaijin and Massively OP!
That’s the main feature of today’s Update 1.87, “Locked On!” which adds “a sensor system, that will consist of means for radio detection and target lockon, as well as means for finding firing solution for airborne armament.” Different vehicles have different capabilities, but the overall intent is to make things a little easier for ground vehicles when faced with airborne targets, mirroring the actual historical development purpose of radar. You can learn more about the system here. … [Read more...] about Keep The Skies Clear With New Radar System In War Thunder’s Latest Update