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2016

22 December
— Striker turret has been added to the game.


Mid-October (update is being prepared for release)
— Global update of the game balance.


22 September
— Alterations, Kits and Supply kits.


13 September
— Update to the contents of the in-game shop.


9 September
— Downloadable client.


12 August
— New paints and modules.


29 July
— DM-tournaments and the “Gold box” supply.


21 July
— New shop and paints.


14 July
— Paint and module separation.


1 July
— Newbie’s pass, double-click on items in garage and coloured buttons when switching from battle to garage/lobby.


23 June
— DM system testing, change to rank requirement for lobby chat access, increase of garage loading speed when opening it in-battle, new gifts.


3 June
— Renovated garage look.


14 April
— Mechanism for deleting unused nicknames.


17 March
— Improvement in account security and changes in chats.


3 March
— Mission chains, chat improvement and other changes.


19 February
— Ability to disable Gold boxes in PRO-battles.


12 February
— Early battle finish system.


28 January
— Private messages in chats.
— New gifts.


2015

25 December
— New XT items and special New Year game mode.


10 December
— Paint preview and new sorting mechanism in the garage.


3 December
— Changes to the garage and reworked CP mode.


12 November
— Changes to micro-upgrades.


29 October
— Personal profiles, ratings and achievements.


21 October
— Premium accounts.


8 October
— Changes to the forum post and topic rating mechanism.


1 October
— Test drives and personal discounts system.


17 September
— The latest unlocked modification of equipment is available to purchase directly, discounts for purchase of similar equipment type sets.


10 September
— New additions to the list of XT-items


September 3 (Update 362)
— Updated textures for Vulcan
— Updated visual effects for Vulcan
— Bug fixes


August 27 (Update 361)
— Score caps for standard battles
— Bug fixes


August 6 (Update 358)
— 50% decrease in the price of changing a daily mission
— Automatic country detection for the Payment Section


July 30 (Update 357)
— Changes in Daily Missions rewards
— New crystal packages
— Removal of the ability to select a custom sum of crystals when buying


July 23 (Update 356)
— Changes in SMS payment fees


July 14 (Update 355)
— Daily Missions
— Changes in maximum range of Firebird, Freeze and Isida


July 1 (Update 354)
— Changes in turret and hull parameters
— Changes in the way supplies and gold boxes work
— Battle and server chat icons for chat candidates, moderators and administrators
— Ability to manually adjust the speed of turret rotation camera


June 18 (Update 353)
— Payment section fixes
— Experimental increase in the speed of turret rotation camera


May 28 (Update 351)
— Anti-cheat and lag fixes


May 22 (Update 350)
— Improved micro-upgrades


May 15 (Update 349)
— Anti-cheat on jump hack


April 30 (Update 348)
— Mouse controls bug fixes
— Anti-cheat on instant acceleration


April 23 (Update 347)
— Changes in the parameters of turrets and hulls
— Reworked Forest and Sandbox
— Supply bonuses for beginners
— Improved system for changing equipment in battle


April 16 (Update 346)
— Bug fixes for the mouse controls


April 9 (Update 345)
— Mouse Controls
— Changes in auto-aim mechanism


March 3 (Update 331)
— Reworked system for early battle termination
— Increased funds for lower ranks
— Improved Speed Boost supply (increases turret rotation speed as well)
— Increased HP for medium and heavy hulls
— New Score Multiplier Passes


February 6 (Update 317)
— Vulcan turret
— Protective paints from Vulcan and Hammer
— Updated looks for Hammer


January 30 (Update 312)
— Paints with Hammer protections


January 26 (Update 310)
— Aleksandrovsk map
— Changes in rank limits for mid and higher ranks
— Decrease in impact force of Smoky and Railgun


2014

December 27 (Update 302)
— Battles with obvious outcome now might end sooner
— Players are now automatically sent to specific servers based on their current rank


December 24 (Update 301)
— Support for the most demanded formats (Hornet+Railgun, Wast+Railgun, Hornet/Wasp+Railgun, Parkour)


December 19 (Update 300)
— Changes to lengths of standard battles


December 17 (Update 299)
— New Hammer turret


December 16 (Update 298)
— Further changes to the list of battles


December 12 (Update 297)
— Updated list of battles


December 4 (Update 296)
— Laser scope for Shaft
— Night mode for maps


November 27 (Update 294)
— Changes in battle fund distribution
— Fixed lengths for non-PRO battles
— Gold box is now dropped 20 seconds after the notification
— More customization in PRO battles
— Further changes in Isida’s updated visual effect
— Ability to disable drop zone marks in settings


November 18 (Update 292)
— Predictable drop zones


November 12 (Update 291)
— New visual effects for Railgun and Isida


October 30 (Update 288)
— New Product Kits system.


October 10 (Update 287)
— New design of gold boxes


October 3 (Update 285)
— Advanced tips on fixing issues occurring in the game
— Improved battle chat for team modes


September 29 (Update 284)
— Smart Cooldowns for supplies
— New icons for supplies both in the game and its interface
— Improved indication of supplies that are active or being recharged


September 25 (Update 283)
— Micro-upgrade speed ups now get cheaper depending on the remaining wait time


September 19 (Update 282)
— Ability to switch between servers right in the game
— Optimization of 3D-engine that lead to a significant decrease in chances of a Fatal Error
— Player’s rating is no longer displayed


August 7 (Update 277)
— New anti-flood system


July 2 (Update 270)
— Changes in the game balance
— New garage descriptions


June 3 (Update 264)
— Updated CP mode (changed mechanics, CP is now supported by every CTF map);
— Fort Knox is now available from Corporal rank;
— Server and battle chats are available to players with the rank of Gefreiter and higher;
— Changes in battle fund distribution between teammates;
— Gold box notification is now orange (harder to miss);
— Capital «i» and lowercase «L» now look different;
— You can now add a player to your ignore list right from his or her context menu;
— Ability to disable main chat in Settings;
— Each skybox now consists of 6 separate textures, which makes the image clearer and brighter.


April 23 (Update 254)
— Changes in the balance of turrets and hulls.


April 1 (Update 245)
— Automatic problem detection system.


March 25 (Update 242)
— Ability to change equipment without having to leave the battle.


February 19 (Update 229)
— Numerous fixes and improvements of the game’s client part. Critical error issue has been fixed.


February 14 (Update 227)
— Slight changes in maps. Previews of maps have been updated


February 10 (Update 224)
— Registering a new nickname is a lot easier now. If the nick you want to have is already used, the system will automatically suggest several nicknames instead of it by adding various postfixes.
— New progress bar


February 7 (Update 222)
— Ability to enter Tanki Online using a Facebook account.


January 31 (Update 220)
— Existing maps have been reworked.


January 14 (Update 214)
— Winter holidays in Tanki Online are over. All the holiday elements have been removed from the game.


2013

December 31 (Update 213)
— 50% discount on all items in the garage except for MUs and kits.
— The color of Speed Up button in Micro-upgrades menu has been changed to prevent players from accidentally clicking it.


December 24 (Update 210)
— Minor changes in the interface of micro-upgrades
— The graphics engine has been optimized. Now, if you use hardware acceleration, your FPS should increase.


December 19 (Update 208)
— Micro-upgrades — ability to constantly upgrade certain parameters of your items.
— PRO Battles: more options when creating battles, including the ability to disable MUs.
— Visual effect of rank up.
— Crystals given to players for achieving each new rank. Crystals for previously achieved rank have been also given. December 14 (Update 207)
— New product kits have been added to the game.
— Light effects from Thunder and Smoky hits have been changed.


December 12 (Update 206)
— Brightness of lighting without shadows has been decreased.


December 11 (Update 205)
— New physics model for tanks.
— Improvements in anti-cheat system.
— Reducing traffic between client part and server part of the game.
— The order of items in Garage has been changed.


December 9 (Update 204)
— Ability of inviting friends to battles has been further improved.


December 7 (Update 203)
— Bottom ranks of supplies have been changed. «Nitro», «Double Power» and «Double Armor» are now available from Gefreiter, both in the shop and in daily gifts.


December 4 (Update 200)
— Lighting from gunshots has been added to the game.
— Now you can disable Anti-aliasing in settings.
— Viewing angles on monitors with different aspect ratios are now the same.
— Overall color correction of maps. Lighting without shadows has become brighter.


December 2 (Update 199)
— From Christmas to Christmas event has started, 2014 crystals gold boxes have been added to the game.


November 27 (Update 196)
— Ability to invite friends to battles has been added.


November 21 (Update 193)
— Protections of some paints have been changed: Acid gives 18% from all weapons, Champion’s protections are now 25%.
— Daily gifts are now available from 1 am (UTC+0)


October 31 (Update 190)
— Halloween. Special flags, billboards, holiday paint, 3000 gold boxes and Halloween map have been added to the game.


October 10 (Update 188)
— Farewell to Moon Silence event is over. Moon Silence map and holiday billboards have been removed from the game. Moonwalker paint has been removed from the shop.


October 3 (Update 187)
— Beginning of Farewell to Moon Silence event. Moonwalker paint and holiday billboards have been added to the game. Value of gold boxes on Moon Silence has been increased to 3,000 crystals. The chance of it being dropped has been increased by half.


September 28 (Update 186)
— New product kits have been added to the game.


September 2 (Update 181)
— Holiday billboards and a special paint for Tankman’s Day have been added to the game.


August 19 (Update 180)
— «Platform» map has been removed from the game.


August 15 (Update 179)
— Descriptions in the Garage and texts on loading screens in the English version of the game have been corrected.


August 13 (Update 178)
— Special paints for forum moderators, cybersport representatives and members of the Creative League have been added to the game.


August 1 (Update 176)
— Changes to the rules of the game have been made: now it is forbidden to post referral links in the chat and in the forum.


July 20 (Update 173)
— Some visual errors on Future, Factory and Platform maps have been fixed.


July 19 (Update 172)
— Maps of winners of Looking for a Level Designer contest have been added to the game.
— «Future» with CTF, DM and TDM modes.
— «Factory» with CTF, DM and TDM modes.
— «Platform» with CTF, DM and TDM modes.


July 18 (Update 171)
— Some errors in Friends System have been fixed. There were problems with loading players' names in battle statistics and «New Friend» indicator.
— Sound loading problem has been solved.


July 16 (Update 169)
— Friends System and player context menu have been added.
— Now team vote removes a player from no-supplies battles.


July 4 (Update 166)
— Glide paint for crew making Tanki Online parkour tutorials has been added.
— Lucky 7 paint for winners of Lucky 7 tournament has been added. The paint has 15% protection against all turrets.
— Zeus paint description has been changed.


June 27 (Update 165)
— Traceur paint has been added to Garage. The paint is temporary and will be removed once the Masters of Parkour contest is over.
— Crash and Gallery maps have been switched off.
— Minor updates in the payment section.


June 18 (Update 163)
— Resists of Champion paint have been changed. Now it has 22% protection against all turrets.
— New award paints have been added:
— Silver — Twins (30%), Railgun (30%), Thunder (25%), Smoky (25%), Shaft (20%), Ricochet (20%);
— Bronze — Twins (40%), Railgun (35%), Ricochet (35%);
— Gladiator — Twins (25%), Railgun (20%), Thunder (20%), Firebird (20%);
— Veteran — protection against all turrets (20%).


June 17 (Update 162)
— Anti-cheat system has been updated


June 11 (Update 161)
— Tanki Online Birthday is over
— Rank limits for battles have been extended for several ranks.


June 4 (Update 160)
— Tanki Online’s birthday: holiday paint and billboards, changed look of flags, launch of the Discount Week.


May 16 (Update 154)
— In-game and chat system messages for German community players have been improved.


May 15 (Update 153)
— Victory in Europe Day is over: Holiday paint and billboards are set to standard, gold boxes are back to default value.


May 14 (Update 152)
— Procedure of paying with credit cards has been simplified.


May 9 (Update 151)
— Victory in Europe Day in Tanki Online: holiday paint and billboards, 3000 gold boxes, 25% discount in Garage (everything except product kits).


May 7 (Update 150)
— May Day is over: Holiday paint and billboards are set to standard, gold boxes are back to default value.


May 1 (Update 149)
— Gold box sound notification has been added.


April 29 (Update 148)
— Notification that tells about gold box being dropped soon has been added. Drop zones for the bonus have been reworked.


April 17 (Update 144)
— Funds in the game have been increased by 60%.


April 16 (Update 143)
— «Team kick by vote» system’s testing has been completed.


April 12 (Update 142)
— An ability to buy crystal in packages and receive bonus crystals has been added.


April 9 (Update 138)
— An ability to kick a player from a team by voting has been added.
— New product kits have been added.
— Deep shadows effect (SSAO) has been added.
— Anti-flood system has been improved.
— Now it is much easier to select necessary items in the garage thanks to added Drag’n’Sсroll support.
— Now items are equipped automatically after the purchase in your garage.
— Resource loading has been optimized. You can join a battle a lot faster.


April 1 (Update 137)
— Updated internal statistics system.


March 28 (update 136)
— Added a new chat command #news, which creates a link to «Russian Portal NEWS».
— Added a new chat command #teams, which makes reference to the «Team» section of the forum.


March 27 (update 135)
— Added the effect of «dynamic shadows» on the visual effect of the «dust from the track»


March 21 (update 134)
— Added a separate checkbox to enable or disable the «dust» in the game options screen.


March 20 (update 133)
— Visual dust effect is added under tank tracks.
— A tank in garage now has a shadow.
— The holiday of «March 8» is over. Holiday paint and billboards are set to standard.
— White rectangle tank bug in the garage is fixed.


March 14 (update 132)
— Fixed the display of the active filter buttons below the battle list.


March 12 (130)
— A feature to filter the battles list by game mode was added.


March 7 (129)
— Preparations for the, «March 8» holiday
— Turned off the «Fort Knox» map
— Changed the name of the map «Fort Knox II» to «Fort Knox»
— Changed the name of the map «Fort Knox III» to «Edinburgh»
— Improved the map «Forest»
— Improved the map «Gravity»
— Improved the map «Edinburgh»
— Improved the map «Fort Knox»


February 26 (128)
— Improved the «anti-flood».
— Information about buying crystals.
— Improved the calculator in the payment section.


February 22 (127)
— Iron Days in Tanki Online.
— Holiday paints and billboards.
— 25% Discount on all hulls in the game.


February 21 (126)
— Improved the «anti-cheat» system.
— In the «Payment Terminals», «Russia» is selected by default.
— Added the PayPerClick Button in the payment section.
— Fixed: the empty list of numbers from mobile operators in the payment section.
— Fixed: the incorrect display of the buttons in the WebMoney payment section.
— Fixed: the absence of supplies in the garage, which made them unusable.


February 19 (125)
— Removed the holiday billboards and paint.
— Updated the server platform version.
— Removed the calculator from the DAOPAY payment option.


February 14 (124)
— Holiday «Valentine’s Day».
— Billboards and festive paint.
— 50% Discount on all Firebird grades.
— Initial achievement set at 200 crystals.


February 13 (123)
— Changed the economic system of the game.
— Added a lag smoothing effect when destroying enemy tanks.
— Divided the English forum into organised sections.
— Fixed auto guider of the Railgun and Shaft.
— Fixed a bug that allowed you to change the configuration of the tank during the battle without losing points.
— Fixed the lack of guidance about the new upgrades in the garage available after ranking up.
— Fixed a bug in which news alert appeared repeatedly at the entrance to the game.
— Fixed a bug in which there was no alert showing the player the reason after being kicked.
— Fixed a bug in which non-referral players were present in the referral lists of players.
— Fixed — enemy mines displayed after self-destruction.
— Fixed a bug in which players had a negative number of mines in the garage.


February 5 (122)
— Turn off the system, which required E-mail to register.


February 1 (121.3)
— Fixed Railgun and Isida.
— Fixed a bug that caused de-synchronization of game servers


January 31 (121.2)
— Setting up of the new server platform.


Jan. 30 (121.1)
— Correction of errors in the new platform.
— Fixed the ban system on the forum.
— Fixed bug report system in the payments section.


January 28 (121)
— Translation of «Tanki Online» to a new server platform.


January 24 (120)
— Smoothed and reduced the lag effect. Tanks do not chop while driving.
— Fixed a bug in which auto-target did not work from afar.
— Fixed the false automatic disconnection of users during battle.
— Fixed an error in the Isida.
— Fixed errors in the speed of rotation of the Shaft turret in scope mode.
— The power indicator Dual Energy in scope mode now appears correctly.


January 16 (119)
— Further development on the anti-cheat.


January 10 (118)
— Changes in the payment section.


2012

December 29 (117)
— Gold Box value at 200 crystals until the morning January 9th, 2013!
— Body «Hunter M0» free for all. Changing recruit Kit.
— Mysterious clues on maps.


December 26 (116)
— Changed the logic of bonus boxes.


December 25 (115)
— Christmas mood in «Tanki Online»! Paint, billboards, boxes, flags!


December 17 (114)
— rebalance is introduced.


December 12 (113)
— Introduced two test maps in new style, Gallery and Crash.


December 7 (112)
— Improvements in the anti-cheat system.
— Changing the logic behind the release of bonus boxes in the battle.


November 29 (111)
— In the payment section added a credit cards payment button.
— Removed the «Consultants' battle» paint.
— Reactivated control points mode on the map «Kungur».


November 21 (1.110.0)
— Added a system for auto-tuning graphic settings for the game.
— Disabled «The first fight before registration." A tutorial replaced it.


November 8 (1.108.0)
— Fixed a bug that caused false «kick for inactivity» out of the battle
— Fixed the link for «Other» in the payment section


October 30 (1.107.0)
— Hosted «Halloween» at «Tanki Online»


October 24 (1.106.0)
— Ability to login and register through «VKontakte».
— Fixed a bug in the email validation system.


October 11 (1.105.0)
— The «soft particles» are disabled by default.
— Maps and AtraI AtraII have been combined. The maximum number of players in the Atra increased to 8 in DM mode and up to 4/4 for team battles. The map is also refined in terms of performance and gameplay.
— Improved the 2042 map. Changes have affected the performance and gameplay. Also in 2042 was added the «control points» mode.


October 4 (1.104.0)
— Added a new «Dynamic shadows» function!
— Improved the system of getting bonuses in the game TDM.
— Changed the texture of guns Freeze, Ricochet and Shaft


September 6 (1.100.0)
— New game mode «control points."
— Updated graphics in «Tanki Online».
— Added the traces of the guns shots for all of the guns.
— Added animated tank tracks.
— Added the «soft particles».
— Added the fog effects.
— Added option to purchase experience through the experience indicator.
— Added a chat command #wiki, which creates a link to Wikipedia of «Tanki Online».
— Updated tips when loading the game.
— Corrected the description of the «Holiday» paint.
— Made some changes on the map «Sandal».


August 22 (1.99.4)
— In the payment section the button Webbilling was added!
— Fixed the ability to send a chat message containing only spaces.
— Fixed the function of going to an element of the garage from a banner showing the new things available.


August 16 (1.99.3)
— Added a paint «Engineer», to the group of testers.
— Fixed the CTF mode on maps massacre, Atra II, Monte Carlo, Industrial Zone, Solikamsk (winter / summer).


August 15 (1.99.2)
— Fixed the CTF mode on the map Massacre
— At the request of the clan movement representatives, on the map Tribute the dropping zone of bonuses have been change.


August 11 (1.99.1)
— CTF mode is temporarily disabled on the map Massacre (summer) and (winter), until all its errors are fixed.


August 9 (1.99.0)
— Improved the anti-cheat system.
— The map Dusseldorf was optimized. Now playing on it would be more comfortable.
— Fixed the Atra II (winter) map. Now tanks are not sucked into the texture.
— Fixed a bug where map ownership of the conquer the map was not displayed.
— Fixed errors in the mapping of textures (z-fighting) on the maps: Kungur Summer / Winter, Madness, Opposition (Summer / Winter), Novel (Summer / Winter), Canyon (Summer / Winter), Molotov (Summer / Winter), Esplanade, highways (Summer / Winter), Gravity (Summer / Winter)
— Fixed a bug with the rotating of the shaft gun. Now, tankmen can see where the shaft is really aiming at.
— Fixed a bug which caused tanks with Shaft to move jerkily after the targeting mod.


Aug. 2 (1.98.0)
— New billboards for the «Tankiada» competition.
— We can now press and hold counters in the garage and in the payment section. The figure will continue to change in the selected direction.
— Fixed a bug in which during the loading of the game, the banners with tips were not displayed in a particular language version.
— Fixed a bug where the button «Other» in the payment section had no inscription on low-resolution screens.
— The situation in the tournament, «Conquer the map» will now be monitored in real time.


July 26 (1.97.0)
— Fixed the order of things in the garage.
— Paints sorted in descending order according to protection.
— Added a «OneCard» button to the payment system in the EN and DE versions.


July 20 (1.96.0)
— Fixed a visual bug on the map in 2042 winter and summer themes.
— Banned players, can no longer complain about the offender in the battle.
— Fixed a bug that allowed players to send a number of complaints per person.


July 17 (1.95.0)
— Updated the links to the Xsolla payment system.
— In the payment section, a new «Beeline» button appeared, which will make prompt payments for subscribers of this particular mobile operator.
— Added the ability to copy the nickname a player in a battle, by using the left click on the nickname in the statistics table (press TAB).
— Changed the algorithm for rendering shadows, they are now displayed correctly under the overturned tanks.
— Fixed a bug where multiply pressing Enter when entering a battle triggered the anti-cheat system.
— Fixed the command «Self-destruction.»
— Fixed a visual bug in the winter theme of the map bridges.
— Fixed an error where the Isida gun was sometimes ineffective against the opponent.
— Changed the skybox algorithm upload at the entrance to the battle. They do not blink anymore.
— Fixed auto entrance in the list of battles.

July 5 (1.94.0)
— Preparations for competitive events.


July 3 (1.93.0)
— In the game we added optimized shadows under the tanks.
— Added the ability to complain about a player in battle through a battle command.
— Removed the Bridges II Map.
— Fixed a bug that sometimes causes illuminations to display incorrectly.
— The speed of the camera movement by the keys PgUp and PgDown no longer depends on FPS.


June 26 (1.91.0)
— In the garage added a product «1000 experience», which allows you to buy gaming experience points.
— Subscription «score multiplayer pass» will now receive experience points faster by 30% instead of 25%.
— The rating index was removed from the game formula, it does not affect the experience any more and the resulting growth rate of the fund in the battle.
— Fixed a form of battle creation.
— Fixed a bug where it was impossible to go into a battle started on the map Stadium.
— Removed the logo contest, «Conquer the map».
— Removed the CTF game mode on the map «Polygon».


June 18 (1.90.0)
— A player who has created a private battle, now sees it in the list, even if he is not a moderator.
— Added a mode for CTF, «Garder».
— Added Modes TDM and CTF on «Polygon».
— Fixed a mechanism to create private battles.
— Made modifications to monitoring the battle using the spectator mode.


June 14 (1.89.0)
— Fixed a bug that did not save the last created map.
— Fixed a bug that did not display information about the battle, after getting out of it.


June 8 (1.88.0)
— Holiday Euro 2012.
— Holiday gold boxes.


June 6 (1.87.0)
— Paint, billboards and a gold box on the map «Opposition» returned to the everyday kind.
— Improved the anti-cheat system.


June 4 (1.86.0)
— Launched a holiday dedicated to the third birthday of «Tanki Online!»


June 1 (1.85.1)
— Added paint, for the group helpers «consultants».
— Fixed a bug about that links to the battle did not work.


May 31 (1.85.0)
— Added and improved the anti-cheat system.
— Added additional emission locations of gold boxes on the maps: Polygon, Sandal, bridge, madness, Iran.
— Added monitoring of the battle (spectator mode for moderators).
— Fixed errors on maps in 2042.


May 24 (1.84.0)
— Fixed a bug that allowed the gun to fire Shaft with maximum damage immediately after the spawn tank.
— Fixed a bug where the forum was not accessible after being unbanned.
— Set up and added more to the anti-cheat system.
— Changed link button 'Other' in the payment section.
— Consultants can no longer be banned for flooding in the chat.
— On the maps of Silence and Silence II fixes and moved drop zone crystal boxes.


May 23 (1.83.0)
— Changed the map preview for the 2042 summer and winter themes.


May 18 (1.82.0)
— Improved the anti-cheat system.
— Tank shadows added to the game.
— Added traces of gun shots of the Smoky gun.
— Added different areas for the falling of the gold box in the following maps:
—— 2042
—— Winter 2042
—— Boombox
—— Boombox winter
—— Garder
—— Winter Garder
—— Sandbox
—— Sandbox winter
—— Silence
—— Winter Silence
—— Silence 2
—— Winter Silence 2
—— Zone
—— Zone winter
— Fixed incorrect behaviour of the slider for selecting the rank-limits when you create a battle.
— Removed the ability to create DM battles for 0 persons.
— Worked on the payment section. Fixed internal links and descriptions.


May 3 (1.79.1)
— Fixed a bug where links to restore and change the password were not working.
— Improved the anti-cheat system


28 April (1.79.0)
— The «Best of May» competition started!
— Increased rank-limit during battle creation for higher ranks.
— Refined the anti-cheat system.


April 26 (1.78.0)
— The logic of the falling of bonus, crystal boxes and gold boxes changed.
— Fixed a bug in the list of battles, when the selection of a new battle became impossible, as the indicator kept changing back to the previous battle.
— Fixed a bug that instead of working links to a battle appeared meaning less #.
— Localized and fixed a memory leak. Now the server will work more reliably.
— Worked on more anti-cheat system settings.


April 19 (1.77.0)
— Started a new campaign: «share the confiscated goods!».
— Added a system that will send important reminders about account security in the chat.
— Removed reference to «Tanki Online 2.0." from the alert that appears when receiving a Double Crystal.
— Fixed the short links in the chat.
— Changed the logic of the rank-limit slider used during battle creation.
— Changed the rank-limits.


April, 12
— When you create a battle, the rank limit is now tied to the creator’s rank.
— The victory conditions selected when creating a battle have been change and the maximum time is 300 minutes, 100 flags and 999 kills.
— Blocked players can now see the reason why they were blocked, when trying to log into the game.


April, 4
— Improved the blocking system of external links in the chat.
— Released a system that blocks the instantaneous delivery of flags.


March, 28
— In the game, hardware acceleration support was added.


March, 7
— Optimized the operation of the system, which blocks the external links in the chat.
— A number of guns had correction of drop damage and projectile force of the impact, depending on the distance to the target.
— Fixed a bug which caused the sight of the Shaft gun could stay on after the release of the lobby.
— Removed the ability to create an artificial delay before firing a Railgun.
— Ricochet again damages when shooting close to the target.
— Work was carried out with the code, which will reduce the number of restarts of game servers during the day.
— The system now supports server checks that do not allow you to create a battle with any rank restrictions.
— Amended in the system of damage accuracy, any damage is now calculated more accurately.
— Added warning message when the Gold Box is being taken.
— Check box «Remember me» on login form is now enabled by default, and stores the selected state.


January, 27
— The level of protection from the use of third-party software in the game has grown considerably.
— The newbies reward for «Creating a battle» has been removed from the game.
— Pressing the «start» button on the site, a new player does not go into the first battle, but to an entrance window, where he will be able to choose between the passage to the first battle, or registration without it.
— In the game we added the winter version of the maps:
—— 2042 Winter
—— Arena Winter
—— Atra Winter
—— Atra II Winter
—— Camp Winter
—— Canyon Winter
—— Courage Winter
—— Deck-9 Winter
—— Duality Winter
—— Farm Winter
—— Garder Winter
—— Gravity Winter
—— Highland Winter
—— Highland II Winter
—— Highways Winter
—— Industrial zone Winter
—— Massacre Winter
—— Noise Winter
—— Novel Winter
—— Opposition Winter
—— Pass Winter
—— Polygon Winter
—— Silence Winter
—— Silence II Winter
—— Stadium Winter
—— Station Winter
—— Subway Winter
—— Valley Winter
—— Wave Winter
—— Zone Winter


2011

October 17
— Amendments made to the «Shaft» gun.


September 23
— The incorrect display of «Shaft» performance in the garage has been fixed. All purchased guns have been removed, and the crystals paid for them refunded.
— A new map was added -«Labyrinth» .
— In the list of tips that appear when loading a game, a new recommendation— «Do not talk.»


September 22
— Shaft gun re-balancing was finished. Previous version of the gun was confiscated from all players who bought it and spent crystals were repaid.
— In new version of the gun we:
—— simplified control;
—— added possibility to shoot without using scope;
—— added possibility to stay in sniper mode as long as you want with fully charged gun;
—— removed black filling in scope mode;
—— visually enhanced the scope;
—— changed boxes and flags displaying in scope mode, now they become semitransparent to simplify aiming.
—— Four new paints added to the Garage: Irbis, Jade, Lead, Needle
—— added new map Highways from MonkeyMagic.


September 9
— We have added «Registration» button to first battle interface. Now new player can register, not finishing the first battle. User still can achieve the first rank and get reward for this during the first fight or in any other battle.
— Password length was limited to 32 symbols.


September 1
— Payments for crystals using Paypal have resumed.
— The cost of all payments through SMS are now include VAT.
— The minimum payment through SMS payment for MTC subscribers has been set at 300 roubles. This change was made by the service provider itself. In the past an error could be experienced when attempting to make a payment less than 300 roubles.
— The ability to make a one symbol password without an e-mail has been excluded.


August 25
— The registration form has been improved. It has become smaller, more convenient — nicer.
— Battle creation has been optimized for newbies, thanks to that fact in such battles there will be more players.
— In the loading screen «TV grid» has been replaced with the game logo.


August 18
— We have changed the formula of user rating calculating. Now it doesn’t count crystals bought for real money. The rating of all users will be recalculated in two days.
— We have simplified the game entering mechanics. Now after clicking the Start button a newcomer enters the battle without registration. There he can meet tankers of Recruit, Private and Gefreiter rank. Such a player automatically gets the nickname RecruitNNNNN, where NNNNN is unique number.
— A player is offered to fill the registration form only after reaching Private rank.
— If you are not a newcomer, but also found yourself in a battle with newbies and with nickname RecruitNNNNN, then click «I have an account» button in the upper part of the game menu. We have created a basic achievement system, which helps newcomers to learn some basic elements of the game. Now you get crystal prizes for such actions, as registration after the first battle, joining the first battle after registration, first buying in the Garage etc.
— We have changed loading indications. Now it looks like the charging mechanism of artillery gun. Also game advices are shown during loading.
— We have simplified the registration form.
— The Tab button now is functional in all fields.
— You need to enter less information to register. Only nickname and password are required.
— The Hall of Fame button was removed from the game menu.
— Every player now can create a no-supply battle without a pass. The creator also can enter this battle without a pass.
— We have improved the WebMoney payment option. Now you can choose the currency and amount of crystals right in the payment section.
— The Shaft gun became visually shorter.
— We have created a special paint for moderators.
— Player notification regarding the Double crystal bonus card was optimized.
— If a player has such a card, he sees an alternative version of the Buy button.
— The sum on the Add button in the Garage is adjusted for Double Crystal.
— Notification about an active Double Crystal bonus card is shown in the payment section.
— The PayPal button is temporary removed from the payment section. We’ll start to take PayPal payments again soon.
— Now you can’t skip the nick checking procedure.
— The respawn was fixed in the blue team on Noise map.
— The wall bug was fixed on Scope map.
— The Paints «Champion» (for Clan Tournament winners) and Acid (for TOF winners) were given protection against the Shaft.
— Now you can’t shoot from under the bridge right through the slope of the bridge.
— We have finished work on the German version of Tanki Online. Get ready to meet German players soon!


July 19
— Secret Gold Box event launched.
— Debug mode turned off


June 29
— Shaft gun went on sale!
— Daily gift from now on are given to players from the first rank.
— We have created payment form for Chronopay payment system.
— A problem with Sandbox map was fixed. Newbie and veteran alike now can create battle on this map.
— Battle found sharing was fixed for those cases, when the first and the second winners have the same amount of points.
— Bug at Esplanade map, resulted in tank sticking, was fixed.


May 26
— We have added three new paints with turret protection effect to the Garage. They are Inferno, Emerald and Zeus.
— We have added «re:" command to the chat. If you type «re:" (Without quotes) and space, nickname of the last person who wrote you appears in the text field.
— Text in the header of payment section was rewritten.
— EasyPay button was removed from payment section.

May 23
— Now you can use Q and E keys as well as PgUp/PgDown for camera control.
— Freeze shooting effect was visually modified.
— We have added new maps: Atra II and Rift by Flanagun.


April, 21
— Now you can’t take the flag lying under the bridge while you are on the bridge.
— We have connected Gate2Shop payment system for VISA cards. Now you can make payments all over the world.
— Maximal amount of players in Massacre map increased from 3 per team in team matches and 6 in Deathmatch to 5 per team and 10 respectively.
— After temporary outage in-game news alert was turned on again.


April, 11
— New version of «Madness» map in space style and with the gravity close to zero.
— We have added an in-game alert about fresh news.
— Minor changes in registration form.


March, 31
— We have fixed problem with Paysafecard payment cards.
— We have updated Courage map. Walls were put away, platforms became wider.


March, 23
— New registration form.


March, 21
— We have realized sources storage in local SharedObject of Flash Player. It allows us to abandon browser caching system, which is not very reliable. For example, sources could disappear from browser cache because of its limited size. Now sources are downloaded from the server only if they were changed. It can drastically reduce time of game loading.


March, 4
— We have enhanced Anti-cheat system.
— We have installed special billboards, added Holiday paint to the Garage and replaced flags with the bouquets in CTF mode in honour of International Women’s Day, which is celebrated on the 8th of March.
— We have corrected the Nitro effect for the frozen tank. Now you will be better able to feel this effect.
— Four new servers are launched.


February, 22
— A problem with the «Add More» button has been fixed.
— A problem with the preview picture in the message concerning new hull-buying has been fixed.
— We have added a special holiday paint in honour of Defender of the Fatherland.
— We have installed holiday billboards.
— From now on every first-time crystal buyer will receive an additional 100 crystals as a bonus.


February, 17
— We initiated rank limit for forum authorization. Now tankman gathered less than 500 points in the game can not post messages at the forum. However he can freely read others posts.
— Registration and authorization system in the game was optimized.


February, 15
— We connected new emitter for collecting VISA/MasterCard payments — Uniteller.
— We changed PayPal aggregator. Now we accept PayPal payments through OnlineDengi.
— Unique gun Smoky XT became more powerful. Now it makes not 16–36 but 26–46 damage points. Also we increased the power of a blow of Smoky XT’s shell to 2.2.
— We fixed «Double crystal» bonus card overview. Now it includes the following info: bonus crystals are not taken into account in referral transfers, in transition to Tanki Online 2.0 they will be counted like ordinary crystals but not like bought ones.


February, 11
— We’ve added new item in your daily presents — the «Double Crystal» discount card. This card allows you to get double your money’s worth for crystals.
— You’ll notice holiday billboards and seasonally themed paint in honour of St. Valentine’s Day.
— We’ve optimized a bit and have lowered the risk annoying of lags even more.
— The server restart schedule has been changed. Servers 1–7 will restart at 15:00 (UTC +3) with evacuation to servers 8–12.
— We’ve redesigned the «Buy» button, giving it a fresh look.
— The Chronopay payment system has been temporarily turned off. Our aggregator no longer works with Chornopay, but we are in the process of establishing a direct relationship with Chronopay.
— We’ve eliminated the error in the Izidia shooting effect.
— We’ve enhanced the droplist in battle creation.
— We’ve solved the problem that occurred when a players would gain 1,000,000 points during a battle, but would not achieve the Marshall rank until they re-entered the battle.
— We’ve also solved the problem of when supply icons blinking even after the effect of the supply was over.


February, 3
— One of the errors causing the appearance of so-called «invisibles» has been eliminated
— All New Year’s decorations including, Christmas trees (which had replaced flags), holiday parachutes, wrapped presents, and holiday-themed billboards have been removed.
— An error that made it possible to make infinite use of supplies has been eliminated.
— The shopping cart icon used for entering payment section has been replaced with a «Buy» button.
— The garage has been optimized through the use of progressive loading. Upon entering the garage only visible items are loaded, allowing for faster entry. All other information will be loaded when players scroll through item lists.
— We have launched a notification system that notifies players the moment they achieve a new rank. The message is displayed during battle.
— We have also launched an alert system, informing players about new items available for purchase in the Garage. A message displaying the icons of these items will appear when a players receives a new rank and leaves battle or enters the game. Click on the icon guides to the description of the item in the Garage.


February, 1
— Overloaded database, caused game instability, was modified. Now all player’s achievements are not only saved but also stored through Redis. This solves a lot of issues. Due to this update search logic in the Hall of Fame is temporarily changed. To find user, you should type his full nickname, not part of it.


January, 28
— Problem with missing letter for e-mail (password) change was solved.
— Problem with inability to enter private battle through the link was solved.
— Problem with referral links malfunction was solved.
— Winter versions of Barda, Berlin, Boombox II, Brest II and Island maps are active again.


January, 26
— Battle creation form was modified:
—— droplist became longer;
—— now there is search by first letter in the map’s name;
—— the last chosen map is saved in memory.
— Tanks, whose sources weren't completely loaded, are marked with grey color in battle statistics (press «Tab» to call it). This helps to solve problem of incomplete sources loading and resists to so-called «invisibles».
— Error in CTF mode, caused some lags, was eliminated.
— Error messages are more detailed now. This helps find and solve problems more promptly.
— Hash for server entering without password during evacuation and hash for permanent server entering without password are differ now. It increases protection level of the game.


January, 18
— Button for bonus administrating in No-Supplies battles was restored. Players, who bought No-Supplies battles pass in the period when the button was absent, got their crystals back.
— Loader picture was changed.
— Payments check system now sends letters to users from general tech support e-mail address help@tankionline.com. It means you can contact technical support team to get info about your request just by answering received e-mail.


January, 2
— Protection system from hash pickup was enhanced. Generating algorithm was changed, time between trials to enter by hash was increased. Besides, all tankers entering the game will get new hash automatically.


January, 1
— New maps: «Courage» by Flanagun and «Valley» by 123egor
— Winter came to maps «Combe», «Island», «Ping-Pong», «Wolfenstein» and «Fort Knox»
— Payment bug report system was upgraded. Now when player sends payment bug report, system automatically checks if this payment was successful or not. If it was, player receives confirmation letter. If it wasn’t, tech support team automatically gets task and player receives a letter about that. Note: if player made a few identical payments, it is necessary to specify that in payment bug report form.


2010

December, 27
— To enhance the level of protection we added CAPTCHA to the registration form
— Speed hack protection system was upgraded
— Anti-cheat system in general was upgraded too
— Bug-report form for SMS-payments was enhanced
— Hints for newbies now stay on the screen for several first battles — it makes knowing of Tanki Online much easier


December, 21
— TDM and CTF modes were added to Fort Knox III
— Map «Old Silence» was added to the game


December, 14
— Warning about long first loading in loader.
— Old winter props where upgraded.
— Problem with password recovery was solved.
— The principle of sport battles creation was enhanced. Now if somebody tries to launch no-supply battle without flag, kill or time limit, «Start» button is blocked.
— Anti-flood was connected with registration form and nick checking system.
— Link for password and e-mail changing now works only oncev— it allows to avoid errors.
— Problem with «grey screen» was solved partially.
— Meter of online activity was upgraded so now it shows amount of users in the chat more precisely.
— Stats for long battles (with fund not less than 200 crystals) now are uploaded to file. It allows to save information about fund of battle. Attention! Could be differences in figures as far as stats are saved every minute but not every second.


October, 21
— Updates on the map «Garder» from Nobius


October, 19
— Updates on the map «Camp» from Figishe


October, 18
— Tank is no longer a barrier for Freeze or Firebird streams.
— If you were forcibly disconnected from server you can not connect to this server for 5 minutes. But you can connect to any other server immediately.
— «Phantom» problem is solved. Earlier, if user disconnected during loading he became so called «phantom». He was in the list of battle but he wasn’t in the game.
— Added alternate camera behaviour which slightly improves view under low ceilings by pitching camera up. To turn on the mode check «Alternate camera behaviour» option in the settings dialog.
— Now if player gets automatic ban for flood his chat history is cleared.


October, 5
— Solved the problem which led to unfreezing starting simultaneously with freezing. Now unfreezing starts right after it.


October, 4
— Freezes were taken away from your garages, crystals have been returned.
— Updates of map «Madness».


October, 1
— Increase of freezing speed. Freezes will be returned within 3 days after the release.
— Updates on the map «Silence» from Figishe


September, 29
— Setting of mip-mapping turn-on(off) function, which will bring down picture quality, but will raise performance and reduce the use of working memory. View the demo with mip-mapping function here (use Space to turn on/off).
— Eliminated vulnerabilities which led to the following problems: destroyed or invisible tank which could shoot and move.


September, 27
— «Hall of Fame " was transported to a separate server. This improvement solved the problem with uneven achievement changes in hall of fame, raised game servers' performance and speeded servers' restarts greatly, but there will be a delay with rate upgrade (up to 15 minutes).
— Now the size of activated and gathered first-aid kits is summed up.
— Eliminated vulnerabilities which led to the following troubles: supplies' re-use; tanks' acceleration.


August 26
— We have made traffic encryption. Cheat users are detected. They will be fined to 25% of all achievements, crystals on the account and stuff in the garage.
— Client side of the game was optimized to solve some problems with game performance.
— New coats (Taiga, Cedar, Clay, Sandstone, Rock, Prodigi).
— Ricochet was rebalanced. All early bought Ricochets put out from the garages and crystals for them returned.
— Freeze was rebalanced. Now Freeze damages victim from the beginning and freezes it at the same time.
— Chat was split in Russian and English versions.
— New function in the chat: deleting chat history by player’s nickname.
— The problem with cutting off hanged up players is solved.
— The mass and dynamics of Hornet M3 was restored.
— The problem with tanks bounding during collisions was solved.
— Isida aiming priority was changed. If ally has full health Isida doesn't detect it as an aim.
— Time checking system for resource loading was added. If resources can not be loaded for certain time the loading will be started from the beginning.
— Bonus medkit value is changed. Now the medkit found during battle heals 50% of hull HP.
— Appearance of different Freeze modifications now differs.
— The problem of displaying previews which don’t correspond to maps was solved.
— Now the size of explosion depends on the size of tank.


July 30
— CTF mode for Ping-pong map was added
— New maps: Opposition from Hans_Rose, Madness from Flanagun
— Sound of explosion was changed


July 29
— New coats including coats with resists to different guns (another pack of coats will arrive soon)
— New principle of medkit functioning
— Flag indication is back but text now gradually become transparent and disappear
— New effect and sound of explosion
— Isida action is corrected (sometimes it didn’t heal or didn’t damage the target)
— Aiming algorithm is changed, enemy flag bearer has maximal priority
— Speed of unfreezing with Firebird depends on Firebird' modification
— Speed of Freezing enemy with Freeze depends on Freeze' modification
— Ricochet modifications now differ from each other visually
— Shot effects of different modifications of Freeze and Ricochet differ from each other visually
— Banned player now see not only the time of ban but also the reason for ban
— When you change password or e-mail through special form the link for password recovery (hash) is changed too


July 15
— Time of unfreezing reduced twofold.


July 13
— These problems were successfully solved:
—— if game loading was interrupted player didn’t get a gift;
—— anti-foul language system reacted to the links of battles with «eb» in the name;
—— critical errors in the battles;
—— clickable battle links containing «?rnd=…" didn’t work;
—— search system cleared valid search results;
—— click to the battle link from the Garage or Hall of Fame opened information about other battle.


July 10
— We have made server optimization to reduce the amount of lags.


July 8
— There are two new guns: Freeze and Ricochet.
— Each hull now has its own weight.
— Links for the battles in chat channel are clickable now. When you click the link you see the list of battles and information about them.
— There are new maps: Farm and Noise from Nobius; Massacre and Ping Pong from A_Creature; Atra (idea from JlEHb) and Station from Flanagun.
— We’ve changed flags indication in battles. Written messages from the center of the screen were taken away. Now all informative symbols are allocated in the bottom right corner.
— Different modifications of Hornet, Viking and Mammoth have different appearance now.
— In the Hall of Fame we’ve improved search system based on player’s nickname. Now a few letters from the nick in the search line disappear if there are not any similarities with search request.
— All links in the chat channel are clickable now but when you are trying to proceed the link which is not marked as trusted you get warning.
— We have made server optimization to reduce the amount of lags.
— We have changed terminology. The word «Kill» was replaced by «Destroy», «Died» by «Lost», «Suicided» by «Selfdestructed».
— The problem of e-mail changing when the e-mail wasn’t specified during registration was solved.
— Twins charges geometry was experimentally reduced. These charges don’t cling to objects now.
— E-mails in the chat channel now look like links. Click to the link automatically launches your default e-mail client.
— We’ve launched bad language checking system for names of battles.
— Evacuation system was improved. Battles migrate to other server gradually not overloading receiving server with great amount of players at a time.
— Hornet M1 hull price cut to 1350 crystals.


June, 4
— New gift system. Now you can find one of three different presents in the daily bonus. It can be supplies (1 or 2), crystals or one day no-supplies battles pass. Players get the gifts starting from the third rank only.
— We took away buttons PayPal (temporarily), LiqPay (temporarily), EasyPay and RBK Money from payment section.
— We added Prepaid Cards subsection in the payment section. Payments through Wallie, Paysafecard, Rixty and CashU are now supported.
— Banned player now gets information about the period of his ban right in the chat. Nobody beside him can see this message.
— From now on the chat is open for players with the private and higher ranks.
— We have solved the problem with invisible tanks.
— There are drop points for golden crates in every map now.
— Different Dictator modifications have different appearances now.
— Each Isida modification got its own shooting effect color.
— The problem with e-mail confirmation has been successfully resolved.
— We launched the second part of the account protection system. If you specified an e-mail in your account you will see the button «Change e-mail and password» instead of standard form for e-mail and password changing. When you click this button you get the e-mail with the link forwarding you to the page with the form for e-mail and password changing. If you didn’t specify an e-mail you can make changes right in the Settings menu without confirmation.
— Now you can enter no-supplies battle for one-time payment in the amount of 50 crystals.
— One month no-supplies battles pass price cut. Now it costs 500 crystals only.
— There are new maps: 2042 by GT-Razer, Island by Figishe, Combe by Figishe, Desert by Figishe, Gravity by M0ONL1ght, Pass by Figishe, Deck-9 by M0ONL1ght, Canyon by M0ONL1ght, Polygon by Figishe and Plato by Figishe.


May, 21
— Now a nick is checked against prohibited words during registration;
— Public command #feedback added — it is a switch to the system of ideas and suggestions feedback.tankionline.com;
— Hash is changed with password change now;
— Anti-foul language system doesn’t ban users anymore. It replaces forbidden words to symbols *** now;
— New system of evacuation implemented: now the battle will switch to another server with all the players in it during restart;
— Changed one of alternative buttons — (similar to Del), now Ctrl+ is the analog of Del;
— Candidate moderators can give 5-minute bans now.


May,8
— Fixed a bug in the 3D engine, which led to a critical error in the battle.


May,1
— Sound of shot of Thunder is 30% quieter now.
— Sound of shot of Twins is 20% quieter now.
— There is no ban for links to battles containing single letter many times (like fffffffffffff).


April,27
— Mammoth — a new armour available.
— A limit for players amount on Zone — 12 players.


April, 24
— Hornet — a new armour is available.
— Different appearance for grades of Titan.


April, 23
— Thunder — a new weapon is available.
— Viking — a new armour is available.
— Private battles link problem has been fixed
— Different appearance for grades of Smoky, Wasp and Isida
— Different effect of shots for grades of Smoky
— New priorities for Isida. The highest priority for healing damaged teammate, middle priority for enemy and the lowest priority for «healthy» teammate.
— Alternative keys for some actions: Del, PgUp ], PgDown [.
— New chat command available for all players #updates — link to «Patch Notes / Updates».
— New maps: Промзона/Industrial Zone by GT-Razer, Зона / Zone by M0ONL1ght, Тишина / Silence by Figishe
— All players will be moved to another server when restart is launched.
— Duration of banning generated by bot is reduced to day.
— Minor changes in armours specs (Wasp М2, Hunter М1, Hunter М2, Titan М3, Dictator М1).
— Minor changes in Smoky M2 specs.
— Titan М3 costs 900 crystals now.


April, 1
— Second stage of server optimization has been finished. Lags were greatly reduced. Lags are network latencies during which tanks switch positions, bonuses and flags are taken with delay.
— Purchase or improvement requires confirmation now.
— Order #levels renamed into #ranks.
— Added public order #forum — switch to forum.
— Fixed bugs with password and E-mail change in settings.
— Now bonus crystals for invited friends can be viewed on «Invitation statistics» button.
— Fixed bug with crystals receiving for invited friends. They will be accounted today.


March, 30
— First stage of server optimization has been finished. Lags should reduce. Lags are network latencies during which tanks switch positions, bonuses and flags are taken with delay.


March, 19
— Now the distance between a flag carrier and the base is taken into account during crystal calculation for flag return in CTF.
— Now bug report can be sent by testers only. If you have a problem with payment, fill in the form and send a message from payment section. All other problems and questions are discussed at forum.
— Now Firebird and Hunter modifications look differently.
— Now Firebird modifications have different colour of the fire.
— Coats were rebalanced (Swamp + 2% from Twins (total 15%); Safari + 5% from Smoky; Dragon + 5% from Isida; Roger + 5% from Railgun; Jaguar — 10% from Firebird, но +5% from Railgun and +5% from Isida; Electra +5% from Railgun).
— Added new map with new props Novel.
— Maps which used to be available to low ranks are now available for higher ones also: Boombox II, Sandal II and Short Bridge II.
— New orders appeared (#levels — switch to forum topic «Ranks», #clans — switch to forum thread «Clans»).


March, 10
— Experimentally reduced points for Isida cure. Coefficient was reduced from 2 to 1,5. Experiment will last for a week.


March, 5
— Button «Improve» is placed next to «Set» in the Garage.
— Every modification of turrets and shells is described now in a special table which is placed in the Garage.
— Fixed bugs in Firebird and Isida: Firebird had greater damage effect than it had to, Isida had less damage effect than it had to. Now similar modifications of Firebird and Isida have equal damage effect in full charge.
— Fixed bug when Firebird effect during shoot while moving was displayed incorrectly. There used to be very long flame while moving backwards and very short one — while moving forward.
— Abolished passes — Double Score. All the players who purchased the pass during making changes on server will get their crystals back.
— A new pass was added — Score multiplier pass: multiplies all received points by 25%, lifetime — one month.
— A new pass was added — No-supplies battle: enables you to create and enter no-supplies battles, lifetime — one month.
— Modifications of Railgun and Twins look differently now.
— Now the Mine is included in everyday present.


February, 10
— Added new consumable — mine. View details in FAQ.
— Done effects visualization. View details in FAQ.
— Changed visualization of consumable blocking time after usage (cooldown).
— Improved automatic anti-foul language system: now the chat knows 1 300 000 Russian words. If you do not misspell the words, false responses will be rare.
— Improved registration form — added check-up of nick availability (after you enter the needed nick and are inactive in entry field for two seconds or switching to password entry field, the nick is checked and next to it you see a tick or a red cross).
— Now you get twice as much points for curing the tanker who carries a flag.
— Summer is back! All the maps now have pleasant green landscape.
— Maps Fort Knox and Wolfenstein are back.
— Added new map Chernobyl from Duke 2.0
— Lessened lobby loading time due to reduction of loaded maps preview, now they load when needed.
— Now every modification of Smoky, Firebird, Twins and Railgun has own graphic effect.
— Now you can use alternative payment system for VISA/MasterCard in payment section.
— Solved bug when points were not accounted when you kill Isida owner or a patient during cure.


January, 22
— Finally accepted modification of Twins: vertical angle of aiming increased greatly (two degrees up, one down), lowered speed of bullets, finally accepted damage
— Introduced paid battles with no consumables.
— Fixed bug when a consumable timer is stopped up after getting bonus.
— Karma was introduced in Chat: if you misbehaved, the chat remembers it and takes into account when giving automatic ban, but soon forgets about misbehaviour.
— All newcomers will appear in the battle at once without entering game menu.
— Now you can invite friends to the game through email.
— Payment systems Yandex. Dengi and Webmoney were moved to another payment aggregator (2Pay). But you still can pay through the former aggregator (OnlineDengi).
— Now if you, for some reason, lost connection with the game (being in the battle), you can return without loosing your achievements. Time to return into the battle — 2 minutes.
— Changed algorithm of anti-foul language system. Within some period of time there can be false responses, since we’re perfecting the system. If you have examples of false responses please send them to help@tankionline.com
— Changed algorithm of anti-flood system, now anti-flood follows typing of similar symbols in a row in one message.
— Flags finally have taken their stand.
— Fixed bug of mismatch between number of players in the battle list and battle info (9/11).
— Changed the sound of Twins shooting.


January, 16
— Experimental changes in the Twins gun: the vertical angle for automatic targeting is now increased (3 degrees upwards, 3 downwards), speed of flight of the individual shells is lowered.


January, 14
— Eliminated a vulnerability that allowed to increase the speed in battles (aka speed hack). Now if you somehow speed up the tank, you’ll be automatically kicked from the battle.


January, 12
— Twins is experimentally strengthened for one week. You can discuss the current stats and post your impressions/suggestions here
— The referral banned display problem is now solved.


2009

December, 31
— It’s the New Year’s eve, and all the guns have gone crazy!


December, 30
— Fixed an issue with Isida’s healing action. Previously, healing was done in percent and not in HP.
— Added an option to enable/disable the battle chat. If the combat chat is turned off, messages will not be displayed. However, you may press enter to view all the messages you missed as well as to write one yourself.


December, 29
— Changed aggregator of payment terminals. Now we receive payments through terminals in four countries
— Redesigned section for crystal purchasing
— Improved ban system
— Added new SMS-payment aggregator. Now we receive payments in 67 countries


December, 25
— Fixed bug with automatic naming of battle creation
— Changed #plans, #faq и #rules considering new forum
— Improved shadows under buildings on the snow
— Links to new forum are automatically changed into clickable ones
— Changed tree-flag design


December, 23
— Winter came to all the maps
— Flags were temporarily turned into fir-trees
— Introduced system of automatic change of capital letters into lowercase ones
— Fixed bug of damaging through walls with the help of Firebird
— The principle of pause mode has been changed. The pause mode is activated by pressing P or Pause button. If a tank has been destroyed while pause is active, the tank doesn’t spawn until the pause mode is disabled. In the beginning of a new round all tanks are spawned regardless of active pause.
— In Chat when entering #plans appears conversion into clickable link to the corresponding Forum thread. in Chat #plans is displayed as Задачи и планы разработчиков in Russian localization and Developers’ missions and plans in English one
— Maps Wolfenstein and Fort Knox were temporarily disconnected to be prepared for winter


December, 18
— In Chat when entering #faq or #rules appears conversion into clickable link to the corresponding Forum thread. In Chat #faq is displayed as FAQ for Russian and English localization, and #rules is displayed as Правила in Russian localization and Rules in the English one
— In Chat the links to the forum are clickable
— Own tank doesn’t have now nick and rank indication next to health/charge indication stripes
— Fixed bug of single-use items use of a tank in inactive (translucent) mode
— Fixed bug of First Aid single use when having full health
— Added new maps: Cross from eras, Skylark from DJ_Efreitor, Wolfenstain from GrUm, Fort Knox from GrUm, Bobruisk from DJ_Efreitor.
— Improved checking of items use frequency


December, 11
— Now in battles with bigger funds a golden box with 100 crystals instead of 1000 crystals appears
— Hall of fame is functioning again
— Improved system of automatic monitoring of foul language in chat
— Network acceleration, now the servers can be used by larger number of tankers
— Changed Nitro icon in the battle


December, 3
— Added three maps: Serpuhov from DukePlatinum, Siege from Stefman, Short Bridge from eras
— The pause was added to the game, now during respown you don’t leave transparent mode until you start being active. The pause is limited by autokick for inactivity (5 minutes)
— Plasma spheres were visually reduced
— The colour of the sky is now blue-grey
— Now a golden box with 1000 crystals can appear in battles with bigger funds

November, 12
— Changed design of Nitro item
— Increased screenshot size when sending bugs through bugtracker, now full-screen screenshot is sent
— Fixed bug with missing of upper menu after sending bug through bug tracker


November, 3
— Corrected damage dispersal range of all the weapons


October, 27
— Adopted improved 3D engine. Your FPS will become higher
— Fixed bug when the player could enter CTF battle with complete team


October, 16
— Adopted Russian localization
— Now in the Garage you can purchase «DoubleScore» which will double your points. Lifetime — 6 or 72 hours from the moment of purchasing
— Alterations in CTF mode: for returning the flag you’ll be granted with extra points, for flag-carrier destruction your score will be doubled
— Improved antiflood system
— Fear Machine renamed to Railgun
— Changed payment aggregator for VISA/MasterCard. Now we take payments from all over the world
— Present delivery is done when the date changes but not from the moment of entering the game
— Started voting for RuNet award, we invite you to support our project, voting link is available in the info window of present delivery
— Added new map Lost Temple from GrUm
— Added new map Dusseldorf from Avokado
— Added new map Duel from Stefman
— Added new map Magistral from DukePlatinum


October, 14
— Isida damage returned to previous position, self-healing switched off


October, 10
— Isida damage and self-healing lowered to 20%


October, 9
— Now payment through Web Money allows entering five-place number of crystals
— Any method of payment allows using your nick
— Double Damage renamed to Double Power because of the new gun Isida. Now it doesn’t matter what gun you use — Double Power will reinforce any gun.


October, 8
— Now players receive presents (several single-use items) every day
— Fixed bug with suction boxes on Monte Carlo
— Changed function of payment through SMS. Now the message should contain the text «BTL+nick»


October, 5
— Added new map Osa from DukePlatinum


October, 2
— Decreased recoil force while shooting with Twins and Fear Machine, to compensate the new aiming system
— Decreased wealth weight in rate formula, possible shifts in Hall of Fame
— Isida now can use self-healing if you shoot free


October, 1
— According to the results of the contest, added new colour which gives protection from various guns
— Added map Sandal (for beginners)
— Changed map Monte Carlo (earlier Deathtrack with red background)
— Added map Deathtrack (totally new)


September, 28
— Added new weapon. Code name — Isida, cures friends and exhausts enemies (at the same time restores own tank).
— Rewrote server part, now there shouldn’t be any lags and the server should sustain about 2000 players (buzzes possible — fixing in process)
— Changed physics of barriers (breaks in walls can be shot through)
— Added opportunity to throw away flag with the help of «F» key. The flag is thrown to where the tank is situated. Besides within 5 minutes the tank cannot pick up the flag again
— Changed camera actions. Excluded camera falling into the tank, saved acceptable view in case of close barriers
— Changed maximum number of players (20) on map Berlin
— Changed Railgun aiming system — hits through dead tanks if the shot is profitable
— Corrected Fear Machine design
— Changed points of flag fastening to weapons
— Added new backgrounds to maps
— Fixed passage from the back of bridges
— Added CTF mode on the map Red Alert
— Fixed bug with mode buttons in creating the battle
— Fixed bug with respawn on map Brest
— Fixed bug in private battle auto-choice


September, 8
— Added possibility to create private battles
— Added possibility to buy any number of items pressing «Buy» button
— Added flag indicators on bases in CTF mode
— Added map Boombox
— Added map from DukePlatinum: Berlin
— Lessened memory use on the client
— Fixed different bugs on the client
— Various alterations on maps


September, 2
— Experimentally added possibility of payment through Paypal
— Map Ergach renamed to Kolhoz
— Altered bug of messages highlight in chat
— Corrected texture inequality in modders' maps, updated picture of map Brest


September, 1
— Added map from DukePlatinum: Solikamsk
— Added map from ZeRUS: Ergach (will be renamed to Kolhoz)
— CTF mode is available for all maps
— Changed format of messages about flags (user’s name is indicated) in CTF
— Altered repeated activation of single-use items
— Altered bug leading to spontaneous shot after respawn
— Altered incorrect blinking of limited score indicator in the battle
— Altered incorrect function of «Inverse turn controls» flag
— Various alterations on maps