Premium tanks are single-configuration tanks that are located outside of their nations' tech trees. All premium tanks come with Elite status and require no module research. Most premium tanks benefit from greater credit income than regular tanks. This credit bonus increases with the tiers, which makes standard tier VIII premiums the most profitable tanks available to all players in the game. Many players regularly play tier VIII or other premiums to earn the credits necessary to pay for new tanks, modules, equipment, etc.
Many such as the IS-6 or Valentine II perform less well than regular tanks of their tier, and thus have preferential matchmaking which prevents them from facing vehicles of a much higher tier.
World of tanks premium preferential matchmaking
Generally, most premium tanks fall somewhere between stock and fully upgraded vehicles of their tier. Many premium tanks such as the T34 and Type 64 get standard matchmaking and are expected to perform equally as well as corresponding tanks of their tier. Premium tanks' gold values are displayed on their respective pages.
A premium tank's credit value is equal to its gold value times Tanks displayed below with a gold icon next to their name are available for purchase either in-game or in the gift shop. Tanks with a blue star next to their name are gift tanks, tanks removed from the store, or any other tank that is in the game but not otherwise available for purchase in most cases.WOT - Preferential Premium Changes - World of Tanks
Some of these tanks appear in gift shop bundles from time to time, and others are available through other purchase methods see specific articles for details. View Source View history. T25 Pilot Number 1. FCM 36 Pak AMX 13 57 GF. AMX Chasseur de chars. AMX Canon d'assaut AMX 50 Foch Type 3 Chi-Nu Kai. We will give more information when we have it in a separate article.
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World of Tanks Supertest: Preferential MM Tanks Changes
Failed to log in. Tanks with preferential status are likely to get matched into two- or one-tier battles, where their status combined with combat parameters does more harm than good.
Improve the experience for preferential tanks while keeping the preferential matchmaking parameter and their unique characteristics intact. All-around vehicle rebalances on a tank-by-tank basis combined with matchmaker rule revision. Matchmaker rules revision is designed to better the experience for them, too. Improve aiming time from 2. Increase penetration from to mm for the standard shell and from to mm for the Premium shell Increased penetration value, improved gun handling parameters.
Minor improvements to turret armoring. The vehicle remains a multi-purpose HT. Improve aiming time from 3.
Improve the specific power from Kept and improved the role of a dynamic HT; increased battle performance. Increase the penetration value of the standard shell from to mm Overall improvement of the technical characteristics. Increase the penetration value of the standard shell from to mm Minor improvement of the vehicle that does not require major adjustments. Increase dynamics and specific power from 14 to Overall improvement of the technical characteristics.
Improved gun handling parameters. Increase the penetration value of the standard shell from to mm Players feel rather negative about this vehicle. Increase damage per minute from 1, to 1, Increase dynamics and specific power from 9. Increase the penetration value of the standard shell from to mm The worst vehicle on the list in terms of statistics.
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