When you're trying to track down concealed ground targets in the dense jungle, sometimes you need something more maneuverable than a jet or even prop fighter or bomber. That's where helicopters come in, and Gaijin Entertainment will be introducing the well-armed whirlybirds in the next major update for War Thunder.
In Update 1.81, players will be able to pilot combat helicopters for use in combined-arms battles in all difficulty modes once they've unlocked Rank V vehicles for the United States or Soviet Union. Later, specialized helicopter vs. helicopter battles will become available. 'Copters are described as being effective versus ground targets but vulnerable if they hang around and hover too close to the ground.
Learn more about helicopters in War Thunder here.
About the Author
Jason Winter is a veteran gaming journalist, he brings a wide range of experience to MMOBomb, including two years with Beckett Media where he served as the editor of the leading gaming magazine Massive Online Gamer. He has also written professionally for several gaming websites.
Penny Arcade's Acquisitions Incorporated Gets Their Own Neverwinter Module
Neverwinter's been pretty serious lately, what with cursed lands and scary castles and all.By QuintLyn Bowers - 4 years ago
You May Enjoy
NetEase Tears Down Local Orc Statue And Posts A Spicy Response To Blizzard On Ending Licensing Agreement
The dismantling of the Orc statue was live streamed with around 30,000 people watching.By Anthony Jones - 1 week ago
New ArcheAge: Unchained Fresh Start Server Will Ease Gear Progression, Tweak Boosting, And Increase Item Drop Rate
The developers stated the server will include many improvements based on community feedback.By Anthony Jones - 1 day ago
New World’s Latest Forged In Aeternum Video Confirms No Hippos In 2023 And Answers Other Player Questions
We don’t know who the hippo fan is, but they’re bound to be disappointed.By QuintLyn Bowers - 1 week ago
Destiny 2 Player’s Character Was Mysteriously Wiped From Existence And Needed The Bungie Team To Get The Titan Back
Don’t worry, this appears to be an isolated incident and hopefully won’t happen again.By Aspen Pash - 1 week ago
WoW Classic Update Kicks Off Second Phase Of Wrath Of The Lich King
Ulduar received a lot of love.By QuintLyn Bowers - 1 week ago
Because It Just Screams “The Year Of The Rabbit” Hellbugs Return In Rift’s Lunar New Year Event
There’s a reskinned companion.By QuintLyn Bowers - 1 week ago