Skip to main content
  1. Tech
  2. Games
  3. PC Games

War Thunder introduces research points

See also

Gaijin Entertainment changed the way War Thunder players receive experience in the last several patches. Before the change, players received overall experience and experience for a the nation they represented when they engaged in aerial battles. Now, players earn research points to advance to the next tier.

Pilots receive research points for shooting enemy units, destroying enemy ground vehicles, destroying enemy ships, and downing enemy planes. Research points replace experience points, although they serve the same function. Players still receive overall experience that determines their overall level.

Although the change makes sense, other aspects of the game remain a mystery to the players. The still mysterious aspects include how the ground and aircraft crew receive experience. These rewards seem to be connected to the pilot’s flight time and activity in a particular airplane.

While these changes are exciting, War Thunder players await the introduction of live ground and naval battles. Players can participate in the combined battles on the test server, but Gaijin Entertainment works to make the game as bug free as possible.

Advertisement

Don't Miss

  • Unity
    'Assassin's Creed Unity' preview: Ubisoft comes home to its urban origins
    Games Preview
  • Smart vending machine
    This smart vending machine will recommend drinks for you based on your gender and age
    Video
    Tech Buzz
  • Destiny
    The 'Destiny' beta: 7 things we absolutely love about Bungie's new franchise
    Games Feature
  • Wi-Fi
    Find out how to stretch your Wi-Fi signal where it has never gone before
    Tech Tips
  • Unity Exclusive
    'Assassin's Creed Unity' exclusive: Tell the world, 'I'm coming home'
    Games Interview
  • Gamer ghost
    Gamer finds and plays with ghost of deceased father on a classic game
    Video
    Headlines

Related Videos: