December 24, 2013 — Wargaming announced the launch of Update 8.10 for World of Tanks in Europe, Asia, and North America. Chinese and Vietnamese virtual tankmen will be able to try out new content and features on December 26, while Korean players will get it on December 27.
8.10 extended the game roster with 14 Japanese armored vehicles, including 4 light tanks, topped with the Type 5 Ke-Ho, and 9 medium machines, headed by the top-tier STB-1, along with the Type 3 Chi-Nu Kai premium medium tank.
The update also enriched the Soviet tech tree with two new machines—the Tier 9 Object 430 Variant II and the Tier 10 Object 430 medium tanks.
Along with Japanese and Soviet chariots, 8.10 introduced a brand new battle arena—Hidden Village.