World of Tanks is NOT Rigged

279(e) is not OP, and seeing it on the other team 80% of the time is normal
  1. War Gaming (WG) has collected some amazing statistics on you and your game play in World of Tanks. For example: how many trees you have knocked down in the game. Think about that fact for a minute — that is truly amazing. But I’m sure WG has not collected any statistics on your spending habits, like how much gold you buy, what you spend your gold and credits on, etc.
    Virtually 100% of established companies use some form of data-mining to better understand their customers. Every company executive knows that if they can understand and influence their customers even a little bit, it can mean more profits. But WG does not have company executives, only programmers, and even if they have some executives they aren’t the type to care about profits, and would not use this information to influence players to spend more.
  2. WoT is not a pay to win game. Buying premium tanks (e.g. Object 274a), using gold ammo, paying for improved crew training, paying to convert experience to avoid stock tanks, and paying for improved modules does not improve your win rate or gaming experience. Nor does money benefit WG in any way, so obviously they would not do that.
  3. 25% RNG on all three of aim, penetration and damage is necessary and understandable. 25% (times 3) RNG is not enough to hide rigging of games. Not possible. Very carefully mathematically calculating penetration, and then throwing in 25% RNG makes perfect sense.
  4. WG unintentionally releases OP tanks because they don’t think, it isn’t on purpose. E.g. when the Object 268 Version 4 was released everyone immediately knew it was OP and broken— except for WG. They had no idea. It took them an entire year to notice and fix it. Encouraging players to buy/work up to OP tanks, even if they use gold, doesn’t benefit WG’s profits in any way. If it did benefit WG, they would routinely be releasing better tanks, which they obviously do not do.
  5. Virtually every big corporation you can name from BMW to Nestle to Deutsche Bank to Exxon to Google to Facebook to Boeing to Electronic Arts (can’t name them all — the list is too long!) has been fined for breaking the law. Unethical behavior is even more common. But War Gaming is not like the rest and would never do anything unethical. Also, loot boxes are fine.
  6. WG is in Russia — a country famous for it’s high ethical standards among companies, and incorruptible governments; also there is no mafia in Russia deeply invested in companies like WG.
  7. WG is not a greedy company. That is why things like experience conversion and premium tanks are fairly priced, such as the Pz.Kpfw. II Ausf. J.
  8. WG clearly states they don’t rig games. Oh, wait, that’s War Thunder — WG makes no such claim. Never mind.
I was doing well in my Type 61 but losing all the time. My fault. I should have tried harder

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