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WoWS Discount History (updated 30/10/2020)

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Comments for upcoming/ongoing events:

1. Thanks for coming/reading, this thread will most likely be history(no prediction, for reference only). Feel free to leave a comment to "upvote" this thread.

Recent past/ongoing/upcoming events (as of 30/10/2020)

Event Date from Date till Port Slot Upgrade Commander skill redistribute Commander Retraining Tier 2-3 Tier 4-5 Tier 6-7 Tier 8-10 Free EXP First Win EXP Comments/Notes URL
Emperor's Standard 30/10/2020 02/11/2020         50% (VMF BB) 50% (VMF BB) 30% (VMF BB) 15% (VMF BB)       https://worldofwarships.asia/en/news/sales-and-events/missions-0910/

 



Permanent Notes...
Note:
certain links are not working after WG changed the name of their sections, e.g. "specials-and-events" to "sales-and-deals".

Note 2: WG started to remove the old discounts in Aug 2018 missions onwards. WG is releasing the deals per week instead of per month, Since May 2019, they released the entire month's discount, but still deleting the old deals in the same post.

Note 2: Since Sep 2019 (mission 87), they release weekly missions with unique link. From Aug 2018 - May 2019, the links are incomplete as WG overwrites the discount when they expires.

Note 3: Since the new clan naval base update in 0.7.9 (https://worldofwarships.asia/en/news/game-updates/new-clan-base/), your clan can upgrade the "Shipbuilding Yard" to get up to 15% permanent discount on ships. This makes waiting for ship discount on tier 8-10 ships irrelevant, WG's way of telling you to join a clan.

Note 4: Captain skill reset/redistribute happens before and after Clan Battle seasons and major skill changes (e.g. 0.6.0 new skill tree, 0.8.0 CV reworks).

Note 5: This list originally tracks discount for consumable, port slot, upgrade, commander skills, ship and free exp conversion. Then added camo, free premium days with simple mission and some random discounts.

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Story: I have created/compiled a list of discounts happened since August 2016. This is for those who want to plan/predict when they want to buy their ship/upgrades/etc.
This list tracks discounts for consumable, port slot, upgrade, ship and free exp conversion only. Sources are from wows website and personal experience (sometimes WG do not tell you that there is a discount). I also missed out on some (e.g. there was an upgrade discount during the hunt for Bismarck, but I cannot find the link, I remembered because I bought my Baltimore during June 2017 for the upgrade discount).

Feel free to contribute to the table by informing me in the forum on the events I missed/wrong info.

For full discount history and notations:

Spoiler

Go to this link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1WAlPIVZMMN2go3sAAEY6VpkzCyK2G-H13qYPB_YAADk/edit?usp=sharing

Some notations:

Countries Short term
US USN
Japan IJN
USSR VMF (Voyenno-morskoy flot or Военно-Морской Флот )
German KM (Kriegsmarine)
British RN (Royal Navy)
Pan Asian PA
Italian RM (Regia Marina)
French MN (Marine Nationale, old LA)
   

following the convention by WG: https://worldofwarships.asia/en/news/common/wows-glossary/

Doubloons = DB

Here for the changelog:

Spoiler

30/10/2020 - updated for Emperor's Standard

04/10/2020 - updated for German Unity Day

19/09/2020 - Updated for World of Warships Anniversary

31/07/2020 - Updated for Wargaming Anniversary. removed consumable column since all consumable are free in 0.9.4 (13 May 2020)

25/07/2020 - updated for Day of the Russian Navy, introduced new format suggested by @SilwerJakkals

04/07/2020 - updated for Independence Day

28/06/2020 - updated The Dragon Boat Festival

25/05/2020 - updated for The Hunt for Bismarck

08/05/2020 - updated for V-E day, note 2, premium days in note 5

30/04/2020 - updated for golden week

16/03/2020 - updated for update 9.1.0 and IFHE changes

24/01/2020 - updated for Lunar New Year 2020

23/01/2020 - updated for 8th clan battle. Happy CNY!

28/12/2019 - updated for new year

20/12/2019 - updated for Preparing for the Holidays

29/11/2019 - Updated for black friday

08/11/2019 - nothing to update for past months

17/09/2019 - updated WoWS anniversary

14/09/2019 - updated Fruits of Research - Discount and bonuses and End of the Clan Season

23/08/2019 - Updated for Fruits of Research - Discount and bonuses

02/08/2019 - Updated for clan battle and WG anniversary

26/07/2019 - updated for Day of the Russian Navy

04/07/2019 - updated U.S. Independence Day

30/05/2019 - updated for June missions, edited note 2 and 4.

12/05/2019 - wrong end date for End of WWII in Europe

27/04/2019 - updated for the month of May 2019

04/04/2019 - updated for the followed-up cv rework benefit

18/03/2019 - updated for Feb 2019, I wonder who still see this.:fish_glass:

07/02/2019 - added note 4, 5, hotfix. Separated "comments" from "URL". Edited "story"

03/02/2019 - change and add events based on WoWS website, but I really did not notice both event on 30/01/2019, the patch is not even here.

31/01/2019 - edited CV rework comments

30/01/2019 - CV rework- skill reset

29/12/2018 - Updated new year event

25/12/2018 - updated Christmas events

08/12/2018 - Weekend Candies and comments

25/11/2018 - black friday discount

20/11/2018 - updated comments to include free commander reset for those participated in season 4 clan battles

12/10/2018 - updated mission for British Power

05/10/2018 - Added details for the current weekend mission. Added new notes. Added some laziness.

29/09/2018 - Added details for the current weekend mission

14/09/2018 - Added details for WoWS Anniversary and comments 

26/08/2018 - Edited the details for the current weekend discount

24/08/2018 - Added weekend mission

22/08/2018 - Added note about the change in URL in WoWS website

18/08/2018 - Added another weekend mission

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1 minute ago, MatterCore said:

Lunar New Year :fish_viking:

do you have the link to the discount announcement page? I assume you meant the current premium ship discount

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12 minutes ago, GRADAN31 said:

do you have the link to the discount announcement page? I assume you meant the current premium ship discount

remember 2017 Lunar New Year

2018 Lunar New Year about 28 days to go << prepare

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24 minutes ago, MatterCore said:

remember 2017 Lunar New Year

2018 Lunar New Year about 28 days to go << prepare

Oh, thought you have info on the current premium ship discount in game. I did not see any discount during last Lunar New Year though.

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There have been many, many more than the list states. I can't name them all but as someone who pretty much only ever buys anything when it is on discount I can tell you I haven't had to wait long between purchases.

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On 1/7/2018 at 11:15 PM, keskparane said:

There have been many, many more than the list states. I can't name them all but as someone who pretty much only ever buys anything when it is on discount I can tell you I haven't had to wait long between purchases.

I felt that there are too many hidden discounts, that is why i want to track them and see. I am also the kind of person that buy ships/upgrades only during discounts.

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You and 90% of the player base, explaining why the WoWS virtual economy is set up the way it is. All WG is really interested in is $$/transaction however, which explains why the "discount" is usually a bundle with sweeteners like doubloons or a 10 point captain. You pay more for the premium ship, but still feel you got a deal.

That said I'm seeing 30% discounts on ships like Scharnhorst currently, Dunkerque also... no bundle. So... yay? [Looks pointedly at shiny new Scharny in port...]

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16 hours ago, Rina_Pon said:

You and 90% of the player base, explaining why the WoWS virtual economy is set up the way it is. All WG is really interested in is $$/transaction however, which explains why the "discount" is usually a bundle with sweeteners like doubloons or a 10 point captain. You pay more for the premium ship, but still feel you got a deal.

That said I'm seeing 30% discounts on ships like Scharnhorst currently, Dunkerque also... no bundle. So... yay? [Looks pointedly at shiny new Scharny in port...]

If you are referring to the premium shop, then I do not track there. I prefer to use credits instead of money (i.e. never bought a premium ship, yet). 

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Usually

they discount when

1. Anniversy of wows (1st July or September idk, OBT in process and full OBT)

2.new year(discount everything they can)

3.up to wg

how much?

t2-5 50%

t6-7 30%

t8-10 15%

upgrade 50% and demount

consumables 80%

 

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On 4/16/2018 at 12:06 PM, Somedude_Yudachi said:

Dunno if someone can still read this post or not,when will the UK weekend come?

maybe there will be a general discount during labour day like last year.

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On 4/16/2018 at 3:41 PM, ellofiend said:

Stop the necro, start a new thread

Technically, the thread is not dead since I am updating regularly.

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Updated on 01/07/2018. Just want to post a comment to see if I get notification, since I only edit the original post for new updates.

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