War Thunder Battle of Britain Event Live This Weekend

Gaijin Entertainment are commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Britain with a weekend long event in War Thunder. Called the Royal Joust event, players will be competing to see who can be the first to destroy eight enemies. The Battle of Britain was a pivotal moment in World War II, and saw the Royal Air Force defeat the German Luftwaffe. The historic moment happened on this day in 1940.

Check out the full War Thunder Battle of Britain event details below:

Today is the 77th commemoration of the Battle of Britain – the historic clash between the RAF and the German Luftwaffe during World War Two. On this day in 1940, the Luftwaffe embarked on their largest bombing attack yet, forcing the engagement of the entirety of the the Royal Air Force (RAF) in defence of London and the South East, which resulted in a decisive British victory that proved to mark a turning point in Britain’s favour.

From September 15th 12:00 GMT to September 18th 07:00 GMT take part in “Royal Joust” event (AB, RB)

All participants are your rivals, only the pilot who is first to destroy 8 enemies wins!

Players should have rank 3 aircraft available for research. You will receive a preset with Spitfires – from the early versions up to the latest. It is up to you in what order you use them though.

Every pilot gives 15,000  Silver Lions  when he joins the event, the winner gets 120,000  Silver Lions.

A brand new video highlighting the Spitfire can be seen below:

War Thunder is available now for free on PlayStation 4 and PC.