Pico Tanks (v38) – GOES BOOM

Pico Tanks is now available on the App Store and Google Play globally! You can discuss this update on the official discussion thread on our subreddit.

Updates in this version


6 August, 2020

New Features

  • • GOES BOOM event is now live with new game-changing abilities and explosive loot!
  • • Shipwreck Shootout –  A fresh new TDM map set on a beautiful tropical island. Beware the traps!
  • • EXPLOSIONS – You can now discover and equip custom explosions for each of your tank loadouts!
  • • Grenade Ability – Upon detonation this grenade levels almost everything within its range.
  • • EMP Grenade Ability – Sends out an electromagnetic-pulse which disables nearby enemies, turrets and gadgets.
  • • Magnet Gadget Ability – Pulls nearby tanks towards itself, I think it’s lonely.
  • • A treasure trove of new toppers, skins and player icons for your tropical getaway.


  • • Fixed your turret and drone abilities not firing when you’re tethered to the cargo in the Fetch The Cargo game mode.
  • • Fixed idle players not being removed from battles unless they had a gamepad controller connected.


7 September, 2020

New Features

  • • Grenade ability can now be discovered at player level 56.
  • • Magnet Gadget ability can now be discovered at player level 64. 
  • • EMP Grenade ability can now be discovered at player level 180. 
  • • Last week’s top players are now showcased at the beginning of each week. They can also be accessed from the bottom left of the leader-board screen.
  • • Haptic feedback is now available on iPhone 6s devices and newer. You can enable it in the gameplay settings screen. Android support is coming soon.
  • • See the max upgrade values of tank parts by tapping on the current values.
  • • Added a warning on the battle screen if you continue to play without linking an account. This was done to help avoid players losing their progress when changing devices.


  • • Bullseye – Range increased from 11.5 to 12.
  • • The Bubble Shield now activates quicker.
  • • You can now purchase tank slots you haven’t yet unlocked by levelling up.
  • • Now after initially setting your name you only get one free name change. Subsequent name changes will cost Gems.


  • • Fixed a bug where the Magnet Gadget ability would occasionally cause a crash in the firing range.
  • • Fixed a crash that sometimes occurred when viewing a tank part in the Garage.