Maps are the battlefields on which the planes fight on. There are many different maps, of which some are only unlocked as you go higher in the tiers. They vary greatly in play style. Some maps are mountainous, some are mostly open stretches of water, and some are a mixture of both. There are currently 15 maps that can be played on.
A forested, mountainous map that is separated by a river, and always has a dense fog and a rising sun. Good for ambushes and surprise attacks
This map is set in the city of Stalingrad when german forces were attempting to over-run the city. On the map you can see tracer fire being exchanged between ruined buildings as an indication of the fighting below.
It is possible to see 3 World of Tanks game maps in El Halluf. The map "Airfield" can be seen at the southern base of the map, while the map "El Halluf" can be seen in the F6 area and "Sand River" is visible at G3. Most of the fighting on this map occurs above the lake and in the north west corner, above the river bend.
Winter War is the first night-time map which has been released to the public version of World of Warplanes, World of Tanks or World of Warships.