IL-2 Lunar New Year Sale extended

Originally ending tomorrow, the IL-2 Lunar New Year Sale continues until February 26 and that means more time to pick up a sale item. But only if you purchase on the main website – the Steam sale is over. Still on sale! I’ll let Jason’s update take it away here: – 50% OFF Fw-190 A-3…

DCS Hornet video, World 2.5 update and helicopter sale

Another busy week for DCS World as another hotfix, a Hornet training video, and Hornet mini update appear. There’s also a helicopter sale on-going for people who want to get into a chopper. Hornet updates A few updates came out this week about the Hornet. Nothing earth shattering but it does continue to give us…

IL-2 4K skin update continues with new dev update

A new developer diary has arrived this morning with a look at new 4K skins for the IL-2 Model 1943. Looks sharp and comes with a bit of a surprise! 4K upgrade across the board The way skins work in IL-2: Great Battles means there are actually a couple of different texture files merged together….

Is IL-2: Battle of Kuban final release close?

I think I write about this nearly weekly as new information trickles out and questions keep coming: When is patch 3.001 coming out? Here’s the latest hints we have. The sale theory The most optimistic among us think that release is imminent and the latest reason for that follows the announcement of the Lunar Sale…

IL-2 and Rise of Flight Sale

It’s the Lunar New Year tomorrow and that’s an occasion for another IL-2 and Rise of Flight sale. The sale starts today and goes until February 19th. I have all of the details right here. Sales on nearly everything IL-2 related Let’s break this sale down into a few different parts. First, two IL-2: Great…

What features will and won’t be on the Bf109G-6

Unlike some of the other versions of the Bf109 that have been added to the IL-2: Great Battles series so far, the Bf109G-6 has a lot of sub variations that sometimes get difficult to keep track of. The discussion on the forums has been intense and now we have some confirmation. MK108 cannon yes, Erla…

RAZBAM MiG-19P cockpit updates

RAZBAM, a third party developer for DCS, is busy updating the community with some visuals of their MiG-19P cockpit. We’ve seen un-textured versions for a while now but the textures are starting to roll out and its putting the MiG-19 in position for being one of the best looking cockpits in DCS. Latest cockpit photos…

Watch JG51 over Velikiye Luki

Months ago I finished playing the excellent JG 51 over Velikiye Luki campaign by Veteranen. I recorded a lot of my gameplay with the thought that I may eventually do a cinematic for it. But nothing quite clicked for me… until now. Fun with the FW190 I’ve been flying the FW190 a lot more in…

Heatblur’s mini February update

We haven’t heard much from Heatblur on the their DCS: F-14 Tomcat module for a bit but they are back and talking about the Tomcat and some of the features they are working on. It’s almost time to kick the tires and light the fires! It’s the ‘Bombcat’ One of the biggest pieces of news…

IL-2 community Discord server turns one

A year ago, IL-2 community member miloupdog started an IL-2 community server on Discord. A year later the community is going strong and continues to grow with the hopes of adding more players and enabling more teamwork. Voice comms and more Having voice communication available for flight sims is really useful for coordinating with your…

DCS: Updates on Hornet, Persian Gulf, World 2.5, Rapier SAM

Early adopters of DCS World 2.5 have got two hotfixes in place to solve problems and an acknowledgement of a memory leak to be fixed soon. Meanwhile there are some small updates on the Hornet and visuals of an updated Rapier SAM site ideally used with the upcoming (and renamed) DCS: Persian Gulf map. DCS:…

The number one question on IL-2 fans minds

If you’ve been following the development of IL-2: Battle of Kuban, you probably have one big question on your mind. It’s the question that everyone has been asking. The one that pops up in every other thread. When is IL-2: Battle of Kuban, aka patch 3.001, coming out? What we know and don’t And the…