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….

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…

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…

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:…

New IL-2 dev diary focus on P-39, A-20 4k skins and Bodenplatte

It’s a packed dev diary this week from the team at 1C Game Studios with an update on IL-2: Battle of Kuban and IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte. The focus this week is on the work in progress P-39 cockpit, new A-20 skins at 4K resolution, and a little talk about Bodenplatte. Concurrent development Development for…

JG1 and 103d Aero Thursday night Rise of Flight battles

Rise of Flight virtual squadrons JG1 and 103d Aero are battling it out every Thursday night at 9:00 PM Eastern and they are looking for more players to join in on the multiplayer action. Feel like joining in for some Rise of Flight fun? Something for everyone Battles are taking place on Wargrounds and Cuban-Syndicate…

RAZBAM’s doing some PBR updates for the M-2000C

Third party developer RAZBAM has done a great job with the Mirage 2000C in my opinion. Not content with sitting still, they are taking another pass at some of the Mirage’s visuals thanks to the DCS 2.5 update. Check out these really cool PBR updates! PBR? With DCS World 2.2 and 2.5, Eagle Dynamics has…

What to do if your DCS World 2.5 doesn’t look right

A lot of users have been commenting in the DCS community that they have installed DCS World 2.5 and it … looks terrible. That’s not how its supposed to be and several users have posted some very helpful tips. I’m reposting them here in-case you need a little help. The problem is your old settings…

DCS World 2.5 is here!

We’ve waited a long time for this and now the day has arrived. A new trailer, a beta release and the auspicious beginnings of the future of DCS are all starting today with the launch of DCS World 2.5 beta. The launch Coming one day before the expected launch date, DCS World 2.5 beta is…

Battlefield 1 adds new air superiority mode

EA’s World War I themed shooter Battlefield 1 is nearing the end of its release cycle and the latest DLC pack is set to include a revisit of an old favourite game mode – Air Superiority. Shooter tuned for air combat Battlefield 1 isn’t a flight sim but I do play it quite a bit…