More talk of the Yak-9, Hurricane, future for IL-2: Great Battles

Many of you will recall that we had information come out about two new Collector Planes for the IL-2: Great Battle Series and that the two aircraft would be the Hurricane and Yak-9. We haven’t heard much following that initial leak of information, however, we have new chatter from the developers and there’s lots of…

What might the new free map for DCS be?

Matt Wagner is dropping new hints at what the new DCS World map will be giving us a list of criteria that the team is working with to develop this new map and the scenarios that it fits. Yes, you read that right, scenarios. So let’s do a little speculation on what this might be!…

A word on IL-2’s trio of release dates

Development work on IL-2: Great Battles has continued, nearly continuously, for several years now and the 1CGS team has done an incredible job on the series. With three titles released and a trio of new ones currently under development, we have a considerable amount of content available. Of course, and as is always the way,…

Eagle Dynamics teases the F-16!

It’s been a great year for DCS World fans in my estimation with the release and upgrade of a great many aircraft into the sim world and continued development that helps stretch and expand DCS World into so many different corners. The sale announced earlier today is, according to Eagle Dynamics, in part, a thank…

What’s coming to the IL-2 series before the end of 2018?

With just over two months left in 2018 I thought it might be good to summarize what we are looking forward to in the IL-2 series before the end of the year including new content for Bodenplatte and Flying Circus and what is coming after that. Let’s look at the official information and read between…

When is that MiG-29 PFM coming?

Compared to the Su-27, Su-33 or F-15, the MiG-29 has been left behind when it comes to the flight model department and its now one of the oldest flight models in all of DCS World. An upgrade to the PFM (professional flight model – Eagle Dynamics highest fidelity) is coming but we haven’t heard very…

RAZBAM teases MiG-19 in new trailer

RAZBAM’s been in the flight sim news a lot with plenty of announcements of new and upcoming modules that their team is just starting to work on or that they are planning to tackle in the future. Today, they released a teaser of a module that is much closer to being completed – the MiG-19…

New IL-2 developer update focuses on P-47, FW190D-9!

It’s been a few weeks since the last big update from 1CGS on IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte but a lot is going on behind the scenes. The biggest news is around the forthcoming 3.004 update and around the latest work-in-progress P-47 and FW190D-9 renders. Dora and Thunderbolt Every aircraft update for Battle of Bodenplatte feels…

IL-2’s next premium Scripted Campaign info leaks

It’s E3 2018 this weekend with dozens of game announcements already occurring and plenty of entertainment news leaking out onto the internet. We’ve got a small revelation for the IL-2 single player community that you might be interested in. New premium Scripted Campaign BlackSix has been the author of three Scripted Campaigns for the IL-2:…