1CGS surprises with Patch 3.008 release

I don’t think anyone expected to see 1CGS release a new patch so quickly coming just weeks after patch 3.007. That’s why it was a surprise today when 1CGS announced 3.008! The list of fixes introduced in patch 3.008 directly addresses some of the concerns of players and there are a ton of notes packed…

Is the P-47 coming this week?

I already warned everyone about getting excessively excited (and anxious) for the next IL-2 patch  but all signs are pointing to a potential release for this week. Time for the Thunderbolt Our latest look at the Thunderbolt came today with an update on the official IL-2 Sturmovik Facebook page. The beautiful shot features a P-47…

DCS: Persian Gulf gets an update

New updates are inbound for the DCS: Persian Gulf map featuring new airports and some key landmarks in the region and these updates are coming November 21st. Racetracks and runways Quite a few new airports and airfields are due in this next update. According to this post by NineLine from Eagle Dynamics, there are 7 new…

Leatherneck CEII and MiG-21bis updates

A few days ago, DCS World Third party developers Leatherneck Simulations/Magnitude 3 LLC updated the community on the status of their two modules currently in production and released. The Christen Eagle II and MiG-21bis are both making progress and we’ve got some new details! MiG-21bis is coming to MAC, new features Fans of the MiG-21…

Yes, IL-2’s FW190D-9 is coming with both canopy types UPDATED

Late last week, after the reveal of the FW190D-9 by 1CGS, I started asking myself what modifications the FW190D-9 might come with. We now have confirmation of at least one of those modifications and its the FW190D-9s blown canopy. And that raises a couple more questions! Blown versus non-blown canopies In a quest to improve…

American and British voice actors for IL-2

1CGS is putting a call out for American and British voice actors to fill in the roles for these two nations in IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte and that could be you! Here are some details to see if you might fit the bill. Actors is a loose term Professional voice acting experience isn’t required but…

IL-2 devs show off cities, Pfalz D.III in new update

“Oh that looks amazing” are the words that I actually spoke out loud when I saw the latest developer screenshots showing off an urban area on the new IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte map. Work is progressing nicely for Bodenplatte and meanwhile we’ve also been treated to some beautiful screenshots of the Pfalz D.IIIa coming to…

Call the ball on Ralfi’s alley

A mini update this morning as the hype continues to ramp up for various DCS modules. This short video by Ralfi, a DCS focused YouTuber, has a fun surprise in it and I encourage you to watch to the very end. Was it worth it watching to the end? Yeah. I think it was. There’s…

Deka shows off Liaoning carrier, JF-17 talk

We haven’t heard much from Deka Ironworks over the summer, however, they have made a couple of small updates with some images of the Chinese Liaoning aircraft carrier as well as answering a couple of basic JF-17 status questions. Let’s have a look! Liaoning first images Built as a Kuznetsov-class, the Liaoning was famously sold…

Heatblur’s countdown t-minus 3 days UPDATED

Three days, sixteen hours, thirty four minutes and thirty six seconds is (or was) the current count as of writing this blog post for Heatblur’s long awaited reveal of the DCS: F-14. Anticipation and anxiety is building! Teasers On Heatblur’s Facebook page we have a glimpse of their long awaited F-14 Tomcat module for DCS…