45 screenshots from DCS World 2.5.6! It's beautiful (and buggy)!

Open Beta DCS World 2.5.6 officially arrived yesterday and it has come bearing a tremendous list of updates, changes, fixes, improvements, a relatively significant change to the graphics, and its share of bugs and issues. I’ve compiled a list of some of the most significant changes along with approximately 50 screenshots detailing some of the…

More testers, more partners for 'Flight Simulator'

Microsoft’s promotion of the new Flight Simulator continues with a small series of updates and some interesting pieces of information coming to light as development on the new sim moves forward. We’ve learned a bit more about the alpha test invitations, the SDK and the partners that they are bringing in, and some very cool…

Bf109G-4 and MiG-3 get 4K upgrade in IL-2

The IL-2: Great Battles Series has had 4K texture capability for a couple of years now, however, going back to redo textures for older aircraft takes time. Fortunately, thanks to 1CGS and two talented skin artists in the community, 4K updates keep coming with the LaGG-3 and Yak-1 being among the most recent recipients. Now,…

A new Flight School campaign for IL-2

If a lack of training missions was hindering your enjoyment for the IL-2: Great Battles Series, there may now be an answer to that particular problem. A new campaign series promises to walk players through the basics and get them started with flying in IL-2. Here are the details! Bf109 first, more types to come…

Game files suggest fuel tanks coming to IL-2 soon

A feature that has been long requested for the IL-2 series has been the ability to fly with drop tanks – expendable fuel tanks that expand the range of your aircraft and can then be tossed away when no longer needed or when entering into combat. Now, we have information that they may be coming…

Knights of the Air releases new server trailer

Knights of the Air, one of the more popular IL-2 multiplayer servers out there, has released a trailer showcasing what their server is all about in 2020 along with a list of scenarios and features that they are supporting. Have you flown on the KOTA server yet? It’s worth checking out! All new trailer KOTA’s…

IL-2 developers looking for Chinese speakers to localize IL-2

Lead Producer for the IL-2: Great Battles Series, Jason Williams, has put a call out today to try and find some Chinese speakers to assist with localization efforts for the IL-2 series to translate the series into Chinese. Here’s the information. Help wanted Here’s what Jason Williams had to say today, Guys, We are experimenting…

VKB sales delayed due to Coronavirus

VKB-Sim has slowly been releasing new products recently and making an effort to put more stock into their various international stores over the last several months. Their new F-14 grip has certainly had some people looking at it for their next grip. Now, however, it appears that the Coronavirus outbreak in China is directly affecting…

Team Fusion shows off new video, Wellington, He111 torpedoes

Team Fusion is continuing to work towards their version 5.0 release and their North Africa expansion to the IL-2: Cliffs of Dover series. With dozens of new aircraft models and a North Africa map, Team Fusion has been slowly showing off new content as it’s finished and implemented. Lets have a look at some of…