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,…

New Bf109G-4 ‘Taman Bridgehead’ worth checking out!

I just played the first mission from Sampson’s campaign remake (a specialty of his) of the ‘Taman Bridgehead’ campaign from the original IL-2 series. The recently released Scripted Campaign for IL-2: Battle of Kuban is worth checking out! Over the Taman Bridgehead In the late summer of 1943, German forces in the Kuban region had…

Looking back at IL-2: Battle of Kuban’s Bf109G-4

A year ago IL-2: Battle of Kuban was just starting to release some content for the community to start working with. The Bf109G-4 was first to drop into our hands and since then it’s kind of been forgotten about. I want to take a moment and just appreciate the details. Iterating on the Bf109 series…

Reviewing the Bf109G-4

Arriving in Patch 2.006, the Bf109G-4 is the first early access aircraft to arrive for IL-2: Battle of Kuban. One of the Luftwaffe’s chief fighters in the Kuban expansion, the Bf109G-4 is familiar territory for long time IL-2 pilots. Raw performance Stall Bf109G-2 Indicated stall speed in flight configuration: 158..174 km/h Indicated stall speed in…

IL-2 Version 2.006 live!

It’s a pretty big day for IL-2 fans as version 2.006 goes live and ushers in several major additions to the series and sets a course for the next twelve-months. Today we gain access to the new DirectX 11 renderer, the Ju52, Bf109G-4, and the first of many new scripted single player campaigns “Ten Days…

IL-2 release 2.006 release imminent

IL-2’s Producer, Jason Williams, took to the forums this eveningtook to the forums this evening to talk about the upcoming 2.006 release. The team is working hard to make the update happen around December 15 if all goes well, however, the road may be a slightly bumpy one. Jason wrote: This particular update has been…

News on the 109G-4, Yak-1B and DX11

Another week and another developer update with some new information to have a look at including visuals of the Bf109G-4 in-engine, Yak-1B news and information about DX11. Bf109G-4 development The Bf109G-4 will be the first of the aircraft from the Battle of Kuban aircraft lineup to arrive in the game and the reasons are fairly…