First impressions of IL-2 4.006!

Patch 4.006 is a consequential patch for the IL-2: Great Battles Series as it adds new content and makes some serious under the hood changes to the series. Here are some first impressions of the new patch and what it has delivered to us. It’s a Yak attack in pairs The Yak-9 and Yak-9T are…

New lightning, Yak-9, new 4K skins, so much more for IL-2 4.006!

Hot on the heels of patch 4.005 is 4.006 for IL-2: Great Battles and it’s shaping up to be another substantial patch for the series with a lot of great content to look forward to. Today’s developer diary detailed a variety of features and showed us more of what will make the new deferred shading…

New canopy reflections for IL-2 shown off

IL-2’s new deferred shading system is looking awfully good in the latest video from IL-2 Lead Producer Jason Williams who showed off the new reflection system on cockpit canopies as well as a look at the reflections on exteriors of aircraft. New canopy reflections! Although some have worried that the reflections may become overpowering and…

A few more screenshots of IL-2’s deferred shading lighting system

We have some new screenshots meant to illustrate what the new deferred lighting system will do for IL-2: Great Battles and the skin artists that create all kinds of custom schemes for the aircraft in the sim. Let’s have a look! Subtle but noticeable ICDP, one of the more prolific skin artists in the community…

IL-2 shows off deferred shading, new pilots, new trailer

When 1CGS mentioned that they were working on a new rendering system using deferred shading, I expected we might see that by the end of the year, however, it looks like their progress on this feature has gone very well so far with the first screenshots coming out showing off the improved reflection system. This…