1CGS needs special beta testers for the final push

The team behind IL-2: Great Battles is pushing towards the end of development on three titles that the team announced nearly a year and a half ago with IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte, Flying Circus Vol 1, and Tank Crew – Clash at Prokhorovka all now looking to cross the finish line. Jason Williams, the Lead…

Check out szelljr’s incredible Flying Circus skins

The flight sim community constantly astounds me when it comes to the sheer variety of talents out there. So many of you contribute with your thoughts, your ideas, your videos, screenshots, writing and more – for someone like szelljr, its the visual art that translates historical photos and references into some true pieces of art….

IL-2 patch 3.102 is out with two new FC aircraft and one tank

The latest patch in the IL-2: Great Battles Series is out and at 2.5GB it introduces a fair bit of new content. This patch is focused on the Flying Circus and Tank Crew parts of the Great Battles Series with the release of the Halberstadt CL.II, Bristol Fighter F.2B for Flying Circus and Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf.G…

IL-2 content: reading between the lines on what is next

The next few months of development for IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte are going to bring the project much closer to completion. Given what we’ve learned over the last couple of updates I thought it’d be good to take stock of the latest. The next beta? The next closed beta for the IL-2 series will, according…

IL-2 devs show off Tempest, FW190A-3 4K, new FC cockpits

For this week’s IL-2 Developer Diary we’re getting a look at all kinds of great new content. It’s our first look at the fully textured and in-engine Hawker Tempest Mark V for IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte and the aircraft looks spectacular. Speaking of spectacular, we’re also getting our first look at new 4K textures for…

New features and eye candy for IL-2 fans in latest dev update

Battle of Bodenplatte, Flying Circus and Tank Crew updates are all part of the latest IL-2 developer diary from 1C Game Studios and there’s a great mix of talk about features and some great eye candy from the latest work in progress images so let’s dig into this! Bodenplatte aircraft updates The first news that…

Screenshots from Sunday’s Flying Circus Furball

I’ve written about the Flying Circus multiplayer events many times in the past so I didn’t want to write a long piece today recapping my latest foray into the event but I did want to share a ton of screenshots to visually illustrate what the event is currently like. Let’s check those out! Preamble plus…

Five minutes with the S.E.5a and Albatross D.Va

I spent a lot of time flying and talking at the 1CGS booth today. I’ve got much more to share but I wanted to share a few thoughts about two new aircraft coming to Flying Circus Vol 1. I only had a few minutes with them so this is less first impressions that I usually…

Update on Flying Circus server events

One of the great things about the IL-2, Rise of Flight and Flying Circus is the strength of the communities that make all of these into something special. There’s a bunch of regular events now happening on a near weekly basis that you may want to be aware of if you’re a Flying Circus Vol…

New Me262 details, Flying Circus update

1CGS latest developer diary is out and we’ve learned all kinds of new details about the development for the series. The Me262 goes to beta testers next week and should arrive in two or three weeks alongside the Albatross D.Va and S.E.5a scouts for Flying Circus Vol 1. It’s the 262 that attracts a lot…