IL-2 Sturmovik 2020 year in review

We’ve nearly made it to the end of 2020 and its time to review the past 12-months of IL-2 Sturmovik. This is a summary some of the highlights of the work coming from 1C Game Studios and Team Fusion Simulations over the last year with the two branches of the IL-2 Sturmovik series. Let’s get…

Hell Hawks Over the Bulge IL-2 campaign review

The lesser known stories of WWII have always interested me. The exploits of fighter groups in the 8th Air Force dominate the history books and the role of the P-47 in keeping the Luftwaffe at bay is a well covered subject. Less well known is the role of the 9th Air Force whose efforts to…

IL-2 Patch 4.009 is here!

Coming at the start of an incredibly busy week, it’s IL-2: Great Battles Series with patch 4.009 bringing a series of new features to the series including new pilot models, new 4K skins, the new and free summer Velikiye Luki map, and more. Let’s have a look at some highlights! From Night Witches to 4K…

Hell Hawks Over the Bulge IL-2 pre-order available!

Jim “Gambit21” McDavid has been working hard since the release of his last campaign, Havoc Over The Kuban, on a new campaign for the IL-2: Great Battles Series and today 1CGS formally announced pre-orders available for the campaign. There’s an announcement trailer and details of the campaign coming right up! Serving up some thunderbolts with…

Jason Williams on IL-2 in 2019, 2020 and the future!

A new thread started by IL-2’s Lead Producer, Jason Williams, talks a bit about the past, the present and the future as he does a review of everything that has happened so far and talks a little about some of the focus and plans for the team in the future. It’s a great post and…