The moment is here for Me262 fans with launch of 3.101

IL-2: Great Battles fans have been waiting anxiously for the launch of the Me262 for IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte and as of earlier today, it has arrived! It comes with an 80 point change list including Flying Circus aircraft in the form of the S.E.5a and Albatross D.Va and a new tank for Tank Crew…

First impressions of the Me262 at FS Expo 2019

I’m very pleased to be able to offer some of my first impressions of 1CGS’ IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte Me262 being flyable for the very first time by the public this weekend at Flight Sim Expo 2019 in Orlando Florida. What a ride it is! The big picture b First, flying the 262 is completely…

Last chance to register for FS Expo 2019!

We’re now just days away from Flight-Sim Expo 2019 in Orlando Florida and that means that registration is closing soon. Last chance to register is coming up tomorrow so those of you making last minute decisions – now’s the time! Press release and other show details Here’s the latest press release with all kinds of…

Me262 debuts next week along with massive 3.101 patch

IL-2’s patch 3.101 is promising to be a big one although we don’t have a full picture of everything that will be available, the team promises over 70 points of changes coming. Of course the Me262 is the headliner here for many of the fans of the series along with the Albatross D.Va and S.E.5.a….

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…

IL-2 devs need help with airfield references

IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte is bringing with it the largest map from the series yet and with that map comes the need for a ton of research and resources on everything from cities and settlements to something that we really care about – airfields! The IL-2 devs are looking for some help here. At the…

IL-2 devs talk AI, maps, aircraft and vehicles in new diary

The latest IL-2 developer diary is out – on a Tuesday no less! This one is wide ranging and it includes some new information that we haven’t heard about until now along with some updates on all of the latest efforts. This is a recap of everything that we’ve learned. AI, maps, vehicles – and…

Second KOTA squad event write-up

Last weekend, Knights of the Air hosted their second squadron event and I was fortunately able to make the time for that and enjoy some more time on that IL-2 multiplayer server. I wanted to highlight a few moments and share some screenshots. Teamwork! One of the best things about flight sim multiplayer is the…

IL-2 update 3.012c fixes, new 4K textures

A hotfix is out for IL-2: Great Battles Series with patch 3.012c introducing a couple of crash fixes and new 4K textures for the Bf109K-4 and the Spitfire IX. List of fixes The patch, launched earlier today, includes a couple of fixes and the aforementioned new 4K textures. The random crash bug has been found…

A word on IL-2’s trio of release dates

Development work on IL-2: Great Battles has continued, nearly continuously, for several years now and the 1CGS team has done an incredible job on the series. With three titles released and a trio of new ones currently under development, we have a considerable amount of content available. Of course, and as is always the way,…