The sweet spot? How Bf109G-6 Late fits into IL-2: Great Battles

Yesterday patch 4.503 was released for the IL-2 Sturmovik: Great Battles Series. With it, the release of the Bf109G-6 Late. This model of Bf109 fills in a gap in the 109 series that helps cover the time that is being covered by Battle of Normandy and it represents the second aircraft to be released for…

IL-2 patch 4.503 arrives with Bf109G-6 Late, Bf110G-2 4K textures and more

Bf109 and 110 pilots are getting some reinforcements tonight with the new Bf109G-6 Late coming to IL-2: Battle of Normandy in patch 4.503. That new aircraft comes together with new 4K textures for the Bf110G-2 and a bunch further updates and fixes including some more updates for Tank Crew. Patch summary We’re just two weeks…

Checking out the C-47 in IL-2

The last patch for IL-2: Great Battles brought us the C-47A Skytrain. This military focused derivative of the famous DC-3 airliner saw extensive use in WWII with its most iconic role being that of the transport that delivered Allied airborne troops in the hours before the storming of the beaches during Operation Overlord. Now that…

Bf109G-6 Late coming as early as next week

Battle of Normandy’s Bf109G-6 Late is coming as early as next week is the news that we got with today’s IL-2 Developer Diary update. This intermediate model is a key fighter for the Battle of Normandy expansion and we’ve got our first look at it and what features it will have. Filling the ranks I…

Waiting patiently for IL-2 patch 4.502 and beyond

It hasn’t been that long of a wait but it still seems like we’ve been waiting for a while for IL-2 patch 4.502 but the latest information we have now suggests that it is getting close. What’s in the new patch and why are so many of us so excited and anxious to see it…

First look at Mosquito for Battle of Normandy, plus 57mm mod!

Friday is here and with it the latest 1CGS IL-2: Great Battles developer diary with a focus this time on the Mosquito fighter-bomber variant in development for IL-2: Battle of Normandy. As with other aircraft announcements recently, 1CGS has already detailed that a variety of options are planned to be available including the 57mm Molins…

Is 1CGS about to announce something new?

This evening we got what might be construed as a teaser from IL-2: Great Battles Series producer Jason Williams. It’s cryptic and it may be nothing but it could also be something so let’s have a quick look at what is going on. Something is coming? Earlier this evening, Jason Williams took to the IL-2:…

1CGS updates us on Battle of Normandy, C-47 screenshots

From finishing a new free campaign for the Tempest Mark V to building new aircraft, there appears to be a lot going on at the 1CGS office and this week’s update covers a little bit of everything with the focus on new content for Battle of Normandy. Here’s some highlights that we learned about this…

1CGS shows off P-51B/C for Battle of Normandy

For a second week in a row we’ve gotten a good look at a new aircraft for the in-development IL-2: Battle of Normandy for the IL-2: Great Battles Series. This week we’ve got our first look at the in progress P-51B/C Mustang which boasts some impressive customization options. Let’s have a look! Lots of options…