Jason Williams announces departure from 1CGS

If you’ve read this blog in any amount over the last several years, you’ll know the name Jason Williams. Serving as the Executive Producer for the IL-2 series through the release of multiple titles, Jason has been a near constant presence to represent the series. Today, he confirmed that he has left the 1C Game…

IL-2’s Normandy map goes into testing

A few teasers for the complete Normandy map are coming at us from IL-2 Executive Producer Jason Williams. A few new screenshots plus some comments have been posted in recent days so let’s have a look! Release coming soon As is usually the way with the IL-2 series and the release of early access content,…

IL-2 has a mystery plane that will be announced soon (updated)

A relatively straightforward question asked on the IL-2 forums has lead to a much more interesting answer from IL-2 series Executive Producer Jason Williams. As a result, we now know that a mystery aircraft is in development now and will be announced soon. Here’s what we know! Of pre-orders and mystery planes Let’s talk about…

IL-2 plans custom input profiles and shows off B-26

Two pieces of news out of the 1CGS team detailing the B-26 Marauder for IL-2: Battle of Normandy and a plan to improve the hardware input configuration system adding custom input profiles. Let’s have a look! Custom profiles IL-2 Great Battles predecessor, Rise of Flight had the ability to assign key maps and joystick curves…

IL-2 update on Ju88C-6, Gotha, 0/400, Bf109s and more

This week’s developer diary gives us a look across a wide range of features that the IL-2 team is working on with most of the aircraft currently in development getting a mention along with some flight model and systems updates as well as some new screenshots of the work in progress Churchill Mark IV tank….

1C acquired by Tencent (updated)

In some interesting industry news, we’ve learned that 1C Entertainment has been acquired by Tencent. Here’s what we know about the move and what, if anything, it has to do with IL-2. Significant acquisition UPDATE: This article originally was titled “IL-2’s Publisher acquired…” That was inaccurate and the article has been corrected.. As reported by…

IL-2 update includes Ar234, Bedford truck and statement

1C Game Studios started their developer diary update with a statement on the war in Ukraine. Meanwhile, development on aircraft like the Ar234 as well as some vehicles like the Bedford truck and updates to the US bomber pilot models are coming through as well. Ukraine situation statement The last few days have been difficult…

IL-2 Great Battles to get new sky technology

A new developer diary released today for 1CGS’ IL-2 Sturmovik Great Battles series details some significant changes to the technology that the team is using for their sky technology. It has the potential to change the look of the sim in a big way. Let’s have a look! New technology One of IL-2’s problems with…

IL-2’s roadmap for 2022 revealed!

If you were wondering what was next in queue for the IL-2 Sturmovik: Great Battles Series your questions will have been answered as we have a new roadmap from IL-2’s Executive Producer, Jason Williams. In a new post in his Ready Room thread, Jason talks about the challenges and accomplishments of the past year and…