Jason Williams addresses some longstanding IL-2 issues

In recent weeks and months there have been many comments around some key features in the IL-2 Sturmovik: Great Battles Series. Some of those comments have bubbled over into some heated arguments and an update on what the team was doing about them seemed to be a necessity. That is just what we’ve got with…

1CGS to show IL-2 at FSExpo, also Next Level Racing chair contest

Jason Williams, Lead Producer, has announced that IL-2 will be returning to FSExpo this September for the show. If you’re attending FSExpo you will have to drop by the 1C Game Studios booth and check out the IL-2 Sturmovik: Great Battles display and show some support to the team there. In an unrelated but also…

IL-2 update 4.603 delayed a bit

Folks anticipating the next big update for the IL-2: Great Battles Series will need to wait a bit longer for some new content while the developers work on some last minute details. Here’s what we know. A short delay IL-2’s Executive Producer, Jason Williams, went on the forums this evening to indicate that update 4.603…

Yes, IL-2: Great Battles is also getting new cloud tech

There’s a been a lot of focus on clouds in flight simulation in 2021. DCS made a massive update to their cloud technology, Team Fusion is now showing off their efforts for Cliffs of Dover, and even X-Plane next generation now seems slated to get a new volumetric cloud technology. So, what about IL-2: Great…

IL-2 devs looking for testers for new ‘Marshal’ feature

If you’ve got some solid experience with multiplayer IL-2: Great Battles, the team at 1CGS is putting out a call for testers for the new ‘Marshal’ feature which has also been called ‘Air Marshal’ in the past. Here’s what you need to know. What is the ‘Marshal’ mode? The short story of this is that…

IL-2 dev diary talks AAA, P-51, Pfalz, drop tanks!

This one was a bit of a surprise as it comes a bit earlier in the week rather than the usual Friday diary update. 1CGS has updated their development diary and in it they show off the latest on the Sd.Kfz. 10/5 Flak 38, the P-51B/C, and great new screenshots of the Pfalz D.XII. Let’s…

A future for Tank Crew?

I’ve seen some questions recently about the future of Tank Crew and I thought it’d be good to revisit the future of the series as we can see it right now. With Tank Crew – Clash at Prokhorovka essentially complete and one Collector Vehicle on the way, inevitably, everyone wants to know what comes next….

Jason Williams answers IL-2 questions in a mini Q&A, more to come!

IL-2 Sturmovik: Great Battles Series Lead Producer Jason Williams celebrated his birthday yesterday and that seemed like occasion enough to offer a flash sale on the IL-2 store but it was also an opportunity to answer questions posted to the forum throughout the day. I’ve collected some of the many key highlights from the questions…

More on IL-2’s new decals

We have a bit more information shared with the community on the new decal system for IL-2 this morning with a base explanation of how and why the feature has finally come to the sim. Here’s what we know! An update from IL-2’s Lead Producer Yesterday’s developer update included a tease of a new feature…