IL-2 4.701b hotfix released and statement on SLI support

The latest version of IL-2 has received a hotfix designed to solve several problems that cropped up. Among them are wind corrections for career and advanced quick mission builder modes as well as a fix to an aspect ratio problem on the HTC Vive Pro 2 VR headset. There’s also the issue of SLI support…

IL-2’s Lead Developer documents some first hand research on a B-25

IL-2’s Lead Producer, Jason Williams, has previously headed to various museums and archives to gather materials and this latest venture has been recorded over the last few days as the community attempted to guess at where he was ultimately heading. Now Jason has revealed in a post that it was the Yankee Air Museum in…

IL-2’s Producer is teasing…something!

Jason Williams, the Executive Producer for IL-2 Sturmovik: Great Battles, is a hands on producer who has on more than one occasion ventured to a museum to gather photos and data for one or more aircraft that the series is aiming to include. Yesterday, he posted a cryptic teaser and we, of course, have been…

Next IL-2 patch moves towards release

There’s no developer diary coming this week, however, Executive Producer Jason Williams was on the forums dropping a few juicy details about the next patch and progress on the new clouds. So here’s a quick update! Patch moves to release, new clouds to beta A couple of quick updates for everyone. First, we’ve learned that…

IL-2 devs talk clouds, AQMG, Mosquito cockpit and mystery warbird!

This Friday developer diary update from the folks at 1C Game Studios has proven to be quite the interesting post with some fantastic new images showing off even more progress on their cloud technology, our first Mosquito cockpit images, and a mystery warbird mention. Let’s talk about this! Clouds improve What we’ve seen so far…

More screenshots of IL-2’s new clouds

I love when the development team themselves show off how excited they are about new features. There is genuine excitement in the most recent post by IL-2 Great Battles Executive Producer Jason Williams about the new cloud system. That excitement comes with some brand new screenshots too so let’s have a look! The forecast? Cloudy!…

First impressions of the .50cal change in IL-2

One contentious issue across multiple generations of WWII combat flight simulations is the issue of the representation of the Browning M2 .50cal. Less powerful than a 20mm cannon but more effective than a light machine gun, the M2 .50cal was the primary armament for most American combat aircraft in World War II. There’s been plenty…

Get ready for FSExpo 2021!

It’s tough running big events in 2021 but the folks behind Flight Sim Expo are pulling it off with a hybrid in-person and virtual event this year. Two and a half days of presentations are on tap for both virtual and in-person attendees so let’s have a look at some upcoming highlights. Things to look…