Yes, IL-2’s FW190D-9 is coming with both canopy types UPDATED

Late last week, after the reveal of the FW190D-9 by 1CGS, I started asking myself what modifications the FW190D-9 might come with. We now have confirmation of at least one of those modifications and its the FW190D-9s blown canopy. And that raises a couple more questions! Blown versus non-blown canopies In a quest to improve…

We know a bit more about IL-2s upgraded visual effects

The developer diary that came from 1CGS yesterday on the IL-2: Great Battles series projects including the Battle of Bodenplatte, Tank Crew and Flying Circus mentioned some visual effect updates and now we have a bit more of an idea of what they are. A work in progress list IL-2’s lead producer updated us on…

Jason Williams answers Reddit AMA

A couple of weeks ago I posted about an upcoming Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) Q&A that Jason Williams was planning to do with r/il2sturmovik. Jason’s now had a chance to read through and answer many of the questions that came up during the AMA and I highly recommend checking them out. Some key highlights…

IL-2’s Jason Williams does a Q&A at FlightSimExpo, Reddit AMA to come

FlightSimExpo is now firmly receding into the distance but there’s still new content coming out from that show thanks to their video interview series which, in the latest iteration, has focused on IL-2’s Lead Producer, Jason Williams. There’s also an upcoming AMA on the IL-2 Reddit which many of you might be interested in. Overview…

IL-2’s revoked keys are being reactivated

It’s been a up and down kind of week for the IL-2 community and for 1C Game Studios with a clean-up of what should have been unused keys turning into a turbulent issue surrounding grey market game sellers. I’ve seen some pretty nasty (and in my opinion inaccurate) comments from a few individuals and a…

Stop buying IL-2 from grey market websites

A few IL-2 players are discovering that their IL-2 accounts have been deactivated today. At first glance it looked like technical issue, but new details have come out over the course of the day and it looks like the vast majority of those affected had bought their IL-2 access from one of several third party…

IL-2 will be at the Las Vegas Flight-Sim Expo this weekend

The first annual Flight-Sim Expo is happening this weekend in Las Vegas and Jason Williams from the IL-2: Great Battles Series will be there complete with a booth dedicated to the IL-2: Great Battles Series. Although the expo will likely be dominated by the likes of P3D, FSX and X-Plane, IL-2 will also be there…

IL-2: Battle of Kuban is still coming to Steam

I generally tell people to buy directly from the IL-2 website whenever possible but there are good reasons to use Steam and the Steam store to buy content for IL-2. Battle of Kuban has now been released for a few months now but it isn’t yet on Steam. We know why and have some more…

IL-2: Battle of Kuban celebration sale

It’s been just over 24-hours since IL-2: Battle of Kuban was officially launched with IL-2 patch 3.001 and there’s a lot going on right now that you probably want to know about. Here’s a round-up of what is going on! Celebration sale now on Battle of Kuban is now officially out but if you haven’t…