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…

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!…

New clouds, AQM, and Breguet 14.B2 part of new IL-2 update

Breguet 14.B2 The first part of the update focuses on the Breguet 14.B2. This is the first French bomber to come to the Flying Circus series and it’s both an impressive aircraft as well as a popular one among those who used to fly it (or maybe still do) in Rise of Flight. When it…

Encouraging comments on IL-2’s new clouds

Another teaser and some comments have come out surrounding the development of IL-2 Great Battles clouds enhancement project. Jason Williams, Executive Producer, went to the forums to talk a bit more about his own first impressions of the technology in operation. Quick test The update on the forums wasn’t part of a formal update but…

1CGS show off new clouds for IL-2: Great Battles!

IL-2’s developer diary comes a day early this week and it comes absolutely packed with new screenshots showing off their new cloud technology which is being developed for the core of the sim. Let’s have a look at some new clouds! New visuals, new localized weather! We’ve know for a little while now that IL-2…

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…

DCS vehicle and weather updates

The pace of new vehicles being upgraded or added to DCS World recently has certainly picked up. Several new vehicles, ships, and tanks have just been added in the most recent update and a few of them are also going to be part of a future DCS: Combined Arms update. We also have a very…

Transformative! First impressions of DCS World 2.7

At this time last year, DCS World and the community around it, were struggling with the latest 2.5.6 open beta patch which had introduced new lighting effects but also brought in plenty of bugs and performance problems. Things were rough for a while, statements were made, and eventually the problems were solved with promises to…

Eagle Dynamics are ‘full burners’ towards 2.7

On Friday, Eagle Dynamics has tweeted and shared news on their social media feeds that they are working hard on their DCS World 2.7 release. What do we know about 2.7 and what does it mean for the series? Let’s have a look! Full burner to 2.7 We’ve seen some big updates to DCS World…