What’s next for IL-2 Great Battles in 2022 and beyond?

Over the next six months, 1C Game Studios is set to deliver quite a bit of content for both IL-2: Battle of Normandy as well as Flying Circus and sprinkled in there are some Collector Planes and Vehicles too which will add to the experience. After that we don’t really know what comes next so…

The DCS: Mi-24 release window

Excitement around the launch of DCS: Mi-24 has reached a fevered pitch as the early access release of the module nears. There have been a few disappointments in the community and I thought it best to provide an update on what we know about the launch window for this new iconic addition to DCS World’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….

New IL-2 tease on the horizon?

Get out your code breaking books and Enigma machine readers because Jason Williams, IL-2’s Lead Producer, has just put another fun and cryptic message out on the IL-2 forum. What does it mean? Let’s have a quick look at what we know! The post and speculation Posted just a couple of hours ago at the…

Rumours suggest that Su-30MKK may be Deka’s next project

It’s been a while since I did a big speculative piece like this so take absolutely everything I say below with a great deal of skepticism. That said, the rumour mill has been going wild recently and a bunch of signs are currently pointing to Deka Ironwork Simulations next project being the Su-30MKK. Let’s explore…

Heatblur reveals future plans including new aircraft!

It’s been a little while since we got a big update from DCS World developer Heatblur but a new one has dropped and it offers considerable insight into the future plans for the developer and what we can expect from them over the next few years. Growth as a company First, we have a big…

Landing craft and Typhoon cockpit dev update for IL-2

The latest IL-2 developer diary has given us new looks and detailed screenshots of the Typhoon Mark IB coming to IL-2: Battle of Normandy as well as a landing craft for the same project. There’s also a few tidbits of details in there on how development is going. We also have a cryptic message from…

Best guess at a planeset for Flying Circus Vol 2

I’ve been challenged in the comments and in my own head to come up with a possible aircraft list for next week’s Flying Circus Vol 2 announcement. There’s just a few days to go until we learn the full list from the developers but lets have a little fun and make some guesses. Here goes!…

High fidelity Russian aircraft in DCS World? Let’s speculate!

It’s been a while since I did a good speculation piece on Stormbirds but there’s enough out there right now that it I think it may be time. So let’s speculate a little on some future DCS World content with the hot-button topic right now being the future of high fidelity Russian aircraft types. Let’s…

Is 1CGS about to announce something new?

This evening we got what might be construed as a teaser from IL-2: Great Battles Series producer Jason Williams. It’s cryptic and it may be nothing but it could also be something so let’s have a quick look at what is going on. Something is coming? Earlier this evening, Jason Williams took to the IL-2:…