IL-2 patch 3.102 is out with two new FC aircraft and one tank

The latest patch in the IL-2: Great Battles Series is out and at 2.5GB it introduces a fair bit of new content. This patch is focused on the Flying Circus and Tank Crew parts of the Great Battles Series with the release of the Halberstadt CL.II, Bristol Fighter F.2B for Flying Circus and Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf.G…

IL-2 content: reading between the lines on what is next

The next few months of development for IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte are going to bring the project much closer to completion. Given what we’ve learned over the last couple of updates I thought it’d be good to take stock of the latest. The next beta? The next closed beta for the IL-2 series will, according…

IL-2 devs show off Tempest, FW190A-3 4K, new FC cockpits

For this week’s IL-2 Developer Diary we’re getting a look at all kinds of great new content. It’s our first look at the fully textured and in-engine Hawker Tempest Mark V for IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte and the aircraft looks spectacular. Speaking of spectacular, we’re also getting our first look at new 4K textures for…

New features and eye candy for IL-2 fans in latest dev update

Battle of Bodenplatte, Flying Circus and Tank Crew updates are all part of the latest IL-2 developer diary from 1C Game Studios and there’s a great mix of talk about features and some great eye candy from the latest work in progress images so let’s dig into this! Bodenplatte aircraft updates The first news that…

Having fun and waiting for the future with Tank Crew

I’m a bit late to the Tank Crew game compared to the earliest of adopters but now that I have it I’ve started to explore what 1CGS has built for the title so far and I’m having a lot of fun. I also am starting to see where 1CGS wants to take the title and…

Tank Crew first impressions!

This has been a long time in coming but it’s here now and I’ve finally had a chance to buy in and spend a few minutes with Tank Crew – Clash a Prokhorovka. This is the first WWII tank sim in years and its all part of the IL-2: Great Battles Series which means that…

Tank Crew T-34 UVZ mod. 1943 in next patch, new damage model

1CGS trio of projects is pushing forward and today we’ve learned that they and their third party developers have nearly completed work on their next tank – introducing the T-34 UVZ model 1943. With it comes an enhanced damage model for all tanks and some interesting new gameplay possibilities that also affect pilots. Let’s dig…

IL-2 devs talk AI, maps, aircraft and vehicles in new diary

The latest IL-2 developer diary is out – on a Tuesday no less! This one is wide ranging and it includes some new information that we haven’t heard about until now along with some updates on all of the latest efforts. This is a recap of everything that we’ve learned. AI, maps, vehicles – and…

A word on IL-2’s trio of release dates

Development work on IL-2: Great Battles has continued, nearly continuously, for several years now and the 1CGS team has done an incredible job on the series. With three titles released and a trio of new ones currently under development, we have a considerable amount of content available. Of course, and as is always the way,…

New images of Bodenplatte map, S.E.5.a, Albatross D.Va, T-34

Development on the three IL-2: Great Battles Series titles continues and the developers are showing off the latest work on two aircraft, the interior of the T-34 and new images from the Bodenplatte map. S.E.5.a and Albatross D.Va The two latest aircraft in development include the S.E.5.a and the Albatross D.Va. The two fighters further…