IL-2 promo codes are back for the next month

Looking to pick up something from the IL-2 store but sad that you missed the recent sale? Here’s another way to save on some IL-2 related content: promotional codes are back! Here’s how it works Your IL-2 store profile has received two promo codes which can be applied at the time of purchase towards buying…

IL-2 winter sale includes 35% off Tank Crew, Hurricane

Jason Williams announced today that the IL-2 Winter 2.0 Sale has begun and it comes with some great discounts on all kinds of aircraft, campaigns, and it even includes Tank Crew and the Hurricane Mark II. Here’s what’s on sale! Tank Crew and Hurricane Mark II on sale for 35% off! For everyone who read…

Tank Crew – Clash at Prokhorovka full review

Sometimes taking the greatest risks lead to the greatest reward. I think this is the maxim that the 1C Game Studios team was thinking about when they decided to try something different and put a historical tank simulator in a flight sim. Creating Tank Crew was a bold move but it also invites a lot…

Tank Journal: On the offensive in the Kuban

Time another Tank Journal (a slight deviation from the usual Flight Journal) to tell another story about IL-2: Great Battles and Tank Crew – Clash at Prokhorovka. This time I’m on the ground together with Tank Crew enthusiast and YouTube/Twitch streamer Wolfpack345 on the Finnish Virtual Pilots – Dynamic War server and another tank offensive…

IL-2 Sturmovik 2020 year in review

We’ve nearly made it to the end of 2020 and its time to review the past 12-months of IL-2 Sturmovik. This is a summary some of the highlights of the work coming from 1C Game Studios and Team Fusion Simulations over the last year with the two branches of the IL-2 Sturmovik series. Let’s get…

Tank Journal: A snowy team effort

My usual Flight Journal is interrupted by a ‘tank journal’ story. This one happened over a week ago and involved driving around in some Panzer IV’s on the Finnish Virtual Pilots – Dynamic War server. This is just one story of what a combined arms experience looks like in IL-2: Great Battles. Setting out Finnish…

Need more Tank Crew single player? Check out these 140 missions

IL-2: Great Battles Series community member TIGRE88 is very much into making missions for Tank Crew, the series’ offshoot into armored warfare. His mission pack has grown to the hefty size of 140 missions making ample use of the armor from Tank Crew to put single players into all kinds of different tank scenarios. Let’s…

1CGS shows off new visual effects for Tank Crew

This week’s developer diary for the IL-2: Great Battles Series introduces new visual effects detailing that is, for now, aimed at improving the visuals for Tank Crew although there are some hints of what this work will do for airplanes as well. Let’s have a look! More realistic muzzle flashes, rough terrain The highlights of…