IL-2 dev diary focuses on clouds, new tanks

It’s hard to top the recent collection of IL-2 developer diary updates so this latest update feels a bit smaller by comparison though the one big feature update we’ve learned about affects the look and performance of the whole sim and I think everyone is going to like this a lot. New cloud rendering updates…

IL-2 3.201 dev diary includes Tank Crew, Flying Circus and Bodenplatte

It’s a triple threat this week for the IL-2 developer diary as the team lays out new details and updates for all three in-development titles: IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte, Tank Crew – Clash at Prokhorovka, and Flying Circus Vol 1. It’s a big update and it runs the gamut from aircraft to tanks, maps, and…

1CGS needs special beta testers for the final push

The team behind IL-2: Great Battles is pushing towards the end of development on three titles that the team announced nearly a year and a half ago with IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte, Flying Circus Vol 1, and Tank Crew – Clash at Prokhorovka all now looking to cross the finish line. Jason Williams, the Lead…

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…