Sale for Rise of Flight and IL-2

Today it was announced that Rise of Flight and IL-2 are both having a end of summer sale. 1CGS and 777 Studios are offering some great discounts on some aircraft so if you’ve been waiting to pick something up, now would be a great time. What’s on sale? Rise of Flight has a sale that…

Yak-1B and Ju 52 pre-order goes live

I was away from my computer for a couple of days and that is inevitably when all of the interesting stuff happens. Yesterday, 1CGS announced the pre-order store for the Yak-1B and Ju 52 had opened up – and they came with a special discounted price. Where do we go from here? If you want…

Level bombing success

I’m a competent fighter pilot and a dedicated mud mover – I’ll fly attack planes and fighter-bombers at low altitude (in “the weeds” so to speak) all day long. But level bombing is something I always admired others doing and something I only achieved limited success in previous IL-2 games. It’s taken me over two…

Odessa, Yak, Ju52… and no unlocks

Today’s Dev Update is live and with it brings some news from IL-2’s Producer, Jason Williams. Some of the more serious news includes taking action against cheaters and credit card fraud. Gift codes will now be encrypted and will only be able to be redeemed by a valid user account. Now, on to some of…

Official IL-2 MOD Support?

Modding in games is nothing new. Some games have opened themselves up to third-party efforts to modify their game by adding new content or changing certain values as part of an overall strategy. It has worked well for companies like Blizzard where an entire genre of games (Defense of the Ancients) was developed as a…

Good times ahead!

Within the next two weeks we are likely to learn the plans that 1CGS has set out for IL-2 for the future. That was confirmed today with a post by IL-2 Producer, Jason Williams, who made this post on the forums. We know what we are going to do next and the next after that…

Adding Collector Planes?

Battle of Moscow and Battle of Stalingrad both brought with them 8 flyable aircraft plus 2 Premium aircraft. This is a good number with the ability to represent each battle well with some of the key types in each but it also ends up missing out on several notable types in the typical combat roles…

Battle of Moscow on Steam, Update 2.003

IL-2 Update 2.003 is live and marks the official launch of IL-2: Battle of Moscow on the Steam Store. This update is also symbolic of the end of a development cycle that has been underway for over the last year and a half. The developers update¬†by Jason Williams, Producer for IL-2, indicates with some certainty…