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  1. We post a running list of all our major updates. Jason
  2. Official announcement about Hell Hawks on the forum will occur after I give Tobruk time to breathe. It was however announced in the Newsletter sent today. Jason
  3. Everyone, Your attention please for a second. As you may have seen, we have launched Pre-Orders for Desert Wings - Tobruk today. This project has been a long journey for our friends at Team Fusion Simulations and they have worked very passionately and professionally to bring this project to release. All of us here love combat flight simulations and adding Torbuk to the catalog is another great achievement for the genre and a very well deserved achievement by Team Fusion. Let's show them we support their efforts. I've done everything I can as Executive Producer of IL-2 Sturmovik to give them this shot and I told them when we started this endeavor that the Great Battles community would support there efforts and get behind them. Please show them I was not wrong. I urge everyone who loves simming and owns Great Battles to support Tobruk and Team Fusion and give them the opportunity to continue to make more new products in the future. They have made some very cool airplanes and produced the first true North African / Mediterranean combat flight-sim and I think that deserves some attention and your love. They have taken a derelict product and revived it like very few have ever done in game/sim development history. Kudos to Team Fusion for that miracle and to 1C for giving them that chance. Great job Team Fusion and thank you to all Great Battles community members who have already purchased and will purchase Tobruk in the near future! 1CGS and Team Fusion appreciates it immensely. Let's keep combat flight sims flying high! Jason
  4. Attention Pilots! As of today, Pre-Orders are now being accepted for IL-2 Sturmovik: Desert Wings - TOBRUK right here in the IL-2 Official Webstore. Take advantage of the 15% Pre-Order Discount and be ready for scheduled Release on August 6th, 2020! See you in the skies over Toburk very soon! Jason
  5. Attention Pilots! As of today, Pre-Orders are now being accepted for IL-2 Sturmovik: Desert Wings - TOBRUK right here in the IL-2 Official Webstore. Take advantage of the 15% Pre-Order Discount and be ready for scheduled Release on August 6th, 2020! See you in the skies over Toburk very soon! Jason
  6. Dear Friends, Today we'd like to present you our next Scripted Campaign - Hell Hawks Over the Bulge. This campaign was lovingly created by our talented friend Jim "Gambit21" McDavid who previously authored the Havoc Over the Kuban campaign. This Campaign has been in development for many months and we are proud to finally bring it to you! It's release is now imminent with our next update, so we are now taking Pre-Orders in the IL-2 Official Webstore. We are proud to announce the Pre-Order of the new historically based Scripted Campaign - Hell Hawks Over the Bulge for IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Bodenplatte. Hell Hawks Over the Bulge is a new, historical scripted campaign featuring the P-47D-28 or "Jug" as it was affectionately known to its pilots. The Campaign is based on the exploits of the 9th Air Force, 365th Fighter Group, later to be known as the "Hell Hawks" Along with the rest of the 9th Tactical Air Command or "IX TAC" for short, the pilots of the 365th flew in direct support of General Hodges' First Army, protecting ground forces from aerial attack, and destroying enemy assets and obstacles on the ground. The 365th’s Jugs also flew in support of General Patton's 3rd Army on two occasions, including during the famous Battle of the Bulge. This campaign puts the virtual pilot in the seat of one of the most devastating ground attack platforms to ever see service, during some of the most dangerous conditions experienced by pilots on the European continent during WWII. While flying this campaign, the player will experience realistic 9th Air Force ground attack operations as they occurred in Belgium in late 1944 and into 1945. 9th Air Force ground and air controllers are simulated and are integral to the campaign as they were to operations in real life. This includes authentic radio traffic between ground controllers and attacking aircraft, and authentic call signs from the units involved during this time are featured. More than 150 custom radio calls are used in the Campaign that adds a new level of immersion and gives it a unique feeling. The player will take part in operations from the "Battle of Aachen" in the Fall of 1944, into the Hurtgen Forest and into the winter of 1945 and the "Battle of the Bulge". Events depicted also include the New Year’s Day operation known as Bodenplatte when Allied bases all over the front were attacked by scores of German fighters. While every effort is made to remain faithful to realistic operations and history, some changes were made for player experience purposes. First, the home base of the Hell Hawks was changed from Chievres to Florennes to shorten the otherwise lengthy flight times to the front. Also, events experienced by the 365th FS during the New Year’s Day operation were altered to provide a more action-packed day, similar to what some other units experienced on that morning in 1945. Overall, the purpose of the campaign is to showcase and take advantage of the full capabilities of the Great Battles platform and to maximize the single player experience within this state-of-the-art WWII combat simulation! A custom skin pack featuring authentic 365th liveries is available to download for this campaign and available HERE and HERE. Hell Hawks Over the Bulge is planned for release in our future 4.009 update! Battle of Bodenplatte is required to play Hell Hawks Over the Bulge. The IL-2 Sturmovik Team You can discuss the announcement in this thread.
  7. Pilots! You can discuss the upcoming Hell Hawks Scripted Campaign in this thread and read the Pre-Order announcement HERE. Jason
  8. So sorry to hear this von_Grieff! Hang in there dude! Check your PMs. Jason
  9. Hello Pilots, 1C Entertainment and Team Fusion in association with 1C Game Studios have announced IL-2 Sturmovik: Desert Wings - TOBRUK an official add-on to IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover - BLITZ will be available for Pre-Order on July 30th in the IL-2 Official Webstore and full released August 6th on Steam and the IL-2 Official Webstore and other 1C properties. Please visit the official announcement HERE for more information. Jason
  10. Pilots, You can discuss the Pre-Order and Release Date announcement in this thread. See original announcement HERE. Jason
  11. IL-2 Sturmovik: Desert Wings – Tobruk flies into battle on 6th of August Get ready to fight another battle – this time in North Africa! Prague, Czech Republic - July 24, 2020 – IL-2 Sturmovik: Desert Wings – Tobruk, the latest addition to the long-standing and critically acclaimed IL-2 Sturmovik series of Aerial Combat Simulators is set to release on August 6th at 19:00 CEST (10:00 PDT / 13:00 EDT) this year via Steam and other digital platforms. Pre-orders will be available starting on July 30th via the official IL-2 Official Webstore with a 15% discount for those who want to get airborne first! Get ready for another tour of duty – IL-2 Sturmovik: Desert Wings Tobruk will let you experience the famous Desert War through the eyes of those fighting for dominance high above the battlefields of North Africa. You can fly over 40 aircraft and variants from the Royal Air Force, Luftwaffe or Regia Aeronautica. Experience combat in the legendary Spitfire, sturdy Hurricanes, stubby Martlets, and rugged Kittyhawks, or take flight in deadly Messerschmitts and Macchis. IL-2 Sturmovik: Desert Wings features a 385km x 385km North African map recreating in precise detail the strategic stronghold of Tobruk and the desert and sea which surrounds it. Included are 75+ airfields, multiple landmarks and towns, an extensive road network as well as the historical fortifications, minefields and defenses, all based on actual maps from the war. Combined with the excellent multiplayer environment that allows over 100 players and dozens of AI aircraft online simultaneously, IL-2 Sturmovik: Desert Wings promises intense and challenging human versus human aerial battles. For the Single Player enthusiasts, the game also includes 24 Quick Missions playable with any aircraft, 7 long form Campaigns based on historical Squadron experiences, and another 14 single missions. IL-2 Sturmovik: Desert Wings - Tobruk will be available in the IL-2 Official Webstore on August 6th and also on Steam and other digital stores for $69.99 USD. The game requires the base game IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover Blitz Edition in order to play. Find more information about the development of the game via Facebook, Twitter and/or YouTube. Keep in touch with the latest 1C Entertainment news on their website and by following them on Twitter and Facebook. You can discuss this announcement HERE.
  12. When the first plane comes out for the a respective title it moves from Pre-Order to Early Access. Jason
  13. Attention Pilots! Summer Promo Codes with 50% OFF on Select Items! Everyone has been given 3 unique single-use codes and new users who sign up will be given a code to get their hangar started. Enjoy! Jason
  14. Pilots, No one likes wearing a face mask outside during the summer heat, so stay indoors and play more STURMOVIK! To help you do this, we have given each user 50% OFF Promo Codes for the following products. They are good only in the Official IL-2 Webstore! The codes are good until August 10th, 2020 at 11:59pm Pacific Time. BOS BOM BOK BOBP FC1 P-38J-25 Fw-190 D-9 Ju-52/3m U-2VS BF-109 G-6 Yak-1B LA-5FN Hs-129 B-2 Spitfire Mk.VB P-40E-1 MC.202 Series VIII Fw-190 A-3 LA-5 Series 8 Blazing Steppe Ten Days of Autumn Havoc Over the Kuban Achtung Spitfire! Fortress on the Volga You can find the codes in your IL-2 User Account which you can access from the Main Page of the website. You just have to log in and go to Profile then Promo Codes.They are easy to find. Just apply them in the Cart. Remember, we don't mean your forum profile. We hope this will give you even more fun during this unusual summer of 2020. Enjoy! Jason
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