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IL-2 Sturmovik V1.1 Upgrade

by Thomas on June 10, 2002 @ 6:17 p.m. PDT

Ubi Soft Entertainment, one of the world's largest video game publishers, today announced that it has released a free upgrade for its multi-award winning WWII combat flight simulation title, IL-2 Sturmovik, in conjunction with game developer 1C Maddox Games. The free IL2-Sturmovik 1.1 Upgrade will include 10 new planes and a number of improvements to the already impressive simulation. The upgrade is now available for download at Read more below to check out what this new flyable aircraft added in the upgrade include.

"This free upgrade demonstrates the continued commitment from Ubi Soft and
1C to the IL-2 Sturmovik community as they anxiously await the release of
IL-2 Sturmovik: The Forgotten Battles this Fall," said Matt Wagner, producer
for Ubi Soft Entertainment. "With the addition of new aircraft and continuing refinements to the original game, IL-2 Sturmovik continues to set the bar for quality while delivering an unmatched level of realism and replayability."

The IL-2 Sturmovik 1.1 Upgrade also adds new features including a game events log file and notification messages for pilot kills in online games. All of the new planes in the free upgrade have been modeled in exacting detail to include 3D modeling, textures, flight dynamics, and weapon systems. New flyable aircraft added in the upgrade include:

" Messerschmitt Bf-109 E-4 German fighter
" Messerschmitt Bf-109 E-4/B German fighter
" Messerschmitt Bf-109 E-7/B German fighter
" Focke-Wulf FW-190 A-8 German fighter
" Polikarpov I-16 type 18 Soviet fighter
" Polikarpov I-16 type 24 Soviet fighter
" Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-3 (UB MG variant) Soviet fighter
" Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-3 (ShVAK cannon variant) Soviet fighter
" Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-3 AM-38 Soviet fighter.
" Yakovlev Yak-1 Soviet fighter

About IL-2 Sturmovik

Released in November 2001, IL-2 Sturmovik has set new standards of realism
and gameplay in the combat flight simulation genre. It is the world's most
realistic WWII combat flight simulation, allowing you to fly more than 30
types of Russian, German and American planes, engage in air-to-air and air-to-ground battles and destroy any ground object, such as buildings, bridges, airfields, and more. Play campaign missions and track your career (with ranks and awards), fighting against intelligent AI opponents and multi-play with up to 32 human or AI players in dogfight. The title has swept almost every gaming award on it's way to becoming the most critically acclaimed flight simulation title of 2002.

IL-2 Sturmovik is available now at retail stores worldwide. Visit the IL-2
Sturmovik website at and experience the demo

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