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IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Action
Publisher: Ubisoft
Developer: 1C Company
Release Date: May 31, 2011

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'IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover' System Requirements Revealed

by Rainier on Jan. 27, 2011 @ 5:11 p.m. PST

In IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover, players will take to the skies during the famous Battle of Britain. Using classic World War II planes, the game offers a variety of historical missions through solo campaigns or online combat and cooperation.

IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover takes place in 1940 during the pivotal aerial battle for the skies over Britain between the British, the German and the Italian air forces.

Key Features:

  • New aircraft: incredibly detailed true-to-life modeling of aircraft systems based on thousands of hours of dedicated research. Every single aircraft component can be damaged for realistic and immensely satisfying results.
  • Flyable aircraft – Over a dozen famous and highly detailed English, German and Italian aircraft available, with all crew positions open to players. All flyable aircraft have been painstakingly researched, resulting in incredibly accurate cockpit interiors (including Spitfire, Hurricane, Messerschmitt and the Stuka).
  • Non-flyable aircraft – 13 AI controlled additional aircraft are also available to allow an even more accurate and immersive experience thanks to a varied aircraft.
  • Immersive game modes:
    • -       Exciting Single-Player Campaign – The campaign thrusts the player into the middle of the battle. The player will join the British Air Force to fight the German forces and renegade pilots on his own side.
    • -       Massive multiplayer – Customizable modes range from simple deathmatch-style free-for-alls to epic, ongoing 128 player battles that can last hours, days, weeks, or even longer.
    • -       Interactive training – Comprehensive interactive training for new players – fly a real WWII trainer plane with a computer controlled instructor through a series of training missions.
  • Brand new settingThe battle will take place on a large area spanning London and southern England in the north, to Northern France and Belgium in the south. The huge map will contain thousands of historical cities, towns, roads, airfields, radar stations, ports, and industrial areas – all located exactly where they were in 1940.
  • New 3D engine – Latest-gen graphics engine with DX10 and DX11 API support. Huge variety of photorealistic ground vehicles, buildings and other environmental elements recreate minute details of 1940s Europe.
  • Customizable difficulty – dozens of realism options allow newcomers to the franchise to reduce the difficulty and focus on the fun while learning the ropes of being a pilot.

System Requirements:

  • OS: Windows 7 / Vista SP2 / Windows XP SP3
  • CPU: Pentium Dual-Core 2.0GHz or Athlon™ X2 3800+ (Intel Core i5 2.66GHz or AMD Phenom II X4 2.6GHz recommended)
  • RAM: 2GB (4GB recommended)
  • Video Card : DirectX 9.0c compliant, 512Mb Video Card (1GB DirectX 10 recommended) - See supported List*
    • ATI 4850/4870/5830/5850/5770/5870/6870/6950/6970
    • NVidia: 8800/9800/250/260/275/285/460/465/470/480
  • Direct X: DirectX 9.0c or DirectX 10 (included on disc)
  • DVD Rom Drive: 8X
  • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible
  • Hard Disk: 10GB
  • Peripherals: Mouse, keyboard (joystick with throttle and rudder control recommended)
  • Multiplay: Broadband connection with 128 kbps upstream or faster

1C and Ubisoft also announced that IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover will be available in a special Collector’s Edition, along-side the standalone version.

This Collector’s Edition features the following collection of exclusive pilot material assets in a premium packaging:

  • The Windows PC version of  IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover
  • A cloth pilot escape map showing The Battle of Britain strategic locations
  • A replica of the Pilot’s Notes on the Spitfire I Aeroplane, provided to RAF pilots during The Battle of Britain and reprinted from the RAF Museum original document
  • An in-depth 150-page ring binder pilot instructions

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