DCS: F/A-18C HORNET to debut at E3 2017

DCS: F/A-18C HORNET AT E3 2017

Lausanne, Switzerland, May 29th, 2017 – DCS: F/A-18C Hornet to be unveiled at E3 2017!

Eagle Dynamics SA and Belsimtek are excited to announce that DCS: F/A-18C Hornet will have its debut showing at E3 2017 at the Thrustmaster® booth. DCS: F/A-18C will be by far the most authentic PC simulation of a modern fighter to date, and it will use unique CFD engine and aerodynamics developed by Belsimtek. Based on exhaustive research in association with Boeing, current fighter pilots and the development of our new simulation engine, the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet will set a new benchmark.

Eagle Dynamics SA senior producer, Matt Wagner, states, “We are happy to announce the cooperation between Eagle Dynamics SA and Thrustmaster® to create the ultimate F/A-18C Hornet simulation experience”. “After the success of our first collaboration with Eagle Dynamic SA on DCS: A-10C Warthog, that lead to the HOTAS Warthog, we are proud to start a new collaboration on the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet”, says Gilles Raulet, Thrustmaster Development Director.

Please stop by the Thrustmaster® booth South Hall #2813 and experience the next level of combat aviation simulation!

About DCS World

Digital Combat Simulator World (DCS World) is a free-to-play digital battlefield game. Our dream is to offer the most authentic and realistic simulation of military aircraft, tanks and ships possible. The free download includes a vast mission area of the Caucasus region and Black Sea that encompasses much of Georgia. It also includes the flyable Russian Sukhoi Su-25T ground attack aircraft and the famous WWII North American TF-51D fighter.
The download comes with the most powerful mission planner ever designed, full network play and more than 145 AI weapons systems, 113 ground vehicles and trains, 16 Ships and 73 AI aircraft permitting you to plan and play highly sophisticated missions. DCS World is massively extensible through additional DCS modules as well as user-made add-ons and mods which you can purchase and download from our site.

DCS is a true “sandbox” simulation that is also designed to cover multiple time periods of interest such as WWII, Vietnam, Gulf War and others. As examples of products progressing to completion for DCS, “Normandy 1944” is in final phase of development and “Persian Gulf” is close behind.

DCS World is fundamentally a deep, authentic and realistic simulation game designed also to offer a more relaxed game play to suit the user and his particular level of experience and training. The ambition is to hand hold users from novice pilot all the way to the most advanced and sophisticated operator of such complex weapons systems as the A-10C or the Mirage 2000C. The only next step is the real thing!

About Thrustmaster HOTAS :

Designed for simmers, by simmers:

The HOTAS WARTHOG™ joystick is the result of an intense collaboration between Thrustmaster’s development teams and members of the simmer community. Exchanges and studies were carried out constantly throughout the product’s development phase, in order to create a joystick which meets the most specific and precise requirements of the experts. The result is a replica set of the joystick, dual throttle system and dual throttle control panel of the U.S. Air Force A-10C attack aircraft.

With T.A.R.G.E.T software that allows for total interaction between different Thrustmaster USB controllers, with simplified configurations in simulators, and the use of a single preset for all controllers, The HOTAS WARTHOG™ joystick is ready for an enlarged ecosystem including among other development, new Add-On for Joystick.

DCS World Weekend News – 26 May 2017

DCS: Normandy 1944 Map and DCS: World War II Assets Pack, Now Available for Download
After a great deal of research, technology development, and design, the wait is finally over; take to the skies over Normandy France! All pre-purchase customers can now download the Early Access, DCS: Normandy 1944 Map and the DCS: World War II Assets Pack.

To install the new map, please update your DCS World 2 Open Alpha, or download from DCS site.

This will install DCS World Open Alpha 2.1, and it will allow you to have both the DCS: NEVADA Test and Training Range Map and/or the DCS: Normandy 1944 Map.
The DCS: World War II Assets Pack will work with both DCS World 2.1 and DCS World 1.5.

If you have not pre-purchased, you can purchase now from:

You can also purchase the DCS: Normandy 1944 Map and the DCS: World War II Assets Pack together as a bundle for a reduced price at Special Offers.

DCS: Normandy 1944 Map
The DCS: Normandy 1944 Map is centered on the World War II battlefield of Normandy, France and is specifically created to depict the period after the D-Day landings and the establishment of several allied airfields in Normandy to support the beachhead breakout in late June 1944. The map measures 267 x 348 kilometers and includes airfields in both Normandy and southern England. The map includes the famous D-Day landing beaches and the “Atlantic Wall”, rolling bocage fields of Normandy, large cities like Caen and Rouen, ports of Cherbourg and Le Havre, and 30 airfields. The map also includes multiple seasons and more detail and accuracy than any previous DCS World map by utilizing new map technologies.
Normandy 1944 map was created by UGRA-MEDIA company.

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DCS: WWII Assets Pack
The DCS: World War II Assets Pack provides numerous World War II air, land and sea assets to populate the Normandy and other DCS World maps with. Eagle Dynamics has spent several years creating an entirely new set of combat vehicles to support DCS: World War II, and each unit is created with an exceptional level of detail and accuracy.
In addition to populating World War II era maps, this asset pack can be used with all other DCS World map modules.

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Both the DCS: Normandy 1944 Map and the DCS: World War II Assets Pack are being released as Early Access products and will be continually updated until their final release status.