DCS World Weekend News – 31 August 2018

DCS World Open Beta Update
This week we introduced several changes to the Open Beta for DCS World. Highlights include:

  • Fixed CTD resulting from AV-8B VTOL landing and AGM-65 use
  • Corrected rain drop effects on canopy and check box added
  • New unit label options added: full, abbreviated, and dot only
  • Yak-52 excessive RPM damage added and start sequence corrected
  • AI engaging with radar-guided missile logic corrected. Crank was also re-introduced
  • Dust and smoke atmosphere effect added to Mission Editor
  • Hornet AIM-7 FLOOD mode improved, AIM-9X search tone corrected, PRF selection added, HSI brightness corrected, over-wing vapor, High Off Boresight (HOBS) expanded to 90 degrees for the AIM-9X, and more EW tones and symbols added
  • Please see the complete change log here.

DCS: Mi-8MTV2 and Ka-50: Memory of a Hero Campaign
The Memory of a Hero campaign follows the story of helicopter pilot Sergey Pavlovich Borisov. Being an honored sniper and research helicopter pilot and a hero of the Soviet Union and Russia, this campaign explores his experiences in the Mi-8MTV2 and the Ka-50 Black Shark. The campaign is full of danger and exciting moments as you relive some of his more harrowing experiences!

Download from: www.digitalcombatsimulator.com

The campaign consists of more than 16 missions that include:

  • Work for a large Siberian transport airline
  • Transport workers and repair crews to oil deposits
  • Take part in the Abkhaz-Georgian war of 1993 while flying the then-secret Ka-50 attack helicopter
  • Participate in intelligence gathering activities over Georgian territory prior to the conflict in South Ossetia. Do so in concert with the help of special FSS equipment and direct support from the Foreign Intelligence Service (FIS)
  • Perform Ka-50 counter-terror operations in the southern Caucasus region and along the Georgian border
  • Take part in rescue operations over the Black Sea in an Mi-8MTV2
  • The action is told through a gripping story narrative with an original soundtrack by The Last Haven.

This campaign requires ownership of DCS: Black Shark 2 and DCS: Mi-8MTV2.

World War II Assets Update
In addition to the new aircraft we recently discussed, we continue to add new ground units. The next will be the Sturmgeschütz (Stug) III. The Stug III was a German assault gun and the second most produced German armor vehicle of the Second World War. Designed as an infantry support weapon with a 7.5 cm L/48 gun, it was built on the Panzer III chassis, but was also used as a tank destroyer.

The Eagle Dynamics Team

DCS World Weekend News – 24 August 2018

DCS World Helicopter Autumn Sale Pack

Starting September 5th, 2018 and lasting until September 30th, 2018, we are offering all four DCS World helicopters for just $69.99! Normally a $199.96 value; this is a 65% saving on each helicopter. DCS World offers some of the most realistic helicopter simulations available on the PC, and nothing compares to the helicopter combat environment that DCS World offers.

For new DCS World helicopter players, this is a rare opportunity not to miss. Find here on September 5th, 2018:

E-Shop Special Offers

DCS: UH-1H Huey
DCS: Mi-8MTV2 Magnificent Eight
DCS: Ka-50 Black Shark
DCS: SA342 Gazelle

DCS World 2.5 Release Version Update 9

This week we moved the DCS World Open Beta to the DCS World Release version. Some of the more noteworthy changes include:

  • Several more modules have been moved to the keyless protection system. These include the NTTR and Normandy maps, WWII Assets Pack, Spitfire, Su-33, AJS-37 Viggen, and the M-2000C. These modules are now tied to users accounts rather than keys
  • Many new Hornet additions to include preliminary AIM-9X, AIM-120 active and time-to-go timers, AIM-120 VISUAL mode and AIM-7 LOFT mode, EW page symbols, EW HUD, EW Offset, increased of ICLS needles size, and eliminated deck sliding after landing
  • Many new AJS-37 Viggen changes like corrected mirror reflections, adjusted normal maps, fixes to the SPA mode, custom cartridge settings, and others
  • Many new AJS-37 Viggen changes like corrected mirror reflections, adjusted normal maps, fixes to the SPA mode, custom cartridge settings, and others
  • Yak-52 changes include corrected textures for the 3-bladed prop, hide stick option added, to tip improvements, primer animation corrected, and more

In our next Open Beta update, we’ll be addressing several items that include the AGM-56E for the AV-8B CTD and AIM-9X persistent search tone.

F-15C: Aggressors BFM Campaign on Steam

Purchase from: STEAM Store F-15C: Aggressors BFM Campaign

The F-15C Aggressors BFM campaign puts you in the cockpit of an F-15C Eagle as a new Aggressor pilot with the 65th Aggressor Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base.

Based on real world procedures, you will fly as “Red Air” against “Blue Air” forces. Upon arrival, you will fly a familiarization flight around the Nevada Test and Training Range (NTTR). Then you will face a series of challenging Basic Fighter Maneuver (BFM) missions against similar and dissimilar aircraft.

Your opponents include the F-4E, F-14A, F-15C, F-15E, F-16C, F/A-18C, M-2000C, MiG-29G, CF-188 and MiG-21.

Additionally, there are 10 single player practice missions with in-air starts so you can perfect your BFM tactics, techniques and procedures.

There are over 1,000 voice-overs and over 45 pages of briefing material including the F-15C Amplified Checklist, RED FLAG Spins, Red Forces In Flight Guide, Maps, Diagrams, Custom Kneeboards and Mission Data cards.

DCS World War II Update

An important aspect DCS World War II is the addition of additional player-controlled and AI aircraft. Some of these include the P-47D, Mosquito, A-20, C-47, Fw 190 A-8, and Ju-88. All of these are various stages of development, and they will serve a vital role in fleshing out the DCS World II experience in concert with the new damage modelling, new World War II era maps, and dogfight AI. As each of these elements progress to the point we’re ready to introduce in DCS World, we’ll be talking about them much, much more.

Today we’d like to show off some of the P-47D skins we are working on, as well as the Mosquito.

The Eagle Dynamics Team