Feel the excitement of flying the Su-25T "Frogfoot" attack jet and the TF-51D "Mustang" in the free-to-play Digital Combat Simulator World!DCS World is a vehicle combat simulation game created by an inspired development team. DCS World uses a powerful engine that delivers realistic gameplay.
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December 8

Mi-8MTV2: Oilfield Campaign Now Available on Steam

Mi-8MTV2: Oilfield Campaign Now Available on Steam

http://store.steampowered.com/app/728301/Mi8MTV2_Oilfield_Campaign/

Life in civil aviation is far removed from dangers of military conflict. Instead, it’s based on strict time tables and lunch breaks.

Meet a group of old friends: captain Jury Maksimovich Protasov and his Mi-8MTV2 crew. After the events of the "Spring Tension" conflict, they are again in business together. However, this time they are gainfully employed as cargo transportation contractors, serving the interests of the oil industry.

Rather than combat, this campaign will test your knowledge of the Mi-8MTV2 navigation suite in order to locate oil derricks scattered over the forests. Challenge yourself as a cargo pilot and never have to worry about being shot at again!

Crew moto: "Not a day without drama!" (с) crew chief Andrey
Main features:

Based on a real-life helicopter pilot missions
16 full-scale missions
Various cargos and mission task situations
Landing in a different locations and weather conditions
Over 350 scripted radio messages
Voice overs for helicopter startup procedures
Briefing with flight chart maps
Flight charts are included pilot’s kneeboard
English and Russian localization - voice overs and subtitles


Please note that this DLC uses Steam Keys instead of Starforce keys. As such, this purchase cannot be activated on the DCS World e-Shop version.

DCS: Mi-8MTV2 Magnificent Eight is required to play this campaign.
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November 23

DCS: Normandy 1944 Map, DCS: World War II Assets Pack, and Spitfire LF Mk.IX: Epsom Campaign Available on Steam

IMPORTANT! The DCS: Normandy 1944 Map requires the DCS World 2.1.1 Beta on Steam. In order to install DCS World 2.1.1, please select to install the openalpha version from your Steam Library / Properties / BETAS window. From the “select the beta you would like to opt into:” drop down, please select the openalpha – Public alpha versions (2.x).

DCS: Normandy 1944 Map and DCS: World War II Assets Pack Available on Steam

http://store.steampowered.com/app/684850/DCS_Normandy_1944_Map/

Today we are pleased to release both the DCS: Normandy 1944 Map and the DCS: World War II Assets Pack to Steam as part of the DCS World Open Beta on Steam. Combined, these introduce our first World War II environment for DCS World, and they are fantastic products to have for your P-51D, Spitfire Mk.IV, Bf 109 K-4, and Fw 190 D-9. This a big step for us to create an authentic World War II combat environment for the most realistic World War II aircraft simulations available.

In addition to purchasing the Normandy 1944 Map and World War II Assets Pack separately, we are also offering a bundle deal that consists of both with a 20% savings!

http://store.steampowered.com/bundle/5518/DCS_Normandy_1994_Map_and_World_War_II_Assets_Pack/

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.

In addition to being developed to support DCS: World War II modules, other module eras from the Korean War to Modern Day may also be used with this map.

DCS: World War II Assets Pack

http://store.steampowered.com/app/684851/DCS_World_War_II_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.

These assets include:

• Tanks and Mobile Artillery
• M4A4 Sherman VC Firefly
• M4 Sherman with "Rhino" hedge cutter
• Mk VIII Cromwell
• Sd.Kfz. 162 Jagdpanzer IV
• Pz.Kpfw. VI Tiger I
• Pz.Kpfw VI Ausf. B Tiger II
• Pz.Kpfw. V Panther
• Pz.Kpfw. IV
• Sd.Kfz. 166 Sturmpanzer IV Brummbär
• Sd.Kfz. 173 Panzerjäger V Jagdpanther
• Jeep Willys
• Truck CCKW 353
• Bedford MWD
• Kübelwagen 82
• Truck Blitz 36-6700A
• DRG Class 86 locomotive
• Tank wagon
• G10 covered wagon
• DR 50 Ton Flat Wagon Type SSys
• Bofors 40 mm gun
• 8.8 cm Flak Gun 18, 36, & 37
• 2 cm Flak 30/38/Flakvierling
• LCVP Higgins
• LST Mk2
• USS Samuel Chase
• US soldier
• UK soldier
• German soldier
• Aircraft
• B-17G bomber

The DCS: World War II Assets Pack will continue to grow with DCS: Combined Arms compatibility and free asset additions.

Spitfire LF Mk.IV: Epsom Campaign Available on Steam

http://store.steampowered.com/app/695860/Spitfire_Epsom_Campaign/
In addition to the Normandy 1944 Map and World War II Assets Pack, we are also releasing the first Spitfire campaign on Steam for the Normandy 1944 Map: Operation Epsom.

Fly the legendary Spitfire LF Mk. IX over Normandy in June 1944 as the allies attempt to break out of the D-Day landing beachheads. Battle German forces in the air and on the ground as the allies push south over 12 missions south of the Juno and Gold landing beaches. The missions consist of a combination of armed reconnaissance, intercepts, and directed ground attacks.

For this campaign, we teamed up with the greatly respected "Bunyap", who has created an amazing level of detail and content for the briefings and historical background. All missions and flights in the campaign are based on actual missions down to the squadrons, targets, locations, times, weather, flak locations, etc. We believe this will be the most historically accurate portrayal of World War II air combat in a PC flight simulation.

NOTE: DCS: Normandy 1944 Map, World War II Assets Pack and DCS: Spitfire LF Mk.IX are required to play this campaign.

Key Features:

• 12 historic missions taken from detailed accounts of Operation Epsom
• Detailed briefing and briefing images, including separate PDF mission files
• Unique kneeboard graphics for each mission
• Hundreds of specially recorded voice-over messages to recreate the actual callsigns and accents
• A wide array of missions included armed reconnaissance, intercepts and ground attack
• Takes advantage of new AI features like Flak avoidance and authentic formations

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Reviews

"This is a quality piece of software. Even without the extra modules, this is simply amazing. The SU-25T is one of my favourite jets of all time, and it is brilliantly realised here, with so much content you feel guilty for getting it for free.

This only goes to show the confidence that DCS have in there Digital Combat Simulator, that they would give you so much for free. Stop reading this and go and download it now!." – Hubpages

"DCS World is a must-have for simulation enthusiasts who want as real as you can get in their home PC." – SimHQ

About This Game

Feel the excitement of flying the Su-25T "Frogfoot" attack jet and the TF-51D "Mustang" in the free-to-play Digital Combat Simulator World!

DCS World is a vehicle combat simulation game created by an inspired development team. DCS World uses a powerful engine that delivers realistic gameplay. The battlefield includes a spectacular mission area - the location of the Georgian conflict in 2008. Fly the Su-25T in a massive, semi-dynamic campaign to achieve dominance in the skies over Georgia! Experience the amazing flight dynamics and interactive cockpit of the TF-51D and understand why the Mustang is often regarded as the greatest fighter of the Second World War.

The huge variety of aircraft, land units and warships are included from countries such as the United States, Russia, the United Kingdom, France, German Spain and others. Units are controlled by sophisticated Artificial Intelligence (AI) and they have an amazing levels of detail. This all allows for the creation of engaging, real-world combat missions in this flashpoint region. DCS is a true "sandbox" simulation that can and will cover multiple time periods covering many types of combat and civilian units.

Your exhilarating experience will be extended through additional DCS modules available through Steam. Such modules include the A-10C and A-10A Warthog, F-15C Eagle, L-39 Albatros, Hawk, MiG-21bis, MiG-15bis, F-86F Sabre, Ka-50 Black Shark, P-51D Mustang, Fw 190 D-9 Dora, Bf 109 K-4 Kurfurst, UH-1H Huey, Mi-8MTV2, SA342 Gazelle, AJS-37 Viggen, M-2000C, and ground combat control with Combined Arms. More new vehicles are being added all the time. Also available are many hand-crafft campaigns for many of the aircraft.

DCS World comes wiht a free map of the Caucasus region, but other maps are or will be available like the Nevada Test and Training Range, Normandy 1944, and the Strait of Hormuz.

Additionally, DCS World includes:


  • Powerful mission and campaign editors
  • Multiplayer
  • Massive inventory of air, land and sea combat units and weapons
  • Advanced AI
  • Fast mission generator
  • Dynamic weather and seasons
  • Training missions
  • Mission replay system
  • Pilot log book

System Requirements

    Minimum system requirements:
    OS 64-bit Windows 7/8/10; DirectX11; CPU: Core i3 at 2.8GHz; RAM: 8 GB; Free hard disk space: 60 GB; Video: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 / ATI R9 280X DirectX11); requires internet activation.
    Recommended system requirements:
    OS 64-bit Windows 7/8/10; DirectX11; CPU: Core i5+ at 3+ GHz; RAM: 16GB; Hard disk space: 60 GB on Solid State Drive (SSD); Video: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 / ATI R9 Fury DirectX11 or better; Joystick; requires internet activation.
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