Early adopters of DCS World 2.5 have got two hotfixes in place to solve problems and an acknowledgement of a memory leak to be fixed soon. Meanwhile there are some small updates on the Hornet and visuals of an updated Rapier SAM site ideally used with the upcoming (and renamed) DCS: Persian Gulf map.
DCS: Persian Gulf
Same Strait of Hormuz map but with a brand new name. Eagle Dynamics has changed the name of their DCS: Strait of Hormuz forum and with it comes confirmation that they have changed the name for the planned map update.
Matt Wagner had this to say:
The change in name is for two primary reasons:
1- Gives us flexabilty[sic] to expand the map later
2- A much more recognizable name of the region
When the map is made available for sale, it will be abundantly clear of the exact area covered by…
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“Finally, we have The Grim Reapers doing a difficult Christmas-time strike mission against an oil refinery. Things get hairy as the team tries to crack a series of very effective SAM batteries with AV-8 Harriers and Su-25Ts armed with anti-radiation missiles. It’s a tough mission but with a really great payout at the end. Check it out!” Thanks Stormbirds
I think its high time for another video round up. This is where I highlight some of the videos I’ve enjoyed watching recently. Gameplay and cinematic video is all up for grabs.
Video from the danger zone!
JG4_Karaya draws his first blood in Cliffs of Dover BLITZ edition in this 18 minute multiplayer video. This video feature some seriously tense dogfights at various altitudes. You can definitely appreciate some of the revised graphics and especially the updated terrain tiles in this video. There are some glitches from lag that are apparently an issue for Cliffs of Dover BLITZ right now.
Next up we have Lemsip using IL-2: Great Battles series to do some really convincing looking gun camera footage style video. Most of it is in black and white but he also does an early colour film style. Really cool and worth checking out!
And now for something completely different……
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