IL-2 Sturmovik sequel Battle of Stalingrad announced by 1C, 777 studios

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 11 December 2012 15:34 GMT

IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Stalingrad, a sequel to WWII combat flight simulator IL-2 Sturmoviker, is in development through 1C Company and 777 Studios.

The two companies have formed a new new studio named 1C Game Studios. 777 Studios is the developer behind the WWI flight simulator, Rise of Flight: The First Great Air War.

“1C is proud to take the next step in flight-simulation history with 777 Studios, a company and team that has grown to be one of the best flight-simulation developers in the world and has proven that their attention to detail and product quality speaks volumes about their talent and dedication,” said Nikolay Baryshnikov, VP of 1C Company. “We look forward to bringing a new era of development and spirit of enjoyment to the combat flight-simulation community together.”

The partnership will provide “increased opportunities for combat flight simulation,” as both studios “see the flight-simulation genre as an important one for PC gaming with a dedicated fan-base.”

Battle of Stalingrad is set during 1942-43 air war over the Eastern Front. The battle of Stalingrad was a point for both the Soviet and German armies in WWII.

The game will contain both single and multiplayer scenarios, and is currently slated for release in early 2014 with add-on content and additional features and theatres to follow.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.



1c Game Studios

77 Studos

IL 2 Sturmovik

  • IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Stalingrad heads into beta, slated for September release

    IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Stalingrad’s Early Access edition is now officially in the beta stage which will run through the summer leading up to the official release on Steam in September. Founder status will be applied to all players who purchased the game between November 2013 and this month. The standard edition is also available […]

  • IL-2 Sturmovik devs working on Battle of Britain flight-sim game

    Maddox Games has announced via an IncGamers interview with founder Oleg Maddox, that the firm’s next project s based on the Battle of Britain air war during WWII. “Right now we are working full steam on a new simulator series, and the opening release will be dedicated to the Battle of Britain in 1940,” said […]