Reviews and Problems with IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles Ace Expansion Pack
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13 November 2007
Excerpt: Graphics & Sound: IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles Ace Expansion Pack doesn't offer a complete makeover in terms of looks, but it does add a few nice touches to keep the visuals fresh. The cockpits now look extremely detailed, even though you don't use all of the new instruments. There are also some new skins for planes which look very nice, and some new water effects that make bodies of water look extremely real.
Summary: The best WWII flight sim just got better, thanks to the Ace Expansion Pack for IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles. This add-on doesn't really have a theme, but when there's this much new stuff to play with, it really doesn't need one. There are 20 new flyable planes (with variants of certain models pushing the total number of new aircraft to 28), along with new Ardennes, Normandy, and Pacific maps, and enough new campaigns and missions to placate fans until 1C:Maddox's...