IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles packshot image
sequel to the 2001 combat flight simulation of the year IL-2 Sturmovik developed by the Russian software firm 1C.
Forgotten Battles offers all the gameplay of IL-2 Sturmovik, plus many new additions. These include (but are not limited to):
30 new flyable aircraft
23 new AI-controlled aircraft
New AI ground objects and vehicles for each new map area, with new 3D building models
Ranking and award system for Finnish and Hungarian pilots
Selectable custom user-made skins in single play mode for players and all AI aircraft
All IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles aircraft available in Quick Mission Builder, except seaplanes and gliders
Improved flight dynamics
More realistic AI scripting to create more realistic battles
New engine management relating to radiators, superchargers and fuel mixture control for different altitudes
Online track recorder and editor
A New system of single play track recording and editing
Search lights and barrage balloons (including intercommunication with AA artillery)
New ships including the Russian battleship Marat, Russian cruisers Aurora and Kirov and German cruiser Niobe (but not limited to)
Play up to 32 players online in dogfight and in cooperative modes (depending on your internet connection)
IL-2 Sturmovik and IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles are not compatible with each other when playing online
IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles System Requirements
Recommended Requirements
  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 1.5GHz / AMD Athlon XP 1500+
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon X550 Series or NVIDIA GeForce 6500
  • System Memory: 256 MB RAM
  • Storage: 1 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 8 Compatible Graphics Card
PC System Analysis For IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles Requirements
You need a Pentium 4 1.5GHz or Athlon XP 1500+ processor coupled with a GeForce 6500 to run IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles system requirements at recommended. You can expect to get around 60FPS at 1080p screen res on high graphics settings with this hardware. 256 MB will also be needed to achieve the IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles rec specs and get 60FPS. Your GPU is expected to be able to deliver DirectX 8. We suggest a 14 year old PC to play smoothly.
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200+ FPS
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Genres: Action, Sim, Historic, War
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IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles System Requirements
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Recommended Requirements
256 MB
GD VRAM hardware score: 1
256 MB
GD RAM hardware score: 1
DX 8
1 GB
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IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles PC Release Date: 21 Mar 2003

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