IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Stalingrad just been announced by the new game studio 1C Game Studios. The game is a sequel to the award-winning WWII combat flight simulator IL-2 Sturmovik. This new studio, is a joint venture between 1C Company and 777 Studios, the developer of the WWI flight simulator Rise of Flight: The First Great Air war.
Battle of Stalingrad will include both single-player and multi-player scenarios for virtual pilots to enjoy as well as brand new gameplay modes. Initial client release is slated for early 2014 with add-on content and additional features and theatres to follow.
The L-2 Sturmovik franchise includes the titles: Forgotten Battles, Pacific Fighters, 1946 and Cliffs of Dover. The IL-2 Sturmovik titles feature intense aerial combat and dozens of historically accurate warplanes and missions.
The game is named in honor of the famous Soviet Ilyushin IL-2 ground-attack fighter (seen picture).
The Sturmovik series features all major theatres in WWII, from the freezing eastern front to carrier combat in the vast pacific theatre. For more information about IL-2 Sturmovik titles, you can visit the official website here.