IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Stalingrad Review

We all have heard about the famous Battle of Stalingrad, during the Second World War, it was the time when Russian managed to defend its city and break the spirit of Germans, which later was their downfall. German troops were lost and dead in the battle, while Russians lost 1.1 million of men. Well, this game takes this historical heritage and transforms it into the compelling video game.


Compared to other games we have reviewed so far, IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Stalingrad is quite easy to install, you just download a setup program and click next. If you required additional installations, the program would indicate that. You can always visit some forums or websites if you want to perform some unique additions and changes.

The game overview

IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Stalingrad Review give the players an opportunity to play in single and multiplayer mode, using up to five aircraft. You will have a chance to choose between several aircraft models. The FW190, A model, wasn’t initially participated in Stalingrad Battle, but due to an enormous popularity on forums, developers decided to add it into the game. All aircraft are maneuvered by a player, so there is no AI in the game.

Game state

Just a few weeks from its release, the players confirmed that IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Stalingrad Review was free of bugs. At the moment, there are some AI and FM problems, and from time to time game tends to freeze or crash after a few missions of when you are in multiplayer mode. But, this doesn’t happen very often, just some gamers have experienced these situations.

Customization options

Players have at their disposal the usual range of customization options and the graphics have been simplified. Which some gamers find annoying. There are two game modes players can use. One is easy, and another is an expert. Depending on your level of skills you can choose between these two. A simple mode makes all options simple. And even flight mode has been simplified. On the other hand, if you choose an expert option you better be ready for challenging situations.