“Battle of Britain 2 ?Wings of Victory? recreates the fierce and famous air battles southern England in 1940. The game delivers explosive fun for veteran and casual gamers alike, and occurs over a vast and living world below which will be forever known as one the world?s most decisive moments in history.
Battle of Britain 2 ?Wings of Victory? allows the player to either act as the supreme commander of either side, or simply click ?fly? and let your generals manage the war below.
As commander, you can control the war down to a single aircraft or building in a world where thousands upon thousands battle for supremacy. Thousands of targets including every plane, factory, airfield, and radar station have a specific role and impact on the progress of the war below.
As the enormous campaign plays out below, you will observe both allied and enemy flights carrying out their daily missions. You can take your commanders hat off and jump in the cockpit of the British Hurricane, Spitfire, German Messerschmitt, Stuka dive bomber, or man the gunstations of the Dornier Do17, Heinkel He111, and Ju-88 level bombers. As a pilot, all you need to do is destroy the enemy when you can and get you and your comrades home alive.
Whatever you choose, you will be amidst the relentless and endless waves of German aircraft, taking part in the most authentic historical re-creations of these amazing battles. Get ready to strap yourself in for the fight of your life.”
New DirectX 9 technology
The ?In Cockpit? Experience
Clickable cockpits for the ultimate flying experience
Realistic starting procedures via mouse
Built-in native track-IR support with the latest 6 degrees of freedom support, including moving your head forward, backwards, left, right, up and down
Lift your head for a more, over-the-nose view
Lean out the window while taxiing
Keep your eyes fixed on the target
The industry?s best padlocking system
The industry?s most natural g-force movements
The Ultimate Dynamic Campaign
Authentic re-Creation of the entire Battle of Britain campaign
Experience epic battles with hundreds of aircraft in the air at once
Thousands of aircraft are tracked and combat ready from their historical airfields. Knocking out enemy airfields hurts the enemy?s ability to launch aircraft from those specific airfields.
Authentic radar and spotting system
British coastal radar network spots planes, reports data to central command, aircraft readiness is checked at nearby airfields and interceptors are appropriately vectored
Damaged radar systems create ?outages? or ?holes? in the defensive screen
Human spotters exist all over the British countryside, and their ability to spot is affected by weather conditions
The entire war machine, down to just a single building is modeled
Be the supreme commander or just be the pilot
Both historical and dynamic weather conditions exist throughout the theater
Building storm fronts with towering storm heads
Real-time, in-flight weather changes
Realistic weather forecasting
Computer piloted airplanes fly with the same performance and flight characteristics the player flies with, for a precise, historically accurate offline experience
?RealPilot? Artificial Intelligence Technology means enemy aircraft have the same limitations the player has
Both the player and the enemy can use the clouds for safety and cover
Study and exploit the enemy?s weaknesses with charts included in the printed pilot?s manual
Enemy aircraft have the same characteristics and performance as the player?s aircraft, including actual joystick movements
Authentic engine sounds and behavior, inside and out
Machineguns, explosions, hits, and flack fill the battlefield
Negative g stalls, sputtering, engine overheating
Open the canopy and hear the difference
Complex engine management including prop-pitch, mixture, and engine temperature
Unprecedented Visual Effects
Accurately modeled visual effects create the ultimate battlefield experience
Authentic bomb blasts in accordance to military test data, including realistic fireball size / duration, shockwaves, and dirt blasts
Realistic gun-hits on aircraft, ground targets, land, and water
Towering clouds of black smoke cover the battlefield for the entire flight
Be a part of hundreds of bombers as countless bombs reign down on targets below
Immersive, powerful, and historical command and control on the ground and in the air
?Vector me to nearest airfield?
?Tower, what is the wind at altitude??