DCS Spitfire now available for Pre-Purchase | and DCS Module Trading is now Banned!

DCS World one of the most popular Combat Flight Simulators will soon have a new Aircraft, the Spitfire LF Mk IX! Originally developed as a response to the appearance of the Focke-Wulf FW 190A; The…

Posted: 04-Nov-2016 @ 01:38z

DCS World one of the most popular Combat Flight Simulators will soon have a new Aircraft, the Spitfire LF Mk IX! Originally developed as a response to the appearance of the Focke-Wulf FW 190A; The Spitfire LF IX was the most numerous version of the Mk IX, with 4,010 produced. It’s powered by the Merlin 66, A Liquid Cooled, Piston powered, V12 Engine. The Engine produces 1,720 hp at 5,750 ft and can push the Spitfire to a Maximum speed of 404 mph at 21,000 feet. The majority of Mk IXs of all types used the standard “c” wing, which would often carry two 20mm cannon and four .303in machine guns. The DCS Spitfire features Highly detailed, six-degrees-of-freedom cockpit. Accurate Spitfire LF Mk IX model, squadron markings, and weapons. Detailed modelling of the Spitfire LF Mk IX instruments, weapons, engine, radios, fuel, and electrical systems. Instant Action and Single Missions. And Interactive training missions. It’s now available for Pre-purchase at a price of $39.99, though it will jump to $49.99 on release day. Note this is Not for Steam. Sadly Steam users of DCS must wait until the aircraft fully releases on the Steam store as DLC.

In other news Eagle Dynamics has Banned the Transfer of keys between accounts. Before now you could transfer Product keys between accounts. They were also able to be traded between users. Sadly not anymore. Eagle Dynamics has Banned module trading. After some digging it appears ED cited EULA Violations as the alleged reason for this move. They have also stated that the planned to implement a Gift system, but do not currently have a timeline for this system.

 

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