IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Kuban Now Live After a few months of development and testing, the highly anticipated IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Kuban is now live! This new game in the critically acclaimed flight sim series adds a brand new map, a series of new planes, and plenty of new missions and other content. Now is the time to get ready to soar through the skies over the Kuban region of the Soviet Union and experience some of the most intense aerial combat of World War II. The game features a wide variety of planes including the famous Russian Yak-1, the German BF-109 and FW-190, and the British Spitfire, as well as a host of other aircraft. You can choose to play as either the Soviet or German forces, or take on the role of a fighter ace. As you progress, you'll be able to customize your plane with a variety of weapons and upgrades. To get the most out of the game, IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Kuban also includes an array of mission types such as bomber escort, ground attack, and dogfight. You can also join in online multiplayer battles with up to 16 players.