DCS: Normandy 2.0 includes large parts of the territory of France and Great Britain, including the capitals of these countries – Paris and London. The map also reproduces in detail the largest cities in this region – English Eastbourne, Brighton, Worthing, Portsmouth and French Caen, Le Havre, Rouen, Amiens and Calais. The coast on both sides of the English Channel, including sea and river ports, has been recreated in detail. The size of the map is 400/600 kilometers.
On the map Normandy 2.0, the user can see a huge number of historically authentic locations in southern England, northern and central France. Among them, the most interesting are the famous Paris Eiffel Tower, the Cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris, the Louvre Museum, as well as London’s Buckingham Palace, Kensington Palace, Westminster Palace and Tower Bridge. In total, more than 100 original buildings and structures are presented on the map.
Map DCS: Normandy 2.0 allows users to play all the main battles of Operation Overlord, from D-Day to the liberation of Paris. Battles can take place from Omaha Beach, almost to the border with Belgium and include the reconstruction of the assault on the Atlantic Wall, Operation Cobra and Operation Tractable, the Allied Falaise pocket and the German Operation Mortain counter-offensive to unblock surrounded troops. On the map you can reproduce fierce air battles by Allied fighters and Luftwaffe, recreate guerrilla operations and the French resistance uprising in Paris, raids in the rear on a Mosquito high-speed bomber and train hunting on a P47 heavy fighter.
On the DCS: Normandy 2.0 map, new real-time lighting is implemented, but due to the blackouts during the war, lighting of airfields, ports and cities, including London and Paris, is available when choosing the mission time to be 1946.
On the map DCS: Normandy 2.0, 69 airfields will be available to users. In addition to Allied deployment airfields, English Farnborough, Chailey, Ford and Heathrow, as well as French Lonrai, Cormeilles-en-Vexin and Villacoublay have been recreated.
The Normandy 2.0 map allows aviation fans to get an unforgettable experience of World War II air operations and fully enjoy advanced DCS visualization technologies. If you’re looking for an incredibly realistic and thrilling experience, DCS: Normandy 2.0 is definitely the theater for you.
The map is compatible with all DCS World modules, which allows you to place both World War II equipment and modern weapons, aircraft and helicopters on it.