Publisher MicroProse Software has announced their remastered classic combat flight simulation adventure B-17 Flying Fortress: The Mighty 8th Redux is in Early Access on Steam and GOG.
In B-17 Flying Fortress: The Mighty 8th Redux, players can feel the power of flying a 10-men crew on a B-17 over occupied Europe in WWII. Plan the mission, choose your men and take action in every post onboard, from pilot to bombardier and machine gunners. Get ready for a high-flying adventure in this all-time classic remake.
Players can unleash the might of the B-17 Flying Fortress. Experience the adrenaline rush of flying through relentless anti-aircraft fire and engage in intense aerial combat against Nazi warplanes. Become part of the legendary crew in B-17 Flying Fortress: The Mighty 8th Redux and relive the challenges faced at 15,000 feet with only a thin layer of steel between life and death.
Players can take control of various roles in B-17 Flying Fortress: The Mighty 8th Redux, including Pilot, Co-Pilot, Navigator, Bombadier/Chin Turret Gunner, Radio Operator, Engineer/Top Turret Gunner, Port Waist Gunner, Starboard Waist Gunner, Ball Gunner, and Tail Gunner. From take-off to landing, from navigating across a realistically mapped Europe to operating the radio, experience the intensity of war from multiple perspectives.
Key Features of B-17 Flying Fortress: The Mighty 8th Redux:
- Take Control of Different Crew Roles aboard a B-17
- Historical Campaigns
- Quick Start Missions
- Training Missions
- Historical Missions
- Updated visuals and interface
Redux: The same experience was remastered with the original engine upgraded to support the functionality present in DirectX 12. Working on the redux will give the developers the opportunity to look back and learn in order to push forward with future Flying Fortress titles.