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bflinty
11-29-2007, 09:59 AM
Hi. I have recently bought IL2 Complete Edition: IL2 Sturmovik Forgotten Battles + Ace Expansion Pack + Pacific Fighters. I was looking around on the ubisoft website for patches and some tips etc when I noticed the huge amount of patches available! However, it seems I need to download almost every single patch before 4.04 to be able to use 4.04! is there any way of getting round this? I.E. a patch that contains all of the previous? I have tried the usual thing of searching through previous posts but couldn't really find anything. Any help will be much appreciated! Thank you, Ben.

dbillo
11-29-2007, 10:06 AM
I thought Complete Edition WAS 4.04? What is the version number on the loading screen? (red numbers, lower left)

bflinty
11-29-2007, 10:16 AM
I wont know until tomorrow when I get to play again. I'll have a look and give you an update! Thanks for your help!

RaVe_N
11-29-2007, 10:34 AM
Go buy 1946 and save your self alot of time..

dbillo
11-29-2007, 11:06 AM
I just did a little checking, and I'm pretty sure now that the Complete Edition is v4.04m right out of the box.

Good News: you don't need to do any patching!

Bad News: 4.04m is way out of date now. The only way to upgrade that further is to buy 3 paid add-ons, 4.05, 4.06, and 4.07.

More Good News: Do what RaVe_N said, and buy IL-2 Sturmovik 1946. This gets you v4.07, which then only needs one patch, 4.08 to get you right up to date.

bflinty
11-29-2007, 11:20 AM
I'll have a look at 1946! Looks great, will definitely consider buying it! Thanks for all your help! Much appreciated! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif Does 1946 come with all the previous games, i.e. Ace expansion, pacific fighers etc....???

Bearcat99
11-29-2007, 11:48 AM
Yes.. 46 includes the 3 paid add ons mentioned by dbillo...

bigbossmalone
11-29-2007, 01:13 PM
are you guys sure 4.05 was a paid addon?
I remember (I think) getting the 4.05 update off the net shortly after I got the Complete Edition....could be losing my marbles, though... http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-surprised.gif

LEBillfish
11-29-2007, 01:21 PM
Originally posted by bigbossmalone:
are you guys sure 4.05 was a paid addon?
I remember (I think) getting the 4.05 update off the net shortly after I got the Complete Edition....could be losing my marbles, though... http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-surprised.gif

4.05 was PE2 Peshka.....So yes, was paid for by most of us....

Taylortony
11-29-2007, 08:48 PM
Originally posted by bflinty:
I'll have a look at 1946! Looks great, will definitely consider buying it! Thanks for all your help! Much appreciated! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif Does 1946 come with all the previous games, i.e. Ace expansion, pacific fighers etc....???

yes they are all in there with the add ons that were sold as well, it's all on one dvd install to so no swopping discs and getting them all muddled up either http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif just bang it in and it installs everything bar the very last patch as said http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif welcome to the forums by the way..

bigbossmalone
11-30-2007, 03:41 AM
Originally posted by LEBillfish:
[QUOTE]4.05 was PE2 Peshka.....So yes, was paid for by most of us....

Ok, LeB, so I must be mistaken on that count....
I remember shortly after I purchased the complete edition, I then went out and bought 1946. Not sure if you were implying anything with 'most of us', if you weren't, no worries - if you were, here's a list of originals I have bought re: IL2 series:
IL2 Sturmovik (Original - 2 copies)
Forgotten Battles (2 copies)
Ace Expansion Pack (1 copy)
Pacific Fighters (1 copy)
IL2 Complete Edition (2 copies)
1946 (2 copies)
Besides my own discs, I have bought 2 more copies of the Complete Edition, 5 more copies of 1946 as gifts for friends.
Hopefully, anyone can see from this that I am a staunch supporter of the series, and am more than willing to send my hard-earned dosh Oleg's way...
Never bought paid addons via the net, as my internet line is too slow and I just don't have that much confidence in online financial transactions yet. Call me old-fashioned.

bflinty
11-30-2007, 12:32 PM
ok, just to check with all you experts, I will order this: http://www.hmv.co.uk/hmvweb/displayProductDetails.do?sk...3070&WT.mc_id=101447 (http://www.hmv.co.uk/hmvweb/displayProductDetails.do?sku=593070&WT.mc_id=101447)
is that the right one?? Thanks for all your help! You have all been very helpful!

DD_crash
11-30-2007, 12:43 PM
DATSde 1 http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_cool.gif

dbillo
11-30-2007, 01:19 PM
Then, just install this patch here:

http://patches.ubi.com/il2_1946/il2_1946_408m.exe

and you'll be up to date.

bflinty
11-30-2007, 04:04 PM
thanks a lot people! you have all been a great help and I can't wait to join you all online in a few days!