Always Check the NOTAM section prior to performing ANY updates to your DCS World install.

MISSION READINESS & NOTAMS

21/0106 - Update procedure for DCS World v2.5.6.59625.1
 

### Update Instructions ###

1) Launch OvGME and confirm the “DCS World” configuration is selected from the drop-down list to the right of the logo.

2) Select EVERY mod that begins with “DCSW-“, then click the “Disable selected” button.

3) Clear your shader cache. DELETE the “metashaders2” folder located within “.\Saved Games\DCS\”

4) UPDATE to the latest version of DCS World by launching the sim and acknowledging the prompt to “Update Now”, or by running the “Update DCS World” shortcut.

5) Once the update has completed successfully, acknowledge the Success prompt and Exit out of the sim.

6) Return to OvGME, confirm the “DCS World” configuration is still selected, then select ALL the mods that begin with “DCSW-” and click the “Enable selected” button. 

7) Launch DCS World and load up an Instant Action in the Syria map, as the first time it loads will take awhile, as new shaders are created.  Afterwards, the sim will load much faster.

 

### Perform SRS Auto Update to 1.9.4.0 ###

1) Launch SRS and answer “Yes” to the Update Prompt.

2) Answer “No” when prompted to make any changes to your default location, to perform the Auto Update

3) Afterwards, Open the “Settings” tab, and confirm your settings.  Scroll down to see the options pictured below, and set them accordingly.  This should enhance your SRS experience, with background noise effects.


20/1227 - Update procedure for DCS World v2.5.6.59625
 

### Update Instructions ###

1) Launch OvGME and confirm the “DCS World” configuration is selected from the drop-down list to the right of the logo.

2) Select EVERY mod that begins with “DCSW-“, then click the “Disable selected” button.

3) Switch over to your “Saved Games DCS” configuration, then locate and Disable ONLY this mod.

  • SG-C-130J Hercules

 

4) DELETE the following Mods from your OvGME list if they are present . (tip: Right click on the mod to delete). Note: These Mods are no longer compatible.

  • DCSW-AV-8B Advanced Bindings (was an optional mod)
  • DCSW-Black Knights Theme (was an optional mod)
  • DCSW-F-14 LANTIRN for Pilot (was an optional mod)

 

5) Navigate into your “.\Saved Games\DCS\Config\Input” folder and rename your ‘F-14B’ folder to ‘F-14’, and your ‘F-14B_RIO’ to ‘F-14_RIO’. This ensures all your F-14 mappings are retained for both the F-14A & B model.

6) Clear your shader cache. DELETE the “metashaders2” folder located within “.\Saved Games\DCS\”

7) UPDATE to the latest version of DCS World by launching the sim and acknowledging the prompt to “Update Now”, or by running the “Update DCS World” shortcut.

8) Once the update has completed successfully, acknowledge the Success prompt and Exit out of the sim.

9) Return to OvGME, then from the top menu select “Mods” > “Repositories” > “Query…”. You’ll notice three Updates are available (orange arrows). Download the Updated Mods now:

  • DCSW-Takeoff from Ground   1.2.1
  • DCSW-USS Wasp  1.0.1
  • SG-C-130J Hercules  6.1.0

 

10) Confirm the “Saved Games DCS” configuration is still selected, then ENABLE the C-130 mod that was just downloaded.

11) Switch over to the “DCS World” configuration, select ALL the mods that begin with “DCSW-” and click the “Enable selected” button. 

12) Launch DCS World and load up an Instant Action in the Syria map, as the first time it loads will take awhile, as new shaders are created.  Afterwards, the sim will load much faster.

 

IMPORTANT: To avoid sync issues between clients or complications during missions, EVERY pilot should have ALL THE REQUIRED Mods ENABLED Please compare your list in OvGME to THIS SHEET of current Squadron Mods, and their Status.

If you encounter any issues, please contact the CO or Readiness immediately.

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