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Heads up gamers, IGN has just named “Sky Gamblers: Cold War” its Free Game of the Month for March. The title has an impressive rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars in the App Store, on thousands of reviews, and it typically retails for $4.99.

Cold War holds true to the popular flight simulator franchise, providing console-quality gameplay on the go. You can choose from over 12 beautiful planes to pilot, and participate in a variety of single-player and multiplayer game modes.

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With Sky Gamblers: Cold War, you can:

  • Experience unparalleled visuals, special effects and audio including: bump mapping, atmospheric scattering, volumetric clouds with realistic lighting, sun glare, day & night transitions and more!
  • Expand your skills with Dogfight Missions, Survival, Free for All, Team Deathmatch, Capture the Flag, Defend the Base and more to come in the future!
  • Invite your friends to play online with cooperative and competitive modes available: Survival, Free For All, Team Deathmatch, Capture the Flag and Defend the Base plus Free Flight and Game Center duels!
  • Save and share progress across devices via iCloud, and use AirPlay with an Apple TV to play the game on a large display.

Here’s a video showing the game in action:

It’s worth noting that this game hasn’t been updated since September, so there’s no proper iPhone 6 or Metal support, and it has a few in-app purchases. But still, a flight simulator of this caliber is more than worth picking up while it’s free.

If you’re interested, head on over to IGN’s website and grab a promo code. Codes are available in 44 countries, but are on a first come first serve basis, so don’t wait too long. Also, be sure to check out our App Recap posts for more deals.