Microsoft Flight Simulator: Game of the Year Edition Coming November 18! .
It has actually been a fantastic trip since we released Microsoft Flight Simulator on PC. The core trip simmer audience embraced the brand-new experience promptly and also with Xbox Game Masquerade PC, a new target market of PC gamers was attracted that had formerly never played a flight simulator before.
In July 2021, we launched Microsoft Flight Simulator on Xbox Series X|S as well as invited countless console players to the flight simulation experience. We introduced brand-new attributes such as Exploration Flights, increased tutorials, Flight Assistant, Map Labels, and Land Any place, that are aimed to assist newcomers to efficiently get in the world of Microsoft Flight Simulator. This release brought countless enhancements to the sim consisting of substantial efficiency gains that profited the computer audience also.
As well as the launch was just the start. Throughout the past 14 months, we delivered significant month-to-month updates: six World Updates as well as 6 Sim Updates that constantly boost the experience. And also today, we are pleased to reveal the Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year (GOTY) Edition. This brand-new edition celebrates all the positive responses, reviews as well as awards amassed, however it is additionally a Thank You to our fans– new as well as old– that have actually made Microsoft Flight Simulator such a sensation.
Below is what is included in the GOTY Version:.
New Airplane .
We are adding 5 all new airplane to Microsoft Flight Simulator :.
Boeing F/A -18 Super Hornet : Our initial military jet and also a highly requested function from the neighborhood. The Leading Weapon: Radical development will certainly launch with the motion picture following Spring, yet we desired simmers to have the opportunity to examine their demand for rate this holiday.
VoloCity : We partnered with well-known German firm Volocopter, which is working with an eVTOL called VoloCity , a vision for a city air taxi. We functioned carefully with the Volocopter engineering team to develop an authentic variation of the model airplane for the simulator. This is our very first airplane that can perform identify landings and also is a teaser of what you can eagerly anticipate in 2022 when we intend to launch helicopters in the sim.
Pilatus PC-6 Concierge : This epic short departure and landing (STOL) utility aircraft is a very flexible airplane from Switzerland as well as comes with a number of cabins, cabins, as well as touchdown gear variants. It is the outcome of our close collaboration with the producer as well as the growth efforts by famous programmers Hans Hartmann and also Alexander Metzger led to a fantastic and fun brand-new aircraft with exemption capabilities in the simulator.
CubCrafters NX Cub : Yakima-based CubCrafters lately presented a nosewheel option for their front runner CC-19 XCub Aircraft, widely called the NX Cub, which we are delighted to present to the trip sim audience to even more improve our bush flying as well as off airport alternatives.
Aviat Pitts Unique S1S : One of our most preferred planes gets a single-seat choice with the launch of this aircraft.
New Airports .
We are adding 8 handcrafted flight terminals in Central Europe and the United States:.
Leipzig/Halle Airport Terminal (EDDP).
Allgäu Airport Terminal Memmingen (EDJA).
Kassel Airport Terminal (EDVK).
Lugano Airport Terminal (LSZA).
Zurich Airport Terminal (LSZH).
Luzern-Beromunster Flight Terminal (LSZO).
Patrick Room Pressure Base (KCOF).
Marine Corps Air Base Miramar (KNKX).
The Game of the Year release is including information regarding 545 previously missing airports in the USA.
New Missions .
Based upon the appeal of the lately introduced Discovery Flights, we are adding an extra 6 locations (Helsinki, Freiburg im Breisgau, Capital, Monolith Valley, Singapore, as well as Mount Cook) to this prominent collection.
New Tutorials .
To additionally broaden the onboarding experience, we are adding 14 brand-new tutorials, presenting simmers to Shrub flying (in an Icon A5) and also IFR (in a Cessna 172).
New Features .
We are also pleased to introduce numerous very requested attributes by the community: an upgraded weather system, very early accessibility to DX12, as well as a dev mode replay system.
New Photogrammetry Cities .
As component of our recurring cooperation with Bing Maps, we are happy to add a number of brand-new photogrammetry cities: Helsinki (Finland), Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany), Brighton, Derby, Eastbourne, Newcastle, and Nottingham (UK) as well as Utrecht (Netherlands).
Windows 11 Collaboration .
To celebrate the launch of Windows 11, from October 19 to November 18, we have chosen 11 spots throughout the world that will be illuminated in Windows blue within Microsoft Flight Simulator . In addition, we are releasing an unique Windows 11 themed livery for the BONUS 330LT for simmers to include to their collection.
And, finest of all, the Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition will be readily available as a cost-free update for existing players on computer and Xbox Series X|S. For brand-new individuals, the GOTY Version is the ideal entry indicate flight simming as it offers an also richer experience, and it will certainly be the thing they buy as we are retiring the initial.
We can not wait on you to experience this expanded edition of Microsoft Flight Simulator on November 18. We encourage you to welcome your pals to experience the wonders of flight. The sky is calling!
Microsoft Flight Simulator is currently available on Xbox Series X|S with Xbox Game Pass, Windows 10/11 with Xbox Video Game Masquerade PC, and also Steam.
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