Microsoft Flight Simulator Releases World Update X: United States and US Territories Today



Experience the exquisite landscapes, intricate cityscapes, and breathtaking views of the United States and its territories in the latest free world update.


Explore the famous canyons and rugged beauty of the vast Southwest, wander through the historic architecture of America’s great cities, and soar among the majestic peaks that rise miles above your surroundings with Microsoft Flight Simulator‘s World Update X. The Microsoft Flight Simulator The team created World Update X using the latest high-resolution aerial and satellite imagery available. The update also introduces new 3D cities including San Diego, CA, Albany, NY, Key Largo, FL, Seattle, WA, Olympia, WA, and more.

Microsoft Flight Simulator - World Update X

World Update X includes:

  • Four craft airports
    • Catalina (KAVX) on California’s historic Catalina Island
    • Valdez (PAVD) in the beautiful landscape of Alaska
    • Lake Tahoe (KTVL) in California’s mighty Sierra Nevada
    • Block Island (KBID) on the historic east coast of Rhode Island
  • 87 new points of interest (POI)
  • Three new landing challenges
  • Three flights of discovery
  • Bush’s three trips

Global Update X: United States and US Territories is available today for free to everyone Microsoft Flight Simulator owners Make sure your sim is up to date, download World Update X and explore the vast and breathtaking sights America has to offer from sea to sea. Heaven is calling!

Microsoft Flight Simulator - World Update X

Microsoft Flight Simulator is available for Xbox Series X|S and PCs with Xbox Game Pass, PC Game Pass, Windows and Steam, and on Xbox One and compatible lower-spec mobile phones, tablets and PCs through Xbox Cloud Gaming.

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Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year (GOTY) Standard Edition celebrates all the positive feedback, reviews, and awards earned, but it’s also a “Thank You” to our fans, new and old, who have made Microsoft Flight Simulator such a phenomenon. . Microsoft Flight Simulator Standard Game of the Year Edition includes 25 highly detailed aircraft with unique flight models and 38 hand-crafted airports. This enhanced edition introduces simmers to five all-new aircraft, eight new handcrafted airports, six new Discovery flights, new tutorials, and weather system updates. The five new handcrafted aircraft in Microsoft Flight Simulator include: • Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet: Our first military jet and a highly requested feature from the community. The Top Gun: Maverick expansion will launch with the movie next spring, but we wanted to give simmers a chance to test their need for speed this holiday season. • VoloCity: We are partnering with the well-known German company Volocopter, which is working on an eVTOL called “VoloCity”, a vision for an urban air taxi. We worked closely with the Volocopter engineering team to develop an authentic version of the prototype aircraft for the simulator. This is our first aircraft that can perform precise landings and is a preview of what you can expect in 2022 when we intend to launch helicopters into the simulator. • Pilatus PC-6 Porter – This legendary short takeoff and landing (STOL) utility aircraft is a highly versatile aircraft from Switzerland and comes in several cockpits, cabins and landing gear variations. It is the result of our close collaboration with the manufacturer and the development efforts of famed developers Hans Hartmann and Alexander Metzger resulting in a cool and fun new aircraft with exceptional simulator capabilities. • CubCrafters NX Cub – Yakima-based CubCrafters recently introduced a nosewheel option for its flagship CC-19 XCub aircraft, popularly known as the NX Cub, which we are pleased to introduce to the flight simulator audience to further enhance our flight options in the jungle and outside the airport. . • Aviat Pitts Special S1S – One of our most popular aircraft has a single seat option with the launch of this aircraft. New Airports: We will be adding eight craft airports in Central Europe and the United States: • Germany o Leipzig/Halle Airport (EDDP) o Allgäu Memmingen Airport (EDJA) o Kassel Airport (EDVK) •Switzerland o Lugano Airport (LSZA) o Zurich Airport (LSZH) o Luzern-Beromunster Airport (LSZO) •United States o Patrick Space Force Base (KCOF) o Marine Corps Air Station Miramar (KNKX) Game of the Year release adds information on 545 airports that were previously lacking in the United States. New Missions – Based on the popularity of the newly introduced Discovery Flights, we are adding six additional locations (Helsinki, Freiburg im Breisgau, Mecca, Monument Valley, Singapore, and Mount Cook) to this popular series. New Tutorials – To further expand the onboarding experience, we’re adding 14 new tutorials, introducing simmers to Bush Flight (in an Icon A5) and IFR (in a Cessna 172). New Features: We are also pleased to introduce several highly requested features from the community: an updated weather system, early access to DX12, and a developer mode playback system. New Photogrammetry Cities: As part of our ongoing collaboration with Bing Maps, we’re excited to add a number of new photogrammetry cities: Helsinki (Finland), Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany), Brighton, Derby, Eastbourne, Newcastle and Nottingham (UK). ). ) and Utrecht (The Netherlands). Microsoft Flight Simulator Standard Game of the Year Edition will be available as a free update for PC and Xbox Series X|S owners. For new users, the GOTY Standard Edition is the perfect entry point into flight simulation, offering an even richer experience, and will be the item you buy when we retire the original. Invite your friends to experience the wonders of flight. Heaven is calling!