Flight Simulator’s 3rd World Update – which is set to provide the UK and Ireland a welcome spruce-up – will as soon as again release a little later than prepared for, with its release now set up for next Tuesday, 16th February.
World Update 3, which continues the excellent work seen in previous transformations for the United States and Japan, had actually formerly been provided somewhat postponed launch window of 9th-11th February by designer Asobo as it tried to attend to teething difficulties connecting to the combination of brand-new photogrammetry city information into the video game.
While the studio didn’t show the factor for today’s extra hold-up, it did confirm that World Update 3 is now “in its last polish stage” which its launch has actually been “secured” for 16th February. “The group is putting the ending up discuss all elements of this huge upgrade, it discussed, “and we value your ongoing persistence.”
World Update 3 presents enhanced aerial and elevation information for the UK and Ireland, brand-new landing difficulties, “almost 80” brand-new sights, 5 brand-new handmade airports – Barra, Land’s End, Liverpool, Manchester-Barton, and Out Skerries if you’re searching for specifics – plus 5 new photogrammetry cities.
Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Oxford, and London comprise the frustrating England-centric city choice, however Asobo has actually the good news is cast its net broader as far as brand-new sights and landmarks are worried – and the short, just recently shared video tease of World Update 3 looked, as you’d get out of Flight Simulator, definitely stunning.
Land’s End, the Eden Project, Stonehenge, Salisbury Cathedral, the Spinnaker Tower, Brighton Palace Pier, the Cliffs of Dover, Canterbury Cathedral, the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site, the London Eye, Buckingham Palace, Stamford Bridge, Windsor Castle, Blenheim Palace, Hampton Court, and Warwick Castle are all validated as brand-new landmarks in England, as are Snowdonia National Park, Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, and the Principality Stadium in Wales. The Forth Bridge and Blarney Castle are likewise in, however we’ll get the complete list next week.
Once World Update 3 is out the door, Asobo will turn its attention to enhancing Flight Simulator’s performance of France and Benelux – that is, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg. Expect more information ahead of its prepared “end of March” launch.