Flight Simulator is ready to make its long-awaited Xbox Series X / S debut In just over a monthBut before that, there is another huge world update for PC players. Arriving today, we’re recreating the rendition of Sims in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
Developer Asobo promises pilots the opportunity to explore “a vast fjord, fascinating city views, domineering peaks, and a centuries-old iconic castle” in a new Nordic update. This will also bring improved landscapes, improved local architecture, five new airports and improved data. 100 airports, and over 78 new points of interest.
When the World Update is downloaded (first update the Sim and then get the World Update from the in-game marketplace), players will have 5 new bush trips (1 for each new Nordic country) and 5 new Opportunities to tackle landing Challenges focus on Bornholm, Denmark, Etherfjordur, Iceland, Stockholm Arlanda, Sweden, Svalbard, Norway, and Vasa Airport, Finland.
According to Asobo, two more world updates will be released this year and six more will be released in 2022.
In other Flight Simulator news, Asobo chatted ( Tonight’s Xbox expansion showcase) About some of the new features that will be introduced with the Xbox Series X / S Edition on July 27th. These extras are designed to make the experience accessible to beginners, allowing players to select points and airports of interest and the AI co-pilot to automatically take over the journey while absorbing sight. Includes new Flight Assist options that allow you to.
Other assistance includes the Land Anywhere option to facilitate touchdowns and a new recovery option that can be activated if a problem occurs while the player is in the air.
Elsewhere, there are new labels that make it easy to find features in an interesting world, and new improvements to the tutorial (from the original eight on the PC, 22 short but more focused with a performance indicator system. (Boosted to focused lessons), there are even more discovery flight options Get started with players. They cover “10 most fascinating places on earth”, including Mount Everest, Rio de Janeiro, New York and the Egyptian Pyramids.
As we learned from Microsoft’s Xbox E3 showcase, following the launch of the Flight Simulator console, we’ll be launching a free Top Gun expansion pack later this year. Asobo remains closed for details, but teases that there may be another plane next to the F-18 found on the trailer. “And we’re going fast,” he adds, “we’re in danger.”