Microsoft Flight Simulator was already spectacular at launch, utilizing satellite tv for pc knowledge and a few streaming tech to recreate all the globe. Since launch, the group have been diving in to the touch up sure areas giving Australia, Japan, Canada, and extra huge makeovers. Now, MS Flight Sim has its sights on the magical realm of Middle-Earth, often known as New Zealand. World Update 12, out right this moment, is sprucing up New Zealand’s vistas, including in 9 handcrafted airports, and introducing a bunch of missions.
MS Flight Sim’s latest trailer takes us on a tour by way of New Zealand’s varied cities, elegant mountain ranges, Māori temples, and, in fact, the Hobbiton film units. As anticipated, all of it appears properly fairly. Flight Sim’s lovely trailers all the time trick me again into the cockpit, till I realise that I’m no good at flying and have little interest in studying. Although, Lorde is at the moment on tour in New Zealand, so perhaps I’ll do a fast flyby.
The 40-year-old collection remains to be chugging alongside healthily. In truth, MS Flight Sim remains to be younger sufficient to reminisce on the nice previous days, because it launched a fortieth birthday easter egg, permitting pilots to play 4 older variations of the collection – Doom-style. To have fun its fortieth, Flight Sim additionally added in plane from one other company sibling, particularly the Pelican gunships from the Halo collection. All that’s left is a visit to area, or an precise Halo ring.
Microsoft Flight Simulator’s customary version is out there on Steam and the Microsoft Store for £60/€60/$60. The game can be obtainable on Xbox Game Pass.