Third-party developers have once again graced Microsoft Flight Simulator with new scenery announcements, releases, and sneak peeks from all over the world.
Starting with the announcements, Orbx has announced Bella Coola (CYBD) in British Columbia, Canada, including both the airport and its surroundings and coming “soon.”
You can check out a gallery of screenshots and a features list below.
- Airport and surrounding buildings have been hand-crafted with incredible detail and realism
- PBR textures throughout
- High-res custom ground poly
- True to life details, including vehicles, helipads, vegetation, and even a local bear
Incidentally, as part of its partnership with Orbx, AUScene has released version 2.0 of its Southport Airport (YSPT) in Australia on Orbx Direct. It’s priced at $12.39 and existing customers (of course) get it for free.
- Hand Crafted Rendition of Southport
- High Resolution PBR textures
- Realistic Buildings
- Hangar Interior Modelling
- Detailed terraforming with hangars built on the hill
- 3D people
- Animated Kangaroos
- Dynamic Rain on Skylights
- Realistic Night Lighting
- Custom Taxiway Decals and Materials
Speaking of more releases, Magsoft launched Ciudad Victoria International Airport (Aeropuerto Internacional General Pedro José Méndez MMCV) in Mexico.
You can watch a video below and purchase it on SimMarket for $12 plus applicable VAT.
- glTF native PBR Models.
- Detailed hangars and terminal buildings.
- Dynamic lighting.
- Highly detailed ground surfaces.
- Precise AFD system (AFCAD).
- Native volumetric grass and vegetation.
- Native windsocks and taxisigns.
- Native taxiway lighting.
- Static aircraft and vehicles.
Next comes Low-End PC Studios with another exotic release, Inca Manco Cápac International Airport (SPJL) in Peru.
It can be purchased on Simmarket for $13 plus applicable VAT and you can take a look at what it offers below.
Recently, we published our massive interview with head of Microsoft Flight Simulator Jorg Neumann, who provided a lot of new info about the present and future of the sim. Yesterday we also received lots of new details about upcoming content including two new aircraft and a world update focused on Nordic countries.
If you’d like to read more about Microsoft Flight Simulator add-ons, you can enjoy our recent reviews of Key West Airport, the Okavango Delta, Bali Airport, London Oxford Airport, Berlin Brandenburg Airport, the CRJ 550/700, the PA-28R Arrow III, Kristiansand Airport, Macau City & Airport, Bonaire Flamingo Airport, Milano Linate Airport, the Singapore City Pack, Tokyo Narita Airport, Yao Airport, the F-15 Eagle, the Paris City Pack, Greater Moncton Airport, Tweed New Haven Airport, Santorini Airport, Sydney Airport, Helsinki-Vantaa Airport, Reggio Calabria Airport, Bastia Poretta Airport, Munich Airport, Paris Orly Airport, Newcastle International Airport, Sankt Johann Airfield, Dublin International Airport, and Seoul City Wow. We also have a beta preview of Singapore Changi airport.
If you want to learn more about the game itself, you can read our review that will tell you everything you need to know about Asobo Studio’s game.
Microsoft Flight Simulator is already available for Windows 10 and Steam and will release in summer 2021 for Xbox Series X ad Series S.