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Microsoft Announces Flight Simulator Anniversary Release, City Update Now Live – For Games – News

Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Flight Simulator. Five German cities are presented in high definition and via photogrammetry with an update. On November 11, the 40th Anniversary Edition will follow the rollout of helicopters, gliders, and several historic aircraft.

Today Free City Update 01 is available for free on the in-game Microsoft Flight Simulator Store. Users who have downloaded the update will see the German cities of Hannover, Dortmund, Dusseldorf, Bonn and Cologne in higher resolution. Thanks to the modernization, these five cities were built using photogrammetry.

Microsoft also announced Airplane Simulator 40th Anniversary Edition. Helicopters and gliders will appear there. The company also announced the Airbus A310 and seven historic aircraft that can then fly. That would be the 1903 Wright Flyer, Curtiss GN-4 Jenny 1915, 1927 Ryan NYP Spirit of St. Louis, 1935 Douglas DC-3, 937 Grumman G21 Goose, 1947 Haviland DHC-2 Beaver and 1947 Hughes H-4 Hercules. The last plane is the greatest flying boat of all time. Four new virtual airports will also be added to the simulator. Microsoft plans to release the 40th Anniversary Edition on November 11th.

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