The Microsoft Flight Simulator is getting busy again. On the one hand, the first city update was published, on the other hand, there is more information about the 40th Anniversary Edition.
Microsoft Flight Simulator fans can rejoice, because once again there are some actions and content in sight that will round off the flying ple asure even more. First of all, the game’s first city update has been released. Five German photogrammetry cities have been added to the game: Hanover, Dortmund, Dusseldorf, Bonn and Cologne. You can download the update for free from the game’s marketplace and see the sights of Germany from the air. Since the update is named City Update 01, further city expansions are likely to follow in the future.
Furthermore, Microsoft has announced more details about the 40th Anniversary Edition of the game. The same is scheduled for release on November 11, 2022 and is available as a free download for owners of Microsoft Flight Simulator, but also for Xbox Game Pass subscribers.
The 40th Anniversary Edition will feature helicopters and gliders for the first time since 2006. In addition to the helicopters and gliders, another feature highly requested by the community is being introduced: a lifelike airliner, the highly advanced Airbus A-310. As if that wasn’t enough, four historic airports also come into play, including Chicago’s Meigs Field.
In addition, seven historical flutter men come into play. These aircraft include the 1903 Wright Flyer, the 1915 Curtiss JN-4 Jenny, the 1927 Ryan NYP Spirit of St. Louis, the 1935 Douglas DC-3, the beautiful 1937 Grumman G-21 Goose, the Havilland 1947 DHC-2 Beaver and the famous 1947 Hughes H-4 Hercules (the largest seaplane and largest wooden plane ever built), also known as the Spruce Goose.