Microsoft Flight Simulator's Latest Update Lets You Explore Ireland and the UK

New locations to enjoy.
New locations to enjoy. Microsoft

Microsoft Flight Simulator released its latest World Update that introduces Ireland and the United Kingdom. This is a region that’s not only rich in culture and tradition but also has its share of legends and myths. Players can enjoy different views ranging from farmsteads and cliffside villages and all the way to bustling cities.

New Locations Available

There are different sights players can see while flying. In England:

  • Land’s End
  • Eden Project
  • Stonehenge
  • Salisbury Cathedral
  • Spinnaker Tower
  • Brighton Palace Pier
  • Cliffs of Dover
  • Canterbury Cathedral
  • Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site
  • London Eye
  • Buckingham Palace
  • Stamford Bridge
  • Windsor Castle
  • Blenheim Palace
  • Hampton Court
  • Warwick Castle
  • Anfield
  • Blackpool Tower
  • Jodrell Bank Observatory
  • Humber Bridge
  • Lake District National Park
  • Angel of the North

Other locations players can enjoy are:

  • Wales
    • Principality Stadium
    • Snowdonia National Park
    • Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
  • Scotland
    • Palace of the Holyrrodhouse
    • The Forth Bridges
    • Stirling Castle
    • The National Wallace Monument
    • Loch Leven
    • Out Skerries
    • Eilean Donan Castle
    • Glenfinnan Viaduct
    • Barra Airport
    • Mount Stewart House
  • United Kingdom
    • Titanic Belfast
    • Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Bridge
  • Ireland
    • Blarney Castle
    • Killarney National Park

Special Sale

Starting February 16 and up to February 20, players can enjoy 30% off on these items over the Marketplace:

  • EGLC London City Airport (Orbx)
  • EGNM Leeds Bradford Airport (Orbx)
  • EGPN Dundee Airport (Orbx)
  • EGTB Wycombe Air Park (Pilot Plus)
  • Landmarks London City Pack (Orbx)

New Patch

The new location arrives with Patch, which also introduces some tweaks to ensure a better gameplay experience. These include:

  • World
    • Several terrain spikes have been fixed, including incorrect cases of water elevation issues.
    • Watermask has been updated across various locations in the world.
    • Reduce the frequency of water artifacts appearing on cliffs.
    • The noise issue affecting clouds has been fixed.
  • Planes
    • Fixed induced speed calculation bug with bi propeller engines.
    • Fixed the plane crash detection when landing on iced water with crash detection "ON."
    • Fixed swapped screens in DA62 TestPilot version.
    • Fixed VS Knob Turn not working on the Airbus A320Neo.
    • Improved flaps system of aircraft: Aircraft creators can now move the wing surface’s position and camber with each flap system at each flap level.
    • Improved ground effect wing to ground interaction system to avoid pitch dip at rotation on some aircraft.

View the complete list of changes here.

Microsoft Flight Simulator is available on PC and Xbox Series X/S. It’s offered in three versions starting with the Standard Edition at $59.99. This one comes with the base game and 20 highly detailed planes along with unique flight models and 30 handcrafted airports. The Deluxe Edition is priced at $89.99 and offers everything in the Standard Edition plus five additional planes and airports. The highest tier is the Premium Deluxe Edition at $119.99. It has everything in the Deluxe Edition plus 10 planes and 10 international airports. Get the game here.

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