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Microsoft Flight Simulator Adding Competitive Multiplayer Air Races

Microsoft Flight Simulator Adding Competitive Multiplayer Air Races



With the digital Gamescom 2021 underway, Microsoft took the chance to announce the following replace to the newest iteration of Microsoft Flight Simulator. The sport’s subsequent World Update provides spectacular new landmarks and places in central Europe, as demonstrated in a trailer featured in the course of the occasion. However, that’s not the one new content material coming to the sport.

Microsoft Flight Simulator is getting a model new aggressive multiplayer mode. This is because of the writer’s just lately introduced partnership with the Reno Air Racing Association. Microsoft will quickly deliver the high-flying competitors to the sport in an upcoming DLC.

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The upcoming Reno Air Races growth lets gamers compete within the Stihl National Championship Air Races. The competitors takes place as much as 250ft above the Nevada desert, with planes dashing throughout the sky at 500 miles per hour. The 2020 model of Microsoft Flight Simulator already featured an internet multiplayer part. However, the brand new growth for the primary time introduces aggressive multiplayer to the long-running simulation sequence. Players will have the ability to race angst their buddies or different gamers around the globe.

Naturally, the replace features a vary of high-performance racing planes for gamers to place by means of their paces, a couple of of which Microsoft confirmed off within the thirty-second teaser trailer accompanying the announcement. The teaser, sadly, didn’t exhibit a lot gameplay. It solely presents a couple of seconds of 1 vs. one aerial motion lower along with pictures of planes wanting dramatic on the tarmac. Still, the introduction of aggressive multiplayer is a groundbreaking addition to Microsoft Flight Simulator. Not to say it is nice information for current followers of air racing, who don’t normally get a lot consideration from the mainstream video games business.

Microsoft Flight Simulator’s Reno Air Races growth debuts this fall, although the builders haven’t introduced a particular launched date. In the meantime, Flight Simulator followers should make do with the upcoming World Update 6 releasing September seventh. The replace focuses on the central European nations of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. It fleshes out main cities and features a vary of recent landmarks mountain castles and the Alps’ well-known Matterhorn. All of which have been on show in one other trailer featured throughout Microsoft’s Gamescom 2021 digital showcase.

Previous World Updates targeted on international locations like Japan, the United States, United Kingdom, and Ireland. Scandinavia was the newest area to obtain consideration, with the Nordic Update launched in June. It fleshed out Iceland, Norway, Sweeden, and Finland with improved information for 100 airports and 78 factors of curiosity. The Upcoming World Update and Reno Air Races expansions are simply the newest steps in Microsoft and Asobo Studio’s effort to create a complete digital flight expertise.

Microsoft Flight Simulator is accessible on Windows PC and Xbox Series S/X. The Reno Air Races growth releases in Fall 2021.

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