The Flight Simulator already has its next travel destination in its sights: It’s going to France! The Asobo developers revealed this in a live question and answer session.
We summarize the most important key points from the stream here, the complete 90 minutes of the recording can be found here:
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UK update in the starting blocks
The postponed World Update 3 is currently on the home stretch and should appear in the second week of February. Includes a full range of hand built locations and airports in the UK and Ireland.
The developers are currently working on incorporating the locations into the game using photogrammetry. These include the cities of Cambridge, Oxford, Birmingham and Bristol as well as five airports and almost 80 attractions.
World Update 4: France confirmed
While the UK update is getting the final touches, the next scene is already being worked on: France and the Benelux countries Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg are next in line.
Asobo is currently targeting March 2021 as the release date. How big the France update will be and which locations will be included has not yet been revealed.
This is how it continues with the Flight Simulator
We recently spoke with chief developer Jörg Neumann about what else we can expect in Flight Simulator this year. He told us more about the plans for 2021 and even beyond, you can read more about it here:
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Flight Simulator: Plans for 2021 & Beyond
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