December 4, 2022

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Flight Simulator shows off UK overhaul in gorgeous first video footage

Flight Simulator’s eagerly awaited UK and Ireland overhaul is, as we learned last week, now due to arrive in the second week of February, and ahead of that launch, developer Asobo has shared the first in-game footage – and revealed the next part of the world to be getting the makeover treatment – in its latest developer livestream.

Flight Simulator’s UK and Ireland World Update continues the stunning work seen in previous geographical overhauls for the United States and Japan, and includes improved aerial and elevation data, new landing challenges, “nearly 80” new points of interest, five new hand-crafted airports, plus five brand-new photogrammetry cities.

As far as the new airports go, there’s Barra, Land’s End, Liverpool, Manchester-Barton, and Out Skerries, and the new photogrammetry cities were previously confirmed as Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Oxford, and London.

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