Microsoft Flight Simulator World Update 3 Delayed by a Week

By on Feb 11, 2021 at 8:38 pm. Filed in News under Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Pilots will have to wait a bit longer for World Update 3 in Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Microsoft Flight Simulator’s next major update, World Update 3: United Kingdom, has been delayed by one week. Originally projected for the second week of February, the massive update is now expected to arrive on Tuesday, February 16, 2021.

The UK and Ireland World Update is reportedly “in its final polish phase” according to the latest development update. “The team is putting the finishing touches on all aspects of this massive update, and we appreciate your continued patience.”

Developer Asobo Studio recently offered some insight into the upcoming World Update 3 during a developer Q&A livestream. The update will include new photogrammetry cities that include London, Oxford, and Cambridge. Five new hand-crafted airports are also on the horizon for Land’s End, Barra, Manchester-Barton, Out Skerries, and Liverpool.

Today’s development update included a development roadmap detailing what’s in store for Flight Simulator in the months ahead, along with current community feedback snapshots. The next World Update gives France a makeover at the end of March.

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