Flight Simulator’s latest World Update is here, bringing another stunning refresh to parts of the digital globe, this time with a focus on Spain, Portugal, Gibraltar and Andorra.
This latest addition marks Flight Simulator’s eighth world update since launch – and is followed by similar overhauls for Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Japan, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden , Switzerland and the United Kingdom , and the United States – and includes new elevation data and aerial imagery for the focus regions.
In addition, six cities have received the photogrammetry treatment – Barreiro, Bilbao, Cascais, Coimbra, Lisbon and Malaga – and there are four new handcrafted airports in the form of La Seu d’Urgell Airport (LESU), Pico Airport (LPPI) and Faro Airport (LPFR) and A Coruna (LECO) as well as the addition of 1,000 previously missing airport locations as detailed elsewhere.
You’ll also find four new bush trips – Portugal, Pyrenees, Mediterranean Coast, Iberia Connection – five new discovery flights around Barcelona, Coimbra, Gibraltar, Lisbon and Madrid, and five new landing challenges. And finally, to round out today’s list of additions, there are 99 custom points of interest, which you can find in their entirety at the end of this story.
Flight Simulator’s World Update 8 is now free to download on Xbox and PC (and is also available through Xbox Cloud Gaming), but you’ll first need to update your game and then go to the in-game marketplace to get the new content. Beyond today’s update, Flight Simulator’s