Microsoft Flight Simulator expands to Spain and Portugal

Microsoft Flight Simulator is expanding its explorable world, as locations span Spain, Portugal, Gibraltar, and Andorra in a new update available now.

Airplane and pilot simulation game Microsoft Flight Simulator is expanding further across Europe, as the game has just announced an update that adds Spain, Portugal, and Gibraltar to the map. Microsoft Flight Simulator has been a staple of the simulation genre since the first game released in 1982. This most recent version, released in 2020, added third-party aircraft, airports, and the ability for the developer to expand into new locations and territories.

Microsoft Flight Simulator recently added two DLC packs – Reno Air Races: Expansion Pack and Reno Air Races: Complete Collection – which added racing planes to the game. While not as massive as previous updates which added locations across Europe such as Sweden, these packs provided a new opportunity for player racing PvP with iconic racing planes. These DLC packs followed several new content drops that added new aerial vehicles for players, including one that added helicopters. But, more than six months after the last major expansion of Microsoft Flight Simulatorplayers will finally have new perspectives to see as they soar.


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In a new Xbox trailer, Microsoft Flight Simulator unveiled its latest update, which will introduce Spain, Gibraltar, Portugal, and Andorra to the game world. Players can fly across the Iberian Peninsula and the Mediterranean Sea, while flying. Specific sites and monuments featured in the trailer included the Tenerife and Roque de los Muchachos observatory in the Canary Islands, the Rock of Gibraltar, the Spanish Steps in Seville, the Barcelona football stadium, the Cíes Islands and the sanctuary of Christ the King. statue in Lisbon. Cities like Madrid, Valencia, Barcelona, ​​Cataluyna in Spain, as well as Lisbon, Braga and Porto Portugal were also shown as players can fly over these cities. The update is free for everyone Microsoft Flight Simulator players and is available for download today.

The fact that Microsoft Flight Simulator continues to add new locations for players to witness as they fly nearly two years after the game’s release, it’s a testament to the developers’ commitment to this game. flaws, many players use Microsoft Flight Simulator as a way to see the world when they can’t afford to travel to such beautiful places in person, or when confined from traveling (as many were during the COVID-19 pandemic).

Microsoft Flight Simulator is still going strong, with more expansion plans after this Iberian Peninsula update goes live. The long awaited Superior gun the expansion was supposed to be released at the end of 2021 but was unfortunately delayed. Future aviators will certainly be eager to play the role of Maverick in Flight simulator. For those just looking for a relaxed flight with a great view, the upgrade will allow them to see a new part of Europe.

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