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Flight Simulator X: Gold Edition Released

Posted on Thu, 04 Jun 2009 22:30:54 GMT
Flight Simulator X: Gold Edition - Take to the skies again as Microsoft Flight Simulator X Gold: puts pilots back in the cockpit for more than 80 missions set all over the world. Want more?

Try the thrilling multiplayer mode where you can race your friends for victory and bragging rights. Microsoft Flight Simulator X Gold delivers that sense of immersive realism that only the award-winning Flight Simulator series brings to flight sim fans. And with advanced DX10 graphics, heading into the wild blue yonder has never looked so good.

  • New Missions. 20 new missions, in Law Enforcement and Rescue, Astronautics, Racing, and Backcountry, will give pilots more chances to soar. Head to the Rockies to fight forest fires or fly relief supplies to the Congo. With the world beneath you, anywhere is possible.
  • Dynamic Living World. Watch as the world under you comes to life, from the gates and fuel trucks at your local airport to the hustle and bustle of cities. Experience the challenges of landing at your local airport as day turns to night and as the seasons change.
  • Multiplayer Racing. Race against friends online in challenges such as Red Bull Aerobatics, Sailplane, Cross Country, and Reno High Speed.
  • All in One Package. For the first time, Microsoft Flight Simulator X Gold gives players the chance to purchase Microsoft Flight Simulator X and Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Acceleration together in one bundle.

Flight Simulator X offers players a rich and innovative gaming experience with new technological advancements, incredible graphics and added realism, including weather, time of day and seasons. Pilots can watch moving cars and detailed buildings in cities below, traffic on highways, indigenous houses, farmland and livestock, and wildlife in their natural habitats.

The Flight Simulator X Acceleration Expansion Pack delivers an all new thrilling multiplayer race mode, new action-packed missions, more new content, and newly enhanced DX10 graphics! Also included is an important service pack for FSX, improving overall FSX performance. Challenge friends in the new racing mode, or test your flight skills in the 20 new missions like being a NASA test pilot, performing search and rescue on an ocean liner, or navigating a whiteout blizzard in the backcountry. Also included are six new scenery maps including the famed Red Bull Air Race courses, and three new planes such as the F/A-18A Hornet.

Download iconDon't forget... We have a huge selection (over 24,000 files) of free mods and add-ons for FSX, P3D & X-Plane in the file library.  Files include aircraft, scenery, and utilities  All are free-to-download and use - you don't even need to register.  Browse on down to the file library here.

Ian Stephens

About Ian Stephens

Ian Stephens is a flight simulation enthusiast also with a keen interest in aviation and technology.  Ian spends a lot of his time experimenting with various simulator packages but has a love for Microsoft Flight Simulator X because of the huge selection of add-ons available.  However, Ian also has copies of Prepar3D and X-Plane installed. 

Ian has been writing for Fly Away Simulation for over 9 years.  Should you wish, you can contact Ian via email at ian.stephens@flyawaysimulation.com.

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michel juneauTue, 22 Nov 2011 01:36:33 GMT

I've got the Gold Edition and its running so well that I am asking myself: How can Microsoft can do better with their new Microsoft Flight? Im exiting to see that but Microsoft will have to release their new product in Quebec stores.

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