The powerboat in this simulator is 40 feet, comes with a virtual cockpit that includes a panel, switches with sound and gauges. It is also 3 dimensional. The boat’s crew and parts are both animated.
The Microsoft Flight Simulator X Powerboat features CD music and moving parts. The throttle, rudder, roof, stern flap and gauges, all move. The boat comes with a television set that shows slideshow pictures and plays music. The following parts of the boat can be controlled; the roof, reverse engine, lights, speed of the boat, DVD player turns and the stern flap. The maximum speed the boat can travel is 68 knots. It’s engine measures 2x500 hp.
This particular simulator add-on comes with 10 boats available in 3 different models. This gives simmers a decent amount of boats to play with. Being able to simulate travel for three different speedboat models gives users more bang for their buck.
This Microsoft Flight Simulator compatible simulator add-on is priced at £19.90, which makes it affordable for many avid simmers. It’s decent price combined with detailed graphics and 3D models make it a very good choice for those either looking into powerboat simulators or who have been at it for sometime. Priced at less then 20 Pounds and available for immediate download, the Powerboat for FSX is definitely worth purchasing.