Microsoft Flight Simulator

Scenery and Airports

Normally when I approach a review, I have a clear idea of what I’m going to say and where I’m going to start. But this latest version in the Microsoft Flight Simulator (MFS) franchise, particularly with regard to the rendering of the airports and scenery, is an altogether different animal…

Blown away

Like most of the Alpha/Beta team, I was absolutely blown away after my first flight, because Asobo has addressed most of the issues voiced by many flight simmers over the preceding years. This included: unrealistic landscapes, scenery suddenly popping up in front of you and airports standing out unrealistically like beacons. There are also the issues of the poor depiction of weather and disappointing performance... I could go on but most of you reading this article will be aware of these shortcomings anyway.

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