MSFS World Update IV: France/Benelux Out Now

Asobo Studio has annouced World Update IV: France/Benelux is now available for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

World Update IV adds major upgrades and visual enhancements for France, Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg along with points of interest and handcrafted airports.  The update is free to all Microsoft Flight Simulator players.

Three new handcrafted airports are included: Megève Airport (LFHM), Nice Côte d’Azur Airport (LFMN) AND Rotterdam The Hague Airport (EHRD) along with visual and logical improvements for 100 additional airports. The update also enhances Paris and Amsterdam with Photogrammetry as well as adding a large number of Points of Interest (POIs) - see full list below.

New activities enables users to explore some of the features of the new scenery. These include a landing challenge at La Salette and a bush trip in the Pyrenees and the Alps.

In addition to the World Update, Asobo has also implemented various bug fixes to the core simulator; the tree display distance has been reduced and watermasking has been updated with the latest locations. Further enhancements include:

User Interface

  • Localization has been added for Japanese and Dutch
  • Incorrect fuel weight calculation when switching planes in the “Weight and Balance” screen has been fixed.

Aircraft

  • New S7 Airbus A320neo and KLM Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner livery has been added
  • Fixed screens not turning on under rare circumstances
  • Fixed black screens for various Aviat Pitts Special S2S liveries
  • Fixed altitude and standard altitude calculations to fix the altimeter behaviour. It now correctly calculates altitude based on altimeter pressure setting and outside pressure)
  • Updated Diamond DA40NG speed, ground roll and fuel consumption.

Input

  • Honeycomb device 10 degrees heading issue has been fixed.

Activities

  • Fix sim rate speed change according to the various activity types
  • Autopilot has been fixed in the second tutorial.

World Update IV: Points of Interest (POIs)

  • Abbey Church of Saint-Savin, France
  • Amiens Cathedral, France
  • Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière, France
  • Basilica of Our Lady of La Salette, France
  • Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Belgium
  • Bourges Cathedral, France
  • Cathedral of Our Lady Antwerp, Belgium
  • Chartres Cathedral, France
  • Church of Our Lady Bruges, Belgium
  • Notre-Dame de la Garde, France
  • Notre-Dame de Paris, France
  • Oude Kerk Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Reims Cathedral, France
  • Strasbourg Cathedral, France
  • Tournai Cathedral, Belgium
  • Vézelay Abbey, France
  • Erasmus Bridge, Netherlands
  • Pont de Normandie, France
  • Pont de Wandre, Belgium
  • Python Bridge, Netherlands
  • Saint-Nazaire Bridge, France
  • Afsluitdijk (Dam), Netherlands
  • Arc de Triomphe, France
  • Arles Monuments (multiple), France
  • Avenue des Champs-Élysées, France
  • Belfry of Bruges, Belgium
  • Cairn of Barnenez, France
  • Canadian National Vimy Memorial, France
  • Carcassonne, France
  • Caserne Loubere + Lighthouse, French Guiana
  • Château de Chenonceau, France
  • Château de Costaérès, France
  • Château de Pierrefonds, France
  • Château de Quéribus, France
  • Château de Vaux le Vicomte, France
  • Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, France
  • Citadel of Lille, France
  • Citadel of Namur, Belgium
  • Cordouan Lighthouse, France
  • Douaumont Ossuary, France
  • Dreyfus Tower, French Guiana
  • Dune of Pilat, France
  • Etretat Chalk Complex, France
  • Fort Boyard, France
  • Fort Napoléon des Saintes, Guadelupe
  • Grande Arche de la Defense, France
  • Houtribdijk (Dam), Netherlands
  • Ile Vierge, France
  • La Cavelle Lighthouse, Martinique
  • La Jument, France
  • Maine-Montparnasse Tower, France
  • Maasvlakte Light, Netherlands
  • Millau Viaduct, France
  • Mont Aiguille, France
  • Mudam, Luxembourg
  • Musée Draï Eechelen, Luxembourg
  • Museum aan de Stroom (Antwerp), Belgium
  • Palace of Fontainebleau, France
  • Palais de Justice Antwerp, Belgium
  • Palais des Festivals, France
  • Palais des Paper, France
  • Panorama of the Battle Waterloo, Belgium
  • Panthéon, France
  • Perret Tower, France
  • Phare d’Eckmühl, France
  • Phare de Gatteville, France
  • Phare du Cap Ferret, France
  • Pic du Midi de Bigorre Observatory, France
  • Place de la Concorde, France
  • Place Stanislas, France
  • Planier Light, France
  • Pointe aux Canons Lighthouse, Sainte Pierre
  • Provinciaal Hof, Belgium
  • Rham-Plateau (multiple things!), Luxembourg
  • Rijksmuseum (Amsterdam), Netherlands
  • Roches-Douvres Light, France
  • Royal Palace (Amsterdam), Netherlands
  • Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans, France
  • Vianden Castle, Luxembourg
  • Windmills at Kinderdijk, Netherlands
  • Allianz Riviera, France
  • d’Coque Sport Center, Luxembourg
  • De Grolsch Veste, Netherlands
  • Johan Cruyff Arena, Netherlands
  • King Baudouin Stadum, Belgium
  • Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux, France
  • Parc de Princes, France
  • Parc Olympique Lyonnais, France
  • Philips Stadion, Netherlands
  • Stade de France, France
  • Stade de la Beaujoire, France
  • Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, France
  • Stade Jean-Bouin, France
  • Stade Pieree-Mauroy, France
  • Stade Vélodrome, France
  • Stadium de Toulouse, France
  • Adolphe Bridge, Luxembourg
  • Palais de Justice- Brussels, Belgium
  • CNIT, France
  • Framatome, France
  • Society General Complex, France
  • Tour First, France
  • Tour D2, France
  • Coeur Defense, France
  • Engie, France
  • Tour Majunga, France
  • Tour Total, France
  • Tour Carpe Diem, France
  • Metallic tower of Fourvière, France.