Flight Simulator’s newest World Replace provides New Zealand a little bit of a makeover


Developer Asobo’s relentless stroll round its digital globe with a touch-up brush in hand continues with the discharge of Flight Simulator’s World Replace 12, which is accessible now bringing a bunch of enhancements to its rendition of New Zealand.

New Zealand’s makeover marks the twelfth World Replace to launch for Flight Simulator since its launch in 2020, and follows related spruce-ups for – deep breath – Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Iceland, Eire, Japan, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK.

World Replace 12 brings related additions to these seen in earlier updates, which means new high-resolution satellite tv for pc and aerial imagery, plus improved digital elevation fashions. It additionally options seven new photogrammetry enhanced cities – Auckland, Christchurch, Hamilton, Nelson, Queenstown, Tauranga, and Wellington – and 9 new handcrafted airports.

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Microsoft Flight Simulator – New Zealand World Replace Trailer.

These, when you’re questioning, come within the type of Gisborne Airport (NZGS), Milford Sound Airport (NZMF), Martins Bay Aerodrome (NZMJ), Gorge River Airstrip (NZQE), Rotorua Airport (NZRO), Lake Tekapo Airport (NZTL), Whangarei Airport (NZWR), Westport Airport (NZWS), and Quintin Lodge Airstrip (T004).

And that is nonetheless not every part! World Replace 12 additionally provides 62 new handcrafted factors of curiosity together with, sure, Hobbiton Village (you will discover the complete checklist on the finish of this story), plus 4 new Touchdown Challenges, three new Bush Journeys, and three new Discovery Flights round Auckland, Queenstown, and Lake Benmore.

World Replace 12, which follows on from final 12 months’s large fortieth Anniversary Version replace, is free and accessible now on Xbox Collection X/S, PC, and Cloud Gaming. To coincide with the replace, Asobo has additionally launched its newest Native Legends plane, the DHC-4 Caribou, which is purchasable by means of Flight Simulator’s Market.

And, lastly, as promised, the complete line-up of hand-crafted factors of curiosity arriving in at this time’s World Replace 12:

  • Akaroa Dolphins Cruise
  • Akaroa St Patrick’s Catholic Church
  • Akaroa Waterfront
  • Auckland Harbour Bridge
  • Auckland Battle Memorial Mus.
  • Balclutha Highway Bridge
  • Beehive
  • Huge Lemon and Paeroa Bottle
  • Cape Egmont Lighthouse
  • Cape Reinga Lighthouse
  • Cardrona Ski Resort
  • Citadel Level Lighthouse
  • Christchurch Cathedral
  • Coronet Peak Ski Space
  • Cromwell Huge Fruit Sculpture
  • Canine Island Lighthouse
  • Dunedin Legislation Courts
  • Dunedin Railway Station
  • Durie Hill Memorial Tower
  • Edith Cavell Bridge
  • Farewell Spit Lighthouse
  • First Church of Otago
  • Fo Guang Shan Temple
  • Forsyth Barr Stadium
  • Hell’s Gate
  • Hobbiton Village Matamata
  • Gap within the Rock
  • Hopwood Clock Tower
  • Huntly Energy Station
  • Invercargill Water Tower
  • Kawarau Gorge Suspension Br.
  • Kerikeri Mission Station
  • Larnach Citadel
  • Majestic Centre
  • Mohaka Viaduct
  • Mount Cargill Transmitter
  • Mount John Univ. Observatory
  • Mount Kaukau Transmitter
  • Mus. of NZ Te Papa Tongarewa
  • New Plymouth Energy Station
  • New Zealand Parl. Library
  • New Zealand Parliament Home
  • North Harbour Stadium
  • Ohaaki Energy Station
  • Ohakune Carrot
  • Otira Viaduct
  • Rakaia Bridges (highway and rail)
  • Rugby League Park
  • Sky Tower
  • Skyline Queenstown
  • Sugarloaf Transmitter
  • Taiaroa Head Lighthouse
  • Taramakau Highway-Rail Bridge
  • Tekapo A Energy Station
  • The Church of Good Shepard
  • The Remarkables Ski Space
  • Tiritiri Matangi Lighthouse
  • Titahi Bay Transmitter
  • Tiwai Level Aluminium Smelter
  • TSS Earnslaw, Lake Wakatipu
  • Waitangi Treaty Grounds
  • Wellington Regional Stadium & Railway Station


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