[XBox] Microsoft flight simulator

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  1. TimFloyd Gold Member Gold Member

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    Well this just popped up on my YouTube recommendation.. . Safe to say I have a semi chub

    Looks like Microsoft have saved my dust catcher xbox from going on ebay

     
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    Not played a flight sim in years, maybe 20 years to be honest.

    What are they like these days? And don't say "like flying a plane" :p

    Are they overly complex? How detailed are they? Size of maps/airports etc? Missions involved, or do you just fly planes?
     
  3. bhoy_wonder Gold Member Gold Member

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    Reading up on it there, it isn't out until 2020.

    I wonder if it will be a next gen game?
     
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    Just seen that as well @bhoy_wonder
    2petabytes of data to recreate the earth? Dang, if that's gonna be a big representation and going by the trailer, this could be really * cool.
     
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    Can you fly over your own hoose? :giggle1:
     
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    Land a crop duster in your back garden mate
     
  7. TimFloyd Gold Member Gold Member

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    It depends.

    The PC version is extremely in depth but I'm not sure what this will be like. It will still be very realistic.

    You can do a full length flight from London to New york if you please :giggle1:
     
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  8. Artorias Gold Member Gold Member

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    Looks incredible, just looks like real life.
     
  9. Seán Mac D Gold Member Gold Member

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    Can someone settle an age-old debate and crash into a building to see if the jet fuel melts through steel beams?
     
  10. The IRA Gold Member Gold Member

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    I had Flight Simulator for the PC years ago, think it was Flight Simulator 2000.

    Crashed into one of the Twin Towers and the plane just fell to the ground.

    And people try to tell us there weren't "controlled explosions".

     
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    On it!
    Get the old concord back and that's a quick 3hours.


    Would likely be PC I'd buy it for, notice the 2006 version was the last one they done? oft.
     
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    '98 edition though, had they emulated easy melting steel by that point?
     
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    Personally I've been of the view, for years, that 9/11 was in fact, an optical illusion, or at least dramatic performance art.
     
  14. TimFloyd Gold Member Gold Member

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    I think there is a game called x plane 11 that is the most up to date pc flight sim
     
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    * playing this , you'll have the FBI at your door.
     
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    I got Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition. Played about 4 hours. Way too difficult for me. :giggle1:
     
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    This game brings back memories. Got it when a was about 11 so safe to say I was useless at it. MGS on Ps1 was probaly the most complex game ad played up until then, way to much going on for me at that age haha.

    A remember the one a got had 3 discs, a had a time pc with 900 MHz and it took about a day to install haha, think it was 2002 or 2000 a had ?
     
  18. Cena Never Give Up Gold Member

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    Gonna assume itll be simplified for xbox I've got that game pass anyway so will give it a go when its out
     
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    Hope it's not in real time, am lucky if a get an hour a night to play.
     
  20. DamianWayneCSC

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    Would assume if it's real scale, they likely then have an option to condense it?

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