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Microsoft Flight Simulator World Update 9 Italy & Malta, Hollywood Burbank Airport v2, Perugia, & Pointe-à-Pitre Airports Released; Reefworld Announced

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Microsoft Flight Simulator World Update 9 Italy & Malta, Hollywood Burbank Airport v2, Perugia, & Pointe-à-Pitre Airports Released; Reefworld Announced

Today Microsoft and third-party developers released plenty of new content for Microsoft Flight Simulator, focusing on scenery.

Today Microsoft and third-party developers released plenty of new content for Microsoft Flight Simulator, focusing on scenery.

First of all, Microsoft released World Update 9, focusing on Italy and Malta. The update improves the scenery of the two countries significantly, including the following sports, plenty of photogrammetry cities, and 105 points of interest.

Photogrammetry Cities

  • Turin
  • Bari
  • Napoli
  • Venice
  • Roma
  • Milan
  • Perugia
  • Parma
  • Ancona
  • Pavia
  • Cittadella
  • Paestum
  • Padua

Hand-Crafter Airports

  • LICJ – Palermo Airport
  • LILO – Sondrio airport
  • LIRJ – Marina di Campo Airport
  • LIPB – Bolzano Airport

You can read the full update notes on the official website and a trailer below.

Next, we get the release of version 2 of Hollywood Burbank Airport (KBUR) in the United States.

It’s currently available on Orbx Central for $18.72, but those who purchased the original version on Orbx’s store get it at no additional cost.

  • Complete ultra-HD rendition of Hollywood Burbank Airport
  • Reworked groundpoly using custom textures
  • Sloped runways with realistic elevation
  • New apron expansion
  • Custom modelling throughout, with complete PBR textures
  • Unique GSE and static aircraft fleet unique to Burbank
  • Custom vegetation, grass and non-airside detailing
  • New static aircraft with Control Panel option to remove

Next is another Italian release by Salvuz, and it’s Perugia – Umbria International Airport (LIRZ).

It’s currently available on Simmarket for $10.42 plus applicable VAT.

Below you can check out what it looks like.

SLH Sim Designs released Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport (TFFR) on the island of Grande-Terre in Guadeloupe, France.

It’s currently available on Simmarket for $18.76 plus applicable VAT.

Here’s what it looks like.

Last, but not least Au Scene announced Reefworld, a destination for helicopters and floatplanes on the Australian Great Barrier Reef.

It’ll release on the developer’s own store for $9 on May 20. It’ll include the following:

  • Authentic representation of Reefworld and Heart Island
  • 5 Detailed Pontoons, 3 with Helipads.
  • Interior Modelling
  • Lifelike PBR Textures
  • Animated Boats / Semi – Submarine
  • Animated Seagulls
  • Static R44
  • Realistic Night Lighting
  • 3D People

We also learn that the developer will reveal new screenshots of Hamilton Island Airport (YBHM) tomorrow and announce its next airport on May 19.

If you’d like to read more about Microsoft Flight Simulator add-ons, you can enjoy our recent reviews of West Virginia International Yeager AirportKansai International AirportToronto Pearson Airportthe Twin OtterAuckland International AirportSkiathos AirportAthens International AirportBergamo Orio al Serio AirportAmami AirportBristol AirportMarrakech Menara AirportGreat Britain CentralTehran Imam Khomeini Airport, Moscow Sheremetyevo AirportShanghai Pudong AirportKraków AirportFukuoka City & AirportFort Lauderdale Airport, Chongqing City & AirportManila AirportSantiago Airport, the Frankfurt City PackKey West Airportthe Okavango DeltaBali AirportLondon Oxford AirportBerlin Brandenburg Airport, the CRJ 550/700, the PA-28R Arrow IIIKristiansand Airport, Macau City & AirportBonaire Flamingo AirportMilano Linate Airport, the Singapore City PackTokyo Narita AirportYao Airport, the F-15 Eagle, the Paris City PackGreater Moncton AirportTweed New Haven AirportSantorini AirportSydney AirportHelsinki-Vantaa AirportReggio Calabria Airport, Bastia Poretta AirportMunich Airport, Paris Orly AirportNewcastle International AirportSankt Johann AirfieldDublin International Airport, and Seoul City Wow. We also have a beta preview of Singapore Changi airport.

If you want to learn more about the game itself, you can read our review which will tell you everything you need to know about Asobo Studio’s game.

Microsoft Flight Simulator is already available for Windows 10 and Steam, and Xbox Series X|S.

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