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Microsoft Flight Simulator Releases City Update III: Texas


Take to the skies above The Lone Star State to explore the grandeur that many of its cities offer.


The Microsoft Flight Simulator team is excited to announce its latest addition to the ever-expanding Microsoft Flight Simulator experience, City Update III: Texas.

Texas, the second largest state in America, is renowned for some of the most diverse and beautiful urban landscapes in the nation. Microsoft Flight Simulator City Update III: Texas is a meticulously curated selection of the urban regions that best represent the spirit of the “Lone Star State,” including Abilene, Austin, Cedar Park, San Antonio, Schertz, Temple, and Waco. All these cities lie within or near the “Texas Triangle,” the area where most of the state’s population reside and home to its most stunning architectural creations.

  • Flight Sim Texas Update Screenshot
  • Flight Sim Texas Update Screenshot
  • Flight Sim Texas Update Screenshot
  • Flight Sim Texas Update Screenshot

The update was generated using aerial imagery collected in collaboration with our partners at Bing Maps and Vexcel. The data was then assembled to create the most realistic digital renditions to date of these cities offered in Microsoft Flight Simulator. Simmers can embark on aerial odysseys throughout each city featured in the update or string metropolitan areas together in long cross-country journeys. Pilots can explore Austin’s Frost Bank Tower, San Antonio’s renowned Alamo and the Brazos River, and Waco’s own Suspension Bridge. Like the vastness of Texas skylines, the possibilities are endless.

Microsoft Flight Simulator City Update III: Texas is available free today to all owners of Microsoft Flight Simulator. Make sure that your simulator is running version 1.33.8.0, download City Update III: Texas, and relish in the incredible sights of these great Texas cities. The sky is calling!

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