“Discovery” flights, a brand-new MSFS characteristic in its console model, start in mid-air in scenic locales with pre-populated climate and lighting settings. All of them are a visible deal with. The next gallery was captured in real-time on Xbox Collection X.
Once I consider the historical past of sport consoles, I consider flight simulators.
Nintendo particularly has leveraged the “Pilotwings” title not as soon as, not twice, however thrice to point out off brand-new tech over numerous generations. I’ve lengthy beloved that strategy. Pilotwings video games err on the aspect of minimal problem and most rest, arguably to let gamers calmly take up the latest 3D-rendering tips of every period.
I take into consideration that technique now as a result of Microsoft Flight Simulator is launching on Xbox Collection X/S this week. Because it’s roughly eight months out from these consoles’ launches, it would not rely as a “launch” sport. However Microsoft Flight Simulator is truthfully the primary true “next-gen” first-party console sport in Xbox’s newest period. A part of that next-gen high quality is as a result of this sport, in contrast to different first-party fare, has no “backwards compatibility” path to the older Xbox One household.
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