The next World Update for Microsoft Flight Simulator will focus on Nordic countries and provide new hand-crafted airports and points of interest to overfly. However, up until today, it was unknown when the new World Update would be released for the simulator. Through the Microsoft Flight Simulator blog, we have learned that the Asobo Studio and Microsoft plan on releasing World Update V on Thursday, 17th June 2021.
The new Nordics World Update will include new data and airports for Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland.
Gaya Simulations has been working hard on the points of interest for this update and so far we have seen previews of the likes of Egeskov Castle, Lego House, Oland Bridge, Kiruna Church, Helsinki Cathedral, the Arctic Cathedral and Hvitserkur.
As a reminder the full list of included airports for World Update V is as follows:
- Bornholm Airport, Denmark (EKRN)
- Sandskei Airport, Iceland (BISS)
- Svalbard Airport, Norway (ENSB)
- Stockholm Arlanda Airport, Sweden (ESSA)
- Vaasa Airport, Finland (EFVA)
The development update on the blog was rather light in content, with the team promising more information on future updates soon. However, it’s worth noting that this week will see Microsoft will be revealing their Microsoft and Bethesda E3 showcase. Whilst there is nothing confirmed so far for the simulator at the event, we’ll be keeping a close eye on the gaming event to see if anything is shared for the future of Microsoft Flight Simulator. If you’d like to watch the Microsoft and Bethesda E3 showcase, you can tune in on Sunday, 13th June 2021.