MSFS August 27th Development Update


Microsoft has presented their latest development update for the recently released Microsoft Flight Simulator.

The Microsoft team has news for the community about a patch that will fix problematic issues that customers have been experiencing. Furthermore, users have experienced issues such as crashes during the installation process of the new sim, so the team has implemented a fix that should reduce those problems. In addition, the new patch should take care of stability issues as well.

Simconnect will now have better performance. The user will no longer experience an FPS drop while using the Simconnect API. In addition, titles that had been deleted from the content manager were automatically reinstalling. This issue is now fixed. Furthermore, the correct currency is properly updated when making a purchase through the marketplace.


The patch is said to be released within the next 7 days. To install the patch, simply close Microsoft Flight Simulator and relaunch. A full list of fixes and updates can be found in the development blog and the next development update is planned to release on the 3rd of September.

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Malmö is considered the fourth busiest airport in Sweden in terms of passenger count. Operations in and out of Malmö include charter, domestic, and seasonal operators such as SAS operations to Stockholm, Jet Time (seasonal charter) to sunny Mediterranean destinations, and Wizz Air operate to various European destinations. For those General Aviation flyers, Malmö offers a separate runway for all your touch and go desires.

Developer Marcus Nyberg enlightens the community with superb detail surrounding the airport, PBR texturing, seasonal variations, weather-controlled ground features, and interior modeling. Marcus has included accurately placed autogen around the approach and departure ends of the runways as well as photorealistic imagery to blend seamlessly with the airport environment. Night lighting at the airport illuminates the area with both dynamic and rendered lighting to bring you the best performance out of the simulator.


  • Immaculately detailed depiction of Malmö Airport for P3Dv4+
  • The latest Scandinavian airport from acclaimed Swedish developer Marcus Nyberg (Gothenburg/Kiruna/Stockholm Arlanda)
  • Stunning ultra-HD texturing through the airport, including PBR for primary components
  • Customized interior modeling
  • Weather-influenced PBR ground textures
  • Night lighting using a combination of dynamic and baked lighting for a completely immersive night experience
  • Animated SODE jetways
  • Optional accurate VDGS for customers who use the SODE VDGS pack
  • Unique custom aircraft (F-50/BAe ATP and more) made specifically for Malmö
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  • Optimized for excellent performance even with high-end aircraft
  • Designed for P3Dv4+ to blend seamlessly with Orbx Global Base and/or openLC Europe. Also compatible with Vector
  • Developed with the full co-operation and assistance of Malmö Airport management
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