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News 06-25-12 09:30 PM

Microsoft Flight Update Released
New Features and Functionality
o New hardware-related functionality
? Added support for TrackIR
? Added support for axis-based brake control devices
? Added settings specific to Intel Ivy Bridge graphics hardware
o New Hangar Marketplace UI
? Added details page for Marketplace items
? Improved user experience for downloading multiple pieces of DLC
? Added locked/unlocked livery sorting
o Map improvements
? Added globe icon to Main Menu for region selection
? Adjusted map displays for areas with high airport concentration
? Added region-based filtering for Aerocaches
o Improved error reporting
? Added features which allow for more robust error reports from end users
o New UI Features
? Added ?Glance? command; when R key is pressed and held, allows player to look toward the closest Point of Interest Marker
o New Environment Features and Improvements
? Added two new weather themes: Heavy Weather and Mixed Weather
? Added new in-cloud effects
? Adjusted coloration of clouds at higher densities to be more realistic
? Adjusted cloud randomization
Bug Fixes
o Reduced load times across the board
o Adjusted ?Skip to Waypoint? feature: players no longer spawn inside intervening terrain pieces
o Fixed issues with double-byte languages (Korean, Japanese & Chinese)
? Fixed issue causing in-****pit tooltips to display incorrectly
? Fixed issue preventing planes from appearing in Hangar after selecting a job from the Job Board
o Fixed graphics issues
? Fixed issues in fog layer and cirrus cloud rendering
? Adjusted reflections to be more realistic (no more giant plane reflections)
? Fixed vegetation flickering issues
? Fixed banyan tree rendering
? Fixed crash that occurred for some users when changing graphics settings during cut scenes
? Improved in-flight terrain textures for users with Vertical Sync enabled
o Addressed multiple Games for Windows ? LIVE related issues which can cause Microsoft Flight to crash
o Addressed multiple issues causing Windows Vista users to experience a crash after completing a mission or challenge
o Fixed multiplayer issues
? Reduced bandwidth consumed during multiplayer sessions
? Fixed error experienced by final users to join multiplayer sessions
? Fixed multiple crashes that occur during multiplayer sessions
? Reduced choppiness in rendering other users? planes during multiplayer


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