MSFS Sim Update 2 is out with plenty of fixes, VR, and snow!

There’s a ton of new features and functionality in Sim Update 2 for Microsoft Flight Simulator and among the highlights are VR support, real time snow data for live weather, and a long list of updates and changes across the board. Lets have a look at some highlights! Just the highlights The biggest news is…

Flight Simulator Discovery video details VR in the new sim

Coming in the big Sim Update 2 patch is one of the highly anticipated features for Flight Simulator – virtual reality. The VR update won’t be of interest to everyone, but for those sim pilots who have transitioned to almost entirely using VR or using VR in concert with a flat screen, this update is…

Have a Reverb G2 and want better performance in DCS? This might help

I’ve seen quite a few discussions across the DCS World community over the last couple of weeks from HP Reverb owners who are trying to get better frame rates out of DCS World. With higher resolution, the Reverb G2 offers the best visual sharpness and the partial elimination of the so called “screen door effect.”…

VR for MSFS coming this month as Asobo looks ahead to 2021

Not having VR in Microsoft Flight Simulator was considered something of a miss when the title was announced, however, news quickly came out that Asobo Studios was working towards a VR implementation for the new sim and we now know that it will be coming this December 2020 in a significant update. Asobo is also…

MSFS dev update focuses on third parties, world tours, VR news

The latest Microsoft Flight Simulator developer update from Asobo Studios covers a wide range of topics including news about a second round of VR closed beta testers, a summary and update on the efforts of third party developers (including SDK updates), and news about a very cool community site that should help you find your…

New Flight Simulator Q&A video tackles a wide range of items

Jorg Neumann and Sebastian Wloch from the Flight Simulator team were once again the guests answering questions about the future of Flight Simulator with talk about everything from freeware aircraft to which region is due for world updates to adding a replay feature. It’s all covered here. Some highlights from the latest Q&A The Q&A,…

Eagle Dynamics wants to know what your VR performance is like in 2.5.5

DCS World 2.5.5 was supposed to be a major update to the open beta release channel with some optimizations for VR that was intended to improve performance for everyone and in some cases add considerable performance improvements. Unfortunately not everyone has seen gains and Eagle Dynamics is looking to crowd source your VR performance numbers….

Hornet VR cockpit tour

If you’re a flight sim pilot then you’re probably already a real enthusiast of aircraft, flight, and maybe combat aircraft but some people take that enthusiasm to truly dedicated levels and none more than this F/A-18C Hornet home cockpit setup for VR. Let’s check it out! Full immersion A new video on the STING TV…

The IL-2 series buyers guide: 2018 edition

A lot has changed since the last time I did an IL-2 series buyers guide and I thought that it was time to update with the latest information and my latest recommendations. Have my suggestions changed since the last time I wrote about buying into the IL-2 series? Read on! Getting started Since 2001, PC…

Pinpointing IL-2’s 3.001 release date

For months we’ve been anticipating the release of patch 3.001 for the IL-2 series. Thanks to Friday’s developer update, we now have a more specific time-frame. Two-to-three weeks puts release at close but maybe not as close as some of us had though. Let’s break it down! Two to three weeks The joke that is…