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Australian Focused World Update 7 for Microsoft Flight Simulator Is Now Live

Australian Focused World Update 7 for Microsoft Flight Simulator Is Now Live

Published: Tuesday, February 01, 2022Tagged: Gaming, Steam, Windows, Xbox Cloud Gaming, Xbox DLC, Xbox Game Pass, Xbox Live, Xbox One X, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox Store

Microsoft Flight Simulator (@MSFSOfficial) World Update 7: Australia is available now on Xbox Series X|S and PC with Xbox Game Pass, PC Game Pass, and Windows. Download the free update in the MSFS Marketplace. If you're not already an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate member yet, sign up here and get your first month for just $1.

Australian Focused World Update 7 for Microsoft Flight Simulator Is Available Now

Soar over the renowned Great Barrier Reef, visit the vast regions of Western Australia, and marvel at the natural beauty of Mount Wellington. From the dusty red outback to shimmering coastlines and sugar white sand beaches, explore the country’s most spectacular sights.

A country known for being as diverse as it is beautiful, this great Southern land presents a bucket list of jaw-dropping natural formations and modern man-made wonders – now enhanced with exceptional graphic improvements.

Orbx Simulation Systems, based in Melbourne, Australia, has handcrafted four airports and added high-resolution detail to over 100 others. The update also includes 94 custom crafted points of interest (POIs). And there are 16 new activities, including five bush trips, six discovery flights, and five landing challenges that will take Microsoft Flight Simulator pilots Down Under.

World Update 7 Includes:

  • Updated elevation data for Australia
  • Updated aerial imagery for Australia
  • Updated water mask across various locations

Improved Airport data on 100 airports:


Addition of more than 500 missing airports in game including 54 for Australia:




Photogrammetry Cities

  • Sydney
  • Melbourne
  • Brisbane
  • Hobart
  • Adelaide
  • Perth
  • Cairns
  • Darwin
  • Townsville
  • Mackay
  • Bunbury

Hand-Crafted Airport

  • YLRE – Longreach
  • YMBT – Mount Beauty Airport
  • YPBO – Paraburdoo
  • YSHL – Shellharbour Airport

Hand-Crafted Points of Interest

  • 1 William Street
  • 108 St Georges Terrace
  • 443 Queen Street
  • 568 Collins Street
  • Abbot Point Coal Terminal
  • Adelaide Oval
  • Albion Viaduct
  • Anzac Bridge
  • Aurora Melbourne Central
  • Australia 108
  • Bathurst Mount Panorama Racing Circuit
  • Bathurst Point Lighthouse
  • Batman Bridge
  • Bay of Islands
  • Bolte Bridge
  • Brisbane Skytower
  • Broadcast Australia Tower
  • Brookfield Place
  • Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex
  • Cape Byron Lighthouse
  • Cape Cleveland Lighthouse
  • Cape Don Lighthouse
  • Cape Nelson Lighthouse
  • Cape Wickham Lighthouse
  • Cascade Dam
  • Central Park
  • Devils Gate Dam
  • Eureka Tower
  • Federation Square
  • Flinders Street Railway Station
  • Gabo Island Lighthouse
  • Gladesville Bridge
  • Gordon Dam
  • Grange Resources Port Latta Pier
  • Great Barrier Reef Activity Platform
  • Green Island Jetty
  • Hawkesbury River Rail Bridge
  • Houghton Highway Viaduct
  • Infinity Tower
  • Longitude 131° Lodge
  • Luna Park
  • Marvel Stadium
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground
  • Melbourne Grand
  • Melbourne Square
  • Mooney Mooney Bridge
  • Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory
  • Narrows Bridge
  • Ocean, 88 The Esplanade
  • One Barangaroo
  • Optus Stadium
  • Parkes Observatory
  • Paul Wild Observatory
  • Peats Ferry Bridge
  • Perth Arena
  • Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
  • Pine Gap Joint Defence Facility
  • Premier Tower
  • Prima Pearl Tower
  • Queen’s Wharf Brisbane
  • Queens Place North Tower
  • Rialto Towers
  • Siding Spring Observatory
  • Sir Leo Hielscher Bridges (Gateway Bridges)
  • Soleil Brisbane
  • South Sister Lookout Antennae
  • Split Point Lighthouse
  • Stadium Australia
  • Story Bridge
  • Strangways Springs Ruins
  • Suncorp Stadium
  • Swanston Central
  • Sydney Cricket Ground
  • Sydney Football Stadium
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • Sydney Tower
  • Tasman Bridge
  • Telstra Tower
  • The Big Banana Fun Park
  • The Big Merino
  • The Big Pineapple
  • The Big Prawn
  • The Gabba
  • The One
  • The WACA Ground
  • Three Sisters
  • Townsville Port
  • Twelve Apostles
  • Victoria Police Centre Towers
  • Wadjemup Lighthouse
  • Warragamba Dam
  • West Gate Bridge
  • West Side Place
  • Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse

Bush Trip

  • Tasmania
  • Southeastern Australia
  • Sea to Desert
  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Northwestern Kimberly Coast

Landing Challenges

  • Brisbane
  • Shellharbour
  • Mt Hotham
  • Katoomba
  • Mabuiag

Discovery Flight

  • Gold Coast
  • Sydney
  • Perth
  • Darwin
  • Melbourne
  • Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Microsoft Flight Simulator is out now for Xbox Series X|S and PC with Xbox Game Pass, PC Game Pass, Windows 10/11 and Steam.

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