Flight Simulator X: Acceleration Details and Screenshots Print E-mail
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Written by Thomas "CigDangle" Balistreri   
Wednesday, 17 October 2007

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Flight Simulator X: Acceleration, the first expansion pack for Microsoft Flight Simulator X, is set for a fall release.  The pack includes a bunch of extras and enhanced DirectX 10 graphics (although DX10 is not required to run the FSX: Acceleration).

New aircraft, missions and play modes are some of the highlights of Acceleration.  Just to show off their latest offering, Microsoft released a gallery full of new screenshots.  A link to the gallery as well as the detail on the expansion pack are available after the break.

Multiplayer Racing Mode

  • Allow gamers to compete against friends
  • Four types of racing
    • Real-world and fictional Red Bull Air Race courses
    • Reno National Championship course
    • Cross country competition sailplane courses
    • Fictional courses like the Hoop and Jet Canyon course
  • Gamers will be able to test their skills in three different levels of difficulty
  • Simple pylon racing to racing very challenging courses in a variety of weather conditions
More than 20 new missions
  • Ranging from a fighter jet test pilot to search and rescue

New Aircraft

  • F/A-18A Hornet
  • P-51D Mustang
  • EH-101 helicopter


Flight Simulator X: Acceleration
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