Microsoft Flight Simulator ‘Nordics’ World Update V is out now

Asobo Studio has just released Microsoft Flight Simulator World Update V, overhauling the Nordic parts of the world map with more authentic visuals, landmarks and more.

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World Update V: Nordics has made enhancements to regional architecture, improved data for 100 airports and 77 points of interest. THere’s also five bush trips – one for each of the Nordic countries – and five landing challenges. These are held at Denmark’s Bornholm, Iceland’s Ísafjörður, Sweden’s Stockholm Arlanda, Norway’s Svalbard, and Finland’s Vaasa, all of which have been hand-crafted.

In addition to being an update for the game on PC, this is all going to be featured in Microsoft Flight Simulator when it debuts on Xbox Series X|S on 27th July.

There’s tons and tons of new points of interest to explore, dotted across the five countries:

Point of InterestLocation
Roskilde CathedralDenmark
Ǿresund BridgeDenmark
AmalienborgDenmark
Copenhagen Opera HouseDenmark
Egeskov CastleDenmark
Frederiksborg CastleDenmark
Frogner Park / SculpturesDenmark
Kronborg CastleDenmark
Lego HouseDenmark
Rosenborg CastleDenmark
Men at SeaDenmark
Ceres Park, AarhusDenmark
Aalborg Stadium, AalborgDenmark
Blue Water Arena, EsbjergDenmark
Brǿndby StadiumDenmark
Parken Stadium, CopenhagenDenmark
Helsinki CathedralFinland
Petäjävesi Old ChurchFinland
Turku CathedralFinland
Uspenski CathedralFinland
Bomarsund BridgeFinland
Replot BridgeFinland
Vylisto BridgeFinland
OlavinlinnaFinland
SuomenlinnaFinland
NäsinneulaFinland
Turku CastleFinland
Bolt Arena / Helsinki Ice HallFinland
Helsinki Olymic Stadium, HelsinkiFinland
Hallgrimskirkja ChurchIceland
HvitserkurIceland
PerlanIceland
Arctic CathedralNorway
Heddal Stave ChurchNorway
Nidaros CathedralNorway
Urnes Stave ChurchNorway
Fyksesund BridgeNorway
Hardanger BridgeNorway
Helgeland BridgeNorway
Storseiundet BridgeNorway
Tromsø BridgeNorway
Bryggen (Bergen0Norway
Oslo Opera HouseNorway
Pulip Rock / PreikestolenNorway
Royal Palace, OsloNorway
TyholttårnetNorway
HolmenkollbakkenNorway
Brann Stadion, BergenNorway
Intility Arena, OsloNorway
Lerkendal Stadion, TrondheimNorway
Sparebanken Sǿr Arena, KristiansandNorway
Ullevaal Stadion, OsloNorway
Viking Stadion / SR-Bank, StavangerNorway
Frederik ChurchSweden
Church of Holy TrinitySweden
Kiruna ChurchSweden
Storkyrkan Stockholm CathedralSweden
Höga Kusten BridgeSweden
Öland BridgeSweden
Sölvesborg BridgeSweden
Tallberg BridgesSweden
Tjörn BridgeSweden
Uddevalla BridgeSweden
Dragon GateSweden
Kullen LighthouseSweden
Drottningholm PalaceSweden
Helsinki Ice HallSweden
Royal Swedish OperaSweden
Stockholm City HallSweden
Stockholm PalaceSweden
Turning TorsoSweden
Boras Arena, BroasSweden
Eleda Stadion, MalmöSweden
Friends Arena, StockholmSweden
Ullevi GothenburgSweden
Guldfageln Arena, KamlarSweden
Tele2 Arena, StockholmSweden
Svinesund BridgeSweden / Norway

And I hope you’re clued up on your four letter airport codes, because these are all the airports that have been updated:

ENKJ ESGP ENOL ENRY ESTA EKKA EKSP ESPA ESOW ESMT ESTL ESNZ ESSD ESDF ENGM ESSA ENBR EFHK BIRK ESGG ENAL ENZV ESSB EFHF EKRK ESMS ENTO ENTC EKBI EKAH EKYT EFTU ENSD ENBO ENCN ENHD EFOU EFTP BIAR ESKN ENAN ENML ENNO EKRN ENOV ENEV ENSG BIVM ESSV ENKB ENLK EFRO EKOD ESGJ ENSO ESOE EFKU EKEB ESMQ ENSN ENFL ENAT EFVA ESNQ ESNU ESSL ENLI ENBN ENSH ENST EFIV EFJY EKSB BIHN ESOK ESNN EFPO EFMA ESGT ENJB ESSP BIEG ENHV ENRS ENBL ENHF ESMX ENNM EFNU EFHV ENHA ENSK ENMS ENRM EFLP ENRA EKSN EFLA ENFG

Finally, since they’re now being featured in the game, it’s nice to see the rest of the patch notes include localisation languages for Swedish, Norwegian and Finnish!

Localisation

  • New localization languages have been added (Swedish, Norwegian and Finnish)

World

  • Updated aerial imagery in parts of the Nordic countries
  • Updated elevation data for Norway, Denmark, Finland and French oversea territories (La Réunion, Mayotte, Saint-Barthelemy, Saint-Martin, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Guyane and Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon)
  • Watermasks have been updated at various locations

Navigantion

  • New AIRAC cycle 2106 has been implemented
  • Fixed an issue preventing users from requesting fuel trucks on airports with fuel pumps but without ground equipment parking

Source: Flight Simulator

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