Orbx Shows TrueEarth Great Britian South for X-Plane 11
By: Alex John
October 6, 2018
Slowly slotting in to the X-Plane world, Orbx have showed additional previews of their TrueEarth Great Britain scenery for X-Plane 11 at Cosford 2018! Great Britain South will be the first area to be released, defined by X-Plane's one-degree tile system, with Central and North regions to be released at a later date:
GB South alone covers nearly 42,000 square miles of land in Wales and England. New autogen technology was developed to allow region-specific houses to be placed with high levels of accuracy.
Hundreds of UK landmarks/points of interest have been included throughout the region, based on 2018 data - Visual Flying Rules in the UK will never be the same again!
A full list of features to be included:
42,000 square miles (107349 km2) of hand corrected, crisp, color-matched aerial imagery
New autogen technology developed specially for X-Plane 11, allowing thousands of realistic looking UK-themed houses to be placed at a realistic height with minimal impact on performance
130 million trees at the correct height and location
13.2 million buildings at the correct height and location
VFR landmarks such as masts, windfarms, churches, power-lines, and lighthouses are all accurately placed.
Hundreds of custom-modelled 3D POIs
Hand-placed and custom modelled landmarks placed throughout the scenery such as bridges, skyscrapers, castles, piers, and monuments – this is especially noticeable in city areas such as London and along the coast.
Sharp and detailed 10-meter mesh brings out stunning detail in natural features such as hills and beaches
Superb watermasking along the entire coastline
Accurate road and rail network blended into the aerial imagery with moving left-hand drive traffic.
Control Panel option to use photoreal major roads/motorways or synthetic X-Plane ones.
Summer season only with full night-lighting supported
The scenery is to be released this month for AUD $54.95/USD $39.55/GBP £30.60/€33.95, with free service pack updates for life!
Check out the original announcement here for plenty more previews!
Thanks to Dave12222 for the tipoff through our XPNG Discord server!