A yr on from the launch of its VR headset assist, Microsoft Flight Simulator lastly has VR controller assist too.
The implementation got here — as promised — by the use of final week’s Sport of the Yr replace, which was free for present homeowners. VR controllers let you navigate the sport’s menus but additionally permit for extra direct interplay with airplane cockpits. You’ll be capable to seize the yoke to steer (although that is carried out utilizing your stick, not with movement controls) and work together with devices across the cockpit.
Microsoft Flight Simulator VR Controller Help Launched
Lack of VR controller assist was considered one of our largest points with Flight Simulator when headset integration was launched final yr, although you possibly can clearly nonetheless use devoted flight sticks for an immersive expertise. We additionally took challenge with the heavy efficiency prices, which have been addressed considerably in different updates, although not fastened.
Take observe that just one controller is lively at a time, and never each airplane has been tailored to assist the brand new controls.
Elsewhere the Sport of the Yr replace consists of 5 new plane for the sport, together with a Boeing F/A-18 Tremendous Hornet, and a German eVTOL known as a VoloCity, which developer Asobo teases as an indication of issues to come back in 2022. There are additionally new airports and missions in addition to updates to photogrammetry cities and extra.
We’ll undoubtedly be leaping again into Microsoft Flight Simulator to see how a lot the VR controller assist improves the general expertise, then. Will you be choosing the sport again up? Tell us within the feedback beneath!
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