Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Orbx: The San Francisco Treat!

 
FSX/P3D. We'll got good news and bad news I suppose. The good news is, the upcoming Orbx NoCali will stretch far southwest enough to cover the Bay Area. The bad news? It mostly will not be compatible with US Cities San Francisco. I say this because Aerosoft's London is still not compatible with FTX EU and there doesn't seem to be any efforts on either side to get this to work. Many have, but only through a series headaches. Hopefully things will be different here without issues. But then again, after looking at FSDG's Thessaloniki's city scenery, would anyone want a city without night lighting? I'm glad to see Orbx in my back yard, let's hope many airports come with it as well!





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8 comments:

ALX WNT said...

Eh, i'm not gonna miss SF nor Chicago, considering they both equally suck at performance. (Yeah i know Chicago is off-topic but i wanted to say)

Step 1: Install ORBX CA
Step 2: Install FB KSFO
Step 3: ??
Step 4: Profit

Frank van der Werff said...

To be honest, I would be scared to try the combination of OrbX NorCal and US Cities San Francisco. The US Cities San Fran is a Class One frame hog even when you manually disable some bgl's.
What I'm more curious for is the compatiblity with Flightbeam's SFO.
Screenshots of OrbX look great, but I didn't expect it to be anything other than that. As I understand, it's made by the same team that did SAK, so we can expect a top notch product.
Speaking about SAK, anyone know if OrbX will ever take on the rest of Alaska?

Alex Goff said...

The good news? It will be compatible with San Francisco X.

It's a pretty straight forward process, make sure SFO X is installed at a higher priority level than NCA and then we will provide info for which NCA files to turn off.

Additionally the freeware Alcatraz from Aerosoft is also fully compatible with nothing else to do expect put it at a higher layer than NCA.

King Kong said...

Ohh man! Orbx NCA with Flightbeam KSFO = WIN!

NZAA - KSFO
YSSY - KSFO
KSEA - KSFO
KPDX - KSFO

You get the idea....

John Venema, Orbx CEO said...

Orbx will be releasing a SanFrancisco Cityscape later, much like we did for Portland in PNW. That is full photoreal with night lighting and five seasons and fully annotated.

Charles Earl said...

This is an instabuy.

C.

xavierp said...

thank you John.
Good to see you are around here still providing info.
I don't have much time to look all boards and this place is the "get everything you need at the same place" i need

Andrew said...

Plenty of options for everyone!
It will be a great addition to the OrbX world... and flying into Flightbeam's KSFO is great fun...

A

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