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Monday, November 27, 2000
Huge X-Plane Update
6:00 AM | Lucian Fong | Comment on this story

Laminar Research released version 5.53b3 of X-Plane over the long weekend, which contains massive updates to the game's network play, visuals, flight model and frame rate. Here is a short list of some of the changes:

  • Multiplayer support added

  • Night lite panels

  • Visible afterburners and shadows

  • Better flight physics for helicoptors and VTOLS

  • Frame rate increased by up to 35%
  • X-Plane is a realistic flight simulator which features real planes, airports and flight conditions. The game can be expanded through downloads from Laminar Research's website.

    Download X-Plane 5.53b3 (25 MB)
    X-Plane Beta Website

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