On Saturday, REX Game Studios released an update that brings P3D v4 compatibility to their Worldwide Airports HD package.
New features included in this update:
• Global airport graphics created from real-world airport environments.
• REX Worldwide Airports HD is fully compatible with all 3rd-party addons, including addon airports and will not interfere in any way.
• Tailored to low and high-end systems, REX Worldwide Airports HD is comprised of default resolution to high-definition choices.
• Give ALL default airports in FSX, FSX:Steam and Prepar3D the payware-style treatment!
• Day and night lighting textures included, giving a realism never seen before at default airports.
• 6GB of airport specific textures and airport vehicle models included.
• REX Worldwide Airports HD covers the entire globe.
• Compatible with FSX, FSX:Steam and Prepar3D and one license covers all!
• Transform all airports worldwide with one click.
• Easily select, install and even save your creations within the included user interface application.
• Airport terminals, buildings and maintenance facilities, small/medium/large airport hangars, custom airline specific hangars, fully coherent airport ground environments, jetways, custom 3D airport ground vehicle models, airport lighting and parking garages.
• Runway and taxiway detailed planar bump-map effects.
• Endless variations.
• Airline specific airport hangars.
• Specular lighting textures included, which basically tells the simulator how “shiny” a specific area is.
• Bump map textures included for each texture supported, simulating bumps on texture surfaces.
• DX9, DX10 and DX11 compliant!
• REX Worldwide Airports HD also takes advantage of the new core features of Prepar3D v3.5+
• Lightning fast texture installation (Installing textures into the simulator is lightning fast; in most instances this process takes less than 5 seconds to load a full suite of replacement textures!)
• Ability to select and install textures individually and/or create custom ‘themes’ to install a full suite of textures instantly.
• Startup wizard to aid in application awareness.
• Network capable.
• Ability to auto start simulator after texture and model injection.
• Current REX users will recognize the realism and quality synonymous with REX products in an all new experience.
• Fidelity is much more inherent due to higher definition source material and yields a top quality end result, even at lower resolution settings.
• A large, easy to read user-interface.
• A comprehensive Configuration Manager allowing you to tailor for your specific needs!
• Backup and restore functions!
• Community based sharing capability coming soon!
• Built-in auto update.
• Includes Enhanced Airport Pack – Salt Lake City International Airport
New Airport Terminals
Highly realistic, user-selectable airport terminal styles, within a modern and fast user interface! High-definition and frame rate friendly standard textures, including day, night, bump and specular textures. Choose external terminal building graphics with or without docking graphics.
New Airport Buildings & Facilities
Many user-selectable styles to choose from within a modern and fast user interface! High-definition and frame rate friendly standard textures, including day, night, bump and specular textures.
New Airport Hangars
New airport hangar styles, ranging from small/medium hangars to large. Maintenance sheds included. Many user-selectable styles to choose from within a modern and fast user interface! High-definition and frame rate friendly standard textures, including day, night, bump and specular textures.
New Airline Specific Hangars
You may choose special Airline Specific Airport Hangars, favoring a specific air carrier at your home airport. Great for virtual airlines. The worlds top 26 airlines included, more will follow in upcoming updates. High-definition and frame rate friendly standard textures, including day, night, bump and specular textures.
New Coherent Airport Ground Environments
Fully coherent/matching airport ground environments. Experience your airport grounds in a cohesiveness not yet experienced at default airports. Taxiways, runways, jetways, ground markings, taxiway markings, parking spaces, signage and even special bump mapping that merge styles, giving a more uniform and less ‘pieced together’ appearance. Choose between light and heavy-traffic runway appearances. Many user-selectable styles to choose from within a modern and fast user interface! High-definition and frame rate friendly standard textures, including day, night and bump textures.
16 popular jetway styles included, complete with custom ground markings that automatically and seamlessly merge with any taxiway style you choose. High-definition textures, including day, night, bump and specular textures creating special reflections that give a more realistic appearance.
New Custom 3D Airport Vehicle Models
REX Worldwide Airport HD contains a comprehensive library of highly detailed 3D vehicle models and custom-selectable textures in each category. Many variations of realistic tugs, pushback tractors, baggage carts, baggage loaders and fuel trucks included with more vehicle categories to come!
New Parking Garages
4 styles of parking garages to choose from, including full night lighting.
New Airport Lighting
16 airport lighting styles to choose from.
This is a free update for previous Worldwide Airports HD customers.