DescriptionThe "1998" version of the popular Microsoft series. Flight Simulator is aimed at enthusiasts that features 3000 airports and precise recreations of 45 cityscapes. Flight modeling is provided by experts in both military and aerobatic fields. Helicopters and pre-launch planes are among those included.
Many scenarios with full dialogue with the control tower adds a lot of realism to the game. Internet play enhances your flight experience with other human-controlled airplanes. 3D acceleration and MMX technology are supported.
- "模拟飞行98" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
- "FS 98" -- Common abbreviation
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|Realism takes over arcade||Olivier Masse (420)|
|Coming Soon Magazine||Dec, 1997||94 out of 100||94|
|Mega Score||Nov, 1997||86 out of 100||86|
|Gameplay (Benelux)||Nov, 1997||85 out of 100||85|
|PC Jeux||Oct, 1997||83 out of 100||83|
|Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault)||Oct 13, 1997||80|
|GameSpot||Oct 29, 1997||7.9 out of 10||79|
|PC Games (Germany)||Nov 05, 1997||72 out of 100||72|
|Computer Gaming World (CGW)||Dec, 1997||70|
|Power Play||Oct, 1997||68 out of 100||68|
|PC Player (Germany)||Nov, 1997||60|
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ExtrasSome releases of FS98 include a second CD, World Of Flight (originally released by Microsoft in 1995), which contains educational information on planes and aviation.
TechnologyFS98 was the first version of FS to include 3D video hardware support, via DirectX.
Related Web Sites
- Andy's Flight Simulator Page (A fan site for the entire Microsoft Flight Simulator series.)
- Flight Sim 98 SDK page (Download site for an entire suite of software development tools (the software development kit) for FS 98.)
- Flight Simulation Links (A HUGE list of Flight Simulator links, spanning a wide variety of programs (including FS98), plus some actual aviation links.)