• PMDG Releases 737NGXu For Prepar3D v4

    PMDG Releases 737NGXu For Prepar3D v4

    Captains! We have just released the PMDG 737NGXu for Prepar3D v4! Worried about upgrading again for the new version of Microsoft Flight Simulator? Let not your hearts be troubled. Upon release of the PMDG 737NGXu Base Package, we will offer for a limited time to purchasers of the new PMDG 737NGXu for Prepar3D a 100% credit on their purchase toward the purchase of PMDG 737NG3 for Microsoft Flight Simulator when that product releases sometime next year. Read the details on our forum post. Have a great NG weekend!

    PMDG Releases 737NGXu For Prepar3D v4

    PMDG Releases 737NGXu For Prepar3D v4

    PMDG Releases 737NGXu For Prepar3D v4

    Features

    • All new system simulation, utilizing the latest PMDG system simulation engine.
    • Enhanced flight physics.
    • Addition of rigid body physics affecting flex/vibration propagation to wing and tail surfaces.
    • Improved flight control systems.
    • Electronic Flight Bag with Navigraph Integration.
    • High resolution cockpit displays
    • New equipment options for cockpit instrumentation, fuel system changes and more.
    • Changes to 737 options packages reflecting real world changes since NGX was first offered in 2011.
    • Expanded failures simulation to cover nearly all QRH scenarios.
    • PMDG Global Flight Operations compatibility (when PMDG GFO is made live in late 2019!)
    • Native PMDG datalink simulation for offline flying (similar to 777 and 747)
    • Driveable TPX200s pushback tug with user controlled steering and speed.
    • Base Package includes 737-800, 737-900 and 737-900ER models with standard wing, blended winglet and split scimitar winglet options where offered on the actual airframe.
    • All new, high definition sound suite recorded on a fully instrumented test airplane.
    • Sounds balanced and layered using advanced studio technologies in order to provide the most lifelike representation possible of the soundscape on a 737 airliner.
    • Enhanced PMDG Sound Engine for immersive audio experience on the flight deck.
    • New PMDG Operations Center 2.0
    • Entirely New virtual cockpit built just for Prepar3D with hundreds of new details including high resolution textures and PBR support.
    • Dynamic lighting throughout, including panel floods, chart lights, map lights, CB panel illumination, Grimes lights and dome lights.
    • Many new equipment options reflecting changes to the global 737 fleet.
    • Optional auxiliary fuel tanks/panel. (for use in 900ER and subsequent BBJ/BBJ2 offerings)
    • Automatic eyepoint adjustment for HGS and non HGS views (with the ability to control and disable from FMS)
    • New LED external lighting options for all fleet types., including the implementation of pulse lighting.
    • Entirely new exterior models with more details and high resolution 4096x4096 textures.
    • PBR enabled out of the box, each surface has accurate reflective properties, especially on bare metal surfaces where rivets have a different reflective property compared to a polished surface.
    • Higher resolution normal maps, see rivets and panel lines in rich detail.
    • Smooth animated flight controls and landing gear operation.
    • Boeing Sky Interior cabin model with cool blue LED lighting.
    • Accurate flight dynamics and performance data for each model type including Blended and Split Scimitar winglet.
    • 737-800 and 900 models with different wingtip options including standard wingtip, blended and split scimitar winglets, including the 737-900ER model.
    • Ground Service vehicle fleet to support the 737 during turnarounds at airports all around the world.
    • Real time refueling based on accurate Boeing data.
    • Global fuel density model as introduced with the 747.Fuel densities will closely match actual fuel density as reported globally by world operators.
    • Fluid flow simulation for hydraulic, pneumatic and fuel systems.

    PMDG Releases 737NGXu For Prepar3D v4

    PMDG Releases 737NGXu For Prepar3D v4

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    7 Comments
    1. stretch's Avatar
      stretch -
      I cannot pay a $100.00 for a piece of simulator software. Yes, I know the quality is great but I still cant justify that kind of money for it.
    1. johnnybbmorgan's Avatar
      johnnybbmorgan -
      As I've already spent big bucks on the original 737NG addon, it's really hard to justify spending another $100 for the upgrade! Yes, it's nice that there's a discount tied to the upcoming Microsoft flight sim, but those of us that already have it should be given a discount too!
    1. jd4pm's Avatar
      jd4pm -
      I just bought the B737-6-7-8-9 NGX for P3Dv4.5 in August 2019, and now PMDG wants another $100 USD for an upgrade which should be free, this is bad business sense.
      PMDG put a sale on an older product to get people to buy it then 3 months later release an update, thanks but no thanks I'm retire and paying another $100 dollars for an update is ridiculous.
    1. sky44's Avatar
      sky44 -
      The overpricing of addons is a way of destroying our hobby. Too many have made Flight Sim so expensive that they and many others are loosing sales by the day. A really bad situation seems to be on the horizon because of this practice. Too many greedy developers will eventually diminish the market and the hobby.
    1. stretch's Avatar
      stretch -
      Quote Originally Posted by sky44 View Post
      The overpricing of addons is a way of destroying our hobby. Too many have made Flight Sim so expensive that they and many others are loosing sales by the day. A really bad situation seems to be on the horizon because of this practice. Too many greedy developers will eventually diminish the market and the hobby.
      Well said!
    1. JSMR's Avatar
      JSMR -
      Quote Originally Posted by jd4pm View Post
      I just bought the B737-6-7-8-9 NGX for P3Dv4.5 in August 2019, and now PMDG wants another $100 USD for an upgrade which should be free, this is bad business sense.
      PMDG put a sale on an older product to get people to buy it then 3 months later release an update, thanks but no thanks I'm retire and paying another $100 dollars for an update is ridiculous.
      Why I switched to iFly yonky donks ago. Same product with more options, and much cheaper with often free updates.

      Suckers like to be ripped off though. And fan boi’s love brand loyalty despite the obvious scams sometimes.

      Oh well.
    1. ColR1948's Avatar
      ColR1948 -
      I wonder if there will be another type of crime, I can see the headline now:

      Man caught breaking in to house to steal, he said he was going to sell the stuff he stole to get money for his new hobby Flight Simulator.
      The judge said he understand his frustration with the price of certain addons, but still the law is the law, he recommended the culprit to take therapy courses to get him off Flight Sim though he realises this is a tall order.

      Just kidding by the way but yes a lot of simmers can't afford that kind of money, me included.

      Col.
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