Aerosoft A330X 2016 Release? | Will it Happen?

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The Aerosoft Forums are a perfect place for people to ask questions about Aerosoft products and release schedules. The latter of those two is asked almost every day about most of their current developments, the A330 and CRJ are by far the most popular.

It’s no secret that Aerosoft is aiming for a 2016 release of the A330X but Mathijs Kok the Community Manager for Aerosoft stepped in to provide some much-needed detail about exactly what they’re really aiming for:

“In an ideal world we’ll end up with a suitable product early December that we can perfect to a release condition before the end of the year. In a more realistic world, we have to deal with other things, though. For example, we ‘lost’ a full week because we needed to adapt the A320 to be able to sell via Dovetails on Steam. The fact it needs to run from the DLC folder caused issues that needed to be solved. We also had to make a few special versions for professional use. Next to these things we also decided to redo things that were not planned originally. For example advanced functions in the FMC like Constant Mach segments, Time Markers etc. but also redo the PFD in more modern code and higher resolution.

All in all, and in all honesty, I hardly think about dates. My goal is to get to a solid product, sellable at a sub $50 price that is better than any other A330 (okay, that’s not too hard, lol). If that is 2016, great, if it is 2017, fine. We got to look at the big picture. This is the new code base for all our Airbusses, something that we intend to use for many many years. We always looked at this as a long-term project where we make new versions and only charge for the new code (that’s why we offer fine update prices) that will work on all sims for one price and without limitations on how often you install or how many times you download. You know, like things used to be in 2014, lol.

Aerosoft does not need to cash in to keep running. we have been doing this for 25 years (we just had our massive party). The A330 project is a big one for Aerosoft for sure, but it is just one of the 20+ projects we got running. That means I am in the luxury position to make choices based on code and not on economics. That also means I can say 2016 would be perfect but 2017 will be fine! What I do promise is to keep you informed.”

Hopefully, that was a bit of clarification regarding the A330’s release schedule, I for one am hoping for a December release but won’t be too unhappy with a 2017 release instead.

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