The latest World Update is now available for Microsoft Flight Simulator. World Update IX: Italy and Malta is the biggest World Update yet released by the MSFS team and updates a stunning area of the world with all-new details.

World Update IX: Italy and Malta focus on the countries mentioned with all new terrain data, additional photogrammetry cities and more. Cities such as Roma, Milan, Venice, and Paestum have been updated to include the latest photogrammetry data, bringing a realistic look to these places in the simulator.

Also included with the new World Update are four brand-new hand-crafted airports. These include Palermo Airport (LICJ), Sondrio airport (LILO), Marina di Campo Airport (LIRJ) and finally Bolzano Airport (LIPB).

As with recent World Updates, there are new missions to discover. This includes three new landing challenges, additional discovery flights over Italy and a range of bush missions to get the most of the new landmarks.

Speaking of new landmarks, 94 new points of interest have been included as part of this World Update. Landmarks include the Castle Of Serravalle, Piazza Dei Miracoli (Torre Di Pisa), St. Paul’s Cathedral and Vatican City.

The World Update also brings with it a minor simulator update, bringing Microsoft Flight Simulator to build 1.25.9.0. The new update improves airport data for a number of airports and the latest nav AIRAC data.

World Update IX: Italy and Malta can be downloaded free of charge via the in-sim Marketplace. The full list of included features is below.

World Update IX: Italy and Malta

Photogrammetry Cities

TurinBariNapoliVeniceRomaMilanPerugiaParmaAnconaPaviaCittadellaPaestumPadua

Hand-Crafted Airports

LICJ – Palermo AirportLILO – Sondrio airportLIRJ – Marina di Campo AirportLIPB – Bolzano Airport

Hand-Crafted Points of Interest

Alianz Stadium (Juventus)Arch Of ConstantineArena Di VeronaBasilica Di San PetronioBasilica Di Santa Maria AssuntaBasilica San FrancescoBastioni Di SiracusaBigoBiosferaBrunico CastleCapo Santa Maria Di Leuca LighthouseCaserta Royal PalaceCastel Del MonteCastel San Michele (+Helipad)Castel SavoiaCastello Di CelanoCastello Di GrainesCastello Di MiramareCastello Di RoccascalegnaCastello Di VerresCastello EstenseCastello MonforteCastello SforzescoCastelsardoCastle Of Corigliano CalabroCastle Of SerravalleCathedral Of Santa Maria Del Fiore PlacemarkChurch Santa Maria Della PietàCitylife (Milan) (Few Skyscrappers)Civita Di Bagnoregio (+Bridge)Diga Di Santa GiustinaDuomo Di MilanoDuomo Di ModenaDuomo Di OrvietoDuomo Di ParmaDuomo Di SienaFaro Di Capo CacciaFausto Bisantis BridgeFénis CastleFort ManoelFort St AngeloForte Di BardGorizia CastleGrotta Di NettunoIl-Forti TignéIsola BellaIsola Di Capo Rizzuto And The Aragonese CastleKirchturm Von AltgraunLe MorgeLighthouse Of GenoaMaradona Stadium (Stadio San Paolo)Maschio Angioino (Castel Nuevo)Maxxi, The National MuseumMdina Old CityMiCo. Gate 2Mmm CoronesModigliani ForumMole AntonellianaMonte Santo Di LussariMonument To Vittorio Emanuele IiMosta ParishMuseo Archeologico Di Napoli – Sezione EgiziaNapoli Afragola Railway StationNational Stadium Ta’QaliNuraghe Su NuraxiPalazzo PittiPantheonParish Church of MelliehaPasso Dello StelvioPiazza Dei Miracoli (Torre Di Pisa)Place Moulin DamPortoMaso Business TowerRas SendemastReggia Di VenariaRocca CalascioSaint Mark’S BasilicaSan Siro StadiumSantissima Trinità Di SaccargiaSantuario Di LoretoScala Dei TurchiSt Agatha’s Tower (Red Tower)St. Valentin (Kastelruth) ChurchSt. Paul’s CathedralStadio FriuliStadio Marcantonio BentegodiStadio OlimpicoStadio Renato Dall’AraStatua Del Redentore (Maratea)Stele Della Madonna Della LetteraTempio VoltianoTemple Of ConcordiaThe Dingli CliffsTimmelsjoch – Telescope LandmarkTorre AsturaTorre Degli Asinelli E GarisendaTorre Della PelosaTorri Di San MarinoTre Cime Di Lavaredo E Rifugio LocatelliTropea Grotta Del PalombaroVajont DamVatican CityVenice Railroad BridgeViadotto ItaliaViadotto SfalassàVilla Olmo – Como

Bush Trips

The ApenninesSardinia TourSicily Journey

Landing Challenges

Reggio Calabria – EpicPalermo Falcone Borsellino – Strong WindGenova Setri – Epic

Discovery Flights

VeniceRomeFlorence