The pace of development of P3D
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As a reminder, P3D is developed by Lockheed Martin and builds up on the technical ESP platform by Microsoft used for the Flight Simulator series.

It is interesting to compare the pace of development of the two franchises.

Quote:Microsoft Flight Simulator
1995 – Microsoft Flight Simulator 5.1
1996 – Microsoft Flight Simulator 95
1997 – Microsoft Flight Simulator 98
1999 – Microsoft Flight Simulator 2000
2001 – Microsoft Flight Simulator 2002
2003 – Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004: A Century of Flight
2006 – Microsoft Flight Simulator X
2014 – Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition


Usually Microsoft Flight Simulator had 0 to 2 updates (patches) per version.

Quote:Lockheed Martin Prepar3D
2010 - Prepar3D version 1 (4 updates)
2013 - Prepar3D version 2 (5 updates)
2015 - Prepar3D version 3 (4 updates)
2017 - Prepar3D version 4 (3 updates until 2018)




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