DevCon Topics

DevCon is fast approaching us. And yes, I am speaking as well as attending. So if you want 1-1 time, come on down. The two topics I will be responsible for are: 1)Day 2 ( Thursday ) Customer Engagement:Striking the Right Balance 2)Day 3 ( Friday ) Panel Roundtable on Improving our Beta Testing Process…

Vista OOM fix:Must have update from the mother-ship

Aug 28th a fix became available for Vista from the Windows team.   The bits will be made generally available from the link here and relatively detailed KB is attached.   The issue is that Vista was creating an extra copy of graphics memory ( noted by AnandTech here ) and that was causing a pre-mature exhaustion of…


FSX SP1:Beta3 posted

We just posted SP1 Beta3 to the beta testers. We had a couple extra 3rd party bugs that needed to be fixed ( animated parts, mouse rects on the panels, lighting ) that we needed to fix and in fixing the stutters with the first round of threading code we lost some perf and had…


FSX SP1: Beta2 posted

Another step towards a final SP1! We hope Beta2 verifies we have fixed what needs to be fixed. Then we can take a final build end of next week, and start our 2 week final test pass. Thanks for your patience!


FSX SP1 News:Intel quote

Today Intel announced their new 2.93G QX6800 Quad Core processor here. As part of this press release, Aces Studio participated with a quote about our improved multi-core support in SP1. The quote stated “The latest version of Microsoft Flight Simulator* X, Service Pack One (SP1), due out later this month, is a great match for…