The first took at least a year, the 64bit took 4 weeks. This simming is becoming a rich man's game I was looking forward to getting the Q400 and Fs2crew back up and running in v4. There might be an upgrade fee. Its not only a matter of money its a matter or principle. . The flight model has been overhauled to function better with the new Auto Pilot systems and it is a pleasure to fly the aircraft manually. There might be an upgrade fee.
A modest upgrade price would have perhaps been justified, but charging full price for what is essentially the same work recompiled to 64 bit is a pretty shameless money-grab. Just trying to maintain and keep track of all these different versions that support multiple different platforms is becoming massively time consuming. Probably also why that kind of debate is restricted in most forums. This addon allows users to take control of various parts of their flight, from boarding passengers, to pushback to checklist management in-flight, purely by using their voice Button control available for those without microphones. I don't mind a small upgrade charge but not paying full price for the same product. I'm not normally someone who participates in threads like this, but I have to say that I agree with the overall sentiment expressed here. Here's to a great year ahead and hopefully we will not have to wait too long after release of products to enjoy having a flight crew again : Jeez Bryan, I guess you dont have many days when you sit and wonder what you can do today.
He also deleted many other posts sharing the same view. I don't understand Bryan's decision to charge full price 85% is near full price. He did grow up abroad in Belgium for 18 years but he's born in Sweden, Stockholm but Belgium feels more home to him still. If you buy at that price, I'm pretty sure bryan will send you a copy of the Capains set. Bryan, if you're listening: in my humble opinion, this pricing model is a mistake.
But airlines quickly picked up on the advantages and cost savings and the pilots started to get used to fly-by-wire and the fact the aircraft only needed 21! He is wrong and he knows it, the fact that he deletes any posts about it and hasn't come on this post to comment shows that. How he can ask 85% of the original price? Its not only a matter of money its a matter or principle. Many have no choice now but to bite the bullet. They would then be guaranteed to buy all future products. I can fly without it.
Great product great support but bad business sense. This includes a Weather Radar that is a unique Aerosoft development and that is fully functional without the need for a specific weather add-on! All the systems that are used in day to day flights are simulated with great attention to detail. And I want to see you succeed. As a pensioner there is way to much expense so will sit tight where I am. Only newcomers in the hobby would not be affected. There might be an upgrade fee. Is this an indication that the product s is close to being released actual release will put the price to normal? I should be your core market, the guaranteed sale.
But that's exactly what strikes me here; I think, in stark contrast to the sensitive approach that I've seen you take with your users again and again on these forums, that you've seriously misread your customer base here. Fee in common sense is less than 50% of the original price and for sure not 85%. I find it stupid to pay for the same thing twice. This aircraft comes with a very in-depth model which the developers say has not been created previously for the X-Plane platform. Getting messages deleted just because you wanted to voice your opinions and concerns, this certainly reminds me of the admin over at x-plane.
So new purchasers get it for free. Based on a completely new concept in automation and integration and partly made from composite materials it seemed like a futuristic prototype. Not only that, he bans users and issues warning just because you voice a valid and respectable disagreement on things. An avid plane spotter, he often visits Manchester Airport to take as many photographs and he can muster, as well as spending time at his local aerodrome Manchester Barton. There might be an upgrade fee. How he can ask 85% of the original price? At least you are not like many of us that have had to pay already by going into P3Dv2 and then V3.
Again pardon my awesome dumbness. I understand why you've made this pricing decision, but I'd strongly encourage you to rethink it. Who said it was expensive? Matthew is from the U. I don't expect you to work for free, and I'm not only willing but happy to support your output with my purchases. When it was launched the Airbus 320 was a sensation. He deleted my post about it too.
I too share your frustrations and the sentiment that many others have expressed in the forum post. I refuse to buy the same product 3 times. Erik is very motivated for what he is doing and he never budge an inch when he is committed to make his dream come through no matter what it takes to get there. At least you are not like many of us that have had to pay already by going into P3Dv2 and then V3. Besides, as Carlo said, the original version and the 64bit version didn't took the same time to put on the store.