REX Essential PLUS with OverDrive

Compatibility: Flight Simulator X, FSX: Steam Edition, P3D v3, P3D v2, P3D v1
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REX Essential PLUS with OverDrive is a complete photo-realistic, hi-definition environmental weather and texture package with flight planning capabilities for Flight Simulator X and P3D. Includes a robust selection of beautiful user-selectable or automatically-selectable sky, cloud themes and other environment textures, real-world and custom weather generators, real-time weather reporting & updating. Now included within REX Essential PLUS with OverDrive is the ability to download archived (historic) weather.

REX Game Studios is committed to maximising the weather, planning and flight realism experienced by their flight simulator customers. With over eight years of research and development, the REX line of products have become the benchmark utility for the discerned flight simulator pilot, offering a wealth of features and advances in technology.

New in REX Essential PLUS with OverDrive is the Weather Engine Plus mode, a second weather engine mode utilising the weather theme process. This process injects real-time live weather, archived weather and even custom weather into FSX/P3D. The process is fast, eliminates flashing and does not affect frame rates. Synoptic and Micro weather station features are included, adding more depth to this new weather mode. Weather Engine Plus injects real weather including real winds and temperatures aloft. To sum it up, there are two modes in which to inject weather into FSX/P3D: the standard station mode or the Weather Engine Plus mode.

The new Download Center inside REX allows REX Game Studios to provide new FSX and Prepar3D content to its user-base in a timely manner.

REX Game Studios has partnered with FlightAware, the leading aviation software and data services company, to expand upon real-world flight planning within REX Essential PLUS with OverDrive. REX also allows you to control environment, water and airport textures, as well as lighting effects that are so critical to your enjoyment and immersion within the flight simulator experience. All of these features may be fully manipulated to your individual tastes.

See the Detailed Description section for the full list of features!

FEATURES

  • TWO newly-engineered, industrial strength weather engine modes with integrated real-world winds and temperatures aloft
  • Random weather generator
  • Weather Cubed Technology with server-side functionality, takes the processing duties off the host computer for smoother frame rates within the flight simulator environment
  • Built-in FlightAware flight planning within the new REX Flight Center. Ability to search for real-world, real-time IFR flights scheduled at a single airport or between routes between two airports. You are provided with details about the flight and are then able to import the flight plan into FSX or P3D via REX Essential PLUS with OverDrive
  • REX Edge Technology allows community integration such as sharing texture and flight plans with other REX users around the world. All REX users are now connected in various ways to each other, thus allowing them to share their creations with other REX users.
  • Accelerated texture installation process. Added ability to reduce install time with a click of a button.
  • New Environment Sounds! REX Essential PLUS with OverDrive now includes true environment and weather-related audio
  • Over 14GB of textures included!
  • Hi-definition, ultra-realistic 3D clouds and realistic rendering of cirrus clouds as seen in the real world
  • Sky colour environments, including smoothing horizon transition and visibility smoothing for dawn, day, dusk & night textures
  • Convincingly real water environments with tropical reef simulation (end user colour controllable, including tropical with reef simulations, inland and ocean, wave turbulence/frequency, environment variants & colouring. Also new realistic type of wave and reflection included in many variations for shader 1x and shader 2x INCLUDING DX10 Compatible)
  • Airport environments (photo-real asphalt & concrete runway textures, new runway and ground bump-mapping, asphalt taxiways, concrete taxiways, realistic taxiway markings, airport signage, airport parking and general photorealistic airport ground scenery)
  • Multiple variations of sun, lens flare and lightning bolt algorithms, which create a visually stunning array of lightning situations
  • Fully integrated to select sky, cloud, water, airport, and effect themes based upon weather situation, season, and other synoptic, mesoscale, and micro weather conditions
  • Enhanced Cloud Simulation to give a more 3D volumetric feel to cloud structures and the atmosphere
  • Lighting environments (runway lighting including simulated ground glow, stunningly realistic aircraft spotlights with variations for small to large aircraft, aircraft strobe lights, variations for add-on aircraft as well)
  • 3D cloud and water resolution options for performance preference
  • Flexibility to work in tandem with other vendor weather & texture packages
  • User-friendly intuitive and visually pleasing interface
To use REX Essential PLUS with OverDrive within Prepar3D, users will be required to pay a one-time $5.00 licensing fee. Purchasing this special licence is only available within the REX application. To use FlightAware data within REX Essential PLUS with OverDrive, users will be required to purchase a monthly subscription. Purchasing this subscription is only available within the REX application.

System Requirements:


  • Windows XP SP2 / Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8
  • Flight Simulator X (requires Standard Edition with at least SP1, compatible with SP2/Acceleration, Deluxe Edition required for network setup operations), FSX: Steam Edition, or P3D v1/v2/v3
  • Processor: 2.0Ghz+
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Hard Drive: 30GB of free space for installation
  • Video Card: 256MB DirectX 9 compatible (512MB recommended)
  • Other: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 - required for REX, download here
  • Internet connection required to download REX service packs and real-time weather data
To use REX Essential PLUS with OverDrive within Prepar3D, users will be required to pay a one-time $5.00 licensing fee. Purchasing this special licence is only available within the REX application. To use FlightAware data within REX Essential PLUS with OverDrive, users will be required to purchase a monthly subscription. Purchasing this subscription is only available within the REX application.
Usual Price: $34.95
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REX Essential PLUS with OverDrive This powerful utility provides photo-realistic, high-definition environmental weather and textures, including a selection of beautiful sky and cloud themes, real-world and custom weather generators, and real-time weather reporting and updating. The Weather Engine Plus mode lets you inject real-time live weather, archived weather and even custom weather into your sim.

Additional functionality is provided for flight planning and there is also provision for you to control environment, water and airport textures as well as lighting effects.

Download size: 9.2GB (learn about downloads)

Usual Price: $34.95
Special Offer Price $29.95
In Stock
Earn 100 points with this purchase