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World update airports

Hello, I know based on certain assumptions that one of our airports will become free on a future World Update. That's fine. Just that there is an issue that must be addressed please, considering thousands of people have that airport.

The main problem is that our airport won't show if you install a world update.

I have tested creating an airport that is in a world update, and the result is that it won't show no matter what. So I don't know what sort of exceptions are made to airports that are available in the marketplace and are free in a world update, but the only solution is to completely uninstall the world update package, ie France or UK.

Don't know how it works, for example with LFMN airport, which is free in the France World update, but my assumption based on actually trying to do an airport from the world update is that it won't show.

So please, if you are to do an airport already in the marketplace and release it with a world update, please find a way for that airport not to block out the other already release airport, since the money thousands of customers have spent will completely go to waste. Let them chose between having that specific world update airport or the one they purchased in the marketplace. Let us know


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Hello Richie,


Can you try to delete the Content.xml file in your AppData MFS directory or edit it and put your airport package at the bottom of the list?
This files handles the priorities between package and world update packages seem to be added at the end, taking priority over your content unless your clear or edit that file.

Regards,
Sylvain

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Yes, this is exactly how that works. It also works with World Update landmarks.


Frankly, it would be nice if there was an easier way of editing priorities or simply always putting 3rd party content above by default.
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Thanks so much, the real question is how would the end user handle this, I don't see how I would tell thousands of customers to do this. I am sure many of us can accomplish this, or even in the XBOX version if this solution is possible.


Would this be possible automatically or would it need this solution? Or should we just tell our customers to uninstall our package, and re-install it, that way priority is fixed so it can show?




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