• Dovetail Games Announces Collaboration With Microsoft

    Dovetail Games

    Chatham, Kent - 4th August 2015 Dovetail Games, the multi award-winning developer and publisher of a range of simulation games today announced plans with Microsoft to bring a number of its future releases to Windows 10 and Xbox One.

    In addition to Dovetail Games Fishing, the company plans to bring two of its next generation products to the platform; the next iteration in the Train Simulator series, which is due in 2016 and will be powered by Unreal Engine 4 and Dovetail Games Flight Simulator, built on the foundations of Microsoft's award-winning Flight technology.

    Dovetail Games Fishing and the new Train Simulator will also be seen first on console on Xbox One, via the [email protected] self-publishing program.

    "Expanding our business to embrace new opportunities is key to our ongoing success, and we are delighted to be collaborating closely with Microsoft," said Paul Jackson, CEO of Dovetail Games. "Microsoft, of course, has a rich heritage in simulation entertainment, thanks to their experience with the Flight Simulator franchise, and we feel confident our products will be well received both on Windows 10 and Xbox One by a new generation of players looking to pursue their passion."

    Chris Charla, Director at [email protected] added, "We've always been huge fans and supporters of the simulation genre and its place in the gaming ecosystem, and Dovetail Games' understanding of this space through the breadth of their portfolio is second to none. We're very excited to have them on board and look forward to bringing their games to our platforms."

    Dovetail Games Fishing is currently available on PC through Steam.

    Dovetail Games Flight Simulator is set for release in 2016. For flight sim enthusiasts and gamers looking for a deeply immersive flight game, it promises to deliver the ultimate pilot's experience, taking them on a journey from novice to pro pilot.

    The next generation of the Train Simulator franchise is currently in development, utilising Unreal Engine 4 technology and promising to bring rail fans a new, state-of-the-art train simulation experience. The game is scheduled for release in 2016.

    For the latest news and developments, please visit www.dovetailgames.com

    2 Comments
    1. Sidetrack's Avatar
      Sidetrack -
      Will I be able to run Train Simulator 1915 with Windows 10??
    1. lateagain's Avatar
      lateagain -
      "Microsoft, of course, has a rich heritage in simulation entertainment, thanks to their experience with the Flight Simulator franchise,......."

      Err, point of order? HAD rather than has! After their staggering decision to close ACES studio when they were close to releasing MSTS2 I think many SIM fans (let alone SIM publishers) will be very sceptical about M$ as a bedfellow? .....or is that just me? There may be something in this for M$ but what do SIM fans or independent SIM publishers get out of this? If it frees the SIM from STEAM it might be a plus ...in many folks minds if not everyone's?
  • Recent Forum Activity

    eolesen

    Scenes Without Trains - 2021

    Thread Starter: eolesen

    Everyone needs to follow the guidelines, starting with what's been in place for years and years : ...

    Last Post By: jbtower Yesterday, 05:58 PM Go to last post
    defect_detector

    Any Route, Any Railroad, Any Era. ORTS Edition

    Thread Starter: defect_detector

    EWIR 4451 builds an ethanol train at Glendale before beginning its westward journey for the PNW.

    Last Post By: M62-165 Today, 02:36 AM Go to last post
    phydeaux

    Dale's Sisku Route

    Thread Starter: phydeaux

    I'm having trouble getting to Dale Richart's Sisku route site. Is anybody else having trouble? Is it still www.siskurail.org?

    Last Post By: landnrailroader Today, 08:02 AM Go to last post
    daniellouwrens

    Problem with 05630 Nagaon Weekly Special act

    Thread Starter: daniellouwrens

    Hi I get a fatal error when I try to run the above act. I have checked the log and fixed the broken paths but still get the error. I see...

    Last Post By: slipperman Today, 08:48 AM Go to last post
    agentatascadero

    Troubles for a new TRSE user

    Thread Starter: agentatascadero

    Hello folks, It's been challenging, but I have managed to install TSRE and have a look around, and it is very impressive, indeed. My issue may be...

    Last Post By: agentatascadero Today, 01:46 AM Go to last post
    dcarleton

    Empire Builder Wreck in Montana

    Thread Starter: dcarleton

    https://www.montanarightnow.com/montana/amtrak-passenger-train-derails-outside-chester/article_6852dbda-1e55-11ec-ad56-6b71e00a2c36.html Bad...

    Last Post By: ragtimer Today, 02:16 AM Go to last post
    niknak

    Unable to use TSRE in Full Bucket Line route

    Thread Starter: niknak

    Hi Guys, I recently downloaded the FBL (after first running it around 15 years ago). The route and activities all look and work perfectly but when I...

    Last Post By: niknak Yesterday, 11:54 AM Go to last post
    niknak

    Unable to use TSRE in Full Bucket Line route

    Thread Starter: niknak

    Hi Guys, I recently downloaded the FBL (after first running it around 15 years ago). The route and activities all look and work perfectly but when I...

    Last Post By: niknak Yesterday, 11:42 AM Go to last post
    CSRX

    CPRS Moosehead Sub

    Thread Starter: CSRX

    Probably won't amount to much, as my main focus is the MEC Mountain Division. However, it's a start in Jackman, ME, and playing around a bit with...

    Last Post By: jbtower Yesterday, 06:11 PM Go to last post
-->