Airline Tycoon 2 E3 Trailer and Info


Kalypso Media has released the E3 trailer and more information for Airline Tycoon 2, giving us a look at this upcoming sequel to the best selling original from a decade ago. The trailer gives a look at the 4 characters players can chose from as well as a peek at the terminal interior and plane customization. Released with the trailer was also some additional information of the leading key features of AT2, which include…

  • Explore real world airports, from Russia to Venezuela, with realistic travel conditions and passenger volumes
  • Build your ideal fleet of planes – use the in-game editor to craft inexpensive mass-transportation „Greyhounds in the sky“ or unique, luxury jets that spoil the elite
  • Jump into the action as one of four playable avatars with unique strength and weaknesses
  • Explore your home airport in full 3D, while bossing your employees around and expanding your blossoming airline; you might even meet VIPs at the airport lounge
  • Test your management mettle in a challenging business environment as you schedule flight plans, coordinate arrivals and departures and balance income and expenses – all to grow profit and enhance your airline’s global reputation
  • Random events bring variety to the game — The Pope wants a special flight? Civil war in Russia? Volcanic ash clouds above Europe? If you act quickly, you can profit from these events!
  • Sabotage– Annoy and slow down your opponents with devious actions. But beware; your adversaries may just pay you back in kind!

Having played and enjoyed the original, I’m looking forward to this sequel. Airline Tycoon 2 is set to drop in October 2011 on PC. So sit back and have a look at the trailer Kalypso showed at E3.

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