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Do custom FS2020 airports, sceneries and aircraft liveries work on the new XBOX?

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Hey everyone, glad to be here. Great and very helpful forum!

I developed a few custom airports and liveries for FS2020, but not sure if those work on the XBOX version of FS2020. I have never used XBOX (mostly use PS consoles), but I'm thinking about getting one for my father so he can fly.

If they do work, does XBOX also have the community folder? What would be the procedure to install custom scenery or aircraft livery?

Thank you! :)

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They won't work on Xbox.

I assume the Xbox will forever be under the full control of Microsoft. If they ever do implement community made mods they'll have to be sent to them to be digested before they're made available to Xbox users through the marketplace.

Considering how dire their treatment of payware developers is I wonder how hopeless a freeware process would be.
 
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Wow!! I guess I made a good decision to never buy a Xbox.

Thank you so much! You saved me a lot of trouble and wasted time. Happy flying!
 

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The fact that we must designate whether our projects are to be made compatible with Xbox, should inform of MS attempt to make community content available to Xbox users.
 
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Wait, why does the developer window has this if Xbox doesn't support custom sceneries?
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The Xbox does support custom scenery but only custom scenery that's sold through the marketplace at present. At the moment only payware developers will be using that for products that end up on Xbox for sale on the marketplace.

I'm pretty certain there will never be a process where you can create your own scenery and place it directly on your Xbox. It will always have to go through Microsoft. Maybe they'll open up a freeware option through the marketplace that Xbox users can access but it doesn't exist now.
 

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I'm pretty certain there will never be a process where you can create your own scenery and place it directly on your Xbox.
Great to know, on what authority do you know this? "I'm pretty certain," is a message of assurance. One does not say, "I am pretty certain this plane is going to crash," as an idea, they say it to tell people that a parachute is probably the best option.

Whom, or what party, told you this, or where did you read, that Xbox users will have to obtain Community content through MS Store? Thanks in advance for sharing the information that has made you certain of this.
 
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I've never seen a console game that allowed the adding of personally created mods without a third party to curate it first.

Maybe I live under a rock.

That's what we're waiting to see with freeware and the xbox.
 

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I've never seen a console game that allowed the adding of personally created mods without a third party to curate it first.

Maybe I live under a rock.

That's what we're waiting to see with freeware and the xbox.

Good to clear things up. Are you familiar with the Fly-by-Wire A32NX? It is free and it is available to X Box users! Wondering how hopeless the process will be is an unnecessary concern, you can simply ask the developers at Fly-by-Wire! So, one developer's good relationship with the curator, implies that it is, indeed possible to create one's own scenery, then download it onto X Box.

I personally don't think anyone expects to create a scenery and keep it for their own personal X Box use, they may, but the title does not imply that intent. The thread title is, "Do custom FS2020, sceneries, airports and aircraft liveries work on the new X Box" and Fly-by-Wire is neither Asobo, or MS, so the answer is "yes, some already do" despite the fact that you are pretty certain there will never be a process to write a scenery on one computer and drop _directly_ it into ones own personal X Box.

 
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Good to clear things up. Are you familiar with the Fly-by-Wire A32NX? It is free and it is available to X Box users! Wondering how hopeless the process will be is an unnecessary concern, you can simply ask the developers at Fly-by-Wire! So, one developer's good relationship with the curator, implies that it is, indeed possible to create one's own scenery, then download it onto X Box.

I personally don't think anyone expects to create a scenery and keep it for their own personal X Box use, they may, but the title does not imply that intent. The thread title is, "Do custom FS2020, sceneries, airports and aircraft liveries work on the new X Box" and Fly-by-Wire is neither Asobo, or MS, so the answer is "yes, some already do" despite the fact that you are pretty certain there will never be a process to write a scenery on one computer and drop _directly_ it into ones own personal X Box.

Fly By Wire A32NX is not available for XBOX or FS2020 marketplace any more. Thanks to Microsoft.
 
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