Orbx has released new screenshots showcasing Melbourne, recreated in incredible detail with dozens of custom landmarks. The city will be part of the upcoming Australia v2 scenery.
Looking towards Southbank from Federation Square, with the Eureka Tower taking centre stage.
Melbourne Exhibition Centre and Crowne Plaza.
The iconic western skyline – Bolte Bridge and Docklands.
Melbourne Star with the dynamically lit Bolte Bridge in the background.
The hospital precinct – the new Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, with the Royal Melbourne Hospital by Gaya Simulations. The Royal Children’s Hospital is also in the background with functional helipads.
Looking west with Swanston Square in the foreground. This building is also a new addition to the skyline and is part of RMIT University.
Melbourne Museum and Royal Exhibition Building. A contrast of old and new in the one precinct.
The Melbourne skyline looking south. The photoreal coverage extends up to the Melbourne Gateway and down to St Kilda.
The West Gate Bridge and Fisherman’s Bend. A lot of Melbourne’s big industry is down here, including the Boeing factory and the Port of Melbourne.
The foot of West Gate Bridge with the Todd Road karting track and the pink lake. This is one of the very few naturally pink lakes in Australia.
Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre (MSAC).
Albert Park Lake – home of the Australian Grand Prix. This is one of Melbourne’s biggest local sporting hubs, with multiple ovals, a running track around the lake, MSAC, a golf course and the athletics stadium.
Melbourne Cricket Ground represents both the AFL and Cricket seasons, seen below, and switch automatically depending on the time of year.
Home of the Boxing Day Test. Also in the background is AAMI Park. Surrounding the MCG is the venues hosting the Australian Open tennis – Rod Laver and Melbourne Arena (formerly Hisense). The Holden Centre, home of the Collingwood Football Club is in the background.
More than 3 million people walk through the gates of the MCG during the AFL season. The average attendance here during season 2018 was 53,000.
Melbourne features full night lighting, including Prepar3D version 4’s native dynamic lighting.
Melbourne Park lit up at night.
Melbourne park as would be seen from the Eureka Tower.
The skyline from the west. The Melbourne Star really shines at night, a stunning view for the heavy haulers when approaching Tullamarine from the south.