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Microsoft Flight Simulator’s mysterious Melbourne 212-storey skyscraper: is it a tower, is it a pole, is it a typo? – The Guardian

AI-generated game treats users to an alternate reality – one that puts a 212-storey home in suburbia and turns Buckingham Palace into an office block

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A typo is to blame for a mysterious, monolithic 212-storey tower in Melbournes northern suburbs appearing in Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020.
The massive flight simulator game launched this week allows users to explore most of the world, including Australia, at a time when people cannot do much travelling.
Melbourne itself remains in stage-four lockdown with the Covid-19 pandemic restricting travel to no more than 5km from home.
Several users began noticing a giant 212-storey tower of a house…

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