It’s not probably at the official website of X-Plane.com that you will find, right now, more information on the imminent release of their new flight simulator X-Plane version 12. They are working on setting the page to welcome the release.
Meanwhile, you can follow their X-Plane Official Twitter account for example. The Public Beta may be open in 1 or 2 days maximum.
Summury of the new features and main content items :
- Advanced reflections and night lighting effects,
- New weather effects,
- Volumetric clouds,
- Flight model revision
Aircraft in the default stock :
- Cessna Citation X,
- Airbus A330,
- F-14 Tomcat,
- Cirrus SR-22
X-Plane 12 price : USD 59.99 (includes X-Plane 11 key)