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I am sorry you purchased the simulator so soon; I was in a very similar predicament with an equally-expensive add-on aircraft which release a version two... meanwhile I have only had the aircraft for a number of months!
Yet the companies must run. There was a two-month courtesy period, and that is all Laminar Research felt they could logically do, and I can totally respect that.
As for the preference of staying with X-Plane... I would certainly recommend it, but it is strictly an opinion. People will say "No, go to P3D", while others would say "No way P3D... stick with X-Plane". I mean, X-Plane 11 looks truly amazing, and the default aircraft are generally better than the default aircraft of FSX (and I am assuming P3D, as well). I would say it is more a matter of how much your system can handle and how much money you would want to spend on add-ons for X-Plane or P3D. At the end of the day, I think you have to spend less money on X-Plane to get it to an ideal position than you would with P3D, so I, personally, would stick with X-Plane. :-)
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