Microsoft has been providing regular updates in regards to its returning Flight Simulator series. A couple of weeks back, Tech Alpha recruitment opened for the series' upcoming title, Microsoft Flight Simulator. And then, last week, the Redmond firm unveiled the release schedule for this testing phase.
Now, Microsoft has released a preview for episode one of the game's Feature Discovery series. For those unaware, this series is centered around the exploration of some of Flight Simulator's features in much greater detail.
As far as the first episode goes, the world that will be offered to players has been discussed. Moving on, the focus will shift towards weather, aerodynamics, and cockpits, in each of the upcoming episodes, respectively. Notably, this preview is only being shown to Insiders, so you'll need to sign up for it if you are interested in learning more about the aforementioned aspects of the title.
Aside from the availability of more details regarding this series, Microsoft has also revealed an updated development roadmap, giving fans a taste of what is in store for the next few weeks. As can be observed above, the Feature Discovery Series will fully kick off on October 10. This is also when phase two for the Tech Alpha seems to be beginning, along with the release of its timeline.
Then, a week later, there is going to be a development roadmap update, much as this one, that previews the schedule for the following couple of months. And finally, on October 25, a new partner feature series will be initiated, along with the launch of the Feedback Pipeline. There will also be some updates for the Insider Program, though not much is known regarding these as of yet.
Notably, an overview of the aforementioned Feedback Pipeline has been pushed to early October, which Microsoft believes will help provide more detail to the deliverable. Stay tuned for more updates on the upcoming title in the next few weeks.