Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available for Xbox Series X|S users and Xbox Game Pass subscribers. There are also a bunch of new features such as AI-based flying assistance and Discovery Flights.
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Xbox Game Pass is set to gain the Xbox Series X|S version of Flight Simulator, The Ascent, Battlefield V for cloud, plus a whole lot of indie games, including Project Wingman, in the next two weeks.
The Nordic countries have been added to Microsoft Flight Simulator via the latest World Update V. It features the region's high mountains, fjords, valleys, landmarks, and much more.
Microsoft Flight Simulator heads to Xbox Series X|S consoles on July 27 and is available on day one for Game Pass users. There is also a Top Gun" Maverick expansion pack coming later this year.
Microsoft today released Flight Simulator patch version 188.8.131.52, bringing a ton of fixes across the board. It has also optimized the initial download to reduce the base install size by around 90GB.
Microsoft has released a patch for Flight Simulator that improves the accuracy of the live weather system and fixes certain stuttering issues. A major update is expected later this month.
Microsoft has released the third major update for Flight Simulator, bringing more than 70 high-quality landmarks, five new airports, and more to the UK and Ireland, along with a bunch of bug fixes.
Microsoft is rolling out Flight Simulator Sim Update 2 that brings VR support, 12 new locations for the holidays, loads of fixes and improvements to ATC, UI, and General Aviation and Airliners.
Today, Microsoft presented some more statistics for its new Flight Simulator game. Over two million people have played in over 50 million flights, and 9.7 million hours have been watched on Twitch.
Microsoft's second Flight Simulator content drop brings 50 new points of interest such as the White House, new airports, overall visual improvements, and a bunch of bug fixes and enhancements.
Microsoft has released the sixth patch for Flight Simulator, bumping the version up to 184.108.40.206. There are fixes to the ATC behavior, airplane behavior, navigation, and the weather.
After a brief delay, Microsoft has released the fifth Flight Simulator patch bringing a bunch of fixes to autopilot stability, UI glitches, and more. There are also some known issues in the release.
Microsoft announced that it is delaying the release of the fifth Flight Simulator patch owing to issues plaguing the autopilot functionality on several planes. It is expected in the next few days.
This week, there is a bunch of news to go around regarding Flight Simulator deliverables, including information on the closed beta for VR, the publicly available SDK, the Partnership series, and more.
Microsoft has released the fourth Flight Simulator patch, version 220.127.116.11, bringing fixes for a bunch of issues with the VFR map causing crashes, problems with the UI, Marketplace, and more.
This week's development update brings news regarding the Partnership Series, a new Feedback Snapshot, an updated SDK, new introductions to the Marketplace, a world update, and more.
This week's development update brings newer versions for plenty of different components. These include the Partnership Series, the development roadmap, the Around the World Series, and more.
The second Flight Simulator patch version 18.104.22.168 is now out with a multitude of fixes. There are updates to avionics, airliner and general aviation systems, aerodynamics, ATC, UI, and more.
This week's development update for Microsoft Flight Simulator focuses on highlights for the upcoming patch, a new marketplace update, and more on deliverables such as the Feature Discovery Series.
As promised, Microsoft has released patch version 22.214.171.124 for Flight Simulator, bringing fixes to stability, performance, and more. Users must close and re-open the game to install the patch.
The latest patch is in its final stages and will be arriving within the next week. It will address stability and installation issues, and update the content manager, among further fixes.
The first weekly development update for Microsoft Flight Simulator since its PC release has now been posted, bringing news on the first public SDK release, the Around the World Tour, and more.
Microsoft's latest Flight Simulator is now available generally. However, users across Steam and Reddit are reporting download problems and performance issues. Microsoft has posted some known issues.
Announced well over a year ago and spending a bit of time in alpha, the long awaited new Microsoft Flight Simulator game is now available, although it's only available for PCs right now.
It's been a rather packed week, with Microsoft revealing now only the launch month of the Xbox Series X, but also the launch date of the Surface Duo, Surface Earbuds, and more. Be sure to catch up.
With five days to go until Microsoft Flight Simulator's official PC release, the last development update before the event has now been made available, bringing news on even more deliverables.
This week's development update brings news for a bunch of components including the Partnership Series, the SDK, Feedback Snapshots, and the development roadmap for August-November as well.
Microsoft and Asobo Studio have confirmed that the upcoming Flight Simulator will receive virtual reality headset support via a free update. Steam pre-orders are going live today as well.
The upcoming 2020 Flight Simulator is now officially in beta. The new build that kicks off the closed beta phase adds quite a few aircraft and comes with support for TrackIR motion tracking.
This week's update switches the focus to other components on the development roadmap. These include the Partnership Series and the Feedback Snapshot, though the beta has been touched upon as well.
This week's development update reveals more information on the closed beta set to begin later this month. The Marketplace Partner Program has now also been unveiled, alongside a new DR update.
Today, Microsoft announced that its Flight Simulator will be available for PC on August 18. The Standard edition will be available on Xbox Game Pass for PC, and you can pre-install it now.
Following months of alpha tests, Microsoft Flight Simulator is now planned to move into its closed beta phase at the end of July. The current tests have been updated to Alpha 5 as well.
This week brings a lot of news in the form of not only the upcoming Alpha 5 and the Closed Beta, but also a Partnership Series update and a new Discord channel, among updates for other deliverables.
Today's Microsoft Flight Simulator development updates include information on the NAVBLUE partnership. The firm is sending out more Alpha invitations and said that Alpha 5 will be out in early July.
With the latest Alpha version being pushed out last week, the Flight Simulator team is now working on a patch that should be available next week. More Alpha invitations are also being sent out today.
With today's development update, the Flight Simulator team has made a flurry of announcements for its upcoming title, including the release of Alpha 4, a Partnership Series update, and more.
Today, Microsoft said that it's sending out more invitations for people to try out its Flight Simulator Alpha, and it also confirmed that Alpha 4 is going to be released next week.
This week's Flight Simulator news update brings information regarding a patch for Alpha build 126.96.36.199, the finally released Feature Discovery Series Episode 8 on instrument flight rules, and more.
Alongside the detailed patch notes for the latest Alpha build, there is also more news in the form of an SDK update and a new version of the Development Roadmap, showcasing a look at what lies ahead.