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Microsoft Flight Simulator Coming to PC and Xbox Game Pass in August

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Xbox Game Studios and Asobo Studio have announced that Microsoft Flight Simulator will launch on August 18, and you can pre-order on Windows 10 or pre-install with Xbox Game Pass for PC (Beta) today.

From light planes to wide-body jets, fly highly-detailed and accurate aircraft in the next generation of the game. Test your piloting skills against the challenges of night flying, real-time atmospheric simulation and live weather in a dynamic and living world. Create your flight plan to anywhere on the planet.

“We have been thrilled and humbled by the support and dedication that has fueled the Flight Sim community for the past 38 years,” said Jorg Neumann, Head of Microsoft Flight Simulator.

“Since the launch of the very first Microsoft Flight Simulator in 1982, we knew it was finally the right time to develop the next-generation version of Microsoft Flight Simulator. We have the right tools, technology, partners and hardware to release the most realistic and authentic flight simulator to date.”

Microsoft Flight Simulator Features:

Vivid and Detailed Landscapes – Immerse yourself in the vast and beautiful world that is our planet with more than 1.5 billion buildings, 2 trillion trees, mountains, roads, rivers and more.

A Living World – Earth is vibrant and ever-changing and so is the world of Microsoft Flight Simulator which includes live traffic, real-time weather and animals.

Highly Detailed Aircraft – Hone your pilot skills in a variety of aircraft from light planes to commercial jets with comprehensive flight models. Every aircraft includes highly detailed and accurate cockpits with realistic instrumentation.

New Checklist System – From pro to beginner, scale your level from full manual to full assist with interactive and highlighted instrument guidance and checklist.

Dynamic Weather – The new weather engine enables users to switch on the live weather mode to experience real-time weather including accurate wind speed and direction, temperature, humidity, rain and more.

New Day & Night Engine – Experience flight at any time of day or year allowing for night VFR, visual flight rules, navigation.

Aerodynamic Modeling – A state-of-the-art physics engine with over 1,000 control surfaces per plane allows for a truly realistic experience.

The Three Editions

The Microsoft Flight Simulator Standard Edition ($59.99 USD) includes 20 highly-detailed planes with unique flight models and 30 hand-crafted airports. The Standard Edition will be available on day one with Xbox Game Pass for PC (Beta).

The Deluxe Edition ($89.99 USD) includes everything from the standard edition plus five additional highly-accurate planes with unique flight models and five additional handcrafted international airports.

The Premium Deluxe Edition ($119.99 USD) includes everything from the Standard Edition plus 10 additional highly-accurate planes with unique flight models and 10 additional handcrafted international airports.

Airports

Airplanes

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Mirko Parlevliethttp://VitalThrills.com
Mirko Parlevliet has been reporting on the entertainment industry since 1998 and founded VitalThrills.com to cover movie, TV, video game, music, and theme park news.

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