Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020) – News, Reviews, Videos, and More

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020) Box Art
Publisher
Microsoft
Developer
Microsoft, Asobo Studio
Platforms
PC, Xbox Series X
Release Date
18 August 2020: WW: PC | 27 July 2021: WW: Xbox Series X
Genre
Simulation

Game Overview:

Microsoft Flight Simulator is a flight simulation game developed by Asobo Studio and published by Microsoft.

It is the eleventh mainline instalment in the Flight Simulator series.

Latest Updates For Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Microsoft Flight Simulator – Austria, Germany, Switzerland World Update is Live Now

Microsoft Flight Simulator – Austria, Germany, Switzerland World Update is Live Now

Microsoft Flight Simulator's newest World Update adds new cities, airports, discovery flights, landing challenges, and much more.

Microsoft Flight Simulator World Update Teaser Showcases New Locations In Breathtaking Detail

Microsoft Flight Simulator World Update Teaser Showcases New Locations In Breathtaking Detail

A new trailer for Microsoft Flight Simulator at Gamescom showcases a bunch of new locations and some lesser-known aircrafts.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Is The Highest-Rated Xbox Game This Year According to Metacritic

Microsoft Flight Simulator Is The Highest-Rated Xbox Game This Year According to Metacritic

Microsoft Flight Simulator becomes the highest rated game on Xbox Series X/S of this year, with a shining Metacritic score of 91.

A New Hotfix For Microsoft Flight Simulator Addresses A Bunch of Issues

A New Hotfix For Microsoft Flight Simulator Addresses A Bunch of Issues

A new hotfix for Microsoft Flight Simulator improves a number of issues - both minor and major - pertaining to performance, stability, and others.

New Microsoft Flight Simulator Update Greatly Improves Performance On PC

New Microsoft Flight Simulator Update Greatly Improves Performance On PC

A new update for Microsoft Flight Simulator on PC is now live as promised earlier, and improves performance by reducing CPU usage.

Microsoft Flight Simulator is Available Now on Xbox Series X/S

Microsoft Flight Simulator is Available Now on Xbox Series X/S

The widely acclaimed simulator has launched for the new Xbox consoles following its PC release last year, and Microsoft has released a launch trailer to celebrate its release.

Microsoft Announces Flight Simulator Accessories Ahead of Console Launch

Microsoft Announces Flight Simulator Accessories Ahead of Console Launch

Microsoft announces 3 flight controllers and a keyboard mouse combo as officially supported accessories for Flight Simulator on consoles.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Has Helicopters Planned For 2022

Microsoft Flight Simulator Has Helicopters Planned For 2022

After letting us take to the skies in a variety of planes, it's planned that we'll now be able to do the same with a different type of aerial vehicle next year.

Microsoft Flight Simulator’s Xbox Series X/S Download Size is Almost 100 GB

Microsoft Flight Simulator’s Xbox Series X/S Download Size is Almost 100 GB

Unsurprisingly, the technical marvel that is Flight Simulator is going to require a heck of a lot of storage space on Xbox Series X/S.

Microsoft Flight Simulator is “Pretty Much Unchanged” on Xbox Series X/S Thanks to the Azure Architecture

Microsoft Flight Simulator is “Pretty Much Unchanged” on Xbox Series X/S Thanks to the Azure Architecture

The Microsoft Game Stack team notes that the capabilities and versatility of Azure allow Flight Sim to run on less powerful machines without any compromises.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Set To Recieve A Performance Boost With Upcoming Update

Microsoft Flight Simulator Set To Recieve A Performance Boost With Upcoming Update

CEO of Asobo Studio shares Microsoft Flight Simulator running on his own PC with the upcoming update, showcasing a noticeable performance boost.

Xbox One Players Will be Able to Stream Xbox Series X/S Games Via the Cloud, Microsoft Confirms

Xbox One Players Will be Able to Stream Xbox Series X/S Games Via the Cloud, Microsoft Confirms

Xbox One players will be able to play next-gen only titles such as Microsoft Flight Simulator and Starfield with the use of Xbox Cloud Gaming.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Coming to Xbox Series X/S on July 27th

Microsoft Flight Simulator Coming to Xbox Series X/S on July 27th

A free expansion based on the upcoming Top Gun: Maverick movie was also announced and will release in Fall 2021.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Rated for Xbox Series X/S by ESRB

Microsoft Flight Simulator Rated for Xbox Series X/S by ESRB

A release date for the critically accalimed flight sim on consoles could be revealed at the upcoming Xbox E3 2021 showcase.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Rated for Xbox One by PEGI

Microsoft Flight Simulator Rated for Xbox One by PEGI

Could the widely acclaimed game be launching for Microsoft's last-gen console as well?

Microsoft Flight Simulator – United Kingdom and Ireland Update is Now Live

Microsoft Flight Simulator – United Kingdom and Ireland Update is Now Live

Adds over 70 new points of interest in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Scotland.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Dev Promises Better Tutorials, “Great” Performance and Visuals on Xbox Series X/S

Microsoft Flight Simulator Dev Promises Better Tutorials, “Great” Performance and Visuals on Xbox Series X/S

Head of Microsoft Flight Simulator Jorg Neumann assures console players of PC levels of quality.

Microsoft Flight Simulator – World Update 3 Coming Between February 9th and 11th

Microsoft Flight Simulator – World Update 3 Coming Between February 9th and 11th

Next World Update is planned for March, and will feature France and Benelux.

Microsoft Flight Simulator – World Update 3 Delayed, New Details Revealed

Microsoft Flight Simulator – World Update 3 Delayed, New Details Revealed

The United Kingdom and Ireland will arrive one week later than planned.

Microsoft Flight Simulator – Xbox One Release Still Hasn’t Been Ruled Out

Microsoft Flight Simulator – Xbox One Release Still Hasn’t Been Ruled Out

"Let's get the Xbox Series X and S versions done, and then we'll look ahead after that," says head of Microsoft Flight Simulator Jorg Neumann.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Shows Off New Snow Effects

Microsoft Flight Simulator Shows Off New Snow Effects

The developers also pledge to make the game the most accurate sim out there.

Microsoft Flight Simulator’s VR Update is Now Live

Microsoft Flight Simulator’s VR Update is Now Live

Various VR headsets supported, including HTC, Valve, and Oculus.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Has Reached Over 2 Million Players

Microsoft Flight Simulator Has Reached Over 2 Million Players

That's a lot of people going very high.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Coming to Xbox Series X/S in Summer 2021

Microsoft Flight Simulator Coming to Xbox Series X/S in Summer 2021

Footage of the Xbox Series X version has been revealed.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Receives VR Support on December 23rd

Microsoft Flight Simulator Receives VR Support on December 23rd

It will support "every family of headset" as per executive producer Martial Bossard.

Microsoft Flight Simulator’s Next World Update In January Focuses On The UK
Microsoft Flight Simulator and Tell Me Why Would Not Have Been Greenlit if Not for Game Pass, Says Phil Spencer

Microsoft Flight Simulator and Tell Me Why Would Not Have Been Greenlit if Not for Game Pass, Says Phil Spencer

The Xbox head such games would not exist in a traditional retail model.

Xbox Series X/S VR Mention Possibly Found in Microsoft Flight Simulator Files

Xbox Series X/S VR Mention Possibly Found in Microsoft Flight Simulator Files

Might Microsoft have toyed with the idea of VR on consoles for Flight Sim?

Microsoft Flight Simulator Highlights Beauty Of North America In Latest Trailer

Microsoft Flight Simulator Highlights Beauty Of North America In Latest Trailer

More Around the World trailers to gawk at.

Microsoft Flight Simulator’s Next World Update Will Focus On The United States

Microsoft Flight Simulator’s Next World Update Will Focus On The United States

America will get a facelift on the next update.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Focuses On Japan In Next Free Update

Microsoft Flight Simulator Focuses On Japan In Next Free Update

6 city updates and airports will be added near the end of the month.

Microsoft Flight Simulator’s Latest Update Brings Performance Improvements, UI Fixes, And Much More
Microsoft Flight Simulator Patch #2 In Final Testing, Set To Release Within Next 10 Days

Microsoft Flight Simulator Patch #2 In Final Testing, Set To Release Within Next 10 Days

More fixes are coming to your friendly neighborhood skies.

Microsoft Flight Simulator “Will be Just as Amazing on Xbox as it is on PC,” Says Developer

Microsoft Flight Simulator “Will be Just as Amazing on Xbox as it is on PC,” Says Developer

"Some things might even be better," says Jorg Neumann, head of Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Interview – Tech, Post-Launch Plans, Development, and More

Microsoft Flight Simulator Interview – Tech, Post-Launch Plans, Development, and More

Microsoft Flight Simulator head Jorg Neumann speaks with GamingBolt about the impressive flight sim title.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Was the Biggest Launch on Xbox Game Pass for PC to Date

Microsoft Flight Simulator Was the Biggest Launch on Xbox Game Pass for PC to Date

The simulator has already had over 1 million players.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Guide – How to Take Off

Microsoft Flight Simulator Guide – How to Take Off

Ascending to the skies is a lot easier than it looks.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Guide – How to Read Runway Lights and All Keyboard Shortcuts

Microsoft Flight Simulator Guide – How to Read Runway Lights and All Keyboard Shortcuts

Every single keyboard shortcut, all in one place.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Guide – How to Enable Autopilot and Assistance Settings for Easy Flying

Microsoft Flight Simulator Guide – How to Enable Autopilot and Assistance Settings for Easy Flying

Have the AI take over completely or change settings for a pleasant flight experience.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Highlights Asia And The Middle East In Gorgeous New Trailer

Microsoft Flight Simulator Highlights Asia And The Middle East In Gorgeous New Trailer

See the places you can fly over get shown off in incredible detail.

Microsoft Flight Simulator’s First Patch Coming Next Week; Preliminary Notes Released

Microsoft Flight Simulator’s First Patch Coming Next Week; Preliminary Notes Released

Lots of fixes are planned with this first update.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Predicted To Produce $2.6 Billion In PC Hardware Sales By Analytics Company

Microsoft Flight Simulator Predicted To Produce $2.6 Billion In PC Hardware Sales By Analytics Company

The game's hefty requirements could drive a lot of revenue.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Graphics Analysis – Next-Gen Is Already Here

Microsoft Flight Simulator Graphics Analysis – Next-Gen Is Already Here

Microsoft Flight Simulator is simply a stunning looking video game.

Microsoft Has Compiled List Of Current Issues And Fixes For Flight Simulator

Microsoft Has Compiled List Of Current Issues And Fixes For Flight Simulator

Despite its near universal acclaim, some are still having issues.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Guide – 12 Beginners Tips and Tricks to Keep in Mind

Microsoft Flight Simulator Guide – 12 Beginners Tips and Tricks to Keep in Mind

Some handy pointers to get you started in this impressive simulator.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Celebrates Launch By Taking Us Across Oceania
Microsoft Flight Simulator First Third Party Add-Ons Already Available

Microsoft Flight Simulator First Third Party Add-Ons Already Available

Just one day out and there's already more to enjoy.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Review – It’s A Journey

Microsoft Flight Simulator Review – It’s A Journey

Microsoft Flight Simulator is an experience like none other, if you can somehow ignore the performance issues.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Takes You Through Franchise’s History In Nostalgic Trailer
Microsoft Flight Simulator Has a Massive File Size of 127 GB

Microsoft Flight Simulator Has a Massive File Size of 127 GB

Based on everything we know about the game, this doesn't come as much of a surprise.

Microsoft Flight Simulator – 15 Features You Should Know

Microsoft Flight Simulator – 15 Features You Should Know

Here's everything you should know when the classic franchise returns this month.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Showcases Airports And Aircraft In Another Stunning Trailer
Microsoft Flight Simulator Also Coming To Steam August 18th; VR Support Confirmed For Post-Launch

Microsoft Flight Simulator Also Coming To Steam August 18th; VR Support Confirmed For Post-Launch

The Steam version will come day and date with the Windows Store and Game Pass release.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Will See Physical PC Release In Europe

Microsoft Flight Simulator Will See Physical PC Release In Europe

Even comes with discs and everything.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Launches on August 18th

Microsoft Flight Simulator Launches on August 18th

Xbox Game Pass for PC subscribers can pre-install it now.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Closed Beta Set for July 30th

Microsoft Flight Simulator Closed Beta Set for July 30th

Invites for the latest closed alpha build are currently going out.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Closed Beta Date Coming on July 9th

Microsoft Flight Simulator Closed Beta Date Coming on July 9th

The fifth alpha build will go live on the same day.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Shows Off Beautiful Clouds, Water, and Scenery in New Screens

Microsoft Flight Simulator Shows Off Beautiful Clouds, Water, and Scenery in New Screens

Your weekly dose of stunning Microsoft Flight Simulator images.

Microsoft Flight Simulator’s New Screens Will Blow You Away

Microsoft Flight Simulator’s New Screens Will Blow You Away

The upcoming flight sim continues to look like a visual beast.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Looks Breathtaking As Always In New Screenshots

Microsoft Flight Simulator Looks Breathtaking As Always In New Screenshots

Volumetric clouds, incredible-looking water, and more are shown off in these images.

Microsoft Flight Simulator’s New Screenshots Look Incredible

Microsoft Flight Simulator’s New Screenshots Look Incredible

The upcoming flight sim continues to impress with its visuals.

Microsoft Flight Simulator PC Requirements Revealed

Microsoft Flight Simulator PC Requirements Revealed

And some of these are flying high.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Continues To Look Stunning In New Screenshots

Microsoft Flight Simulator Continues To Look Stunning In New Screenshots

Microsoft's upcoming simulator looks as beautiful as always.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Shows Off More Beautiful In-Game Screens

Microsoft Flight Simulator Shows Off More Beautiful In-Game Screens

You'd almost believe these were real life photos.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Will Feature Every Airport On Earth

Microsoft Flight Simulator Will Feature Every Airport On Earth

That is a lot of airports.

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)- Leaked Footage Shows Tons of New Gameplay

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)- Leaked Footage Shows Tons of New Gameplay

Alpha gameplay footage shows off the upcoming flight sim in action.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Shows Off Incredible Vistas In Development Videos

Microsoft Flight Simulator Shows Off Incredible Vistas In Development Videos

You'd almost think this was the real thing.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Is Probably Going To Be A Bigger Deal Than You Think

Microsoft Flight Simulator Is Probably Going To Be A Bigger Deal Than You Think

The upcoming flight sim is shaping up to take what might just be the biggest leap of all time in the simulation genre.

Microsoft’s Flight Simulator Brings The Snow In New Video

Microsoft’s Flight Simulator Brings The Snow In New Video

A little of the white stuff to wet your appetite.

Microsoft Flight Simulator’s Newest Video Takes A Deep Dive Into Cockpits

Microsoft Flight Simulator’s Newest Video Takes A Deep Dive Into Cockpits

Michael Scott would have a field day with that headline.

Microsoft Flight Simulator’s Newest Video Focuses On Aerodynamics

Microsoft Flight Simulator’s Newest Video Focuses On Aerodynamics

Things are about to get all technical in here, folks.

Microsoft’s Flight Simulator Gets Incredible New Trailer

Microsoft’s Flight Simulator Gets Incredible New Trailer

Sour the skies in stunning 4K.

Microsoft’s Flight Simulator Returns, New Trailer Showcases Gorgeous Visuals

Microsoft’s Flight Simulator Returns, New Trailer Showcases Gorgeous Visuals

It's coming to Xbox One and PC, and utilizes Microsoft's Azure cloud AI.

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