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The 40th Anniversary Edition is Available Now on PC, Xbox Series X|S, and via Xbox Cloud Gaming for Xbox One and other supported devices!


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June 19, 2024 – Marketplace Update

As mentioned in last week’s Development Update blog, many members of our team will be travelling to attend Flight Sim Expo this week so we will not have a Development Update blog for Thursday, June 20th. These are the Marketplace releases from Monday, June 17th. Thursday’s Marketplace releases will be included in next week’s Development Update blog.

A gentleman in a suit walks towards the D-Day memorial on Omaha Beach, Normandy, with C-47D Skytrains and other warbird flying above.

June 13th, 2024 – Development Update

During last weekend’s Xbox Games Showcase on June 9, we revealed a new trailer for Microsoft Flight Simulator 2024 and also announced the release date:¬†November 19, 2024.¬†

A low wing propeller aircraft from a birds eye view above Monaco

June 6th, 2024 – Development Update

This week’s Screenshot Challenge winner is Forum user LimeBadger8304! If you’re interested in participating in our weekly Screenshot Challenges, check out the details in the Community section below!Yesterday we hosted another Developer Livestream featuring our regular panel of Jorg, Seb, and Martial. They answered many questions from the community and also announced several future updates … Continued

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Microsoft Flight Simulator at FlightSimExpo 2024

FlightSimExpo 2024 — North America’s largest gathering of flight simulation enthusiasts — is taking place at the Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada from June 21-23, and the Microsoft Flight Simulator team will be there!We’re so excited to meet simmers from all around the world in-person at the Expo, but we also know … Continued


In Memory of Anton Logvynenko: Digital Artist & Aviation Enthusiast

The team at Microsoft Flight Simulator would like to take a moment to pay our condolences and provide tribute to a beloved member of the flight sim community – Anton Logvynenko, who passed away while carrying out a combat mission in the Kharkiv region on November 27, 2023.


Community Spotlight: WorldFlight

 An Introduction to WorldflightSince 1999 a group of flight simulator enthusiasts have been gathering together online during the first full week of November to raise money for multiple worldwide charities. In 23 years well over $1,000,000 has been raised for the charities handpicked by each team for causes that hold a special meaning. The event … Continued