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Xbox Series X|S Testing Opportunity

A new beta testing opportunity is now available which specifically targets stability on Xbox Series X|S. To help us better track some of the memory-related crashes on Xbox, this build will contain additional telemetry logging and a more precise memory tracking system. Any time you experience issues such as a crash on your console, extra … Continued

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June 16, 2022 Development Update

Screenshot by ElfinAardvark40 (Forum)Last weekend, the Microsoft Flight Simulator team was proud to join our colleagues in presenting at the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase. In case you missed it, here are the highlights for MSFS: Microsoft Flight Simulator 40th Anniversary Edition A free upgrade to all current MSFS players launching in November 2022. New additions … Continued

Release Notes (1.26.5.0) World Update X: USA Now Available!

World Update X captures the spirit of the United States of America and all of its exquisite landscapes, cityscapes, and breathtaking vistas to enjoy from above in Microsoft Flight Simulator.Explore the renowned canyons of the Desert Southwest, roam throughout storied architecture of America’s great cities, and soar among peaks that tower miles above their surroundings … Continued

Microsoft Flight Simulator’s 40th Anniversary Edition

The 40th Anniversary Edition, a completely free offering for those who already own Microsoft Flight Simulator or play it via Xbox Game Pass, is a comprehensive celebration of the franchise with both a tribute to our past as well as an introduction to new and highly anticipated aircraft types. The nod to the past will re-introduce some classic … Continued

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Community Spotlight: Wings over Iowa

This past weekend, NGPA (National Gay Pilots Association) hosted a first-of-its-kind event: a fly-in to Cedar Rapids, Iowa to celebrate aviation and pride called Wings Over Iowa. On Friday, June 3rd, over 100 members flew in, some with their own aircraft, and got together to celebrate. Read more about the experience within!


Local Legend IV: Savoia-Marchetti S.55

Today we are pleased to introduce the fourth plane in the Microsoft Flight Simulator “Local Legends” series, the S.55. The “Local Legends” series celebrates the history of aviation and this plane, a twin-engine flying boat produced by Italian aviation manufacturer Savoia-Marchetti of Milan, is linked to our most recent World Update IX: Italy and Malta. It features a … Continued


Wings Over the Web: A Look at Formation Flying

We are very excited about Microsoft Flight Simulator’s first virtual airshow that we will be streaming on our official Twitch channel on May 22, 2022! Organized by the Flight Simulator Thunderbirds members Chunky, Logic, and Slim, the  Wings Over the Web Airshow  brings together four virtual display teams, and seven individual performers, to create stunning air displays born … Continued


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