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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

Now Available: Just Flight 146 Professional

The Microsoft Flight Simulator team is thrilled to announce the release of the Just Flight 146 Professional to the in-sim Marketplace (PC, USD $64.99). Made for simmers who demand the highest attention to detail and the most accurate representation of its real-life counterpart, this plane represents one of the first true “study level” airliners available … Continued

Community Spotlight: Deekay

We are pleased to shine the spotlight on a member of the Microsoft Flight Simulator player community from South Korea: David Kang, who goes by Deekay online. In addition to being an Orbx partner, he is also a leader of Fly Together Korea, a community of nearly 4,500 Korean flight sim enthusiasts. When not flying … Continued

May 19th, 2022 Development Update

With the release of World Update IX: Italy and Malta, a mandatory update for the generic airport data folder on Xbox was also pushed which led to an increase of crashes on launch for both Xbox Series X|S and Xbox Cloud Gaming.  We have identified the specific crash instances and plan to release a hot fix as quickly as possible (we are targeting Friday) to get Xbox and Xbox Cloud Gaming users up and running again. A flight is now available to join, details within.

Update on Xbox and Xbox Cloud Gaming Launch Issue

Yesterday after the release of World Update IX: Italy and Malta, Xbox and Xbox Cloud Gaming users began to hit a crash on launch that prevented them from playing the sim. We released a server-side fix this morning to prevent any further Xbox or Xbox Cloud Gaming users from hitting this crash.

World Update IX Sale

28 Items On Sale Now in the Marketplace

May 12th, 2022 Development Update

Yesterday, we released a patch to Sim Update 9 that addresses some Xbox crashes as well as some bugs that were found in the Beta. Release Notes can be found here. We are also planning to host our May Dev Q&A on Wednesday, May 25th at 10:30 am PT (1730Z), the same day as the release of our free Top Gun: Maverick DLC! If you wish to ask or upvote a question, you can do so here.

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