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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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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

A view facing down a runway from the leading lights, with an Airbus A320 NEO lined up ready for departure.

May 30th, 2024 – Development Update

This week’s Screenshot Challenge winner is Twitter user @nintaroww! If you’re interested in participating in our weekly Screenshot Challenges, check out the details in the Community section below!Hot off the heels of last week’s release of Sim Update 15, this week saw two more new additions to Microsoft Flight Simulator!City Update VII: European Cities II is … Continued

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Anton posing in front of a plane

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


Community Spotlight: Nick Williams & Herman@s VA

In the United States, September 15 – October 15 is recognized annually as National Hispanic Heritage Month. To celebrate the occasion, we are shining the spotlight on a member of our player community who is using virtual flying to power real positive change to the lives of people in Latin America!Shortly after the PC of … Continued