VR for MSFS coming this month as Asobo looks ahead to 2021

Not having VR in Microsoft Flight Simulator was considered something of a miss when the title was announced, however, news quickly came out that Asobo Studios was working towards a VR implementation for the new sim and we now know that it will be coming this December 2020 in a significant update. Asobo is also…

An overview of Flight Simulator World Update II: United States

Earlier this week, Asobo Studios released World Update II for Microsoft Flight Simulator. This update was squarely aimed at improving both the scenery and photogrametry of the United States while also adding four new airports and over a dozen new points of interest. Here are some of my experiences with the new release so far….

Check out this documentary on Microsoft Flight Simulator

Crowdfunded video game documentary maker Noclip has put together a 34 minute documentary titled ‘How Microsoft Flight Simulator Recreated Our Entire Planet’ and it goes into some of the story and details behind both the creation of the sim and how the world behind Microsoft Flight Simulator was iteratively created. The story and the layers…

MSFS update: PA44 available, World update 2 soon, EAA partnership

Asobo Studio’s weekly Flight Simulator update is out and it contains its usual smattering of information covering everything from core updates to the sim, bug fixes, a new aircraft released to the marketplace, and a partnership video with the EAA. Let’s have a look! Carenado’s PA44 Seminole is in the marketplace If you’re looking for…

MB-339, Long-EZ, F-35, Su-31 and more from IndiaFoxTecho

Flight Simulator, P3D, and DCS World, IndiaFoxTecho is a developer that is working on multiple flight simulator platforms at once and it looks like they are expanding their operations with a slate of new aircraft planned across all three. Regular updates have been coming from the developer and I thought it long past time to…

MSFS dev update focuses on third parties, world tours, VR news

The latest Microsoft Flight Simulator developer update from Asobo Studios covers a wide range of topics including news about a second round of VR closed beta testers, a summary and update on the efforts of third party developers (including SDK updates), and news about a very cool community site that should help you find your…

Flight Simulator Update 6 is here

Microsoft released Update 6 for Flight Simulator yesterday with some good fixes to the sim and some unfortunate timing as Microsoft’s infrastructure struggled with the demand placed on it by the launch of XBox Series X. Here’s what you need to know about the latest update. Slow downloads Many users reported logging in to Microsoft…

From AI to autopilot, highlights from the recent Asobo Q&A

Microsoft Flight Simulator developer Asobo Studios has continued their monthly Q&A series with Jorg Neumann (Microsoft), Sebastian Wloch, and Martial Bossard. In this month’s update, we learn more about what the team is doing about some of the biggest issue in the sim. Here’s some highlights on what they are up to and what’s coming…

Aerosoft, fixes, next patch date all part of latest MSFS update

A new developer update came out yesterday with the latest developments for Microsoft Flight Simulator. In that update we learned about new bug fixes that the team is working on, that a new patch is coming next week, and we got a look at what the Aerosoft partnership with the new sim is all about….

New Flight Simulator Q&A video tackles a wide range of items

Jorg Neumann and Sebastian Wloch from the Flight Simulator team were once again the guests answering questions about the future of Flight Simulator with talk about everything from freeware aircraft to which region is due for world updates to adding a replay feature. It’s all covered here. Some highlights from the latest Q&A The Q&A,…