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Nov 11, 2022

Microsoft Flight Simulator 40th Anniversary Edition update is a massive celebration of the series

From Press Release:

This morning on Xbox Wire, we celebrated Microsoft Flight Simulator’s 40th anniversary with the launch of Microsoft Flight Simulator 40th Anniversary Edition, which is available now as a free update for all existing players. Here’s a breakdown of what players can expect as they dive into the new content. 

 Microsoft Flight Simulator 40th Anniversary Edition 

Microsoft Flight Simulator 40th Anniversary Edition includes: 

  • A true-to-life airliner, the Airbus A310-300. 
    • Seven renowned historical aircraft: the 1903 Wright Flyer, the 1915 Curtiss JN-4 Jenny, the 1927 Ryan NYP Spirit of St. Louis, the 1935 Douglas DC-3, the beautiful 1937 Grumman G-21 Goose, the 1947 Havilland DHC-2 Beaver, and the famous 1947 Hughes H-4 Hercules “Spruce Goose,” the largest seaplane and wooden aircraft ever built.   
  • Four classic airports, including the Meigs Field in Chicago, a traditional home airport for the Microsoft Flight Simulator franchise. 
    • The 40th anniversary edition also features, for the first time since the platform’s 2006 release, helicopters and gliders that perform with life-like realism. 

Microsoft Flight Simulator 40th Anniversary Edition is available now as a free update for existing players on Xbox Series X|S and PC with Xbox Game Pass, PC Game Pass, Windows, and Steam, and on Xbox One and supported mobile phones, tablets, and lower-spec PCs via Xbox Cloud Gaming.  

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