Microsoft’s New Flight Simulator Gets Release Date, New Launch Trailer [Video]

Microsoft’s highly anticipated new Flight Simulator will be released on August 18, 2020. A new launch trailer has also been released (which can be seen below) as well as a number of additional details.

The simulator will reportedly be available for Windows 10 and Xbox Game Pass for PC and will come in three versions: Standard Edition, Deluxe Edition and Premium Deluxe Edition:

The Microsoft Flight Simulator Standard Edition ($59.99 USD) includes 20 highly detailed planes with unique flight models and 30 hand-crafted airports. The Standard Edition will be available on day one with Xbox Game Pass for PC (Beta). The Deluxe Edition ($89.99 USD) includes everything from Microsoft Flight Simulator’s standard edition plus 5 additional highly accurate planes with unique flight models and 5 additional handcrafted international airports. The Premium Deluxe Edition ($119.99 USD) includes everything from Microsoft Flight Simulator Standard Edition plus 10 additional highly accurate planes with unique flight models and 10 additional handcrafted international airports.

Th simulator will also available as a retail disc version at European stores via Aerosoft. As previously reported, the new installment of Flight Simulator is described as offering highly detailed and stunning aircraft ranging from light planes to wide-body jets which operate in “an incredibly realistic world.” Flight plans and flying will reportedly be available anywhere on the planet with a focus on “the authenticity of flying and visually stunning environments.”

Click below to check out the new launch trailer, tables detailing aircraft and airports available for all three versions as well as the product page.

Pre-Order Product Page (Standard: $59.99+ / Deluxe: $89.99+ / Premium Deluxe: $119.99+ Flight Simulator via FSElite Video via Xbox/YouTube)