Microsoft Announces Revival of Flight Simulator, Releases Trailer [Video]

In an exciting development, Microsoft has announced the revival of their Flight Simulator with a new trailer that gives us a glimpse of “the next generation of one of the most beloved simulation franchises.”

Beyond what the video offers, details are currently scarce. However, the new incarnation 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.”

By revamping our tech, working in close collaboration with the community and pursuing the best partnerships across the industry, we intend to deliver the best-in-class flight simulation experience.

The release will reportedly be available for “Windows 10 with Xbox Game Pass in 2020, and coming to Xbox One at a later date.” Click below to check out the new trailer.

(via Xbox and PR Newswire via