Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

A technical marvel, as well as an education and exploration of the joys of flight.


Microsoft Flight Simulator gets Game of the Year Edition

Free upgrade adds new aircraft, airports and buffs up Brighton.

Feature | Flying by memory

Visiting a family holiday home in Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Microsoft Flight Simulator tech review: a brilliant port to Xbox Series X/S

A genuine next generation experience translates beautifully to consoles.

Flight Simulator's UK makeover now pencilled in for second week of February

Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Oxford, and London getting the photogrammetry treatment.

Feature | What's in store for Microsoft Flight Simulator in 2021?

Jorg Neumann on console, VR - and why an Xbox One version hasn't been ruled out.

Feature | Microsoft Flight Sim's virtual reality update hits home

Taking to the skies in the all-encompassing VR update.

Feature | Eurogamer readers' top 50 games of 2020 voting

Have your say in our annual round-up of your favourites of the year.

Feature | 2020's best games gave me the normal I craved

From Animal Crossing to Microsoft Flight Simulator, games stepped up and served a purpose in 2020.

Microsoft Flight Simulator opens sign-ups for VR closed beta

And its next World Update will spruce up the US.

What's the best controller for Flight Simulator?

From budget to high-end recommendations.

Steam users want Microsoft Flight Simulator refund time extended

UPDATE: Valve says post-install download time won't impact refunds.

Flight Simulator multiplayer: How to play online, invite friends, and other multiplayer modes explained

How to fly alongside other players - and explore the world with your friends.

Flight Simulator Achievements list

A list of all the Achievements available in the 2020 edition of Flight Simulator.

Flight Simulator camera views and 'photo mode' explained: How to go to third-person and use Active Pause

How to look outside of the cockpit - and use the game's version of a 'photo mode'.

Flight Simulator release time in BST, CEST, EDT and PDT explained

When you can soar into the skies on Steam and the Microsoft Store.

Flight Simulator Xbox release date: Everything we know about the console version so far

What to expect from the upcoming Xbox version of Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Flight Simulator specs, download size: Minimum, Recommended and Ideal requirements explained

Everything you need to know about getting ready to play Flight Simulator.

Feature | Chasing Storm Isaias in Microsoft Flight Simulator

How accurate exactly is the weather in the forthcoming sim?

Microsoft is having a good time on Steam right now

Grounded! Microsoft Flight Simulator! Sea of Thieves! More!

Microsoft Flight Simulator is coming to Steam

Day and date release in August.

VR is coming to MS Flight Sim later this year

Launching alongside HP's G2 Reverb, further support coming after.

Feature | Microsoft Flight Simulator is a once-in-a-generation wow moment

Taking to the skies with the most striking looking game of the year.

Microsoft Flight Simulator launches August 2020 on PC

UPDATE: Premium edition Heathrow better than standard Heathrow, MS clarifies.