Microsoft Flight Simulator 2024 Release Date Announced During Xbox Games Showcase

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2024 launches November 19, 2024, Microsoft announced during its Xbox Games Showcase.

The follow-up to 2020’s well-received Microsoft Flight Simulator is designed to take advantage of the latest technologies in simulation, cloud, machine learning, and graphics, Microsoft said. It’s all powered by an evolved Asobo Studio engine and built by French outfit Asobo Studio.

we’ll be flying high in the skies from the comfort of our desk chairs November 19 ✈️

Answer the call in Microsoft Flight Simulator 2024 – available day one! | #XboxShowcase

— PC Game Pass (@XboxGamePassPC) June 9, 2024

As an Xbox Game Studios title, Microsoft Flight Simulator 2024 launches day-one across Xbox Game Pass, PC Game Pass, Xbox Cloud Gaming, Windows 10/11, and Steam. For more, check out everything announced at the Xbox Games Showcase 2024.


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