During the same briefing, Neumann described Microsoft Flight Simulator as “an ever-changing, ever-evolving platform” with more features and more planes arriving in the years to come.
Following the game’s launch, the team at Asobo is “aiming to release something meaningful every month.”
32 of Microsoft Flight Simulator’s 37,000 Airports
Free world updates will arrive every two to three months and focus on a specific area of the globe, with custom airports and missions. Free sim updates will address community wishlist features in between. Asobo is also planning paid DLC for Microsoft Flight Simulator, and Neumann mentioned helicopters and heliports as a potential focus.
Our preview of Microsoft Flight Simulator arrived earlier today – check out why we’re calling it “the perfect quarantine game” here. If you’re still not sated, check out 6 epic landing challenges from the game that will make any seasoned pilot quake with fear.
Microsoft Flight Simulator launches on August 18th for PC.
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