Microsoft revealed some new details about it’s upcoming Microsoft Flight Simulator on its official website. First off the team behind the new Microsoft Flight Simulator wants the game to express the following quote from Leonardo da Vinci
For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return.Leonardo da Vinci
That one quote is what the development team wants Microsoft Flight Simulator to capture. As well as the beauty and artistry that comes along with flying. Not to mention the mastery of it. With this being the next generation of Microsoft Flight Simulator, Microsoft wants you to feel like you are really flying while playing this game. The development team stressed the word SIMULATOR. While Microsoft wants this to be a true flight simulator both performance and accessibility, however, is important to the team. While the game is being designed for PC it will be optimized for the Xbox. No matter how you plan on flying, Microsoft wants you to know that you’ll be covered, as they want to give every type of pilot a way to fly and leave no pilot behind. So whether it’s a controller, mouse and keyboard, or even a yoke and pedals you’ll be able to fly in Microsoft Flight Simulator.
The development team also wants to work closely with the community during the development of Microsoft Flight Simulator both before launch and after. Therefore both 3rd party content and community content will be supported. More details will be announced about the development timeline of the game during early August. If you’re excited for Microsoft Flight Simulator and can’t wait until 2020 for the game to release, you can join Microsoft Flight Simulator’s Insider Program. The Insider Program is a free program that will let enable members to play preview builds of the game as they release for a window of time. Microsoft Flight Simulator will be releasing on PC and Xbox One sometime during 2020.