Microsoft Flight Simulator

Asobo Studio, Xbox Game Studios

Mighty Man
OpenCritic Rating
91
Top Critic Average
98%
Critics Recommend
Based on 127 critic reviews
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Microsoft Flight Simulator

Rating Summary

Based on 127 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

91

Top Critic Average

98%

Critics Recommend

Based on 127 critic reviews
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Microsoft Flight Simulator Reviews Summary

Summary: Microsoft Flight Simulator is a technical marvel, with an insane amount of polish, incredible realism, and phenomenal controls.

Planet Earth

Flights can truly go anywhere on the planet.

Gorgeous Graphics

From the planes, to the airports, to the mountains, forests, and oceans, everything is simply stunning.

Approachable Simulation

Both professional and first-time pilots will find approachable depth in this game.

General Information

Available on:PCAug 18, 2020
Xbox Series X/SJul 27, 2021

Developer: Asobo Studio

Publisher: Xbox Game Studios

Genre: Simulation

Microsoft Flight Simulator is the next generation of one of the most beloved simulation franchises. From light planes to wide-body jets, fly highly detailed and stunning aircraft in an incredibly realistic world. Create your flight plan and fly anywhere on the planet. Enjoy flying day or night and face realistic, challenging weather conditions.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Critic Reviews

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

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IGN

10 / 10.0
IGN

Unparalleled realism and an entire planet to explore makes Microsoft Flight Simulator a simulation like no other.

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An incredible exploration portal with even greater potential once its tech issues have been addressed.

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Eurogamer

Martin Robinson
Essential
Eurogamer

Some fiddliness with controls and interface can't hold back Asobo's phenomenal creation from shining in its new context.

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Trailers

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Feature Discovery Series Episode 8: IFR

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Feature Discovery Series Episode 7: Multiplayer

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Feature Discovery Series Episode 6: Airports

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