Microsoft Flight Simulator

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.

Rating Summary

Based on 80 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

92

Top Critic Average

97%

Critics Recommend

Based on 80 critic reviews
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Michael Fischer

Top Critic

9.8 / 10.0
Sep 22, 2020

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 lives up to the hype, reinventing itself for a new decade of technological possibility. Accessible but challenging, and with mind-boggling graphics, this entry from Asobo will continue to be the gold-standard for years to come.

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89 / 100
Aug 20, 2020

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

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IGN

Top Critic

10 / 10.0
Aug 17, 2020

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

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Essential
Aug 17, 2020

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

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9 / 10
Aug 21, 2020

Microsoft Flight Simulator is a spectacular technical achievement and a deeply inspiring experience, filled with glorious possibilities.

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Unscored
Aug 19, 2020

Even if you just show up to take in the sights, it’s an experience that is well worth your time. Just turn on the AI pilot, kick back with a glass of Champagne in first class, and enjoy the ride.

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Unscored
Sep 4, 2020

Microsoft Flight Simulator is as much a platform as a game

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Aug 17, 2020

Asobo Studio has created something truly impressive with Flight Simulator 2020.

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92 / 100
Aug 24, 2020

Flight Simulator 2020 is a game that is launched with a modest amount of content that, however, will take years to master. It is a platform that will evolve over time, but it has a really fabulous visual, physical and control base.

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9 / 10
Aug 17, 2020

With everyone looking to the upcoming consoles to provide the next-generation experience, don’t let this one slip off your radar.

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