Microsoft Flight Simulator

Developer's Diary

Since our last progress report, Asobo Studio has released a series of updates to provide us with an insight into the ongoing development of Microsoft Flight Simulator. Highlights include an in-depth overview of the sound engine, new features such as snow, an update on the Alpha recruitment process and the current state of the Software Development Kit (SDK).

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Asobo Studio visited the Icon headquarters in California to fine-tune the Icon A5 flight model with the help of its test pilots.

Let it snow

To welcome in the New Year, the development team released a video teaser confirming seasons will feature in the upcoming Flight Simulator, including highly authentic snow effects.

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