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).

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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