Microsoft Flight Simulator Returns

After 14 years out of the industry, Microsoft is back with a new edition of its popular and long-running Flight Simulator franchise. Thomas Haynes evaluates the American tech giant’s latest offering to see how it stacks up against its predecessors and rivals

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The simulator features a real-world weather option which depicts the atmospheric conditions of anywhere on the planet

First released in November 1982, Microsoft Flight Simulator is one of the best-known home flight simulator programmes on the market. At 37-years-old, it is the longest-running software product line for Microsoft, predating Windows by three years.

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