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Microsoft Flight Simulator’s 40th Anniversary Edition Is Arriving This November

Posted on August 25, 2022 by Tyler Nienburg

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Microsoft Flight Simulator is one of Xbox’s many games being played at Gamescom 2022 and the game was first up on the Xbox Booth at Gamescom Live Stream. The developers of Flight Simulator shared new updates coming to the game including its first city update and new details on the games 40th Anniversary Edition.

The first-ever city update for Microsoft Simulator is for Hanover, Dortmund, Dusseldorf, Bonn, and Cologne. Players will even be able to spot the famous Koelnmesse, home to the renowned gamescom show. This update is available to be downloaded from the Flight Simulator Marketplace. 

Microsoft Flight Simulator’s 40th Anniversary Edition also got new information including its November 11, 2022 release date. Those who have Xbox Game Pass will receive this update for free or of course if you own Microsoft Flight Simulator as well. The update will include for the first time since 2006, Helicopters and Gliders along with another highly requested community feature, a true-to-life airliner, the sophisticated Airbus A-310.

In total here is everything coming with the 40th Anniversary Edition:

4 classic commercial airports

10 glider airports

12 new aircraft

14 heliports

20 classic missions from the franchise’s past

Microsoft Flight Simulator is available for Xbox Series XlS, Xbox One, PC with Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass, Steam, Windows and on mobile devices through Cloud Gaming. 

Source: Xbox Wire

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