Microsoft Flight Simulator Release Date, Different Editions Revealed

Microsoft Flight Simulator Release Date, Different Editions Revealed

While many folks worldwide have been ‘grounded’ due to the ongoing pandemic, Microsoft is looking to help us take to the skies once more – at least digitally – via its upcoming Microsoft Flight Simulator. To that end, the release date for the title has been revealed alongside the differences between the game’s three purchasable editions.

Microsoft took to its official Flight Simulator website to offer some new details regarding the upcoming game. According to the post, the official release date for Microsoft Flight Simulator is August 18th for PC and Xbox Game Pass for PC. The PC Beta is now open for those that are looking to pre-order the game.

As for what exactly you’re getting with your purchase, it’ll largely vary depending on which edition you’re interested in. The basic Microsoft Flight Simulator Standard Edition runs for $59.99 and includes 20 planes and 30 hand-crafted airports. This particular edition will be available day one through Xbox Game Pass for PC. The Deluxe Edition will cost you $89.99 and includes 5 extra planes and 5 additional airports, while the Premium Deluxe Edition comes at a price of $119.99 and includes everything from the previous two versions of the game plus 10 additional planes and 10 additional airports. Here’s the breakdown of each version:

Microsoft Flight Simulator is slated to release on August 18th for PC and through Xbox Game Pass for PC.

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