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Microsoft Flight Simulator Getting First Patch Within a Week; Preliminary Notes Released

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Microsoft Flight Simulator Getting First Patch Within a Week; Preliminary Notes Released

Today Microsoft revealed the first details of an upcoming patch for Microsoft Flight Simulator, which will address mostly crashing and downloading issues.

Apparently, the update is the “final stages of prepping” and will come within the next seven days.

It will include “fixes to reduce crash and installation issues, along with other bug fixes and improvements.”

Below you can read the preliminary patch notes.

STABILITY ISSUES

  • The title will no longer crash when different input devices/peripherals are disconnected
  • The title will no longer crash when the TBM 930 package is deleted

INSTALLATION ISSUES

  • The install process will no longer be blocked after a partial decompression of a package
  • The install process will no longer be blocked when a local user account includes non-ASCII characters
  • The install process will no longer be blocked after a failed connection to servers
  • The install process will no longer display an empty onboarding screen under certain conditions
  • The title will download a critical missing/deleted package to access the main menu even if the save data preference is set to offline (when an internet connection is available)

CONTENT MANAGER

  • The title will no longer automatically download packages that have been deleted through the content manager
  • The content manager will no longer get stuck in an infinite loading state when checked offline
  • The Creator name of the packages should now be properly updated

SIMCONNECT

  • Significant FPS drop when using Simconnect should no longer affect the experience

OPTIMIZATION

  • The performance of the title has been improved when the Display name plate option is set to active

MARKETPLACE

  • The correct currency is now properly updated in the marketplace

If you want to learn more about Microsoft Flight Simulator, you can check out our review that will tell you everything you need to know about Asobo Studio’s new and groundbreaking game.

Microsoft Flight Simulator is already available for Windows 10 and Steam. An Xbox version is also planned for the future but has no release date for now.

You can also check out our growing guide wiki that includes more information that can help you get started in the game.

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