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Microsoft Flight Simulator Update Released: Adds Contrails & More

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Microsoft Flight Simulator Update Released: Adds Contrails & More

Today Microsoft released a new major update for the popular Microsoft Flight Simulator on Windows and Steam, numbered

Today Microsoft released a new major update for Microsoft Flight Simulator, numbered

As usual, you need to first download an update on the Windows Store on Steam (1.03 GB) and then launch the simulator to download a bigger 9.09 GB update.

Among the new elements, there are the much-requested contrails, new liveries, and the ability to add some wear and variables to aircraft.

You can see the new contrails (and one of the liveries) in action below.

On top of that, plenty of fixes and tweaks have been applied. You can find the full patch notes here.

Recently, we published our massive interview with head of Microsoft Flight Simulator Jorg Neumann, who provided a lot of new info about the present and future of the sim.

If you’d like to read more about Microsoft Flight Simulator add-ons, you can enjoy our recent reviews of Kristiansand Airport, Macau City & AirportBonaire Flamingo AirportMilano Linate Airport, the Singapore City PackTokyo Narita AirportYao Airport, the F-15 Eagle, the Paris City PackGreater Moncton AirportTweed New Haven AirportSantorini AirportSydney AirportHelsinki-Vantaa AirportReggio Calabria Airport, Bastia Poretta AirportMunich Airport, Paris Orly AirportNewcastle International AirportSankt Johann AirfieldDublin International Airport, and  Seoul City Wow. We also have a beta preview of Singapore Changi airport.

If you want to learn more about the game itself, you can read our review that will tell you everything you need to know about Asobo Studio’s game.

Microsoft Flight Simulator is already available for Windows 10 and Steam and will release in summer 2021 for Xbox Series X ad Series S.

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