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Microsoft Flight Simulator’s Next Major Update Gets a Release Date

Microsoft and Asobo released a new development update for Microsoft Flight Simulator, announcing the release date of the next major update.

Today Microsoft and Asobo Studio released a new development update for Microsoft Flight Simulator, and it included the release date of the next major update.

We learn that Sim Update 4 will is planned to launch on Tuesday, May 25.

World Update 5, which will feature the countries of Northern Europe (Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Iceland) is confirmed for June without a specific release date. Sim update 5 will follow in July if everything goes according to Asobo’s plans.

Among the improvement planned for Sim Update 4 we see work on the Garmin avionics and autopilot, live weather, the excessive icing effect, turboprop engines, ATC phraseology, LOD and density issues for trees and water, the approach flightback bug, and more.

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. Yesterday we also received lots of new details about upcoming content including two new aircraft and a world update focused on Nordic countries.

If you’d like to read more about Microsoft Flight Simulator add-ons, you can enjoy our recent reviews of the Frankfurt City PackKey West Airportthe Okavango DeltaBali AirportLondon Oxford AirportBerlin Brandenburg Airport, the CRJ 550/700, the PA-28R Arrow IIIKristiansand 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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