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Microsoft Flight Simulator Sim Update 10 Beta Released; Adds Nvidia DLSS Support & Much More

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Microsoft Flight Simulator Sim Update 10 Beta Released; Adds Nvidia DLSS Support & Much More

Microsoft released the beta of Microsoft Flight Simulator’s Sim Update 10, which promises to be one of the biggest in the simulator’s history.

Today Microsoft released the beta version of Microsoft Flight Simulator‘s Sim Update 10, which promises to be one of the biggest in the popular simulator’s history.

The update, which is scheduled to fully release on August 23, brings a ton of relevant features and improvements, starting with the implementation of Nvidia DLSS support.

The patch notes, which you can read in full here (they’re very long) include improvements to DirectX 12 performance and stability, a new cloud layer, fixes related to bush trips, quality of life features for the VFR map, and the switch of the popular G1000 NXi to default option.

Players will also be able to bind the visibility of taxi guidance ribbons and nameplates to a key,while wake effects for boats have been added alongside an experimental low-power mode.

More updates include a terrain and weather radar API for developers and the ability to mod aircraft included in the Deluxe and Premium editions.

Of course, this is a beta, which means that you should opt-in only if you’re willing to help test it, keeping in mind that the experience will likely not be optimal.

You can find full instructions on how to opt-in and install the beta here.

If you’d like to learn more about Microsoft Flight Simulator, you can check out our brand new interview with head of Microsoft Flight Simulator Jorg Neumann about the 40th Anniversary Edition, the world update, and more.

If you’re curious about Microsoft Flight Simulator add-ons, you can enjoy our recent reviews of Beijing Capital International Airport, Anchorage International AirportFenix’s Airbus A320West Virginia International Yeager AirportKansai International AirportToronto Pearson Airportthe Twin OtterAuckland International AirportSkiathos AirportAthens International AirportBergamo Orio al Serio AirportAmami AirportBristol AirportMarrakech Menara AirportGreat Britain CentralTehran Imam Khomeini Airport, Moscow Sheremetyevo AirportShanghai Pudong AirportKraków AirportFukuoka City & AirportFort Lauderdale Airport, Chongqing City & AirportManila AirportSantiago Airport, 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 recently published a review of the Thrustmaster TCA Yoke Pack Boeing Edition, which is a great controller for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

If you want to learn more about the game itself, you can read our review which 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 Xbox Series X|S. A free 40th Anniversary Edition with plenty of goodies has recently been announced.

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