Microsoft Flight Simulator Gets More Gorgeous Screenshots Showing Aircraft, Weather, and The World

Microsoft and Asobo released another update related to the upcoming Microsoft Flight Simulator, and as usual, it's a feast for the eyes.

Microsoft and Asobo released another update related to the upcoming Microsoft Flight Simulator, and as usual, it’s a feast for the eyes.

We get to see the usual big serving of gameplay videos and screenshots from the game’s alpha showcasing the flyable aircraft, impressive weather, and the beautiful world. 

You can check them all out below. Do keep in mind that the weird lettering on the images is an alpha-only featured designed to identify the player and avoid leaks. Of course, it won’t be there in the finished game.  

The assets come from alpha testers Speedwoblz, Jelknab96, ExpressTomato52, TimeCrayfish5, MarkDoyle, KoBboyZ73, Alpenlaender, Flinty94, GoFasterS4, Gebetho, ITKIT4860, Ebbsy2, CrazyDoug17, Machete#3181, CageyDragoon264, GoFasterS4, Tomlaut1980, ExpressTomato52, LurkingDodo, INoooob, CinnamonInk8010, and Simtom112.

On top of all the goodies you can enjoy above we learn that next week Asobo will announce the release date of Alpha 5 and announce a timeline for the closed beta, while new invitations to the current alpha have been sent out today. If you’re still waiting, you may want to check your mail.

If you’d like to see more, you can enjoy the trailer released at X019, alongside a gallery of screenshots, a second batcha thirda fourtha fifth, a sixth, a seventh, an eighth, a ninth, a video from a few months ago showing the world, one showcasing the advanced aerodynamics simulationanother about cockpitsone showing snow, one featuring advanced audioone focusing on airportsone explaining the multiplayer, and one focusing on IFR.

You can also take a look at the original announcement from E3 2019.

Microsoft Flight Simulator is slated for a 2020 release for PC and Xbox One.

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Giuseppe Nelva

Proud weeb hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long-standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality), MMORPGs, and visual novels are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans on Earth of the flight simulator genre.