Microsoft Flight Simulator arrives on August 18, price

It is official, Microsoft Flight Simulator will arrive on August 18 to PC and Xbox One-Xbox One X. As many of our readers will know, it is an important update of one of the best known flight simulators of the moment, and promises to raise the bar with a first-rate technical finish and a care for detail that will border on photorealism.

The Redmond giant has confirmed that Microsoft Flight Simulator will delight us with highly realistic planes, airports and landscapes. The game’s graphics engine will be able to recreate more than 1.5 billion buildings, two billion (yes, with “b”) trees, mountains, roads and rivers cared to the millimeter, live traffic, real-time weather effects and different types of animals.

We will be able to use a wide variety of planes, both commercial and light. Each aircraft integrates a highly detailed cockpit and offers fully realistic instrumentation. The goal of Microsoft Flight Simulator is to make us feel as if we were a real pilot. To achieve this we will also have real day and night cycles, we will have visual flight and navigation rules and we will enjoy a state-of-the-art physics engine.

Versions of Microsoft Flight Simulator and included content

In total Microsoft has confirmed three different versions that offer a clearly differentiated value through content of each of them, as we will see below:

  • Standard Edition: Priced at 69.99 euros, it includes 20 highly detailed aircraft with unique flight models and 30 painstakingly designed airports. The Standard Edition will be available from the first day with Xbox Game Pass for PC (Beta).
  • Deluxe Edition: for 89.99 euros, this edition includes all the content of the Standard Edition plus 5 additional aircraft faithfully recreated with unique flight models and 5 additional international airports designed in great detail.
  • Premium Deluxe Edition: for 119.99 euros, how could it be otherwise it includes all the content of the Standard Edition plus 10 additional aircraft faithfully recreated with unique flight models and 10 additional international airports designed in great detail.

To play Microsoft Flight Simulator we will need to have a fairly powerful PC, as we saw at the time in this article. The requirements presented some equivalence errorsSo I want to share with you a perfectly balanced and free summary of these errors so that you are totally clear about the final requirements of Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Microsoft Flight Simulator arrives on August 18, we see the price of the different editions 30

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Minimum (Balanced) Requirements

  • Windows 10 with update 1909 (November Update).
  • Ryzen 3 1200 or Core i5 4460 processor.
  • 8 GB of RAM.
  • 3 GB RX 570 or GTX 1060 graphics card.
  • 150 GB of free space.
  • 5 Mbps Internet connection.

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Recommended (Balanced) Requirements

  • Windows 10 with update 1909 (November Update).
  • Ryzen 5 1500X or Core i7 6700 processor.
  • 16 GB of RAM.
  • 8 GB RX 580 or 6 GB GTX 1060 graphics card.
  • 150 GB of free space.
  • 20 Mbps Internet connection.

Ideal (balanced) requirements for Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020

  • Windows 10 with update 1909 (November Update).
  • Ryzen 7 2700X or Core i9 9900 processor.
  • 32 GB of RAM.
  • Radeon VII or RTX 2070 Super graphics card with 8 GB.
  • 150 GB of free space on an SSD.
  • 50 Mbps Internet connection.

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