Microsoft Flight Simulator

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Release Notes for Hotfix Version

RELEASE NOTES ==========================

If you are playing on PC, some packages in your community folder may not have been updated and, as a result, may have an unexpected impact on the title’s performance and behaviour. Please move your community package(s) to another folder before relaunching the title if you suffer from stability issues or long loading times.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed broken night lighting when the renderscale was not set to 100% ...

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September 16th, 2021 Development Update

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The next hotfix is targeted to release tomorrow, September 17th, at 8:00am PT. Once live, full patch notes will be posted.

*Our community team is currently at the Reno Air Races! If you will also there and would like to say hi and meet fellow MSFS fans, drop by the Formula One hangar with IntheBlueYonder’s full-size VR cockpit this Saturday from 10:30-11:30am. Or, follow along for the ride via our Instagram Stories...

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September 9th, 2021 Development Update

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*Thank you to everyone who has downloaded World Update VI and provided feedback in the forums, Zendesk, and social media. You, the community, help shape Microsoft Flight Simulator day by day and we are grateful to have such a great mix of perspectives, backgrounds, and voices. There are some bugs discovered this week from the recent update and we plan on releasing a hotfix in the coming week. It will include a fix for the night lighting Render Scale, Offscreen Terrain PreCaching...

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Release Notes ( World Update VI: Germany, Austria, Switzerland Now Available!

Our vision is to continuously improve and expand Microsoft Flight Simulator on a regular basis.

This month, the virtual world of Microsoft Flight Simulator is getting its next major update by focusing on the marvelous regions of Austria, Germany & Switzerland. Renowned for its glorious mountain ranges, ubiquitous castles and stunning vistas, this region comes to life with World Update VI.


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September 2nd, 2021 Development Update

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*As previously announced, next week World Update VI: Austria, Germany & Switzerland will release September 7th, with our Local Legends Plane Junkers JU-52 releasing subsequently on September 9th. In addition to these exciting updates, we are also celebrating our 1-Year Anniversary with several Twitch stream takeovers, social giveaways, and our monthly Developer Q&A! Scroll down to our community section for our upcoming Twitch schedule and keep an eye out on our...

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August 26th, 2021 Development Update

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On Tuesday at gamescom, we announced four major updates coming to Microsoft Flight Simulator later this fall: on September 7th we are releasing World Update VI featuring Austria, Germany & Switzerland and alongside it, we are introducing a new payware series called “Local Legends” that celebrate the region of the current World Update; for World Update VI, we selected the German Junkers JU-52 which will be released September 9th.