Microsoft Flight Simulator Next Month

Microsoft is now offering preorders of Microsoft Flight Simulator on the Xbox Website, saying the new installment of the series will take off for Windows 10 on August 18th. The game is also coming to Xbox Game Pass for PC (Beta). This comes as a Standard Edition with 20 planes and 30 airports, a Deluxe Edition that adds five more aircraft and five more airports, or a Premium Deluxe Edition with 10 additional planes and 10 additional airports. Here's a new Pre-Order Launch Trailer and here are some details along with the minimum system requirements:
We have been thrilled and humbled by the support and dedication that has fueled the Flight Sim community for the past 38 years. Since the launch of the very first Microsoft Flight Simulator in 1982, we knew it was finally the right time to develop the next-generation version of Microsoft Flight Simulator. We have the right tools, technology, partners and hardware to release the most realistic and authentic flight simulator to date. Microsoft Flight Simulator features include:

  • Vivid and Detailed Landscapes – Immerse yourself in the vast and beautiful world that is our planet with more than 1.5 billion buildings, 2 trillion trees, mountains, roads, rivers and more.
  • A Living World – Earth is vibrant and ever-changing and so is the world of Microsoft Flight Simulator which includes live traffic, real-time weather and animals.
  • Highly Detailed Aircraft – Hone your pilot skills in a variety of aircraft from light planes to commercial jets with comprehensive flight models. Every aircraft includes highly detailed and accurate cockpits with realistic instrumentation.
  • New Checklist System – From pro to beginner, scale your level from full manual to full assist with interactive and highlighted instrument guidance and checklist.
  • Dynamic Weather – The new weather engine enables users to switch on the live weather mode to experience real-time weather including accurate wind speed and direction, temperature, humidity, rain and more.
  • New Day & Night Engine – Experience flight at any time of day or year allowing for night VFR, visual flight rules, navigation.
  • Aerodynamic Modeling – A state-of-the-art physics engine with over 1,000 control surfaces per plane allows for a truly realistic experience.

Minimum requirements
OS Windows 10 (v. 1909)
Processor Intel i5-4460, Ryzen 3 1200
GPU NVIDIA GTX 770, Radeon RX 570
Memory 8 GB RAM, 2 GB VRAM
Storage 150 GB
DirectX DirectX 11