Browsing: FS2020

It is not a video officially published by Microsoft but which takes different extracts from official and preview footage to better focus and identify different European sites and cities as they appear in the Alpha version of Microsoft Flight Simulator.

The latest preview video of Microsoft Flight Simulator introduce their Partnership series with the company that computes, manages and distributes the weather data. It’s MeteoBlue, a Swiss company established in 2006. Their process starts by dividing Earth in 250 million boxes with 60 layers to manage altitude weather from surface to stratosphere. Their innovative technics and long time experience in real time weather, with historical weather data collecting all over the world, they will be able to provide accurate forecast and high resolution weather effects, including ice risks.

A lead designer of Asobo Studios, developers team of Microsoft Flight Simulator, explains and demonstrates many features of their highly attended product. This new Feature Discovery Episode is full dedicated to IFR related items : flight planning, GA and airliners navigation equipments, ATC.. NAVIGATION Partnership with NavBlue (Airbus company) for flight operations and data ARINC navigation database, updated with AIRAC cycles, SID/STAR included AIRCRAFT EQUIPMENT GA planes can load Garmin units 430/530, G3X, G1000, G3000 and G5000 ADF, NDB, VOR/DME, ILS FMC/MCDU with a few pages included by default : DATA, INIT, RAD, PERF Flight altitude constraints Reduced thrust support…

Visit the official website https://www.flightsimulator.com/ to load new Alpha screenshots of Microsoft Flight Simulator, and enjoy the views, with the default scenery and realistic buildings in famous places all over the world. Microsoft also confirms that the next Discovery Features Episode #08 about IFR features is still planned for May. Among their partners, there will be MeteoBlue (weather data), NavBlue (flight operations and air traffic management, an Airbus company) and FlightAware (real world traffic data).

Microsoft Flight Simulator official website reveals the minimum and recommended specs of your PC hardware. In all cases, Windows 10 is required as operating system. Minimum : CPU : Ryzen 3 1200 or Intel i5 4460 GPU : Radeon RX 570 or Nvidia GTX 770 VRAM : 2 Gb RAM : 8 Gb HDD : 150 Gb free Bandwidth: 5 Mbps Recommended : CPU : Ryzen 5 1500X or Intel i5 8400 GPU : Radeon RX 590 or Nvidia GTX 970 VRAM : 4 Gb RAM : 16 Gb HDD : 150 Gb free Bandwidth: 20 Mbps Ideal : CPU…

The official website flightsimulator.com displays a new bunch of screenshots taken by Alpha testers. They will receive a new version to include the Airbus A320 that will come in the default stock. It’s also confirmed than 150 third party companies have now access to the Software Development Kit of FS2020. The next important video will be the Feature Discovery Episode #08, about IFR flights and instruments.

Before the Episode 08 about IFR to be released next month in April, watch today the new Features Discovery Episode #7 about the Multiplayer in Microsoft Flight Simulator, or FS2020. Sum up facts : Multiplayer easy access without configuration required Flying with most, if not all, airplanes Mix of virtual and real life pilots connected at the same time Actual Air Traffic Data integrated as AI Traffic, no loss in case of Internet disconnection 2 connections : Live Players : You must fly with the actual time, weather, flight rules All Players : Set your own settings and rules, make…

The latest public communication of Microsoft about Flight Simulator 2020 is giving a bit of bad news because of the current Coronavirus, explaining that the developers will take some delay in order to protect themselves. This will affect first the next Features Discovery episodes and we’ll have an updated planning next week. Nevertheless, new screenshots taken by Alpha testers are also published on the Official Website. Microsoft message copy : “In light of recent health concerns, we’ve asked the team to focus on their health and well-being. As a result, our normal development updates will be scaled back over the…

What’s new this week about FS2020 ? Microsoft and Asobo Studios received an increased demand of detailed information about the Multiplayer features of the simulator. That’s why they decided to postpone the Features Discovery Episode #07 about IFR to the end of March.. and an Episode #08 about “Multiplayer in FS2020” will be edited first, on March 12th.

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