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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.

New episode 6 to discover more features in Flight Simulator 2020 ! ALL airports worldwide are featured in FS2020, including 37’000 of them are manually edited from small grass strips fields to international hubs. Edition of airports based on high definition aerial views with specific design tool following these 3 steps : 1/ Drawing airport main items perimeter runway placement according to Magnetic North taxiways, markings, parking spots accurately placed, 2/ Defining surfaces Identification for future surface settings in relation with physics : landing gear impact, grip, skid, Runway slopes Materials application with colors lights adjustement, and visual effects 3/…

Asobo Studios and Microsoft have been rolling out SDK access to 30 partners, which means that developers can have a look at the current Software Development Kit of the upcoming Flight Simulator 2020. As promised from the beginning by the simulator makers, it allows third-party developers to get an insight for future integration and faster add-ons arrivals after FS2020 gets out. This week update shares also more screenshots taken by Alpha testers. Even more interesting, the details added to their planning of Features Discover Series inform that next week will showcase in-depth airports for the Episode #6, and on March…

The latest official video to showcase the features of Microsoft Flight Simulator details in depth the sound effects they have been working on. Check it out : Dynamic audio and new variables Editable audio sounds and effects, with XML files, accessible to the simmers 3D Audio and numerous channels to simulate the sounds in a realistic manner depending on your position and proximity of the audio source Cockpit audio : actual recordings of button switches, instruments, doors, flaps,.. Environmental audio : mountains reflect aircraft sounds, doppler effect to reflect passing-by aircraft sounds, water and wind sounds Aircraft physics related to…

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