Breaking down the AI wizardry of ‘Microsoft Flight Simulator’

  • January 13, 2021
There are some wild stats about Microsoft Flight Simulator. In the sim, all 117 million lakes in the world are rendered in their appropriate places. Each plane has more than 1,000 points that respond to a variety of conditions at any given time, incl…

Microsoft Flight Simulator’s new VR mode haunts my dreams 

  • December 24, 2020
I’ve made peace with the fact that I’ll never be anything more than a casual Microsoft Flight Simulator player. I’m not a hardcore “simmer,” as devoted fans of the series call themselves. I’ve played the game off and on since its release, and like En…

‘Microsoft Flight Simulator’ update makes the US more detailed

  • November 24, 2020
The latest major Microsoft Flight Simulator update is all about the US of A. The free World Update II patch is available now, and it should make flights over the US look much better.Asobo Studio has added high-resolution versions of 50 landmarks. The…

‘The Last of Us Part II’ leads the 2020 Game Awards nominees

  • November 18, 2020
The Game Awards are just a few weeks away, and we now know which games are in contention. The Last of Us Part II leads the way with 10 nominations. It seems to be nominated in every category in which it was eligible, including game of the year and th…

Microsoft starts taking ‘Flight Simulator’ VR beta sign-ups

  • October 3, 2020
You’re now one step closer to playing the new Microsoft Flight Simulator in its most immersive format possible. Asobo Studio has opened sign-ups for a closed beta test (via Eurogamer) that will let you play Flight Simulator in VR. You’ll initially ne…