Microsoft Flight Simulator now available for pre-order

 Microsoft Flight Simulator now available for pre-order

It’s the day we’ve all been waiting for! Microsoft have finally made Flight Simulator 2020 availble for pre-order, with 3 different tiers they’ve also given us a breakdown for what you get for your money.

Standard -
£59.99

For the standard edition you’ll get the basic game with 20 aircraft and 30 airports. This version of the game is also included with the Xbox Game Pass for PC

Deluxe -
£79.99

The Deluxe version features 35 aircraft and 35 airports – a full list of the extra planes & aiport are below

• Diamond Aircraft DA40-TDI • Diamond Aircraft DV20 • Textron Aviation Beechcraft Baron G58 • Textron Aviation Cessna 152 Aerobat • Textron Aviation Cessna 172 Skyhawk Additional Airports • Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (Netherlands) • Cairo International Airport (Egypt) • Cape Town International Airport (South Africa) • O’Hare International Airport (USA) • Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (Spain)

Premium Deluxe -
109.99

Premium Deluxe version gives you 30 planes and 40 airports. A full list of the extra planes & airports are below:

• Diamond Aircraft DA40-TDI • Diamond Aircraft DV20 • Textron Aviation Beechcraft Baron G58 • Textron Aviation Cessna 152 Aerobat • Textron Aviation Cessna 172 Skyhawk Additional Airports • Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (Netherlands) • Cairo International Airport (Egypt) • Cape Town International Airport (South Africa) • O’Hare International Airport (USA) • Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (Spain)

Release date: 18 August 2020

This latest release from Microsoft is also looking promising on the hardware side of things. Below is the minimum and recommended specs

 

Minimum
Your device must meet all minimum requirements to open this product
OSWindows 10 version 18362.0 or higher
Architecturex64
KeyboardIntegrated Keyboard
MouseIntegrated Mouse
DirectXVersion 11
Memory8 GB
Video Memory2 GB
ProcessorIntel i5-4460 | AMD Ryzen 3 1200
GraphicsNVIDIA GTX 770 | AMD Radeon RX 570
Recommended
Your device should meet these requirements for the best experience
OSWindows 10 version 18362.0 or higher
Architecturex64
KeyboardIntegrated Keyboard
MouseIntegrated Mouse
DirectXVersion 11
Memory16 GB
Video Memory4 GB
ProcessorIntel i5-8400 | AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
GraphicsNVIDIA GTX 970 | AMD Radeon RX 590

You can pre-order the new simulator from the Microsoft Store here

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