Microsoft brings ‘Flight Simulator’ to the VR headsets people care about

Microsoft Flight Simulator now supports most virtual reality headsets. If you have a headset that’s SteamVR compatible or OpenXR compliant, such as an HTC Vive, Oculus or Windows Mixed Reality one, you'll be able to explore the world in VR following...

‘Microsoft Flight Simulator’ comes to Xbox Series X/S next summer

Tonight Microsoft Flight Simulator took home a trophy for Best Simulator/Strategy at The Game Awards, and also confirmed a launch window for the game on consoles. In the summer of 2021, players on Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S will be able to play...

‘Microsoft Flight Simulator’ update makes the US more detailed

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...

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

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...

Twitch chat successfully barrel-rolled a ‘Flight Simulator’ plane

Somehow, the chaotic hivemind that is Twitch chat managed to takeoff, fly and land a plane in Microsoft’s Flight Simulator. The Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner took off from Košice International Airport in Slovakia, flew for about an hour, performed a barre...

‘Airplane Mode’ will let you relive the monotony of economy class this fall

If you spend any time at all on social media, you may have seen how much people have fallen in love with Microsoft’s latest Flight Simulator release. And it’s easy to see why. Not only is it a well-made title, accidental 212-story monolith and all, b...

A typo created a 212-story monolith in ‘Microsoft Flight Simulator’

Microsoft’s latest Flight Simulator entry doesn’t do anything small. It’s a title that comes on 10 DVDs and allows you to explore the world in almost its entirety. It turns out that scale even extends to its accidental inclusions. Flight Simulator us...

After Math: Twitter’s very bad breach

We’ve got a mixed bag of headlines for you this week, what with everything happening at the same time these days. Let’s take a look at Twitter’s worst Wednesday in living memory, as well as some stellar game sale numbers amid the COVID-19 shutdown an...