Flight Simulator X is the culmination of nearly 25 years of the landmark Flight Simulator franchise and the most significant addition to date. Flight Simulator X will be fully optimized for Windows Vista. Flight Simulator X will set the standard for technological innovation, incredible graphics and realism for the genre. Flight Simulator X will also present players with a wide array of new aircraft to fly in a beautifully rich and believable world which will contain greater detail than past entries in the franchise. Players will be able to experience what it is like to be a pilot and have real distractions, to shade their eyes from the glare of reflective paint and the glint from glass and chrome. Players will enjoy the opportunity to fly their dream aircraft, from classic seaplanes like the de Havilland Beaver and Grumman Goose to the Cessna 172 there is a plane for every terrain and every player.
Flight Simulator X will also enable players to enjoy a connected world through an improved online experience. With more than 24,000 airports located on every continent, players will be able to explore their home town or a favorite far off city. Through increased online game capabilities, gamers can also choose their role, from air-traffic controller to pilot or co-pilot, as they interact with other aviators worldwide.
Available in both standard and deluxe versions, “Flight Simulator X” features a newly detailed environment with incredible graphics and added realism that includes weather, time of day and seasons. “Flight Simulator X” also introduces new aircraft from the deHavilland DHC-2 Beaver floatplane and Grumman G-21A Goose to the AirCreations 582SL Ultralight, and includes more than 24,000 airports to depart from.
Published by Microsoft Game Studios and developed by ACES studio, Flight Simulator X is 10th addition to the highly successful Flight Simulator franchise and is regarded as one of the most popular Windows franchises in history.
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