Microsoft Flight Simulator Beta Date Announced

11 Jul 2020 Saturday
Microsoft Flight Simulator Beta Date Announced
Bekir Bekoglu
Bekir Bekoglu Editor

They announced the date "Microsoft Flight Simulator closed beta operation". Beta process which we expect to bring a new breath to flight simulations.

About Microsoft Flight Simulator and its beta date

Microsoft Flight Simulator is a previous set of flight simulator programs for Microsoft Windows operating systems. In addition,they set this program for MS-DOS and Classic Mac OS. It is one of the longest running, most known and most comprehensive home flight simulator programs on the market. It was an early product in the Microsoft application portfolio. In addition, it was significantly different from Microsoft's other business-oriented software.

The story of the series

Microsoft Flight Simulator Beta Date Announced

First of all, at the age of 37, it is Microsoft's longest running software product line. As you have heard before, Microsoft Flight Simulator may be the longest running PC game series of all time. Bruce Artwick started the development of Flight Simulator in 1977. Now we are in 2020, which means that we are talking about a past of 43 years. Sublogic first distributed the company for various personal computers. Additionaly, in 1981 Alan M. Boyd approached Artwick, who was interested in creating a "definitive game" that would graphically show the difference between old 8-bit computers like Microsoft II and new 16-bit computers. As an IBM PC, it is still under development.

After that, in 1982, Artwick's company licensed a version of Flight Simulator for Microsoft PC to Microsoft and marketed it as Microsoft Flight Simulator 1.00. In 2009, Microsoft closed Aces Game Studio, which is responsible for creating and maintaining the Flight Simulator series. In 2014, they gave Dovetail Games the right to move Gold Edition of Microsoft's Flight Simulator X to Steam and release Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition.

Finally, in 2019, Microsoft announced E-Flight, a new installment called Microsoft Flight Simulator, which they will launch on PC initially and move to Xbox at a later dat. Today, we will talk about the closed beta history of the new game, which will be released for 2020.

Microsoft Flight Simulator is switching to closed beta. Spending a long time in the alpha version, Microsoft Flight Simulator will now switch to the closed beta version.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Closed Beta Date Leaked

Microsoft Flight Simulator Beta Date Announced

They announced the date "Microsoft Flight Simulator closed beta operation". Beta process which we expect to bring a new breath to flight simulations.

The closed beta process for Microsoft Flight Simulator, developed by Asobo Studios. And especially for the fans of the genre and simulation lovers, is starting very soon. The closed beta process of the game, which has attracted attention especially with the gameplay images they published before. The date is July 30, 2020. To be included in the closed beta process, you must first be a part of the Xbox Insider program. The only exception to this is that you have taken part in the lucky minority, which is also entitled to participate in the game's alpha process.


Although Microsoft Flight Simulator will be coming soon with a closed beta version, they haven't made an official announcement yet. We don't know when they will announce official version of the game. The overall view for Microsoft Flight Simulator, nominated as one of the most ambitious games of the year, is that the game appears in the autumn of 2020.

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