Microsoft Flight Simulator helps you become a top pilot in the free expansion available today

Take your flying skills to stratospheric heights with the Microsoft Flight Simulator – Top Gun: Maverick Expansion.

We are delighted to announce that the long-awaited Microsoft Flight Simulator – Top Gun: Maverick Expansion has been released! Develop the required skills and navigate the complexities faced by real Top Gun pilots in authentic locations, including the most challenging landing: on an aircraft carrier. This offer will push your racing skills to the limit, and beyond.

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the Microsoft Flight Simulator – Top Gun: Maverick Expansion contains:

  • A “Top Gun: Maverick” livery for the F/A-18E Super Hornet.
  • Three training missions for the Super Hornet will allow you to master radical flight maneuvers, including unrestricted takeoffs, split-S maneuvers, and low-altitude, high-speed maneuvers over complex terrain.
  • Five high-speed, low-level challenges that require the utmost skill to navigate just above mountains and through canyons.
  • A landing challenge on the deck of an aircraft carrier, one of the most demanding operations in the world of military aviation.
  • A never-before-seen hypersonic aircraft that can reach speeds of Mach 10 and altitudes in excess of 150,000 feet above sea level.
  • A mission to roar into the stratosphere.
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Plus, Phoenix, played by Monica Barbaro, is calling all aspiring pilots to take to the skies as part of “Top Gun: Maverick” and Microsoft Flight Simulator Sweepstakes. Simmers are invited to create their own in-game mission using any of the aircraft featured in the game. Microsoft Flight Simulator – Top Gun: Maverick Expansion, capture the mission and share it on social media with the hashtag #TopGunMFSSweepstakes for a chance to win a custom “Top Gun: Maverick” themed Xbox Series S and gaming PC. Visit the official sweepstakes terms and conditions for more information.

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There is much to experience in the Microsoft Flight Simulator – Top Gun: Maverick Expansion. We hope you check Microsoft Flight Simulator today and get a real feel for what it’s like to become a Top Gun pilot. Heaven is calling!

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See “Top Gun: Maverick”, only in theaters! the Microsoft Flight Simulator – Top Gun: Maverick Expansion is available for Xbox Series X|S and PCs with Xbox Game Pass, PC Game Pass, Windows and Steam, and on Xbox One and compatible lower-spec mobile phones, tablets and PCs through Xbox Cloud Gaming.

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Microsoft Flight Simulator: Game of the Year Standard Edition

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Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year (GOTY) Standard Edition celebrates all the positive feedback, reviews, and awards earned, but it’s also a “Thank You” to our fans, new and old, who have made Microsoft Flight Simulator such a phenomenon. . Microsoft Flight Simulator Standard Game of the Year Edition includes 25 highly detailed aircraft with unique flight models and 38 hand-crafted airports. This enhanced edition introduces simmers to five all-new aircraft, eight new handcrafted airports, six new Discovery flights, new tutorials, and weather system updates. The five new handcrafted aircraft in Microsoft Flight Simulator include: • Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet: Our first military jet and a highly requested feature from the community. The Top Gun: Maverick expansion will launch with the movie next spring, but we wanted to give simmers a chance to test their need for speed this holiday season. • VoloCity: We are partnering with the well-known German company Volocopter, which is working on an eVTOL called “VoloCity”, a vision for an urban air taxi. We worked closely with the Volocopter engineering team to develop an authentic version of the prototype aircraft for the simulator. This is our first aircraft that can perform precise landings and is a preview of what you can expect in 2022 when we intend to launch helicopters into the simulator. • Pilatus PC-6 Porter – This legendary short takeoff and landing (STOL) utility aircraft is a highly versatile aircraft from Switzerland and comes in several cockpits, cabins and landing gear variations. It is the result of our close collaboration with the manufacturer and the development efforts of famed developers Hans Hartmann and Alexander Metzger resulting in a cool and fun new aircraft with exceptional simulator capabilities. • CubCrafters NX Cub – Yakima-based CubCrafters recently introduced a nosewheel option for its flagship CC-19 XCub aircraft, popularly known as the NX Cub, which we are pleased to introduce to the flight simulator audience to further enhance our flight options in the jungle and outside the airport. . • Aviat Pitts Special S1S – One of our most popular aircraft has a single seat option with the launch of this aircraft. New Airports: We will be adding eight craft airports in Central Europe and the United States: • Germany o Leipzig/Halle Airport (EDDP) o Allgäu Memmingen Airport (EDJA) o Kassel Airport (EDVK) •Switzerland o Lugano Airport (LSZA) o Zurich Airport (LSZH) o Luzern-Beromunster Airport (LSZO) •United States o Patrick Space Force Base (KCOF) o Marine Corps Air Station Miramar (KNKX) Game of the Year release adds information on 545 airports that were previously lacking in the United States. New Missions – Based on the popularity of the newly introduced Discovery Flights, we are adding six additional locations (Helsinki, Freiburg im Breisgau, Mecca, Monument Valley, Singapore, and Mount Cook) to this popular series. New Tutorials – To further expand the onboarding experience, we’re adding 14 new tutorials, introducing simmers to Bush Flight (in an Icon A5) and IFR (in a Cessna 172). New Features: We are also pleased to introduce several highly requested features from the community: an updated weather system, early access to DX12, and a developer mode playback system. New Photogrammetry Cities: As part of our ongoing collaboration with Bing Maps, we’re excited to add a number of new photogrammetry cities: Helsinki (Finland), Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany), Brighton, Derby, Eastbourne, Newcastle and Nottingham (UK). ). ) and Utrecht (The Netherlands). Microsoft Flight Simulator Standard Game of the Year Edition will be available as a free update for PC and Xbox Series X|S owners. For new users, the GOTY Standard Edition is the perfect entry point into flight simulation, offering an even richer experience, and will be the item you buy when we retire the original. Invite your friends to experience the wonders of flight. Heaven is calling!