Today, Microsoft announced the Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition, which is set to arrive next month. The GOTY Edition will feature new aircraft, airports, photogrammetry cities, Discovery Flights, and more. The edition will be available as a free upgrade for all existing Microsoft Flight Simulator players, making this a great time to pick up the game if you haven’t already.
Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition Trailer
The Game of the Year Edition aims to commemorate the achievements and milestones of Microsoft Flight Simulator since its launch on PC in 2020. “This new edition celebrates all the positive feedback, reviews and awards garnered, but it is also a “Thank You” to our fans – new and old – that have made Microsoft Flight Simulator such a phenomenon,” reads the latest Flight Simulator blog post.
The Game of the Year Edition will feature the addition of five new aircraft: Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet, VoloCity, Pilatus PC-6 Porter, CubCrafters NX Cub, and Aviat Pitts Special S1S. Additionally, eight new handcrafted airports will be coming to Germany, Switzerland, and the United States. New photogrammetry cities are being added as well, along with new Discovery Flights, tutorials, and quality-of-life features based on player feedback.
Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition will release on November 18, 2021 and will be available as a free update for all existing players on PC and Xbox Series X/S. Stay tuned for more Flight Simulator news and updates.