What you need to know
- Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 needs at least 150GB free space.
- A physical version of the game is being released in Europe.
- This edition comes on 10 discs.
- Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 is set to release on August 18, 2020.
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 is coming soon and while most players will probably be grabbing this 150GB behemoth of a game digitally, there is a physical edition available in Europe. Microsoft has partnered with Aerosoft to make this edition possible. If you're going this route however, be warned: you're going to be swapping several discs.
This physical edition of Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 comes on 10 different discs. While many physical releases of games on PC take multiple DVDs, this is one of the highest we've ever seen. The physical edition of the game is going to start shipping around August 21, so if you do order it, don't expect it on launch day.
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 has been developed by Asobo Studio in partnership with Xbox Global Publishing. It's set to be available on August 18. If you're concerned about whether or not your PC can run this game, check out the PC requirements right here. You can also find the full list of aircraft you'll be taking to the skies right here.
The Legend Returns
Prepare for take-off.
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 takes to the skies on August 18, promising a cloud-powered globe, with authenticity on an unmatched scale. It's headed exclusively to Windows 10 PCs, with preorders now live in three flavors.
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Buy one of these gaming PCs to play Microsoft Flight Simulator
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 is a demanding game and it needs quite the PC to run it comfortably. If you don't have a PC yet dedicated to gaming, you'll want to pick from one of these to really bring the cockpit to life.