What you need to know
- Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 is set to be available sometime in 2020.
- The official PC requirements have been shared.
- Players will need a minimum of 150 GB free space on their hard drive or SSD.
- Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 will be available in Xbox Game Pass at launch.
If you've been wondering about what kind of specs you'll need to run Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020, wonder no more. The developers have given the minimum, recommended and ideal requirements in a new blog post. While different hardware will viable for different levels of graphical fidelity and performance, all players will need a minimum of 150 GB free space on their SSD or hard drive.
You can take a look at the different requirements in the chart below. To hit the ideal spec, you'll need an RTX 2080 or Radeon VII graphics card in addition to an SSD. Due to the online nature of the game, a stable internet connection is also required.
There's no exact release date but the game is scheduled to be available sometime in 2020. It's set to release first on PC, with an Xbox release coming at a later date. As with all Xbox Game Studios titles, it'll be available in Xbox Game Pass at launch.
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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.