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Microsoft Flight Simulator releases on August 18th, gets new official 4K trailer

Microsoft has just announced that Microsoft Flight Simulator will release on August 18th. In order to celebrate this announcement, the team has released a brand new 4K trailer that you can find below.

In Microsoft Flight Simulator, players will be able to fly highly detailed and stunning aircraft in an incredibly realistic world. Players will also be able to create their flight plan and fly anywhere on the planet. Furthermore, the game will have day/night environments, as well as challenging weather conditions.

Microsoft Flight Simulator packs some of the best graphics we’ve seen in a video-game to date. We’ve been sharing a lot of screenshots for this game, so make sure check out some of our previous articles.

A few days ago, Microsoft also revealed that the game’s Closed Beta phase will begin on July 30th.

Lastly, you can find the official PC system requirements for Microsoft Flight Simulator here. PC gamers will at least need an AMD Ryzen 3 1200 or an Intel i5 4460 CPU. Moreover, they’ll need at least 8GB of RAM, 150GB of free hard-disk space and a 5Mbps Internet Connection. Microsoft has also listed the AMD Radeon RX 570 and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX770 as the minimum required graphics cards.


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