Microsoft has released the first update for Microsoft Flight Simulator. According to the team, this first patch addresses some installation issues that PC gamers have been experiencing. It also brings some stability improvements.
Going into more details, this patch fixes a crash that could occur when different input devices/peripherals were disconnected. It also fixes a crash when the TBM 930 package was deleted.
Additionally, this update improves overall performance when the Display nameplate option is set to active. Furthermore, there shouldn’t be a significant FPS drop when using Simconnect.
As always, Microsoft Store and Steam will download this patch the next time you launch their clients. Below you can also find its complete changelog.
Microsoft Flight Simulator First Patch Notes
- The title will no longer crash when different input devices/peripherals are disconnected
- The title will no longer crash when the TBM 930 package is deleted
- The install process will no longer be blocked after a partial decompression of a package
- The install process will no longer be blocked when a local user account includes non-ASCII characters
- The install process will no longer be blocked after a failed connection to servers
- The install process will no longer display an empty onboarding screen under certain conditions
- The title will download a critical missing/deleted package to access the main menu even if the save data preference is set to offline (when an internet connection is available)
- The title will no longer automatically download packages that have been deleted through the content manager
- The content manager will no longer get stuck in an infinite loading state when checked offline
- The Creator name of the packages should now be properly updated
- Significant FPS drop when using Simconnect should no longer affect the experience
- The performance of the title has been improved when the Display nameplate option is set to active
- The correct currency is now properly updated in the marketplace