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Microsoft Flight Simulator

Critics Consensus (Play It)

Microsoft’s Flight Simulator is a technical marvel, an incredible exploration portal and brilliant piece of escapism.

Game Info

Microsoft Flight Simulator is the next generation of one of the most beloved simulation franchises. From light planes to wide-body jets, fly highly detailed and stunning aircraft in an incredibly realistic world. Create your flight plan and fly anywhere on the planet. Enjoy flying day or night and face realistic, challenging weather conditions.

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Total Reviews: 87

Editors' Choice, Nom: Game of the Year (2020)

Gold TIER

44% of scored reviews fell within the range of 86 to 92 / 100

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RATING & REVIEWS

Ratings & Reviews

87

Critic Reviews

91

Average Critic Score

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CRITIC REVIEWS

All reviews are from professional critics. Learn more about the critics VSG aggregates.

High Score

100%

Median Score

90%

Low Score

60%
What did you think of Microsoft Flight Simulator?
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Martin Robinson (Eurogamer)
August 17, 2020
Recommended

A technical marvel, as well as an education and exploration of the joys of flight.

Charlie Hall (Polygon)
August 19, 2020
Recommended

Even if you just show up to take in the sights, it’s an experience that is well worth your time. Just turn on the AI pilot, kick back with a glass of Champagne in first class, and enjoy the ride.

Alex Donaldson (VG247)
August 17, 2020
5/5 stars

It’s a technical achievement and an excellent training aid, but it’s also a brilliant piece of escapism, transcending its purpose as a tool to become something far more widely enjoyable – and I can’t recommend it enough.

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Awards & Recognition

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Microsoft Flight Simulator Credits

CREDITS

DIRECTOR(S):

David Dedeine

PRODUCER(S):

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DESIGNER(S):

Damien Cuzacq

PROGRAMMER(S):

Alain Guyet

ARTIST(S):

Patrice Bourroncle

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COMPOSER(S):

Finishing Move Inc.

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