Microsoft Flight Simulator X cleared for landing on Steam

Looks like it’s time to dust off that sidewinder flight stick and re-attach those pilot epaulettes because the king of the flight sims is back! Microsoft Flight Simulator X is ready to take off after nearly ten years sitting dormant in the hanger of time, thanks to Dovetail Games.

Only in a videogame will you see a Qantas jet not grounded for absolutely no good reason...

Only in a videogame will you see a Qantas jet not grounded for absolutely no good reason…

Dovetail Games’ port will find its new home on Steam, launching with 20 aircraft- spanning from single engine planes to commercial jets- and featuring over 80 missions and 24,000 airports. The new look Flight Sim X will also support multiplayer out of the gate, which has been updated to shake loose GameSpy requirements.

Flight Sim X will be ready for take off on December 18 and will even support everyones favourite gaming OS- Windows 8.1. There’s no price announced yet, but Dovetail Games says it will have a “spectacular introductory price.”

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