Flight sims in 2020


With our first few days into 2020 I wanted to write a little bit about what I’m excited for in 2020 and the kinds of things that I’m looking to see from some of the flight sim developers this year. There’s a lot to get through so let’s get started!

Flight Simulator is back

The 1,000-pound gorilla of 2020 is Microsoft Flight Simulator by Asobo Studios. Their surprise announcement in June of 2019 had everyone talking and has had some of its potential competitors scrambling to find answers to some of the groundbreaking technology that the new sim is bringing to the market.

I’m excited about this sim because of the visual fidelity of the landscapes, the extremely detailed clouds and weather systems being integrated together, and what looks like a really strong potential for the platform as both entertainment and as a learning platform. Integrated and interactive checklists and…

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