Microsoft Flight

PC / Simulation / Release: Dec 31, 2011 / ESRB: T

Microsoft Flight development stopped, Project Columbia scrapped

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 26, 2012 6:00am PDT

Less than five months after Microsoft Flight launched, Microsoft Studios has stopped development on free-to-play fly 'em up. It's also canned the studio's mysterious Kinect interactive storybook Project Columbia. With these two projects gone, MS has laid off a fair few peopl...


MS Flight coming February 29 with Hawaiian Islands pack

By Steve Watts, Feb 06, 2012 12:45pm PST

Microsoft has announced a release date of February 29 for Microsoft Flight, along with a Hawaiian Adventure Pack that will release day-and-date.


Microsoft Flight launches in spring as free-to-play

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 04, 2012 8:15am PST

Microsoft Flight will launch into the skies of Hawaii this spring, held aloft by wizardry and a free-to-play model. Extra aircraft, missions and "customization options" will be sold through Games for Windows Live.


Microsoft Flight beta applications now boarding

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 02, 2011 6:15am PST

Microsoft FlightBeta applications have opened for Microsoft Flight, Microsoft's follow-up to the classic Microsoft Flight Simulator series. Lucky pilots accepted into the beta will get to take off in January 2012.


Microsoft Game Studios: "We Need to Step up" PC Gaming Efforts

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 24, 2010 6:01am PDT

Microsoft Games Studios' general manager Dave Luehmann has addressed criticisms of Microsoft's commitment to PC gaming in an interview with MCV,...


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MS Announces Flight Sim 'Microsoft Flight'

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 17, 2010 7:00am PDT

As well as unveiling Age of Empires Online, Microsoft has used the Gamescom 2010 event to announce another nod to its PC gaming history--a new flight simulator. Developed internally at Mi


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