29th February 2012
In “Microsoft Flight,” players view the world from above in a visually stunning and realistic representation of the earth, complete with region-specific weather patterns, foliage, terrain and landmarks. Players can choose to take the helm using highly rendered, accurate cockpits and authentic piloting procedures, or simply use their mouse and keyboard to control the plane in an exterior view. More experienced players can tailor the flight controls to match their skill level, making “Microsoft Flight” easy for beginners while still challenging for the most accomplished PC pilots.So if you're eager to fly into the clouds, you can check out the Steam page where you can start downloading as well as their official forums for any advice or help.
The sky's the limit! Now anyone can enjoy the fun, freedom and adventure of flight. Feel the power at your fingertips as you take to the skies and launch into thrilling missions and exciting challenges over the free-to-play Big Island of Hawaii. Take off today and fly into the ever-expanding world of Microsoft FlightCurrently it seems the game is limited to the Hawaii section, however with a free-to-play model hopefully this means we can pick and choose our destinations, something that will be a great new experience for those flying types.
In addition to exploring the Big Island of Hawaii for free, fans can unlock access to the skies over the remaining Hawaiian Islands by purchasing the Hawaiian Adventure Pack, the first in a series of expansions For “Microsoft Flight.”It's been a while since the last Microsoft Flight Simulator, so it's no doubt this is going to be a big hit, and especially when it's free as well.
The entire island chain offers hundreds of miles to explore and includes stunning recreations of landmark features, from the breathtaking Waimea Canyon in Kaua’i to the high-rise hotels of Waikīkī.
The Hawaiian Adventure pack includes new challenges, five new job types, and 20 new missions that will test a player’s skill. It also includes the Vans RV-6A, a two-seat, single-engine, low-wing homebuilt airplane made famous for its speed and manoeuvrability.