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FREE FLIGHTS! Microsoft releases Flight as a free game download

At the ripe old age of 30, Microsoft Flight Simulator is one of longest-running PC game series of all time. The last revision of the game, Flight Simulator X was released in 2006. Unfortunately in 2009 during Microsoft’s cost cutting rampage, the development team behind Microsoft Flight Simulator was shut down and the project essentially crashed and burned.

Fast forward to 2012 however and we find that Microsoft have brought back the flight simulator franchise with “Microsoft Flight” and not only have they revived it, it’s now free-to-play. Like many other free to play games, we see the introduction of a DLC (downloadable content) model which provides the option to purchase and download extra content, aircrafts, scenery and game packs. Read more