The developers from Asobo Studio have announced that Microsoft Flight Simulator has received the long-awaited virtual reality update, offering simmers the deepest and most immersive virtual flight experience in the new simulator to date.
Adding VR support to Microsoft Flight Simulator was a direct result of community feedback. The team’s goal was to make the update accessible to as many VR players as possible. To achieve that, the developers have worked to make this free update compatible across a wide range of supported devices including Windows Mixed Reality headsets (including the HP Reverb G2), Oculus, Valve, and HTC headsets. To access VR, make sure you have downloaded the latest update for Microsoft Flight Simulator.
Check out the Steam page of the game for full patch notes.
Microsoft Flight Simulator is the next generation of one of the most beloved simulation franchises. From light planes to wide-body jets, fly highly detailed and stunning aircraft in an incredibly realistic world. Create your flight plan and fly anywhere on the planet. Enjoy flying day or night and face realistic, challenging weather conditions.
MICROSOFT FLIGHT SIMULATOR FEATURES:
- Explore the World: Travel the world in amazing detail with over 37 thousand airports, 2 million cities, 1.5 billion buildings, real mountains, roads, trees, rivers, animals, traffic, and more.
- Earn Your Wings: Hone your pilot skills in a variety of aircraft from light planes to commercial jets with an experience that scales to your level with interactive and highlighted instrument guidance and checklists.
- Test Your Skill: Fly day or night with live real-time weather including accurate wind speed and direction, temperature, humidity, rain, and lighting.