Microsoft Flight Simulator X (Windows)

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Microsoft Flight Simulator X or FSX is the tenth version of Microsoft's line of civilian flight simulators. It updates the series to take advantage of up-to-date technologies including DirectX 10 and features much improved graphics and multiplayer support in the form of "Shared Skies" feature, which allows multiple players to share the cockpit.

The standard version is aimed at casual players and features 18 planes, 40 high-detail airports, 28 high-detail cities and 30+ structured missions.

The player can choose between flying predefined missions or free flight anywhere he or she wants in single player or multiplayer mode. The whole world is modelled in the game and in this version the maximum altitude is 100 million feet. New aircraft in this version include Airbus A321, DHC-2 Beaver floatplane, Boeing 737-800 and a new ultralight, Air Creation Trike 582 SL.

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Microsoft Flight Simulator X Windows Boeing 747-400
Microsoft Flight Simulator X Windows AirCreation Trike Ultralight
Microsoft Flight Simulator X Windows Beechcraft King Air 350 flying over Pollensa (Balearic Islands, Spain)
Microsoft Flight Simulator X Windows Extra 300S ready to Take Off in Palma de Mallorca Airport (Spain)

Alternate Titles

  • "模擬飛行 10" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
  • "FSX" -- Common abbreviation

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Critic Reviews

UOL Jogos Oct 11, 2006 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Gaming Nexus Oct 10, 2006 9.2 out of 10 92
Yahoo! Games Oct 16, 2006 4.5 out of 5 90
Gamernode Oct 29, 2006 8.6 out of 10 86
JustPressPlay Oct 23, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
GamingTrend Nov 15, 2006 503 out of 600 84
FileFactory Games / Gameworld Network Nov 21, 2006 80 out of 100 80
IGN Dec 10, 2006 7 out of 10 70
GotNext Jan 10, 2007 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
1UP Oct 17, 2006 6 out of 10 60

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Microsoft Flight Simulator X appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2006 – #2 Best Simulation of the Year

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NH (471) added Microsoft Flight Simulator X (Windows) on Jan 29, 2007