Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator: WWII Europe Series (Windows)

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Description

Microsoft's flight simulators aimed realistically portray life as a commercial pilot for over a decade before combat was added. In this offshoot (pardon the pun) of the series, you are a combat pilot during World War II, for either the RAF, USAAF or Luftwaffe.

Eight different planes and the battered cities of Berlin, Paris and London are incorporated. Full cockpit designs and damage models are featured - watch for engine smoke and explosion debris.

There is a full campaign mode, which takes in the Battle of Britain, defending London during the Blitz, and finishing the job started on D-Day by pummeling ground targets.You can also play individual missions or fly freely. Online multiplayer options allow you to take this worldwide fight around the real world.

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Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator: WWII Europe Series Windows Title screen
Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator: WWII Europe Series Windows Going down!
Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator: WWII Europe Series Windows Watch your six.
Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator: WWII Europe Series Windows A practice flight

Alternate Titles

  • "Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator: Série Europe 39-45" -- French title
  • "Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator: 2. Weltkrieg: Kriegsschauplatz Europa" -- German Release Title
  • "CFS" -- Common abbreviated name

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User Reviews

Quality WWII Combat Flight Simulator Felix (138) 4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars

Critic Reviews

Gameplay (Benelux) Jan, 1999 90 out of 100 90
Attack Games Feb, 1999 9 out of 10 90
Power Unlimited Dec, 1998 8.8 out of 10 88
GameStar (Germany) Nov, 1998 83 out of 100 83
PC Player (Germany) Nov, 1998 81 out of 100 81
Jeuxvideo.com Nov 30, 1998 16 out of 20 80
Power Play Nov, 1998 80 out of 100 80
GameSpot Nov 04, 1998 7.5 out of 10 75
IGN Dec 24, 1998 6.9 out of 10 69
Game Revolution Nov 01, 1998 C+ 58

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Trivia

Microsoft relied on WWII pilots to verify that the aircraft in the game performed just as the actual aircraft did!

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Fokker (7) added Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator: WWII Europe Series (Windows) on Jun 17, 2000