🐳 New! Moby v2024.02.16

Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator 3: Battle for Europe

aka: CFS3, Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator 3: Bataille pour l'Europe, Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator 3: Batalha pela Europa, Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator 3: Battaglia per l'Europa, Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator 3: Kampf um Europa
Moby ID: 8083
Note: We may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made via eBay or Amazon links (prices updated 2/21 12:07 PM )

Description official descriptions

Combat Flight Simulator 3 is the 3rd version of the popular WW2 simulators from Microsoft. This version is focused specifically on the European theater of operations with mission areas like Germany, UK, and France.

This version has major enhancements over previous ones mainly in detailed graphics and improved dynamic missions. Graphics features include realistic cloud banks you can fly in and out of, losing yourself or an enemy aircraft and incredibly detailed ground detail and scenery visible at normal flight altitudes. Explosions, plane damage and smoke effects are also greatly improved over previous versions.

Playing the game allows for dynamic missions that vary as you progress through the game. Based on the outcome of your mission - S&D, reconnaissance, air superiority, etc. you earn prestige points and change the outcome of the war. Eighteen different planes (P-51, P-47, Spits, Me 109, Fw 190, Ju 88, Typhoon IB, etc.) with multiple variants each allows for some specialized playing. Online and multiplayer options are available with specific multiplayer missions included as well.

Groups +



Credits (Windows version)

143 People (138 developers, 5 thanks) · View all



Average score: 73% (based on 31 ratings)


Average score: 3.6 out of 5 (based on 10 ratings with 0 reviews)

Be the first to review this game!


MobyPro Early Access

Upgrade to MobyPro Research to view research rankings!

Related Games

Microsoft Flight Simulator (v5.0)
Released 1993 on DOS, 1994 on PC-98
Microsoft Flight Simulator
Released 2020 on Windows, Windows Apps, 2021 on Xbox Series
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2000
Released 1999 on Windows

Identifiers +

  • MobyGames ID: 8083
  • [ Please login / register to view all identifiers ]


Are you familiar with this game? Help document and preserve this entry in video game history! If your contribution is approved, you will earn points and be credited as a contributor.

Contributors to this Entry

Game added by simhead.

Additional contributors: Cabeza2000, Xoleras, Aubustou, Sicarius, Plok.

Game added January 7, 2003. Last modified February 13, 2024.