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[XSX] Microsoft Flight Simulator $15 + Delivery or Pickup @ EB Games

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From light planes to wide-body jets, fly highly detailed and accurate aircraft in the next generation of Microsoft Flight Simulator. Test your piloting skills against the challenges of night flying, real-time atmospheric simulation, and live weather in a dynamic and living world. Create your flight plan to anywhere on the planet.

The world is at your fingertips. This version plays on Xbox Series X and is optimized for Xbox Series X. Games optimized for Xbox Series X will showcase unparalleled load times, heightened visuals, and steadier frame rates.

Features:

The world at your fingertips - Take to the skies and experience the joy of flight in the next generation of Microsoft Flight Simulator. Includes 20 highly detailed planes with unique flight models and 30 handcrafted airports.

Vivid and detailed landscapes - Immerse yourself in the vast and beautiful world that is our planet with over 1.5 billion buildings, 2 trillion trees, mountains, roads, rivers, and more.

Optimized for Xbox Series X - This version of Microsoft Flight Simulator plays on Xbox Series X and is optimized for Xbox Series X. Games optimized for Xbox Series X will showcase unparalleled load-times, heightened visuals, and steadier framerates.

Living world - The earth is vibrant and ever-changing and so is the world of Microsoft Flight Simulator which includes live traffic, real-time weather, and animals.

Aircraft - Hone your pilot skills in a variety of aircraft from light planes to commercial jets with comprehensive flight models. Every aircraft includes highly detailed and accurate cockpits with realistic instrumentation.

Checklist system - From pro to beginner, scale your level from full manual to full assist with interactive and highlighted instrument guidance and checklists.
Live weather - The weather engine enables users to switch on the live weather mode to experience real-time weather including accurate wind speed and direction, temperature, humidity, rain, and more.

Explore the world - Travel the world in amazing detail with over 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 lightning.

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  • This was like $100 when I bought it not long ago on PC?!

    • Why would you pay $100 for it when it's on Gamepass? $100 is 2 years of Gamepass Ultimate if you do it right.

      • From memory there was a difference between PC and Xbox GamePass versions, and I wanted this on PC but gamepass for xbox, something like that.

        Serious question though, when it says Platform Xbox Series X, will that run on the lower spec Xbox Series S as well?

        • Yeah it runs on S.

          Gamepass Ultimate gives you access to both the console and PC versions of the game.

        • +1

          The game does, played it when i had an s, but if this is for the disc version then it wont (cos disc)

          • @quote: Oh yeah, that whole no disc thing, good point!

        • You can heavily mod it Skyrim-style if you own the PC version, or have PC Game Pass.

          You can't do that with the console versions.

          • @Avantime: Are you replying to me? I clearly said GAMEPASS ULTIMATE which gives you access to both the console and PC versions of the game, hence why I asked why they'd pay $100 for the game when that's 2 years of GPU.

            • -1

              @HmmYepNah: What I'm saying is that it's generally not worth playing Flight Simulator on Xbox, which is what OP's deal is for. Like Skyrim, the game depends on mods that will greatly extend the replay-ability of the game. While there are a few mods approved for Xbox, Flight Simulator on Xbox is generally an inferior experience compared to the PC version. But if it's only $15 and you don't have a gaming PC, maybe this particular deal is worth it for a few hours of entertainment.

              Still for 95% of gamers Game Pass will be much better value than owning the game. If you own a gaming PC then pretty much all the mods on PC will work on the Game Pass version.

              To answer your question as to why people will pay $100 for the game when it's like 2 years of GPU? For the 5% that are hardcore flight simmers, they'll want to own the game because chances are they'll be playing it for more than 2 years, potentially forever until the next instalment of the franchise is released. Many of those people used to play something called Prepar3D, a flight simulator sold by Lockheed Martin (Yes that giant US defence contractor) to civilians for "academic" (wink, wink) and commercial purposes. This happened after Microsoft abandoned the Flight Simulator franchise ~12 years ago, and Lockheed later acquired the Flight Simulator X source code from MS.

              And those in the know will want to own the Steam version of Flight Simulator, as the MS Store & Game Pass versions have their core game files locked and encrypted inside a virtual drive. However the Steam version doesn't and if you want to tinker with the game Skyrim-style, you'll want the Steam version.

              Finally if you're wondering "How do they make money?", the answer is that Phil Spencer (head of Xbox) greenlit this game because it's a time-sink game that will drive Game Pass subscriptions, like Euro Truck Simulator or "just one more turn" Civilization. And Phil absolutely means business for Game Pass as he recently spent almost US$70 billion buying Activision Blizzard. Also Microsoft takes a cut on all sales in the Flight Simulator marketplace, and there are a lot of hardcore flight simmer whales who are both rich (many are current/retired pilots and aviation professionals) and are known to spend it large on both paid mods (aka addons) and bespoke cockpit hardware. Finally Flight Simulator is a tech showcase for Azure cloud tech and Bing maps, which MS can show off to its corporate clients.

    • Are you sure it wasn't FS2020 that you bought?

      EDIT: This is 2020 my bad.

  • This game is chill

  • Thanks for the post. Picked it up today!

  • Halo Infinite $36

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