Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020)

Discussion in 'Games, Gaming & Game-demos' started by metagamer, Jun 10, 2019.

  1. styckx

    styckx Ancient Guru

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    While the visuals are great.. Functionality sucks

    The controls are WAY too sensitive, even after dialing back sensitivity.

    My biggest gripe.. Is the complete lack of airway information.. There is zero way to find freqs (vor etc). You can't IFR for crap. For a VFR simulator it's great, but venture anywhere outside that and it's lacking extremely. To plot any actual courses using navigation aids I had to actually alt-tab out, open a browser and use air nav maps to find radio and vor freqs I needed.
     
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    0blivious Ancient Guru

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    Have basic joysticks advanced much in the past 10-15 years? I haven't bought one in a long time but this game has me thinking of finding my old one and dusting it off.
     
  3. antonyfrn

    antonyfrn Maha Guru

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    Finally finished download fired up one of the training missing im surprised how well it run on my system very smooth so far and using the very high default.
     
  4. haste

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    It's so sad that Google's 3D mapping tech. is still so far ahead...

    [​IMG]
     
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    ouch, that one really does hurt! :(
     
  6. XenthorX

    XenthorX Ancient Guru

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    I think it's a bit unfair. It's a flight sim afterall. Google earth has been iterated on since 2001.
     
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  7. Rich_Guy

    Rich_Guy Ancient Guru

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    It looks like Google maps with all those Blue landmark markers all over the shop, £60 to fly over Goggle Maps lol
     
  8. XP-200

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    This thing is going to be around for years so i bet that at some point it will see a massive improvement in bing maps over that time, so things will only get better with this flight sim. :)
     
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    MaXThReAT Master Guru

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    Are you able to purchase other airports or planes after getting the standard version?
     
  10. Lex Luthor

    Lex Luthor Master Guru

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    You can detach menu windows (ATC, Map etc) so you can put them on other monitors. Don't! It tankls FPS even if you keep them, on same monitor. Strange but to me all part of the exploration.
     

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    Cave Waverider Maha Guru

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    Does anybody know how to switch between Imperial and Metric system in this new simulator?
     
  12. XenthorX

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    You have my attention.
     
  13. 0blivious

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    When you are flying over random locations at 1,000s of feet up, do the google maps details make much difference? Compared to other flight sims, I have to say that seems pretty amazing to have the entire earth rendered in 3d, even if it is imperfect at ground level. It doesn't need to look great up close because no one flying is going to care. It would be nice, but I suspect it would also cripple most people's frame-rates too.
     
  14. Bond!JamesBond!

    Bond!JamesBond! Master Guru

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    Are there any missions to complete, like kill save a baby elephant or deliver medicinal medical supplies, like in previous MS sims, or is it only endless flying?
     

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    This is not acceptable! I suggest we take our business elsewhere
     
  17. XenthorX

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    What?! I wanna save baby elephant !
     
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    787 Dreamliner pilot tests out his aircraft in FS and gives his impressions (@ 6m mark)

     
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    Love those videos, makes you really appreciate the effort of detailing put into the game.
     
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    I have a PS4 gamepad that I use with Steam and normally it works fine but won't show up in FS under controller options. Anyone know how to get it to work?
     

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