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Flight Simulator 2020 alpha and closed beta tests detailed

Published: 08:04, 20 May 2020
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Flight Simulator 2020

In their latest roadmap for Flight Simulator 2020, Microsoft have officially confirmed that a closed beta test will be hosted in mid-July 2020. Before that, the game will have two additional Alpha tests.

Microsoft have released a development roadmap for their upcoming simulation Flight Simulator 2020. The gorgeous-looking title, which will allow players to travel the whole world thanks to Microsoft's impressive technology will have a couple of alpha tests as well as a closed beta test in the upcoming months.

Starting in early June 2020, the fourth version of Alpha test will be available to those who registered earlier while Alpha version 5 will also go live in June, but closer to the end of the month. 

In July 2020, Microsoft plan to introduce the first closed beta test. Specific dates are yet to be revealed but according to the roadmap, the closed beta will start sometime in mid-July. 

Furthermore, the devs plan to introduce several SKD and Media updates in the upcoming months along with Partnership announcements in late July.

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 screenshot showing a plane flying through clouds Flight Simulator 2020

Flight Simulator 2020 will be coming to PC and Xbox One consoles. Microsoft are yet to confirm the next-gen version but it's highly likely that the game will also arrive to Xbox Series X thanks to Smart Delivery.

Flight Simulator is expected to release sometime in 2020.

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