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Microsoft Flight Simulator has amassed over 2 million players in four months

Microsoft Flight Simulator has become the fastest growing entry in the series after attracting over 2 million players in four months.

Chris Kerr, News Editor

December 18, 2020

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Newsbrief: Microsoft Flight Simulator has become the fastest growing entry in the series after attracting over 2 million players in four months

The title launched on August 18, 2020, for Windows PC, and was made available to Xbox Game Pass for PC subscribers on day one. 

Although Microsoft hasn't revealed how many of those players are Game Pass subscribers, it explained the title achieved the biggest launch in Xbox Game Pass for PC history.

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Chris Kerr

News Editor, GameDeveloper.com

Game Developer news editor Chris Kerr is an award-winning journalist and reporter with over a decade of experience in the game industry. His byline has appeared in notable print and digital publications including Edge, Stuff, Wireframe, International Business Times, and PocketGamer.biz. Throughout his career, Chris has covered major industry events including GDC, PAX Australia, Gamescom, Paris Games Week, and Develop Brighton. He has featured on the judging panel at The Develop Star Awards on multiple occasions and appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live to discuss breaking news.

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