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Sim Update 5 & Xbox Has Landed

UPDATE: Sim Update 5 as well as Xbox Series X|S edition has landed! Read the release notes and updated known issues section. Both the Best Graphics Settings Guide and Performance Boost Tricks articles has been updated.

Every Friday, updated feedback snapshots of the top bugs and wishes for the upcoming Sim Updates and World Updates of the Microsoft Flight Simulator are published. The head of MSFS and the developers at Asobo Studio goes through the development roadmap during the Developer Q&A Live session monthly. There are a total of 24 top bugs and a total of 48 top wishes listed, reported through Zendesk and official Forums by the community. Click each image below for the original size. Abbreviations: SU = Sim Update, WU = World Update, ASAP = As Soon As Possible, TBD = To Be Determined. Sim Update 5 is coming on July 27, and we can expect better trees draw distance and up to 30% better performance, among other, not yet fully confirmed improvements.

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