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Sim Update 6 Has Landed

UPDATE: Sim Update 6 has landed on PC and Xbox. Read the updated release notes to see what has changed. Our famous Best Graphics Settings Guide is now updated as well. If you are experiencing any problems during the Sim Update installation, check this guide to solve them. A fix for the slow download speed is here. Note, the next Developer Q&A Live is scheduled for Wednesday, October 20 at 17:30 UTC.

Every Thursday, updated feedback snapshots of the Microsoft Flight Simulator‘s top bugs and wishes for the upcoming Sim Updates and World Updates are published. Sim Update, aka SU, introduces new features, bug fixes and enhances the overall experience every few months. World Update, aka WU, is mostly a regional upgrade of satellite imagery and elevation data for a country or a few at a time. 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 larger size. In 2021, Microsoft plans to release three large Sim Updates, as well as up to five additional World Updates. Read the latest Sim Update 6 release notes, Xbox Series X|S FAQ, and updated known issues section.

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DEVELOPER Q&A LIVE TODAY AT 17:30 UTC