UPDATE: A new partnership series below introduces FlightSim Studio AG, a company developing airport sceneries and the upcoming glider planes compatibility. Sim Update 7, aka Game of the Year Edition, aka GOTY, is now available. Read the release notes and remember our guide for possible download & installation issues if needed. World Update 7 will cover Australia in late January 2022. Sim Update 8 is planned for late February 2022 and contains bug fixes only. For more information about the upcoming updates, read the latest Developer Q&A Live summary.
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 2022, Microsoft plans to release six Sim Updates, as well as six additional World Updates, and a Top Gun: Maverick expansion pack, for free. Read the latest Sim Update 7 release notes, Xbox Series X|S FAQ, and updated known issues section.