Flight Simulator Blog

World Update 9: Italy & Malta on May 17

UPDATE – Development Roadmap updated on May 12. World Update 9: Italy & Malta is expected to land on Tuesday, May 17. The next Developer Q&A will be on Wednesday, May 25 at 17:30 UTC.

Every Thursday, updated feedback snapshots of the Microsoft Flight Simulator 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 sessions monthly. There are a total of 24 top bugs and dozens of top wishes listed, reported through Zendesk and official Forums by the community. 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 9 release notes, Xbox Series X|S FAQ, and the official troubleshooting.