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Sim Update 12 Landing in March

UPDATE – The next Developer Stream is scheduled for Wednesday, February 1 at 18:30 UTC on Twitch. The official Aircraft & Avionics Beta is available with a new update. Sim Update 12 Beta is planned to begin in mid-February. The next World Update 12: New Zealand will land in February, followed by Sim Update 12 in March.

Weekly, an updated feedback snapshots of Microsoft Flight Simulator top bugs and wishes for its upcoming Sim Update and World Update are published. Sim Update, aka SU, introduces new features, bug fixes and enhances the overall experience every few months. World Update, aka WU, is a regional upgrade of satellite imagery, a couple of airports 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 Streams a few times a year. There are dozens of bugs and wishes listed below, reported through Zendesk and official Forums by the community. In 2023, Microsoft plans releasing few Sim Updates, as well as four World Updates, with some surprize updates included through the year, for free. Read the latest Sim Update 11 release notes, Xbox Series X|S FAQ, and the official troubleshooting.