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Sim Update 16 is Landing in 2025

UPDATE – The latest Developer Stream was on July 17. The next Sim Update 16 for FS2020 is landing not earlier than in 2025. Microsoft Flight Simulator 2024, aka FS2024, is the next major release on November 19.

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 2024, Microsoft plans releasing at least two Sim Update prior Flight Simulator 2024, as well as four World Updates, with some surprize aircraft releases included through the year. Read the official known issues with troubleshooting in here.