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Microsoft Flight Simulator Tops 10 Million Players

Microsoft Flight Simulator Tops 10 Million Players - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 07 December 2022 / 716 Views

Publisher Xbox Game Studios and developer Asobo Studio announced Microsoft Flight Simulator have surpassed 10 million players. 

There have been over 500 million flights and 40 billion miles flown. This is the same as 10 million trips around the Earth and 200 round trips from the Earth to the Sun.

"On November 11, we celebrated our 40th Anniversary with the release of the Microsoft Flight Simulator 40th Anniversary Edition," said Head of Microsoft Flight Simulator Jorg Neumann. "And, today we are excited to announce that more than 10 million pilots have enjoyed the beauty, awe, and wonder of the world available in Microsoft Flight Simulator across Windows/PC, Xbox Cloud Gaming, and Xbox console."

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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pikashoe (on 07 December 2022)

Congrats, deserves even more. Only game released so far this gen that truly feels next gen in my eyes.

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DonFerrari (on 07 December 2022)

Congrats, solid number for a pretty niche type of game even if it have been a staple on the genre for many decades.

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LivncA_Dis3 (on 07 December 2022)
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