Microsoft Flight Simulator X is the culmination of nearly 25 years of the landmark Flight Simulator franchise - the most significant addition to date.
Flight Simulator X immerses you in a beautifully rich and realistic world with dozens of aircraft and interactive missions for a completely new and innovative gaming experience. Free Flight lets you fly anywhere in the world, from your hometown airport to the most exotic places you’ve ever dreamed of.
Gamers and simmers of all ages and skill levels feel firsthand what it’s like to be an aviator traveling the globe solo or online with others.
Flight Simulator Gold Edition includes the Deluxe Edition and the Acceleration Expansion Pack in one bundle. In addition to all of the content in the Deluxe Edition, the Acceleration Expansion Pack delivers an all-new online multiplayer race mode, new action-packed missions, more new content, and newly enhanced DX10 graphics. Also included is an important service pack for Flight Simulator X, which improves overall game performance. Microsoft Flight Simulator X, also known as FSX, is the 10th version of Microsoft Flight Simulator after Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004. It includes a graphics engine upgrade as well as compatibility with Windows Vista, having been marketed by Microsoft as the most important technological milestone in the series to date. It is the first version in the flight simulator series to be released on DVD-ROM. It is also the first version in the series to feature a new type of electronic distribution prevention using license keys, removing the need for the user to insert the game disc into their computer in order to run the software.