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Microsoft Flight opens up the skies to rookie pilots (review)

Before we start, there’s something I need to confess. When it comes to flight simulators, I’m a complete novice. Fear not though, because Microsoft Flight is intended to get everyone in the air, “whether you are a casual gamer who has always wanted to fly, or an experienced pilot who wants to test your skills.” The question is, can Microsoft’s free-to-play simulator really help rookies like myself get airborne, while maintaining enough depth to satisfy veteran pilots?

Microsoft Flight takes off on Feb. 29

Microsoft said today it will launch its Microsoft Flight flying game on Feb. 29. As we noted before, the game is a free-to-play online-based title aimed at reviving an old flight simulation franchise.

Microsoft goes free-to-play with Age of Empires Online; announces Microsoft Flight flying game

Microsoft is reviving a couple of its most popular video game franchises today, but with a twist. The PC games include  Age of Empires Online, the latest in the Age of Empires ancient combat real-time strategy game franchise, and Microsoft Flight, the latest entry in the Microsoft Flight Simulator franchise. (Note: the links to the games were not linking when I checked them).