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Flight Simulator X Fast Facts

  1. Microsoft Flight Simulator X was originally released on October 10, 2006.
  2. The game was developed and published by Microsoft Game Studios.
  3. This game marks the tenth iteration of the long-running Microsoft Flight Simulator series. The other entries include Flight Simulator 1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0, 5.0, 5.1, 95, 98, 2000, 2002 and 2004: A Century of Flight.
  4. Besides Flight Simulator, Microsoft has also developed Beards and Beaks, Uno Rush, Links 2003, and NFL Fever 2004.
  5. It should be no surprise that Microsoft Flight Simulator X is only available for Windows.
  6. The Flight Simulator series began as far back as 1982, making it the longest running flight sim series on the market.
  7. Guinness World Records named Microsoft Flight Simulator as the 'Most Successful Flight Simulator Series.'
  8. Flight Simulator X won 'Simulation Game of the Year' for the 2007 Interactive Achievement Awards.
  9. The game has an 80 percent critical rating on Metacritic.

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