Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate This Thread
Hop To
Page 4 of 12 1 2 3 4 5 6 11 12
#4496331 - 11/07/19 01:00 PM Re: New Microsoft Flight Simulator announced ! [Re: Roudou]  
Joined: May 2009
Posts: 1,496
Genbrien Offline
Stick to the plan man!
Genbrien  Offline
Stick to the plan man!
Member

Joined: May 2009
Posts: 1,496
Quebec, Canada
Why are we still talking about a subscription?

They said there was none + you can play totally offline


IF they say that you have to pay to get full details always online streaming, then just dont... and stay with lower grahpics/fidelity, witch will be still better than FSX
Dont understand people sometimes


XBL/PSN/others: genbrien
Mobo: Asus P8P67 deluxe Monitor: Samsung 23'' 1920*1080
CPU: i7 2600k@ 4.8Ghz Keyboard: Logitech G15
GPU:GTX 980 Strix Mouse: G700s
PSU: Corsair TX750w Gaming Devices: Saitek X55, TrackIr5
RAM: Mushkin 2x4gb ddr2 9-9-9-24 @1600mhz
Case: Cooler Master 690 SSD: Intel X25m 80gb
Inline advert (2nd and 3rd post)

#4496720 - 11/10/19 03:29 AM Re: New Microsoft Flight Simulator announced ! [Re: Genbrien]  
Joined: Apr 2014
Posts: 871
Winfield Offline
model citizen
Winfield  Offline
model citizen
Member

Joined: Apr 2014
Posts: 871
QLD
Originally Posted by Genbrien
Why are we still talking about a subscription?

They said there was none + you can play totally offline


IF they say that you have to pay to get full details always online streaming, then just dont... and stay with lower grahpics/fidelity, witch will be still better than FSX
Dont understand people sometimes



** posts "why are we still talking about a subscription"

** goes on to talk about subscriptions......

#4501065 - 12/20/19 04:24 PM Re: New Microsoft Flight Simulator announced ! [Re: Roudou]  
Joined: Dec 2001
Posts: 4,831
ricnunes Offline
Senior Member
ricnunes  Offline
Senior Member

Joined: Dec 2001
Posts: 4,831
Portugal
It seems that Flight Simulator 2020 will also include the classic Boeing 747, that's more like it! yep


[Linked Image]


[Linked Image]

#4510430 - 03/11/20 11:45 AM Re: New Microsoft Flight Simulator announced ! [Re: Roudou]  
Joined: Dec 2001
Posts: 4,831
ricnunes Offline
Senior Member
ricnunes  Offline
Senior Member

Joined: Dec 2001
Posts: 4,831
Portugal
Any news about this one?

#4516701 - 04/16/20 03:31 PM Re: New Microsoft Flight Simulator announced ! [Re: Roudou]  
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 482
wormfood Offline
Member
wormfood  Offline
Member

Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 482
Minnesota
It's been in Alpha for a couple of weeks at least. Unfortunately, I think everyone in it is in an NDA, because I haven't seen any new footage or anybody posting videos on it.

#4516732 - 04/16/20 06:00 PM Re: New Microsoft Flight Simulator announced ! [Re: Roudou]  
Joined: Apr 2016
Posts: 462
Roudou Online content
Member
Roudou  Online Content
Member

Joined: Apr 2016
Posts: 462
French countryside
Of course there is an NDA, and they're pretty harsh about it. The testers who tried to post videos/pictures about alpha footage were fired from the alpha and their videos erased from youtube within a couple of days. This is very easy for MS as your ID is permanently on the screen, and it is not stuck in a corner of your screen.

#4516739 - 04/16/20 06:19 PM Re: New Microsoft Flight Simulator announced ! [Re: Roudou]  
Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 11,065
Chucky Offline
Veteran
Chucky  Offline
Veteran

Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 11,065
UK
What sort of idiot posts up footage that can identify themselves? They got what they deserved. I'm no fan of M$ but I'd have been happy for them to sue their stupid asses too.

Last edited by Chucky; 04/16/20 06:20 PM.

“Dictators ride to and fro on tigers from which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.”
#4516962 - 04/17/20 06:20 PM Re: New Microsoft Flight Simulator announced ! [Re: Roudou]  
Joined: Jun 2001
Posts: 5,709
Bill_Grant Offline
Hotshot
Bill_Grant  Offline
Hotshot

Joined: Jun 2001
Posts: 5,709
Dallas, TX



Multiplayer Video


~Bill

In my defense, I was left unsupervised...
#4517131 - 04/18/20 11:06 PM Re: New Microsoft Flight Simulator announced ! [Re: Roudou]  
Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 5,496
Pooch Offline
Hotshot
Pooch  Offline
Hotshot

Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 5,496
Orlando, FL
Boy, this is sim is going to be groundbreaking. I won't have a rig that can handle it for a long time, so I'll just have to drool over the screenshots you guys post.


"From our orbital vantage point, we observe an earth without borders, full of peace, beauty and magnificence, and we pray that humanity as a whole can imagine a borderless world as we see it, and strive to live as one in peace."
Astronaut William C. McCool RIP, January 29, 2003 - Space Shuttle Columbia

#4517160 - 04/19/20 08:35 AM Re: New Microsoft Flight Simulator announced ! [Re: Roudou]  
Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 11,065
Chucky Offline
Veteran
Chucky  Offline
Veteran

Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 11,065
UK
My interest in civil aviation sims has always been low key mainly because the scenery has never been 'good enough' to immerse me. This looks to change all that.

I have fast fibre internet but I too worry about my hardware Pooch. A GTX970 just isn't going to cut it by the looks of it.


“Dictators ride to and fro on tigers from which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.”
#4517166 - 04/19/20 09:52 AM Re: New Microsoft Flight Simulator announced ! [Re: Roudou]  
Joined: Feb 2001
Posts: 2,620
mikew Offline
Senior Member
mikew  Offline
Senior Member

Joined: Feb 2001
Posts: 2,620
UK
Isn't this going to be basically a subscription based streamed experience with limited offline capability?
If you can watch Netflix then your hardware is good enough if that's the case.

#4529844 - 07/13/20 10:31 PM Re: New Microsoft Flight Simulator announced ! [Re: Roudou]  
Joined: Apr 2016
Posts: 462
Roudou Online content
Member
Roudou  Online Content
Member

Joined: Apr 2016
Posts: 462
French countryside
So, announced date is August 18th 2020. You can pre order now, 3 different editions from 60$ to 120$.

As an alpha tester, it seems a bit rushed to me.

#4529861 - 07/14/20 12:29 AM Re: New Microsoft Flight Simulator announced ! [Re: Roudou]  
Joined: Oct 1999
Posts: 7,332
Allen Online content
Hotshot
Allen  Online Content
Hotshot

Joined: Oct 1999
Posts: 7,332
Ohio USA
FWIW: Official Announcement page details airports and aircraft included in each of the three versions mentioned in the previous post.

Quote
Microsoft Flight Simulator Set for Launch on August 18 for PC


Official Announcement Page Link


RX5700XT 50th Anniversary - 3 monitors = 23P (1080p) + 43"L (2160p) + 23P (1080p), AMD Ryzen 7 5800X, 32GB RAM@3.2GHz, Gigabyte X570 AORUS Pro WIFI MB, (2x M.2 SSD on MB + SSD + 5x HD) = 25TB storage, Rosewill 1050W PSU, Rosewill Thor V2 Case, ASUS AC86U router, VKB Gladiator WW2 Stick, Pedals, Ripjaws KM780 RGB KB, AORUS Thunder M7 Mouse, W10 Pro
#4529895 - 07/14/20 03:36 AM Re: New Microsoft Flight Simulator announced ! [Re: Roudou]  
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 5,370
Mr_Blastman Online content
Hotshot
Mr_Blastman  Online Content
Hotshot

Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 5,370
Atlanta, GA

#4530036 - 07/15/20 10:36 AM Re: New Microsoft Flight Simulator announced ! [Re: Roudou]  

**DONOTDELETE**
Unregistered
USSCheyenne
Unregistered


I'm in the alpha. I'm likely going to initially get this on GamePass to see what the release version looks like. If it's everything that we've seen in the feature discovery videos, I will very likely purchase the Premium version due to my real life playground being the SF Bay Area and I want the hand crafted KSFO airport.

I plan on recording a real world flight to post on my channel, and also recording a flight in FS2020 with the same starting conditions (weather, time, etc) to compare and contrast the scenery, timing, flight characteristics, etc. I will likely also include X-Plane in this comparison video.

I am looking forward to the release, although I am managing my own expectations and I recommend y'all do the same. I very much hope it delivers on all of its promises!

EDIT: The tech in the game has a LOT of promise and very much like DCS World you can see the direction they want to go with it and once they get there it will very much be incredible. I'm just suggesting tempering expectations for the release next month, and hopefully they are indeed working on a completely separate build from the alpha for the release version.

EDIT EDIT: This thread has exploded way bigger than I expected it to and I mentioned it in another reply somewhere in here, yet I plan on doing a real world flight, recording it, and re-modeling it in FS2020 as well as in XPlane after the official release of Flight Simulator, and compare and contrast the differences between the three.



https://www.reddit.com/r/hoggit/com...i/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=web2x

At launch there won't be VR and Track IR support. That's a bad sign for me... At least it'll be available on xbox gamepass for PC so i'll test it before making a purchase.

#4530040 - 07/15/20 11:13 AM Re: New Microsoft Flight Simulator announced ! [Re: Roudou]  
Joined: Jun 2005
Posts: 7,413
Trooper117 Offline
Hotshot
Trooper117  Offline
Hotshot

Joined: Jun 2005
Posts: 7,413
UK

Quote
At launch there won't be VR and Track IR support.


You just have to be kidding... I can't believe they would leave it out. I don't have VR, but TrackIR not even included?

#4530053 - 07/15/20 01:15 PM Re: New Microsoft Flight Simulator announced ! [Re: Roudou]  

**DONOTDELETE**
Unregistered
USSCheyenne
Unregistered


I'am sure it will be implemented, just not from Day 1. And I agree, that's a bad joke.

#4530058 - 07/15/20 02:02 PM Re: New Microsoft Flight Simulator announced ! [Re: Roudou]  
Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 5,496
Pooch Offline
Hotshot
Pooch  Offline
Hotshot

Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 5,496
Orlando, FL
August release? I didn't think we were going to see this until the end of the year. Isn't it still in Alpha? Alpha to release in one month? Well, I'm looking forward to hearing, and seeing, what you guys all think of it. I can't afford a new rig, and won't for quite a while, so I'll just enviously watch from the sidelines.


"From our orbital vantage point, we observe an earth without borders, full of peace, beauty and magnificence, and we pray that humanity as a whole can imagine a borderless world as we see it, and strive to live as one in peace."
Astronaut William C. McCool RIP, January 29, 2003 - Space Shuttle Columbia

#4530059 - 07/15/20 02:04 PM Re: New Microsoft Flight Simulator announced ! [Re: Roudou]  
Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 5,496
Pooch Offline
Hotshot
Pooch  Offline
Hotshot

Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 5,496
Orlando, FL
Oh, and by the way to you guys who are testers. I saw a Pitts in a screenshot. Has that been added to the default plane list?


"From our orbital vantage point, we observe an earth without borders, full of peace, beauty and magnificence, and we pray that humanity as a whole can imagine a borderless world as we see it, and strive to live as one in peace."
Astronaut William C. McCool RIP, January 29, 2003 - Space Shuttle Columbia

#4530117 - 07/15/20 05:03 PM Re: New Microsoft Flight Simulator announced ! [Re: Roudou]  
Joined: Apr 2016
Posts: 462
Roudou Online content
Member
Roudou  Online Content
Member

Joined: Apr 2016
Posts: 462
French countryside
We only have 11 planes currently in the Alpha, and none of them are aerobatics. The Pitts Special S2S will be in the Standard Edition.

The closed beta is supposed to be launched July 30th.

About performances, I have a Core I5 9600kf, a GTX 1060 (6gb), and 32gb DDR4. I run the game at "high" (ultra is the highest) settings at 1920x1080, 20 to 45 fps. So surely you need a minimum, but you don't need an I7+RTX 2080+64gb DDR4.

Ok I break the rules of NDA, but to be honnest what I'm saying is not realy a secret anymore if you are curious.

Last edited by Roudou; 07/15/20 05:40 PM.
Page 4 of 12 1 2 3 4 5 6 11 12

Moderated by  RacerGT, Stormtrooper 

Quick Search
Recent Articles
Support SimHQ

If you shop on Amazon use this Amazon link to support SimHQ
.
Social


Recent Topics
A cowboy from Texas walks into a bar in Montana
by semmern. 11/28/20 01:46 PM
Kung Fury
by Chucky. 11/26/20 08:12 PM
Need a laugh ?
by WangoTango. 11/26/20 07:02 PM
Fantasy NHL League
by WangoTango. 11/26/20 06:36 PM
Thanksgiving In America!
by Blade_Meister. 11/26/20 03:00 PM
Thanksgiving
by NoFlyBoy. 11/25/20 07:16 PM
Uh oh...
by Nixer. 11/24/20 09:12 PM
meaning of a deck of playing cards
by KraziKanuK. 11/24/20 03:27 PM
Criterion Collection BR/DVD sale
by Patrocles. 11/24/20 03:26 PM
Copyright 1997-2016, SimHQ Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0