A new Microsoft Flight Simulator patch has reduced the game’s initial full download from over 170 GB to 83 GB.
By doing Sticky notes For Sim Update 4, also known as Patch 126.96.36.199, the development team said they had tweaked the first full download of Microsoft Flight Simulator so that the base game is 83 GB instead of 170 GB.
It’s good news that the game’s download is cut in half, though 83GB is still a clunky old effort.
According to Official specifications of Microsoft Flight SimulatorYou will need 150 GB of space on your hard drive for the installation. The games Microsoft Store Page says it weighs in at 127.01 GB.
Is it worth downloading Microsoft Flight Simulator? Absolutely. Martin Robinson gave him a coveted Essential Badge Eurogamer ratingand calls Microsoft Flight Simulator “a technical marvel as well as an education and exploration of the joys of flight”.
What’s next is an Xbox version in the works. We may see more of this during Microsoft’s E3 media briefing.