Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Developer’s Update: 28 May – Alpha 3 patch update, invites, Feature Discovery episode 8 & more

More invites have been sent with this week’s update, so check your emails to see if it’s your turn to fly.

by Brandon Ridgely
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Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 is looking to become the preeminent realistic flying game after coronavirus delay.

Let’s go over where the game’s at after it’s 28 May Developer’s Update.


Alpha 3 Patch Notes

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THE VIEW- Things are clearing up with the Alpha 3 patch addressing many important bugs

As promised in last week’s Developer’s Update, this week’s came with the newest patch notes for Alpha 3.

This patch includes:

  • Fixing issues preventing loading games from the cloud
  • Fixing input profile issues loading games from the Xbox Live Cloud
  • Fixing peripheral setup issues related to setup validation
  • Updating the interior of the 747
  • Fixing an issue that trapped players on the Control Settings screen
  • Fixing an issue causing crashes after selecting a custom profile and peripherals

Discovery Series Episode 8 (IFR)

This week’s Developer’s Update includes the latest Discover Series episode 8 (IFR).

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The series gives a look behind the scenes of the development process for Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020.

More Alpha invites

The newest patch for Alpha 3 is coming and fixes some critical in-game bugs.

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The Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 team is bringing in some new players along with it, sending out another wave of Alpha invites this week.

Brandon Ridgely

US Editor, but I cover a bit of everything. Current favorite games: NBA 2K20, MLB The Show 20, EA Sports UFC 3.