The Americans have carved up their turkeys, and that means it’s that time of the year again where we all eagerly take part in one of society’s longer running traditions: consumerism. Jokes aside, Black Friday is here, followed by Cyber Monday, and as always, there are a lot of sales to be found all across the internet. We’ve rounded up some of the best flight simulator sales for you.
We’ll update this article as more developers announce their sales. Are you missing any sales in our post? Let us know in the comments and we’ll see about adding them.
Starting with Microsoft, the company is running a sale on Microsoft Flight Simulator. You can save 40% on all editions of Microsoft Flight Simulator through the Xbox Store. If you don’t yet own a computer and are looking for some hardware to get started with MSFS, the company is also running a sale on their Xbox Series X and Series S consoles, with up to 25% off on these.
iniBuilds is running a ‘Flight Sim Friday Frenzy’. The company has created several ‘package deals’ that bundle some of their sceneries together in one discounted bundle. Shop now for the ‘All Time American‘, ‘European Winter Retreat‘, ‘Island Escapes‘ and the ‘Piston Pack‘ bundles.
Several other developers are also having a Black Friday sale on the iniBuilds Store, so make sure to check these out as well.
Over on Contrail, about 150 products are currently on sale. Covering a wide range of add-ons, including aircraft, sceneries and utilities, as well as a large list of developers such as LatinVFR and Drzewiecki Design. You can find sales starting at a 20% discount but going up as high as 50% on selected products. Check out everything on sale on Contrail
Until December 4th, Flightbeam is running a sale on most products in their store. Most products are discounted at 40%, and even the brand-new Minneapolis Intl. Airport which was just recently released received a discount. Also included in the Flightbeam sale are partner products, such as sceneries by JetStream Designs and Dreamflight.
Just Flight also has selected products on sale, with discounts up to 50% off. Check it out now to pick up their 146 Professional (30% off), FS Traffic (25% off), Steam Gauge Overhaul – Analog Bonanza (25% off) and many more.
FSDreamTeam is bringing us a 40% discount on all their products across the board. The discount can be applied by using the following code during the checkout process: FSDTBF2023. The code is valid on both FSDreamTeam’s own website as well as simMarket.
Over on simMarket you can get a significant discount on the entire product line-up of MK-STUDIOS. Their latest scenery, Kangerlussuaq (Greenland) is on sale with a 10% discount. The rest of the entire MK-STUDIOS line-up is available with a discount of 50%.
Are you a fan of some smaller European airports? The entire library of MM Simulations is available at a whopping 40% discount.
Big fan of warbirds? Then check out FlyingIron Simulations’ Black Friday sales. Their entire MSFS fleet is available at a 25% discount, and the entire X-Plane fleet off for 50%.
Orbx has selected products on sale, with discounts in some cases rising to 50%. Make sure to check it out and see what add-on you still need to complete your library.
FSimStudios is giving you a 30% discount on their entire range of products over on simMarket.
Cowan Simulations has enriched Microsoft Flight Simulator with a whole range of helicopters, and these are now available at a 50 to 55% discount! There has never been a better time to become a rotor-head.
Hype Performance Group
Similar to the above mentioned developer, Hype Performance Group has enriched our sim with several helicopters and a Hot Air Balloon. The HPG H145 Base Pack as well as the HPG 145 Action Pack Expansion are now on sale.
Got Friends is yet another developer with a wide range of add-ons. From gliders to helicopters, bush planes and warbirds and even an experimental EVTOL, the entire spyware product line-up is 50% off.
Several products are on sale over on the Aerosoft shop. These products cover several simulators, such as X-Plane, Prepar3D and Micrsoft Flight Simulators, as well as several different developers, such as Orbx and MM Simulations.
Are you tired of doing your operations on land? Miltech Simulations has you covered with a range of naval products (they do have some land-based airports too). You can get 30% off on all Miltech Simulations products over on their website.
Pacific Islands Simulation
PacSim is running a 30% sale on all their sceneries all the way until the new year!
Flightsim.to is running a Black Friday Super Sale with several developers taking part. Significant savings of sometimes up to 50% are to be had, so make sure to check them all out.
Beautiful Model of the World
Several products of Beautiful Model of the World are on sale over on different store fronts. Their products cover quite a wide range of sceneries, but beware that not all products are sold on all stores so make sure to check them all out to see if there are any good deals for you.
The X-Plane.org Store is having a large Black Friday sale, with many developers included. This is an excellent opportunity to pick up the X-Crafts Embraer, JARDesign’s A340 or the MD-80 Pro by Rotate.
Maybe you already have all the sceneries and airplanes you want. Maybe you are looking to upgrade your physical simulator, or maybe you’re just looking to get started with or upgrade your hardware. We’ve rounded up a number of hardware sales for you as well.
You can pick up some of Thrustmaster’s most popular flight sim hardware at a discount right now. The TCA Quadrant Airbus Edition and the TCA Sidestick X Airbus Edition can be picked up at a discount. The TCA Yoke Pack Boeing Edition is also available at a discount, as well as some other products.
The Tobii Eye Tracker 5 offers to make your flying experience even more immersive. Working as a head and eye tracker, Tobii Eye Tracker 5 can follow your head and eye movement to help you look around your virtual cockpit. You can pick up a unit now at a 20% discount.
If you’re looking to upgrade your hardware setup, VIRPIL is one such place where you might look. And you can save up to 25% off with the VIRPIL Black Friday sale. You get a 5% discount for every product you purchase, stacking up to 25% at 5 or more devices.
Take your simulation to the next level with virtual reality. The Pimax Crystal is available now with a $160 discount. Not sure whether this is the right headset for you? Stay tuned as we have a review coming in the very near future to help you make up your mind.
For our US readers, RealSimGear allows you to expand your home cockpit with realistic avionics solutions, some of which are now available against a nice discount.
You can get yourself a 10% discount on some Virtual Fly products, such as the Yoko+ Flight Sim Yoke, the TQ6+ and TQ3+ Throttle Quadrant, the Ruddo+ Rudder Pedals and several flight sim panels and avionics solutions.
We’ve previously covered these products in some reviews and originals over on YouTube, so make sure to check these out as well.