Microsoft has issued the August 29th update via the Flightsimulator.com blog. The new information regarding Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 includes 2 brand new screenshot previews as well as 3 new videos to look over. Let’s start with the new screenshots.
Along with the new previews, the team has also released an updated development roadmap image, which highlights when we can expect certain things in the coming weeks. In particular, it’s interesting to note that Tech Alpha sign-ups will start on September 12th. Via the Insider area, is was confirmed that “Users will be able to access the signup link from the Insider Area, fill out a brief survey regarding machine spec, and be entered into the recruitment pool.” Sign-ups are due to then close at the end of September.
Furthermore, 3 brand new teaser videos was also shared via the Insider Area. One of them showed off a panning shot of a large body of glistening water as the camera revealed a rather cloudy looking area. Another showed off some aerobatics in the sky from the cockpit whilst rain came hard onto the windshield, whilst the third took place during dusk over Aspen. You can view them on the Insider Area.
Finally, Microsoft said that the next update will be delivered on September 12th – the same date as to when the Tech Alpha sign-ups will begin. It was also confirmed that the updates are looking to be delivered earlier on in the day starting in September.