A new Microsoft Flight Simulator patch has reduced the initial full game download from over 170GB to 83GB.
Nasa patch note for Sim Update 4, aka patch 18.104.22.168, the development team said it has made optimizations for the initial full download of Microsoft Flight Simulator so the main game is 83GB instead of more at 170GB.
Good news to see the game download half, though the 83GB is still a chunky old effort.
According to Official specification of Microsoft Flight Simulator, you will still need 150GB of space on your hard-drive for installation. The game is Microsoft Store The page says it weighs in at 127.01GB.
Is it worth downloading Microsoft Flight Simulator? Martin Robinson totally gave it a coveted Essential badge on Eurogamer review, who called Microsoft Flight Simulator “a technical marvel, as well as an education and exploration of the joys of flying”.
As for what’s next, an Xbox version works. Perhaps we’ll see more of that in Microsoft’s E3 media release.