'Microsoft Flight' Launches for Free on February 29th

Posted Tue Feb 7, 2012 at 09:30 AM PST by Dick Ward

The first pieces of DLC - the Hawaiian Adventure Pack and new planes - will be available on the same day. And it's surprisingly expensive.

It's been six years since the release of 'Microsoft Flight Simulator X' and flight sim fans have been craving something new. Microsoft is giving you the Flight Sim experience in their new title 'Microsoft Flight.' Even better, they're giving it to you free.

Also coming February 29th will be the first DLC for the game. First up is the Hawaiian Adventure Pack, which gives you 20 new missions, access to the Hawaiian islands that aren't included in the free version of the game and a new plane. The Hawaiian Adventure Pack will run you $20.

The pricing gets a little crazy with the cost of new planes. You'll be shelling out $8 for a regular version of a new plane or $15 for the deluxe version.

You'll be able to download the game directly from Microsoft when it launches at the very end of February.

Source: Joystiq

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Tags: Free to Play, Flight Simulator, Microsoft Flight, DLC (all tags)