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Microsoft Flight to land on February 29th, is free to play

Microsoft to launch Flight, free to play, on February 29th

Anthony Garreffa | Feb 7, 2012 at 1:25 am CST (0 mins, 48 secs time to read)

Microsoft's Major Nelson has announced through Twitter, a release date for Microsoft Flight. Microsoft Flight is a free-to-play title, that will launch on this leap years day on February 29th. Microsoft Flight was developed by Microsoft Studios, and is being made available on the Games for Windows LIVE service, and is being marketed toward experienced enthusiasts, as well as novices.

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This is a step in a different direction, as previous Flight Simulator games were serious simulations, but Microsoft promises fan of the original will "feel right at home." Microsoft Flight introduces region-specific weather patterns, foliage, terrain and landmarks. Games for Windows LIVE intros access to achievements, additional free content such as missions, an online pilot profile, and an extra plane: the Bowing Stearman.

Additional purchases are possible, like new aircraft and regions, which is made possible through your LIVE account. Interestingly, Microsoft Flight is not a replacement for the discontinued Flight Simulator franchise, but a new take on the game.

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Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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