Based on benchmark technology, Flight Sim World is a flight simulation that includes ultra-detailed GA aircraft, comprehensive flight planner, and an advanced flight model with more features planned for the coming months.
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Mixed (398 reviews) - 69% of the 398 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: May 18, 2017

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Note: This Early Access game is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to play this game in its current state, then you should wait to see if the game progresses further in development. Learn more

What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“The current flight sim space is a fountain of experience and expertise, and Early Access is our way of drawing upon that knowledge to make Flight Sim World the best it can be. We will have a better, stronger simulation platform if we collaborate with you on the future of this project.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We intend to roll out planned features over the next three to four months. This includes time to discuss and implement your valuable feedback. That being said, we're not setting any hard limits on how long we will be in this phase. When it’s ready, it’s ready!”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“During Early Access, we plan to roll out additional features, some of which will have an immediate impact on gameplay while others will provide the necessary extensions for future plans. Ultimately, our criteria for leaving the Early Access program is for Flight Sim World to be a stable platform upon which you are able to build the flight experience you want.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Flight Sim World is very much still in development. There are still more features and gameplay options which need to be implemented over the next few months which we are excited to share with you as they are made available.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“The Early Access version of Flight Sim World is priced lower than the full release. This reflects the amount of content that will be added over the coming months and also makes it a good time for you to get involved in the Early Access process.
Price will change during the Early Access period, however this is largely subject to incoming features.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We want to give you the chance to be part of a hobby you are passionate about, while harnessing your knowledge and expertise to make Flight Sim World the best that it can be. We will be releasing updates and interacting with you regularly to test ideas, resolve issues, and help guide us in the right direction.”
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May 18

Flight Sim World - Available Now In Early Access

We're pleased to announce the Flight Sim World is available now in Early Access. This is the first step of the journey for the team at Dovetail and we're eager to continue to iterate upon FSW with your feedback.

We've got a number of updates planned throughout the Early Access period, some of which we outlined in our Developer Diary.

We have a lot more planned for Flight Sim World, but want to hear your thoughts too.

Let us know what you think!

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May 4

Welcome To Flight Sim World

Hello Everyone,

We hope you're eager to join us as we brave a new frontier of Flight Simulation with the announcement of Flight Sim World.

We'll have a lot to share as we head into Early Access, so keep an eye on our channels to avoid missing an announcement.

Official Website
DT Forums

Additionally If you're at Flight Sim Con this year, then stop by the Dovetail booth to get a look at the latest version of Flight Sim World in action.

We'll be keeping an eye on these pages, answering questions and collecting your feedback.

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Just Updated

Community Update v1.0.16555 Out Now

Earlier this week we mentioned a planned quality of life update that was meant to address the following issues:

  • Addressing brightness issues on runways
  • Improved lighting on autogen buildings and AI aircraft
  • Improving lighting on the horizon
  • Translation fixes in the UI for German & French
  • Music tickbox is now ticked when music slider at 0
  • Quitting a lesson now returns to lesson screen
  • Disabled state option implemented in repeat dropdown in Key Assign Panel
  • Livery of the aircraft in Scud Runner mission changed to reflect UI
  • Heavily revised audio for both PA34 and PA46
  • Momentum effect applied to all aircraft default cockpit views
It's a 48MB update that should download automatically. From this point onward if you submit a bug report and you've updated, please use the latest version number: v1.0.16555.

About This Game

Flight Sim World is a flight simulation platform developed by Dovetail Games. Based on benchmark technology, FSW includes the whole world as well as several single and twin propeller aircraft to get you started.

The aircraft in Flight Sim World have been created using the latest modelling and rendering technologies resulting in stunning realism and detail. Every switch and gauge in the cockpits are clickable, while a range of animations really brings the experience to life.

Not only do the core aircraft look amazing, but they also react to their environment realistically. A combination of atmospheric effects and advanced mechanics result in a remarkably unique flight experience.

If creating content is your passion, we have included the Pro Mission Editor, which is a comprehensive tool that allows you to create your own missions.

Free Flight: The whole world is yours to explore in Free Flight mode!
Multiplayer (Alpha): Fly with your friends on Steam! Please note Multiplayer is still in its Alpha stage, so you may experience bugs.
Lessons & Missions: Learn the basics with our LAPL and PPL based lessons, and then test your skills with a series of missions.

  • Integration of Accu-Feel™ technology
  • Fleet of highly detailed GA aircraft
  • Easy to use flight planner
  • Realistic flight model
  • Integrated Orbx FTX Global textures
  • Lessons and missions to test your skills
  • Pilot profile to keep track of your flight hours
  • Pro Mission Editor

Early Access

Please note that Flight Sim World is currently in Early Access. This means that the sim is not feature-complete and you may encounter bugs. We will be working diligently with the community to resolve issues throughout the Early Access period, so if you see anything that doesn’t look right, please let us know in the Steam Forum or our FSW Forums

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows® 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 (64-bit versions only)
    • Processor: AMD APU Kaveri A10-7850K or Intel Core i3 6100
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Radeon R9 Fury or GeForce GTX 970 (4 GB VRAM)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 40 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible
    • Additional Notes: System requirements are subject to changes during optimisation process.
    • OS: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 (64-bit versions only)
    • Processor: AMD Ryzen 7, Intel i7 6700k
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Radeon R9 Fury or GeForce GTX 970 (4GB VRAM)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 40 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible
    • Additional Notes: System requirements are subject to changes during the optimisation process
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