Microsoft Flight Simulator 2024 & Dune Expansion Announced

Published: June 11, 2023 1:42 PM /


Aerial Firefighting in Microsoft Flight Simulator 2024

At the Xbox Showcase Microsoft revealed Microsoft Flight Simulator 2024, adding in a huge variety of aviation careers for flight enthusiasts to pursue. From aerial firefighting to search and rescue to VIP charter services and so much more, there's plenty to choose from in Microsoft Flight Simulator 2024. We don't have a firm Microsoft Flight Simulator 2024 release date yet, but we can expect this flight simulator to arrive sometime next year. 

Helicopter flying to a boat in Microsoft Flight Simulator 2024


What Are the Microsoft Flight Simulator 2024 Aviation Careers? 

The Microsoft Flight Simulator 2024 aviation careers announced during the Xbox games showcase include: 

  • Aerial Firefighting
  • Search & Rescue 
  • Helicopter Cargo Transport 
  • Air Ambulance
  • Agricultural Aviation
  • Mountain Rescue
  • Skydive Aviation
  • Aerial Construction
  • Indistrual Cargo Transport
  • Remote Cargo Ops
  • VIP Charter Service
  • Air Racing
  • Glider Pilot 
  • Scientific Research
  • Experimental Flight
  • Low Altitude Training
  • Executive Transport Service
  • Airship Tour
  • Hot Air Ballon Trips 

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2024 will be available on day one on Game Pass on Xbox Series X and S consoles, as well as on PC. 

Dune Ornithopter in Microsoft Flight Simulator 2024


Dune Ornithopter Coming to Microsoft Flight Simulator Along with Dune Part 2

Dune fans will be pleased to see the classic Ornithopter coming to Microsoft Flight Simulator with the Dune Expansion, which will coincide with the release of Dune Part 2 in theaters -- November 3, 2023. We got just a teaser of what will be possible in this new aircraft, but it appears like players will be able to explore vast deserts and perform a host of impressive maneuvers while piloting the Ornithopter. 


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