Physical version comes with 10 discs


from Dominik Zwingmann
The Aerosoft team presented the physical version of the Microsoft Flight Simulator. A total of ten discs will be included in the box. Even if you save yourself a large part of the download, an internet connection is still required for the flight simulation.

A few weeks before the release of the Microsoft Flight Simulator, the makers of Aerosoft announced further details on the publication of the flight simulation. Accordingly, the game will also be available as a physical version in Europe. Both the Standard and Premium Editions will be available here with a total of ten enclosed discs. Almost 90GB of data is stored on the DVDs – including packaging and printed instructions.






This is what the physical version of the flight simulation will look like.



This is what the physical version of the flight simulation will look like.

Source: Aerosoft




However, there are no differences between the digital and physical versions. Especially players with a slower internet connection can save themselves the download of at least around 90GB of data by purchasing the box. But already during installation the game will download the current simulation code and update your game data. According to Aerosoft, however, a permanent connection to the cloud is needed to exploit the full potential of the Microsoft Flight Simulator. After installation, the discs are no longer needed.

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