Flight Simulator update lets you play the previous games inside a cockpit

A NEW update to Microsoft Flight Simulator lets you play old Flight simulator games inside one plane’s cockpit.

Flight Simulator was updated to celebrate the series’ 40th anniversary, and the old games were added as a hidden Easter egg.

The games can be played on the console inside the cockpit.


The games can be played on the console inside the cockpit.Credit: Microsoft

Four games from the series are playable in the latest game, by entering one plane and going into cockpit view.

To play these games, enter the Diamond DA62 plane, and then enter cockpit view.

Once you’ve done so, flip the ELT switch on, and the in-game console will show some classic games from the series.

You can play the whole game from inside the cockpit if you like, or just get a taste of how far the series has come.

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The games all come from the 1980s, from Microsoft’s original 1982 release, to 1989’s Flight Simulator 4.

They can be controlled via the in-game keyboard, which you have to click on using your mouse.

This does make controlling the game rather difficult, but it’s a fun inclusion to the series for dedicated fans.

By playing the older games, you can look back at how the series has evolved over the last 40 years.

In order to experience the games yourself, all you have to do is make sure your game is fully updated.

This often happens automatically, but you can manually update it if it didn’t do so.

Alongside the Easter egg, a number of fixes and features have been included in the update.

New helicopters, planes, and gliders have been added, including 24 classic activities from past Flight Simulator games.

You can take part in the first flight at Kitty Hawk, and a mission that includes the classic plane, the Spruce Goose, which was built in the 1940s.

The whole list of changes and additions can be found on the game’s official website. 

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This latest Flight Simulator release came out in 2020, and has been highly successful since its release.

It has been well-received by fans, and this latest addition is just one of the reasons fans love it.

Written by Oliver Brandt and Georgina Young on behalf of GLHF.

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