Job cuts ground Flight Simulator

The future of Microsoft's long running Flight Simulator series has been cast into doubt, after the software maker US laid-off the entire development team.

Microsoft says it is "committed" to the series, despite shutting the Aces studio when it cut 5000 jobs.

But third party developers say Microsoft needs to outline its plans for the game in more detail.

MS Flight Simulator is arguably the longest running computer game series ever, first launched back in 1982.

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sinncross3594d ago

Regardless it looks more bleak everyday for MS internal projects.

Maybe they'll get it worked out soon cause they can't rely on third party exclusive forever, especially when Nintendo and Sony get their own third party exclusives, but have a far more extensive first party collection at hand.