Microsoft has announced the Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition, which will be launching next month on November 18th.

As a celebration of the positive feedback that Microsoft Flight Simulator has received since its launch back in August last year, this Game of the Year edition is a “‘Thank You’ to our fans – new and old – that have made Microsoft Flight Simulator such a phenomenon.”

In the Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition, avid flight simulator fans can look forward to five brand new aircraft, as well as eight handcrafted airports to make your trips around the world that much more special. 

Below is the list of airports and aircraft being added to the GOTY edition. 


  • Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet
  • VoloCity
  • Pilatus PC-6 Porter
  • CubCrafters NX Cub
  • Aviat Pitts Special S1S


  • Leipzig/Halle Airport (EDDP)
  • Allgäu Airport Memmingen (EDJA)
  • Kassel Airport (EDVK)
  • Lugano Airport (LSZA)
  • Zurich Airport (LSZH)
  • Luzern-Beromunster Airport (LSZO)
  • Patrick Space Force Base (KCOF)
  • Marine Corps Air Station Miramar (KNKX)

Alongside the aircraft and airports, the Game of the Year Edition will also include new Discovery Flight missions, 14 new tutorials, new features such as an updated weather system and DX12, and nine new photogrammetry cities for players to explore. 

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Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition is available as a free update to existing players on PC and Xbox Series X|S when it launches on the 18th of November 2021.