Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition System Requirements

Last updated: 24 November 2022

Curious if your PC can run Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition? On this page you will find Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition system requirements for PC (Windows, Linux and Mac). We constantly update our data to provide you with latest and most accurate requirements.

Test your PC to see if it will run Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition or check system requirement details for CPU, operating system, graphics and sound cards, required disk space and more for each of the supported platforms.

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  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. Your computer’s CPU name will be displayed under ‘Device Specifications > Processor’

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. In the opened menu click on ‘Device Manager’
  3. In ‘Device Manager’ click on the arrow next to ‘Display adapters’
  4. Under the drop-down, you will see the GPU that your computer is using

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. Your computer’s RAM will be displayed under ‘Device Specifications > Installed RAM’

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. You can see if Windows is 64 or 32 bit under ‘System type’
  4. You can see Windows version under ‘Windows edition’

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Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition Windows Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Windows 10
OS
Windows 10
Processor
Processor
Intel i5-4460 | AMD Ryzen 3 1200
Processor
Memory
Memory
8 GB
Memory
16 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Graphics
DirectX
DirectX
Version 11
DirectX
Version 11
Storage
Storage
150 GB
Storage
150 GB

Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least Windows 10 operating system. Your processor should be Intel i5-4460 | AMD Ryzen 3 1200 or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 8 GB. As for a graphics card, it should be NVIDIA GTX 770 |; AMD Radeon RX 570. You also have to have 150 GB free disk space to install the game.

If you go for recommended requirements for Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition for Windows, your operating system should be Windows 10. Recommended CPU would be Intel i5-8400 |; AMD Ryzen 5 1500X CPU or equivalent. For RAM, it is recommended to have 16 GB or more. And video card — NVIDIA GTX 970 |; AMD Radeon RX 590.

Game Details

Thank you to our fans – new and old! Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year (GOTY) Edition offers 5 all-new aircrafts, 8 new handcrafted airports, 6 new Discovery Flights, new tutorials, and updates to the weather system. GOTY Edition is free for existing users. The sky is calling!

Release date
17 April, 2021
Metacritic score
91/100
Categories
Single-player, Multi-player
Genre
Simulation
Supported languages
English*, French*, Italian, German*, Spanish - Spain, Polish, Portuguese - Brazil*, Russian
* languages with full audio support
Developers
Asobo Studio
Publishers
Xbox Game Studios
Official website
flightsimulator.com
Support website
flightsimulator.zendesk.com
Support website
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition?

You would be able to run Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition on your PC if it meets minimum requirements below. You can also use our free test tool to check it!

Minimum requirements for Windows are:

Can I play Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition with 6 GB of RAM?

No, this is not enough to play Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition. The minimum RAM is 8 GB.

Can I play Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition with 8 GB of RAM?

Yes, Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition can run with 8 GB of RAM. It's a minimum requirement.

How much RAM does Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition need?

You need at least 8 GB of RAM to run Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition on PC, but 16 GB is recommended.

What processor do I need for Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition?

Intel i5-4460 | AMD Ryzen 3 1200 is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition.

How many GB is Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition?

At least 150 GB of disk space is required to install Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition?

You need NVIDIA GTX 770 |; AMD Radeon RX 570 or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition?

Windows 10 or newer.

Does Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition require a 64-bit OS and processor?

Yes, Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition needs a 64-bit processor and operating system.

What DirectX do I need to run Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition?

Version 11 or greater is necessary for this game.

Can I run Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

When is Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition release date?

Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition release date is 17 April, 2021.

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