Asobo Studio, responsible for developing very new simulator platform Microsoft Flight Simulator (FS2020), has released another development update. As noted in the previous article, episode 7 will be focused on the multiplayer.
The developer shared a new video from the feature discovery series, that is all about multiplayer. In the video, the developer describes the multiplayer functionality, the technology of and last but not least, the ways how to engage the multiplayer in the simulator. The multiplayer should work without creating any session, as it is open, you don’t have to configure anything. There is also a possibility to have real-world traffic controlled by AI. The aircraft in multiplayer will be visible in a range of 200km, after this limit, the aircraft starts to disappear, but you will still be able to see it on your radar. You can see more in a YouTube video here:
The developer also shared information about the alpha build update. They expect to have the build ready within next week. The developer will send the update to current alpha users very soon. Also, the developer talked about alpha invitations. The developers are continuing to discuss their current participation strategy to finalize any changes to the community.
The developer also shared a roadmap of the upcoming months March and April.
Also, here are some screenshots made by alpha testers. You can see the article by Asobo Studio here.