MSFS2020 July 23rd Development Update (VATSIM Partnership)

Microsoft Flight Simulator Team has recently shared a new post via the Flight Simulator (MSFS2020) website focusing on the new VATSIM partnership, closed beta, and as usual, the invitation

First of all, closed beta of the simulator is going to be released next week with invitations being sent through the period from today to the release.

What is very interesting is the new Partnership Series update. It was announced, that VATSIM will be compatible with the Flight Simulator on the day of release. There was a video included in the post that can be seen below. It showcases the traffic from the ATC point of view, and communication between the controller and the pilot.

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As it is usual, a set of screenshots from the Alpha testers has been included of which a selection can be found below in a gallery. Next development update should come together with the closed beta release, on July 30th.

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