X-Plane 12 Testing To Begin Tomorrow

Whilst initially teasing within various channels that the release of X-Plane 12 is scheduled for August 2022, Laminar Research has today confirmed that they are packing up a build they consider to be a candidate for public early access.

The team further announced that they are likely to start testing the early access candidate version tomorrow. If the build is accepted, X-Plane 12 will become available to everyone as an early access version of the simulator.

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The testing itself is likely going to take a few days, hence the previous paragraph does not mean that we can expect the early access version of X-Plane 12 to come out tomorrow. Nonetheless, the team should get a much better idea of the timeline.

Everyone who purchases X-Plane 12 when it is still in early access will also get access to X-Plane 11. Austin from Laminar Research has previously stated that Microsoft Fight Simulator and X-Plane 12 are very different platforms with different goals – X-Plane 12 is meant to fit for training and professional purposes, featuring realistic flight dynamics many aircraft operators already make use of for their trainings.

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To learn more, you can read our other article summarizing an interview with the fantastic team at Laminar Research by clicking here.

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