Become an ace pilot in the newly released Microsoft Flight Simulator – Top Gun: Maverick expansion

Test your pilot skills in the long-awaited Microsoft Flight Simulator – Top Gun: Maverick expansion, available now on PC and Xbox Series X|S. This expansion is free to those who already own Microsoft Flight Simulator. Read below for details on what you can expect from the expansion:

We are thrilled to announce that the long-awaited Microsoft Flight Simulator – Top Gun: Maverick Expansion has been released! Develop the skills required and navigate the complexities encountered by actual Top Gun pilots in authentic locations including the most challenging landing – on an aircraft carrier. This offering will push your piloting abilities to the limits — and beyond.

The Microsoft Flight Simulator – Top Gun: Maverick Expansion contains:

A “Top Gun: Maverick” livery for the F/A-18E Super Hornet.

Three training missions for the Super Hornet that will allow you to master radical flight maneuvers including unrestricted take-offs, split S maneuvers, and low altitude, high-speed maneuvering through complex terrain.

Five high-speed, low-level challenges that require utmost skill to navigate just above mountains and traverse through canyons.

A carrier deck landing challenge, one of the most demanding operations in the world of military aviation.

A never-before-unveiled hypersonic aircraft that can attain speeds of Mach 10 and altitudes greater than 150,000 feet above sea level.

A mission to roar into the stratosphere.

In addition, Phoenix, played by Monica Barbaro, is calling all aspiring pilots to take to the skies as part of the “Top Gun: Maverick” and Microsoft Flight Simulator Sweepstakes. Simmers are invited to create their own mission in-game using any of the planes featured in the Microsoft Flight Simulator – Top Gun: Maverick Expansion, capture the mission and share on social media with the hashtag #TopGunMFSSweepstakes for a chance to win a custom “Top Gun: Maverick” themed Xbox Series S and a gaming PC. Visit the official sweepstakes terms and conditions for more information.

There is so much to experience in the Microsoft Flight Simulator – Top Gun: Maverick Expansion. We hope you’ll check out Microsoft Flight Simulator today and get a true sense for what it’s like to become a Top Gun pilot. The sky is calling!

See “Top Gun: Maverick,” only in cinemas! The Microsoft Flight Simulator – Top Gun: Maverick Expansion is available for Xbox Series X|S and PC with Xbox Game Pass, PC Game Pass, Windows, and Steam, and on Xbox One and supported mobile phones, tablets, and lower-spec PCs via Xbox Cloud Gaming.

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