An update for Microsoft Flight Simulator released today which focuses on the game’s stability, and addresses a number of installation issues that gamers have had. The patch isn’t overwhelmingly large, but it’s worth running through the patch notes to brush up on the things that have been fixed to see if any apply to you and your experience.
Microsoft Flight Simulator 220.127.116.11 Patch Notes
The 18.104.22.168 patch for Microsoft Flight Simulator is available now. According to the Microsoft Flight Simulator Team, the patch should install automatically when you close out of the game and relaunch.
However, they noted that if players are having trouble with the patch that it could be worth uninstalling the game completely and doing a new, clean install.
The blog post goes over ways that you can do this based on where you’ve purchased and installed Microsoft Flight Simulator from. Once you have the patch installed, you may be curious as to what things have been fixed or improved upon.
Below, we’ve listed the full 22.214.171.124 patch notes for Microsoft Flight Simulator for you to look over.
- The title will no longer crash when different input devices/peripherals are disconnected.
- The title will no longer crash when the TBM 930 package is deleted.
- The install process will no longer be blocked after a partial decompression of a package.
- The install process will no longer be blocked when a local user includes non-ASCII characters.
- The install process will no longer be blocked after a failed connection to servers.
- The install process will no longer display an empty onboarding screen under certain conditions.
- The title will download a critical missing/deleted package to access the main menu even if the save data preference is set to offline (when an internet connection is available).
- The title will no longer automatically download packages that have been deleted through the content manager.
- The content manager will no longer get stuck in an infinite loading state when checked offline.
- The Creator name of the packages should now be properly updated.
- Significant FPS drop when using Simconnect should no longer affect the experience.
- The performance of the title has been improved when the Display name plate option is set to active.
- The correct currency is now properly updated in the marketplace.
As you can see, the 126.96.36.199 patch for Microsoft Flight Simulator fixes a number of installation issues that gamers have been experiencing. It also fixes a few crash instances.
After looking over the patch notes, what are your thoughts? Are any of the fixes applicable to things you’ve experienced? Were you hoping the patch would address other issues? Let us know down in the comments below!