Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 has been on an incredible arch since its launch last month. In a world in travel lockdown due to COVID-19 related restrictions. There could not have been a better time for Flight Simulator 2020 to release. With many people seeking some form of escape from their own houses and towns. This game does an incredible job of letting people enjoy the experience of flight in a whole new way. Now thanks to a new update, more people will have a smoother experience while playing Flight Simulator 2020.
The first post-launch patch is now live for Flight Simulator 2020. This patch fixes several installation and stability issues that the game had struggled with at launch. There is also some quality of life improvements coming to the game as well. Here is a full list of what patch 188.8.131.52 will bring.
- 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 account 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 nameplate option is set to active
- The correct currency is now properly updated in the marketplace
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