Microsoft closes 'Flight Simulator' Game Studio

Microsoft confirmed they’ve shuttered ACES Studios, the developer of the Flight Simulator series of games, whose latest incarnation is Flight Simulator X. The simulation is considered Microsoft's oldest product, whose original version first shipped in 1982. However, a Microsoft spokeswoman said that while the studio has been closed, the software company remains committed to the Flight Simulator […]

Microsoft confirmed they’ve shuttered ACES Studios, the developer of the Flight Simulator series of games, whose latest incarnation is Flight Simulator X. The simulation is considered Microsoft's oldest product, whose original version first shipped in 1982. However, a Microsoft spokeswoman said that while the studio has been closed, the software company remains committed to the Flight Simulator franchise, without explaining how future products can be launched without a dedicated software development team backing them.

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