Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Acceleration

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Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Acceleration
Basic Information
ACES Studios
Microsoft Game Studios
Microsoft Flight Simulator X
Microsoft Flight Simulator
Keyboard, Mouse, Joystick
Microsoft Windows
Retail Features
This title has been rated E10+ by the ESRBThis title has been rated 3+ by PEGIThis title was classified G by the OFLCA
European Union European Release Date(s)
Microsoft Windows
November 22007
CanadaUnited StatesMexico North American Release Date(s)
Microsoft Windows
October 232007
Australia Australian Release Date(s)
Microsoft Windows
November 12007
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Microsoft released their first expansion pack for Flight Simulator in years, called Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Acceleration, to the US market on October 23, 2007 rated E10+ by the ESRB for mild violence, and released to the Australian market on November 1, 2007 rated G.[1] Acceleration introduces new features, including multiplayer air racing, new missions, and three all-new aircraft, the F/A-18A Hornet, EH-101 helicopter and the P-51D Mustang. Unfortunately, in many product reviews, users complained of multiple bugs in the initial release of the pack. One of the bugs, which occurs only in the Standard Edition of Microsoft Flight Simulator X, is that the Maule Air Orion aircraft used in the mission has missing gauges and other problems, as it is a Deluxe Version-only aircraft.

The new scenery enhancements cover Berlin, Istanbul, Cape Canaveral and the Edwards Air Force Base, providing high accuracy both in the underlying photo texture (60 cm/pix) and in the detail given to the 3D objects.

Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Acceleration takes advantage of Windows Vista and Windows 7 as well as DirectX 10.[2]

Because the expansion pack includes the content from the service packs, installing both is unnecessary.[3][4]

Minimum & Recommended Specifications[edit | edit source]

Retail Release Specifications
Minimum Specifications
Operating System Microsoft Windows Microsoft Windows
Windows XP SP2 / Windows Vista
CPU Microsoft Windows Microsoft Windows
2.0 GHz
RAM Microsoft Windows Microsoft Windows
1.0 GiB
Graphics Microsoft Windows Microsoft Windows
DirectX 9.0c-compatible
Shader Model 1.1-compatible
Graphics RAM Microsoft Windows Microsoft Windows
128 MiB
HDD Space Microsoft Windows Microsoft Windows
15 GiB
Network Microsoft Windows Microsoft Windows
Internet access for online multi-player
Notes Microsoft Windows Microsoft Windows
Full version of Microsoft Flight Simulator X installed.

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