The Bit Analyst highlights the quality of the console port: “Asobo has done a great job.”
Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available in Xbox Series X Y Xbox Series S, and there have been few players who have already taken to the skies to release the console port. Or, at least, that’s what the game servers denoted yesterday afternoon. The fact is that the flight simulator of Asobo Studio has landed on consoles after a yearlong flight across computers around the world, wowing gamers with its photorealistic graphics and accurate recreation of the whole world to travel it freely. How does all this look on consoles?
Well, for those who have doubts about the quality of these ports, The Bit Analyst has carried out a complete Microsoft Flight Simulator video comparison between PC and Xbox Series versions. The PC version runs on a RTX 3080, with the settings to the maximum, and all of them have been executed with an internet connection, to take advantage of the functions in the cloud. That said, the aforementioned channel claims that MSFS is running a 1440p en Xbox Series X already 1080p en Xbox Series S. In both cases it is limited to 30 FPS except on screens with VRR.
On this, The Bit Analyst states that the version of Series X “approaches the highest PC configurations”, with the same drawing distance, while in Series S the distance is less. Despite this, the game has “slightly higher” quality on PC for clouds, reflections, and certain textures. About the speed of memory, loading times when starting the game they are lower in Series X, although Series S is almost twice as fast to start the flight, probably due to its lower graphic load.
It also indicates that, in console versions, el framerate presenta stuttering in the more detailed cities, being the most appreciable drops in Series X. Despite this, the channel qualifies the port as a success in general lines: “we can safely say that Asobo Studio has done a great job“. Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available on Xbox Series X | S, bundled with Xbox Game Pass, the subscription service currently offered your first month for only 1 euro. If you want to know what this game offers, we leave you with the MSFS analysis on PC.