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Microsoft Flight Simulator Awards & Nominations

28 January 2021

Time for a sum-up: So far Microsoft Flight Simulator has received and appeared in more than 40 awards, nominations, and top lists!  

 

Since the launch on August 18th, Microsoft Flight Simulator has received awards and nominations from all over the world. We are truly honored and proud to have received this recognition through awards and nominations for GOTY, Best Innovation, Best Simulation Game and more!

We are grateful to everyone who contributed in making this happen.

Here is a summary of the awards and nominations received by Microsoft Flight Simulator:

 

Awards received

 

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·        Best Sim/Strategy Game of the Year – The Game Awards

·    Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year - DICE Awards

·        Best Windows PC Game 2020 - Windows Central

·        Best PC Games 2021 : Best Simulation – Windows Central

·        Best Innovation 2020 PC Gamer

·        Best Game 2020 – EFTM

·        Best Simulator Game Gameranx

·        Best Simulation (of the generation) - The Digital Fix Gaming (UK)

·        Biggest 2020 Mood: Flight Simulator’s giant hell pit - VG247’s Alternate Game Awards 2020 (UK)

·        Best Sim/Strategy Game of the Year - ActuGaming (FR)

·        Best Microsoft Exclusive – Everyeye.it (IT)

·        Best PC Game of 2020 – Stevivor (AU)

 

Nominations

 

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·    Game of the Year 2020 | Best PC Exclusive 2020 | Most Impressive Feature in Games of 2020 - IGN

·        Outstanding Engineering | Outstanding Game/Simulation | Outstanding Lighting/Texturing - NAVGTR

·        Outstanding Technical Achievement | Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year - DICE

·        PC Game of the year | Best Visual Design | Ultimate Game of the Year 2020 - Golden Joysticks Awards

·        Sit Back and Relax Award – Steam

·        Statue of Liberty Award for Best World - New York Game Awards

·        Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year - The Digital Fix Gaming (UK)

·     Meilleur jeu vidéo | Excellence visuelle | Meilleur univers sonore | Meilleur Game Design | Meilleur univers de jeu vidéo | Meilleur service d'exploitation - Pégases 2021 (FR)

 

 

Part of a top or a list

 

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·        #9 in the top 10 Game Releases in 2020 sorted by Score - Metacritic

·        #3 in the top 50 Games of the year for 2020 - Polygon

·        The 100 greatest innovations of 2020 – Popular Science

·        Best of What’s New 2020: Aerospace – Popular Science

·        #8 in the top 10 Best Video Games of 2020 – Time

·        Best PC games 2021: the must-play titles you don’t want to miss - Techradar

·        Best of 2020VG 24/7

·        The Best Looking Games of 2020 - PC Gamer

·        10 great games from 2020 for your new gaming PC - The Verge

·        #3 in the top Digital Foundry's Best Game Graphics of 2020 - Digital Foundry (UK)

·        #5 in the top 10 Best Multiplayer Games of 2020 -  GameRant

·        #7 in the top 10 Games of the Year 2020 - The PCGamesN

·        #7 in the 20 Best Games of 2020 - NME

·        #7 in the top 15 Best Video Games of 2020 - The Guardian (UK)

·        #8 in the top Venturebeat - GamesBeat

·        #10 in the top 20 Best Games of 2020 - Ars Technica

·        #13 in the top 20 Best Games - Vandal (ES)

·        The 2020 Game Division Awards - Tom’s Hardware (IT)

·        The 20 Best Games of 2020 - Gizbot

·        10 Best Games of 2020Creative Review

·        #1 in the top 10 Best PC Graphics of 2020DOSG

·        Best PC hardware and software of 2020 PCWorld

·        The Best Video Games of 2020 - The New Yorker