The Top Gun: Maverick growth for Microsoft Flight Simulator has technically been delayed because of the film’s current delay.
Asobo Studio and Microsoft have been clear from the begin that Flight Simulator’s Top Gun growth could be launched alongside the launch of Top Gun: Maverick in theaters. As such, the launch date was theoretically the identical as Top Gun: Maverick’s launch date.
Top Gun Flight Simulator Expansion — Xbox E3 2021
Now, due to Top Gun: Maverick’s delay, the Flight Simulator growth has been delayed as nicely, as reported by Eurogamer.
“Paramount Pictures lately shifted the launch date of Top Gun: Maverick to Memorial Day weekend, May 27, 2022,” a blog post on the official Flight Simulator web page reads. “As we’ve got beforehand introduced, the Top Gun: Maverick growth for Microsoft Flight Simulator for Windows 10 PC, Steam, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox Game Pass might be launched alongside the film. We look ahead to sharing extra info.”
This information comes simply days after Paramount introduced a string of delays that leaves the studio with out a single theatrical launch for the remainder of 2021. One of those delays was for Top Gun: Maverick — it was delayed from its November 19, 2021, launch date to May 27, 2022.
Oddly sufficient, Top Gun: Maverick, which stars Tom Cruise, took the launch date initially set for Cruise’s different upcoming blockbuster, Mission: Impossible 7. The motion sequel will now as a substitute be launched on August 22, 2022.
While ready for each Top Gun: Maverick and the Top Gun-themed growth coming to Microsoft Flight Simulator, take a look at these screenshots from the Top Gun expansion proven throughout Xbox’s 2021 E3 convention. Read about how Cruise wasn’t going to make a Top Gun sequel unless Val Kilmer was in it after that after which examine how the Navy stopped Cruise from flying an actual jet in Top Gun: Maverick.
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