How to Optimise MSFS for VR

This guide will help you to configure and optimise a Windows PC for use with the Microsoft Flight Simulator (MSFS) in VR. There are settings in several different places that need to be considered and prioritised.

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All the Settings that Affect MSFS


a great joystick but the tension is way too high to be comfortable


Sim equipment always seems to have some kind of a problem.

Other Flight Simulators


It was thanks to X-Plane that I had an environment that allowed me to roam freely rather than be bound by a battle scenario in War Thunder.

For when you need to shoot stuff without picking up a manual.

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Looking good: the Plagis’ Spitfire

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I first entered VR with a Rift S in War Thunder. Just sitting in the cockpit of a Spitfire on the runway was amazing.