Introducing “Microsoft Flight”Twenty-eight years after the debut of “Microsoft Flight Simulator 1.0,” Microsoft Game Studios also announced the internal development of “Microsoft Flight,” a new Windows exclusive. “Microsoft Flight” will bring a new perspective to the long-standing genre, welcoming everyone, including long-time fans, to experience the magic of flight.A teaser of the future of Flight on the Windows-based PC is available at http://www.microsoft.com/games/flight.About Microsoft Game StudiosMicrosoft Game Studios is a leading worldwide publisher and developer of games for the Xbox 360 video game console, Windows-based PC and Windows Phone 7. Comprising a network of top developers, Microsoft Game Studios is committed to creating an innovative and diverse gaming portfolio across all platforms, including such landmark franchises as “Halo” and “Age of Empires.”About Games for Windows – LIVE Games for Windows – LIVE is a free online gaming service that lets you connect and play with your friends and more than 25 million global Xbox LIVE members. It’s a world-class online gaming network that offers online matchmaking using the patented TrueSkill enhanced matchmaking system. The service offers text and voice messaging across Games for Windows – LIVE and Xbox LIVE. In addition, consumers can easily discover, view, and purchase full game titles and game add-ons through the Games for Windows – LIVE Marketplace at http://www.gamesforwindows.com. For more information and updates on the latest games and add-on content available, follow the Games for Windows – LIVE Twitter account, join the Facebook page, or subscribe to the RSS feed.About MicrosoftFounded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.* Broadband Internet required.For more information, press only:Cindy Davidson, Edelman, (206) 268-2258, Cindy.Davidson@edelman.com Whitney Strong, Edelman, (206) 505-6567, Whitney.Strong@edelman.comNote to editors: For more information, news and perspectives from Microsoft, please visit the Microsoft News Center at http://www.microsoft.com/news. Web links, telephone numbers and titles were correct at time of publication, but may have changed. For additional assistance, journalists and analysts may contact Microsoft’s Rapid Response Team or other appropriate contacts listed at http://www.microsoft.com/news/contactpr.mspx.