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I always have had only one current civil simulator. MSFS for the time being and the foreseeable future. 

I also have DCS but haven't played it for a long time now.


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Yes, 3. 

X-Plane 11, X-Plane 12, and MSFS2020

 


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P3DV5 is still my main flightsim (about 80% of my flight time) due to the better aircraft (A2A, Majestic, Qualitywings, PMDG, Realair …). MSFS mainly for sight-seeing flights.

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P3D 5, and X plane 12, in addition to MSFS. I fly more in P3D than  the others.

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I have  MSFS2020 and Prepar3D 4.5.  I use only MSFS and kept Lockheed when MSFS didn't have any quality airliners.  Since PMDG came on board, I haven't used  Prepar3D in over a year.  MSFS is the one to keep and will uninstall Prepar3D.  Seeing this post alerted me to the fact That I forgot I had Prepar3D and that it was taking up a big amount of hard drive space.

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P3D IFR as I fly planes not the sim also have MSFS no addons not flown for some time, A big update awaits when I fire it up.

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Of course😁. I use MSFS as a main for my 2D flying. I use DCS in VR for the need for speed and combat. I use Xplane12, but not often. I use aerofly FS4 in VR, which gives you the smoothest VR flying out there.

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MSFS - main sim
XP12 - casual sim (often with the Rotate MD-11)
DCS World - casual sim
XP11 - mostly collecting dust
P3D v5 - see above.

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P3Dv5 and MSFS for me. P3D I use only for the PMDG heavies + good AI traffic.

P3D will be uninstalled once one of the following gets released for MSFS -  777 / 330 / 757.

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Well, I have MSFS, X-Plane, P3D and DCS installed. However, most of my energy is focused on MSFS but I also buy addons for- and lightly maintain X-Plane. As much as I absolutely can't stand the local X-Plane community and makes me want to disassociate myself from the sim, the sim itself has a lot of positive aspects that MSFS can't match.

P3D on the other hand, I keep that around because of nostalgia. It was my go-to sim for a long time, it has my respects for that and gave me some of my best flight sim memories, but as a simulation platform it's on its last legs. Runs awful, looks dreadful, the core underpinnings are obnoxious to work with and we're just watching a sinking ship at this point. So I just boot it up occasionally and keep myself informed out of interest, before it either goes away or turns into a different product, possibly a complete re-launch and rework sometime in the future.

DCS is a different animal, as it's combat focused and smaller combat zones. It's should be a stable for most flight enthusiasts, especially because the flight dynamics are so vivid and on-point.

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I prefer to use one flight simulator only. If I decide that MSFS 2024 is the way forward next year, then I would uninstall P3D.

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I use MSFS vor its virtual excellence.

And maintain p3dv4 for the excellent study-level airliners, means I do my IFR flights in that sim.

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Cheers, Gerold

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I used to maintain 3 flight sims. But I learned the error of my ways and uninstalled P3d5 and XP. 

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