Have they done market research that suggested it’s a good idea or something? Maybe I’m clueless but I can’t imagine that there is much demand (if any at all) for a flight simulator on Xbox? How will people manage mods? Will they have the same access to freeware mods? I imagine that most people who have an Xbox have Xbox Gold subscriptions, so they will likely just access the game on there and not even purchase a copy, right? I just can’t see what the motivation is for it or how they will get many sales on the platform. Anecdotal of course, but all the people I’ve known who have owned Xbox have been on the more casual side of gaming and have always enjoyed more arcade style games. If someone can give some reasons that would be appreciated, because at the moment I just see it as a waste of development time that could be spent fixing the PC release.
Edit: I didn’t realise Xbox Gold doesn’t include Game Pass, my mistake. Makes sense to release and is actually great for people who don’t have the funds or technical inclination for PCs.