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EB Games here ( on 9/30 )

http://www.ebgames.com/Catalog/ProductDetails.aspx?product_id=72573

and Amazon here ( on 9/19 )

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Flight-Simulator-X-Gold-PC/dp/B001E95V5K/ref=pd_sxp_f_i/026-3989278-7823637

and Play.com here ( also on 9/19 )

http://www.play.com/Games/PC/4-/6460165/Flight-Simulator-X-Gold-Edition/Product.html

Sim-Outhouse already called this out here

http://www.sim-outhouse.com/sohforums/showthread.php?t=77634

so I am not breaking any news that isnt already broken :-). I'd take the dates with a grain of salt, it could be either of those or just a little later.

Basically this is a bundle of Deluxe+Acceleration, you get both sets of disks and install Deluxe and then Acceleration. Just to remind folks what is what:

Wikipedia lists what is new in FSX here

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Flight_Simulator_X

and I list what is in Acceleration here

http://blogs.msdn.com/ptaylor/archive/2008/06/24/what-is-fsx-acceleration-what-does-it-contain-and-is-it-worth-it.aspx

Gold is convenient and cheaper for those who havent already purchased.