As a lot as I take pleasure in a lonely life on the highway with my large rig in American Truck Simulator, I’m additionally effectively up for a spot of larking up with my buddies in a unique transport sim. Bus Simulator 18 is coming subsequent month with four-player on-line cooperative bus-driving, and it sounds promising. Here, come watch this new trailer with a four-bus convoy taking on the entire highway and trundling by means of city just like the world’s slowest hoons. You’ll additionally see the best deal with of online game trailers: individuals squirming and waving controllers as they faux to play.
My head, clearly, is full of desires of passing a pal and giving him the ol’ bus driver wave. An announcement as we speak explains, “While driving around the city they will not only be able to meet and see each other in real-time as well, but also change buses to get a lift with one of their colleagues or completely switch buses to complete the route of another bus driver.” My native bus cease is a changeover cease on a variety of routes, and I all the time benefit from the ritual.
The recreation additionally has a type of options I ache for in American Truck Simulator, to stroll round “and go in search of the many secrets and sights hidden in the sprawling metropolis.”
It’s not all hooning round, thoughts. Bus Simulator 18 is a critical sim, with routes and legal guidelines to observe, in addition to a administration aspect together with working routes, staffing, making an attempt to make income, and shopping for, promoting, and upgrading buses.
Also, try this glorious bullet on its characteristic listing:
- For an entire gaming expertise, a wide range of incidents within the bus, e.g. inside soiling and particles, particular passenger requests, fare dodgers, loud music and vehicles parked in designated bus bays.
Bus Simulator 18 is coming to Steam on June 13th, priced at £27/€30/$35. It’s developed by Stillalive Studios and printed by the German simheads at Astragon.
Don’t confuse Bus Simulator 18 with Bus Driver Simulator 2018, which is already out. Though I actually perceive if you happen to do confuse the 2.