The enduring success of SCS’s Truck Simulator collection isn’t any enormous shock, even when its preliminary ascent to fame was surprising. The mixture of sunshine enterprise administration, stress-free, meditative repetition and gorgeously recreated environments make for a super chill-out expertise for individuals who haven’t accomplished lengthy, tiresome driving for a job already. Today, each American Truck Sim and Euro Truck Sim 2 get a bit bit larger, as Patch 1.31 arrives for each video games, including new roads and options to each.
Alice took a peek at this update when SCS first announced it, though the quantity of crossover with Euro Truck Sim wasn’t so obvious on the time. As they share an engine, it’s no enormous shock that each Truck Simulator video games get to share updates like this. Patch 1.31 consists of engine and methods upgrades for each video games, in addition to a shocking quantity of latest, free content material. SCS appreciated the unofficial patch-note video of YouTuber Squirrel a lot that they included it of their patch notes, so I’ll do the identical.
The coronary heart of the 1.31 replace (previously in open beta) is the addition of American Truck Simulator’s CA-120 highway, as pictured up high. A really scenic route by way of Yosemite, with loads of dense woods to drive by way of, in addition to some nice views of the mountains. Euro Truck Sim has added some minor new routes for its Special Transport DLC missions, however now additionally consists of random occasions as beforehand seen in ATS. While not fairly as thrilling because it sounds, it does add some much-needed intuitive selection to the roads, together with stuff like minor road-side upkeep and lane narrowing.
The vans themselves have additionally been blessed this replace, with ATS receiving a brand new vary of bottom-dumping trailers, and ETS2 getting the 8×4 Scania R & S truck chassis’, plus some aftermarket elements to make them purr. There’s a number of extra minor adjustments, plus some extra important updates to the simulation of energy & air strains between truck and trailer, however you possibly can see all of the gritty, high-quality particulars in the official patch notes here.
Patch 1.31 is reside for Euro Truck Sim 2 and American Truck Sim now.