Euro Truck Simulator 2 now has fancier lighting and a fancier Germany


Now, greater than ever, we discover hope within the outdated phrases: carry on truckin’. We will. At some point after launching an enormous replace for American Truck Simulator, builders SCS at the moment saved on truckin’ with an enormous patch for Euro Truck Simulator 2 too. Just like the ATS patch, this introduces their fairly new lighting system. Not like the ATS patch, as a result of it could be wholly geographically inappropriate, this patch additionally remakes components of Germany. You could not simply go and put Dusseldorf in Colorado; individuals would not stand for it.

The brand new lighting has required an enormous effort to tweak and re-do a great deal of belongings, and SCS defined that “the vast majority of all our groups needed to cease engaged on the rest associated to our future initiatives” so they might chip in. The brand new system is not fairly bodily primarily based rendering however does take an enormous step in that course. SCS mentioned, “Cleansing up the outdated artwork and basing all gentle intensities and operations on basic physics make future systemic work on this space lastly potential.” They’re clearly in it for the lengthy haul.

They’ve completed one in every of their initiatives to refresher older components of the sport’s map too. Beginning in 2018, a small group have been redoing components of Germany to convey them consistent with the standard of newer areas. At present that wrapped up with “a whole reskin and rework of all of the highways and roads on this a part of our in-game world” in addition to a redesigned and expanded street community round Dortmund, Duisburg, Dusseldorf, and Köln. ETS2 first launched in 2012 and has grown outwards with updates and expansions, so components undoubtedly have seemed older.

See the discharge announcement for extra particulars on every thing in replace 1.40.

Euro Truck Simulator 2 is quickly so as to add the Iberian Peninsula and can head deeper into Russia too.


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