You’ve been decorating the outside of your Euro Truck Simulator 2 vehicle for years, so why not make the interior a little more homey? SCS Software is releasing a Cabin Accessories DLC soon. The developers expect to launch the DLC after the upcoming 1.21 patch that will improve some physics and sound issues. That fuzzy dice is okay, but that purse on the passenger seat really ties it all together.
That image is from Euro Truck Simulator 2’s upcoming Scandinavia DLC. Apparently, there’s more to Scandinavia than scrappy Disney ice queens and Danish pastries. SCS Software says that they worked hard to make the sights from the new routes reflect their real-life counterparts a lot more than the original game’s sometimes bland routes.
We have dedicated a lot of time and attention to recreating Scandinavian sights and landmarks in order to make the scenery more vibrant and lifelike. We tried hard to distill the looks and sights of the region to stay true to its spirit, and in the process created a lot of new assets to make driving more varied and the exploration more interesting.
In related news, the developers released a video with about an hour of gameplay from American Truck Simulator which is still in development. It’s like the sequel to Desert Bus that we’ve all been waiting for!
My truck is idling at a stoplight. This isn’t Grand Theft Auto V or Watch Dogs, so I can’t just nose my way between lanes and drive through the red light. In Euro Truck Simulator 2, obeying the rules is part of the gameplay. The fine I’d incur for running a red light isn’t worth the time I’d save. This game is an exercise in structure and restraint. I realize that’s not why a lot of people play games — they have enough structure and restraint in their actual lives — but not all games are power fantasies for your id. So here I am, waiting for the light to change and not minding one whit.
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