Factsheet

Developer:
SCS Software
Based in Prague, Czech Republic

Release date:
3 February, 2016

Platforms:
Steam (Windows, Mac, Linux)

Website:
americantrucksimulator.com

Regular Price:

USD$19.99
EUR€19.99
GBP£14.99

Description

Experience legendary American trucks and deliver various cargoes across sunny California, sandy Nevada, and the Grand Canyon State of Arizona. American Truck Simulator takes you on a journey through the breathtaking landscapes and widely recognized landmarks around the States.

Game mechanics are based on the highly successful model from Euro Truck Simulator 2 and have been expanded with new features, creating the most captivating game experience from SCS Software.

American Truck Simulator puts you in the seat of a driver for hire entering the local freight market, making you work your way up to become an owner-operator, and go on to create one of the largest transportation companies in the United States.

Back in the USA

We're proud to announce that we're bringing the ultimate big rig experience from the USA, a country that was born to trucks. The first release of American Truck Simulator is only the start, there's a long journey ahead of us.

Set out on the road together!

Pavel Šebor
Chief Executive Officer

History

After the successful reception of Euro Truck Simulator 2, we have decided to expand our game universe across the Atlantic Ocean. The game was announced first in September 2013 in early stages of development.

Features

  • Drive highly detailed truck models officially licensed from iconic truck manufacturers.
  • Your truck is your new home. Make it yours by changing cabins, chassis, paintjobs, adding tuning accessories or more powerful engines.
  • Lots of different cargoes to choose: From food to machinery to hazard cargoes.
  • Multiple types of trailers – from reefers to flatbeds, from dumpers to lowboys and goosenecks.
  • The longest trailers (up to 53 ft) will challenge your skills and patience while hauling and during parking.
  • Deliver your cargoes to a rich variety of companies and locations like refineries, oil storage, gas stations, car factories, or roadworks.
  • Various simulation settings for trucking enthusiasts: Air brake simulation; different types of brakes: retarder, Jake brake, trailer brake; multiple types of transmissions straight from real trucks, brake intensity, and more.
  • Feel like inside a real cabin: Adjust your seat, mirrors and position your head to get the best view of the road.
  • Drive safely, follow the rules and speed limits – police will fine you if you aren't careful!
  • Ensure that you are not delivering overweight cargo – you may be checked at the weigh scales.
  • Use the route adviser as your personal assistant during the travels.
  • Try the life of a truck driver for hire. By delivering the cargoes safely and improving your skills, become the owner of your own, successful company!
  • Build your own fleet of trucks, buy garages, hire drivers, manage your company for maximum profits.
  • Make your trucking time better by listening to your favorite songs via built-in music player or streaming your favorite radio stations.
  • Capture your favorite moments with a photo mode offering rich set of editing options.
  • Great support for steering wheels, gamepads and other input devices.
  • Long-time support of the game, including new features.
  • Obtain challenging Steam achievements and collect all hand-painted Steam trading cards.

Videos

Launch trailer YouTube

Game features trailer YouTube

Arizona expansion trailer YouTube

World rescale trailer YouTube


Images

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Panorama

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Assets

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Awards & Recognition

  • "Best Sim 2016" Game Debate, 24 November, 2016
  • "Best Simulation 2016" Zing.cz, 31 January, 2017
  • "Best Technology Contribution" Czech GOTY Awards, 10 February, 2017

Selected Articles

  • "American Truck Simulator is the first time I've played any of the games in the series and what surprised me most wasn't that I enjoyed myself. It was how quickly I became engrossed by it. I've not played anything else since installing it last Friday."
    - Julian Benson, kotaku.co.uk
  • "It's a fundamentally good game, with weighty, nuanced handling, a deep simulation, and higher production values than most sims."
    - Andy Kelly, pcgamer.com
  • "Listening to Eric Clapton's "Wonderful Tonight" while driving a big rig at night into Las Vegas is something that will stick with me probably forever."
    - Patrick Hancock, destructoid.com
  • "I'm impressed with the amount of detail and beauty that's been injected into these virtual environments."
    - Jason Evangelho, forbes.com

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Steam group
Steam group with latest news is on steamcommunity.com.

Development blog
Latest development news can be found on our blog blog.scssoft.com.

Video monetization
Full video monetization agreement is available at scssoft.com.


About SCS Software

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SCS Software is Prague-based game developer known and recognized worldwide for creating the most popular simulator video games. Portfolio of the company contains some of the most critically acclaimed video game hits of the recent years, including Euro Truck Simulator 2 and American Truck Simulator.

More information
More information on SCS Software, our logo & relevant media are available here.


American Truck Simulator Credits

Pavel Šebor
Chief Executive Officer - biz, relations, licensing

Martin Český
Chief Operations Officer

Petr Šebor
Chief Technology Officer


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