American Truck Simulation developers SCS Software have released the latest free update to the game, including the brand new map rescale that increases the American map from 1:35 to 1:20 scale as well as adding considerable road length extensions and a new city - Santa Maria. Despite the size of the new 1.5 build release and rescale, SCS Software have maintained their original intention to release the update for free to current owners of the game. As well as the rescale and addition of Santa Maria, the latest build also reworks the Oxnard city, adds "hundreds of miles" of new road structures, dozens of reworked and or new junctions and a whole list additional content and feature updates to the game. Rescaled map main features: Scale 1:35 → 1:20 – 1,75x larger map Hundreds of miles of new longer roads A new city - Santa Maria Completely reworked city – Oxnard Reworked roadsystem topology: New Interstate I-580 and I-80 connections I-5 near LA topology corrected I-5 Redding topology corrected New stretch of CA-101 Correct interstate junctions - no more same level crossing, freeways exiting on itself, etc 28 reworked or new junctions - most notably - Reno, San Francisco, San Diego, L.A. 6 new custom rest areas – truckstops More accurate height profiles - new steeper climbs and descends Famous recognizable landscape landmarks: Donner pass, Grapevine, Kumeyaay highway, Picachio peak, Humphreys peak, Cajon pass ATS 1.5 patch notes Main features Map rebuilt in 1:20 scale Upgrade Shop and Truck Browser Search Tool New chassis options (6x2 & 6x2 Midlift) Game Adjustable interior FOV per truck Weigh station UI behavior made more real Truck repair/refuel performed by hired driver cost money, included in logs Added informational dialog showing when game detects upgrade or downgrade Added pounds + short tonnes as weight unit option Add possibility to buy driver and co-driver plate in truck dealer Online job offer: Replaced refresh button with browse jobs Better trailer air pressure simulation Low air warning should only be active with running engine Parking brake mechanical safeguard on low air added Revised rolling resistance computations Hired driver use same math for eco skill as player Added selector modes to shift layout, correct detection of split shifts (advanced mode) Adaptive shifting logic improved Mod manager: Added link to load game screen in case game crashed and user has at least one mod activated Mod manager: Added possibility of setting profile by name and by user profile pointer Mod manager: Added dlc dependency list to mod manifest Prevent to AI trucks disappearing in players view Tweaked traffic spawn frequencies MOD Changed map parameters (climate_profile, map_data) Moddable interior camera zoom parameters. (speed, factor) 1 degree rotation on Ctrl + R, 90 degree rotation on Home Merged editable sign and sign dialog Refresh sign template and its model from content browser Added letter-spacing to sign editor Store content browser navigation history Support for day/nigh effect switching and child hookups for lod_model_hookup_u Undo of veg sphere manipulation American Truck Simulator is available for Windows PC and currently retails for the reduce price of £10.49 on the Steam network. Don't forget we have a nice selection of mods for ATS right here at RaceDepartment. Have a look at our American Truck Simulator sub forum for all the news and discussion as well as browsing our modding archive. If it's big riggin' you like, then look no further!