If you wanted to haul some sizeable and strange load in American Truck Simulator then today is a good day for you - the ATS Special Cargo DLC has been released. Available to purchase from today for around £3.99, the new DLC for American Truck sim is certainly more than just a case of adding some new and unique hauling loads to the title, SCS Software having gone the extra mile as usual and incorporated a wealth of new game dynamics in order to best simulate the requirements of lugging oversized cargo in the various states represented in ATS at present. With the new load types come new trailers, new routes, additional in game job opportunities, Police escorts and plenty more besides - all of which can be seen listed below. Added to the recent news of Volvo having arrived in ATS, and the continual development of the 'Beyond the Baltic Sea' DLC for European Truck Simulator 2, it is certainly an exciting time to be a fan of these two very impressive driving simulations! Special Transport DLC Key Features 11 huge cargoes (up to 170,000 pounds (85 tons), 21 feet (6.5 m) width, 17 feet (5+ m) height and 52+ feet (16 m) length) New Special Transport trailers Unique job routes for the Special Transport (most in the base map, some through New Mexico, more for Oregon to come later as a free update!) A combination of over 90 special transport jobs Custom AI escort & police vehicles Original intros for the cargoes and jobs, crowds and police cars along the routes New models, characters, and animations of people assisting or spectating the transport Curious pedestrians, journalists or transport co-workers along the routes Special Transport achievements Gameplay Features Close collaboration with AI escort vehicles is required Enhanced AI behavior: clearing the path, stopping traffic, giving advice, pushing opposing vehicles to the side etc. Possibility to fail the given job on the spot if you don’t adhere to strict instructions or regulations New checkpoints system to keep your progress in a special transport job safe placeholder American Truck Simulator and European Truck Simulator 2 are available to purchase for PC right now. Additional DLC packs for both games can be picked up from the respective Steam store page. Like to go big rigging across the highways of the USA? Fancy sharing your experiences with your fellow community members and taking in all the latest news regarding both games? Well join up with our European Truck Sim 2 and American Truck Sim sub forums and get involved with the community today! Like what you see here at RaceDepartment? Don't forget to like, subscribe and follow us on social media! Instagram Twitter Facebook Youtube Twitch Do you like ATS? Tried the new DLC yet? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below!