Washington Confirmed as Next American Truck Sim Expansion

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SCS Software recently teased a new location in development for the excellent American Truck Simulator, and now we know where it will be set - Washington state!


Only a few short days ago (January 15th to be precise), the ever impressive development team behind European Truck Simulator 2 and American Truck Sim revealed a new DLC expansion pack is in the works back at SCS HQ, and now we finally get to find out exactly where in the United States the latest pack will be located - Washington!

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Like every US state, Washington has its own soul and feel. We have focused on typical landscapes, settlements, industry, cities, and ports. Everything we've done so far exceeds our expectations and we have added an authentic experience from Washington hauling. Gradually, until the release of map expansion later this year, you can look forward to more WA-themed dedicated blog-posts and articles accompanied with screenshots mapping the development progress.
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The stated intention of SCS Software is to continue expanding the increasingly impressive American Truck Sim title over the coming months and years, and the decision to create Washington within the sim will aid the Czech development team expand yet further the West Coast of America within the game. Exciting times for content lovers within these popular trucking games.

Washington State will be another destination on US soil. The choice of this territory was logical and henceforth linked to our endeavor to cover the West Coast and create a solid bridgehead for future expansions. This step also opens whole scenic coastal US 101 route. Its northernmost territory will, of course, be part of the Washington DLC and you can grasp the opportunity to drive it all the way from south to north or vice versa. We've tried it already and it's great!

American Truck Simulator and European Truck Simulator 2 are available to purchase for PC right now.

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Details on these games is staggering to say the least, wish I had time to play it and explore it. :D
 

Nick Gregory

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Since Kenworth is located in Washington, I wonder if we'll be able to deliver trucks from there to a dealership, like with Scania and Volvo in ETS2.

Also, I wonder if we'll be able to take deliveries to and from from Valve. Maybe that's why Half-Life 3 isn't released.
 
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RikusPRF

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Paul, Washington D.C. and Washington state are different places... SCS would have to skip a whole lot of the US to get to the east coast...
 

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SCS Software recently teased a new location in development for the excellent American Truck Simulator, and now we know where it will be set - Washington, DC!
I was confused when I read "Washington, DC" and had to watch the trailer to confirm what actually is coming - otherwise I would've just skipped the trailer lol.
 

RikusPRF

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Paul, Washington D.C. and Washington state are different places... SCS would have to skip a whole lot of the US to get to the east coast...
 

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I wish there's some mountain pass mods, maybe even fantasy locations. I have this title and it's child's play compared to where I am born and raised in real life.
My father is one of those who used to pass this route, and how many fell to their death is numerous. It's a historic route now, because a straight highway was built near the area there for trucks and buses. Only cars and motorcycles can pass there now. I bought ETS because I am born in a trucking business, and I grew up around these things. Now adult in the modern world, I occasionally still drive trucks, but in straight boring highways. I wish I can relive my father's experience even in a game.
 
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The viaduct that you see overhead in the Port of Seattle picture is being torn down as I type this. They built a new tunnel along the waterfront so they could remove it.
 

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Washington state is a large western state -> Mt St Helens, Seattle, Boeing, Microsoft, Nirvana. Seattle SuperSonics used to call this state home, but they moved to Oklahoma City and aren't as cool now. Try to drive a truck here and you will be challenged by wildly diverse weather and terrain as well as complicated and congested urban highway systems.

Washington, D.C. postage stamp sized federal district built on a swamp sitting astride the Potomac River -> it's where we sequester all the politicians in an effort to lower the crime rate throughout the rest of the country. Washington Bullets used to call this city home, but they got renamed as the Wizards and aren't as cool now. Try to drive a truck here and you will probably have your hubcaps stolen.
 

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It's nice to see some green states with vegetation finally. Driving through the desert for hours, was a very dreary and boring experience for me.
 

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Anyone can point me out to good T500 settings for this?

I picked it up from sale ages ago, but haven't touched it because the FFB feels so alien. Like it's all spring/dampers, no roadfeel whatsoever.
 

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I wish that they would offer a few cars, no mods, original content, as I could enjoy roaming in this beautiful game, but I have zero interest in driving a truck. I have the game, tried it, but got bored very quickly.
 

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egads I havn't mapped out all of the Baltic DLC or got all acheivements for it on ETS2 yet!!! Having both games means DLC comes out at a great pace now! Gonna be a must buy anyways! Roll on Seattle (I'm a Seahawks fan from the UK :) ).

Be cool to see Dr Frasier Crane around! (I can wish!)
 

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I still got to buy Oregon so lets hope a drop on the price when Washington releases
I guess Washington would be discounted for people who have Oregon, and Washington and Oregon will be bundled together since you'll kinda need Oregon to get to Washington.
 
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All you would deliver in Washington DC is wall pieces, orange spray tan and cheeseburgers.


I wish to apologize for the above comment... but i couldn't help myself...:):):sneaky:
 

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I would like to see some delivery vans in this game. They are fun to drive.