Players of each Euro Truck Simulator 2 and American Truck Simulator have had entry to multiplayer by neighborhood mods for ages, however official multiplayer help has nonetheless been a long-requested function. Developer SCS Software is now engaged on that very factor, and you possibly can already play with the multiplayer options in an experimental beta for ATS.

The new Convoy mode, because the official multiplayer choice is known as, has each advantages and limitations in comparison with TruckersMP, the neighborhood choice. Convoy is a a lot smaller tackle multiplayer, with personal classes constructed for eight gamers. The massive profit it has over TruckersMP proper now is synchronised AI site visitors, time, and climate, so that you received’t be driving empty roads whenever you’re in a session with associates.

Instructions for becoming a member of the American Truck Simulator Convoy beta can be found on the official forums, however the devs supply the caveat that this is very a lot an experimental beta. You’re more likely to run into plenty of bugs, there’s presently no mod help, and some issues – like minor climate patterns – aren’t but totally synched. The devs additionally suggest backing up your saves earlier than attempting the beta, simply in case.

Again, multiplayer help for ETS2 is coming, too, however the beta is presently solely for ATS.

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