While followers of digital trucking have been in a position to play SCS Software’s truck sims on-line for years due to the TruckersMP mod, there’s by no means been an choice to play together with your friends in vanilla American Truck Simulator and Euro Truck Simulator 2 – till right this moment. The 1.41 update for each video games is now live, introducing the Convoy multiplayer mode.

If you’ve missed the Convoy particulars to this point, the mode permits you to create non-public on-line video games for as much as eight gamers. (The devs plan to extend that quantity in the future.) It’s a lot smaller in scale than TruckersMP, however it does enable for synchronised AI visitors, in addition to synced time, climate, and truck customisation choices. You may even hit the CB radio to speak to your fellow truckers. Yeah, that’s principally only a push-to-talk button, however I nonetheless adore it.

1.41 launches right this moment for ETS2, and in addition to the multiplayer mode, it additionally consists of new time and climate choices for the photograph mode, a fast journey possibility, and up to date UI for the in-game map. Those similar options hit ATS when that recreation acquired its 1.41 update earlier this week.

The updates additionally make some substantial adjustments to the maps in every recreation. The first little bit of the California reskin hits ATS with seven of the new agricultural stations and a highway rework, whereas Iberia in ETS2 will get the Autoestrada A24 and a handful of different enhancements to that area.

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