Truck Simulator’s free 1.43 update is in open beta, with ownable dumpers

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The subsequent main update for American Truck Simulator and Euro Truck Simulator 2 is coming in quick – so quick, in truth, that it’s already right here in beta type. The 1.43 open beta is now accessible in each truck video games, supplying you with an opportunity to check out the brand new options whereas they’re nonetheless a little bit bit buggy. Here’s what to anticipate.

Both video games are getting ownable dumpers. (Or ‘dump trailers’, as each trucker I’ve ever identified has referred to as them.) In ATS, you’ll have entry to finish dumpers, dwell ground dumpers, and facet dumpers, and the latter will probably be accessible in B-double, turnpike, and single configurations. In ETS2, you’ll have the ability to select between aluminium and metal our bodies, quick or lengthy lengths, and two or three axles.

You’ll additionally see – or moderately, hear – an inside cabin sound update in each video games, which ought to convey us extra reasonable sound simulation when driving in first individual. An update to fonts will even ensure all of the onscreen textual content seems sharp at each decision.

Beyond the updates for each video games, ETS2 is getting a lot of the particular person adjustments. Lyon is getting revamped with a brand new structure, together with new roads and landmarks, and a few common visible sprucing. Tollgates are getting a mild rebalance, too, although not each one will probably be touched in this update.

New viewpoints and particular transport routes, in addition to new Iberian roads, will even be added to ETS2, however we’ve already checked out these in larger element in the previous.

You can play both beta by going to the game’s properties on Steam, hitting the beta tab, and opting into the general public beta for 1.43. If you don’t see it there, simply restart Steam.