Plus, revamped lighting engine gets brand-new trailer.

Developer SCS may still be tough at work on American Truck Simulator’s formerly revealed Wyoming growth, however its eyes are currently on the horizon, with the studio having actually now verified that Texas is next in line for the DLC treatment.

Texas will be the ninth state contributed to American Truck Simulator given that its release in 2016 – following on from Arizona, New Mexico, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Idaho, Colorado, and the upcoming Wyoming – however it seems like the growth is still some substantial method off.

As described in SCS’ announcement post on Steam, American Truck Simulator’s Texas DLC is still really early in advancement, and its large scale – Texas is the 2nd biggest state in the United States, both by location and population – indicates it’s a considerable endeavor for the group.

Don’t anticipate to be rotating throughout digital Texas anytime quickly.

“Being among the biggest US states,” it composes, “it will bring its own obstacles throughout the different phases of production. Whilst we understand a lot of you are really thrilled about this HUGE addition to American Truck Simulator, we cannot dedicate to a release date that is within the year.”

As part of its post, SCS takes a minute to accentuate Texas’ “seaside beaches, mountains, and desert”, in addition to its animals, energy, and aeronautics markets – all of which ought to assist paint a photo of what remains in shop for the growth. Additionally, you’ll discover a load of real photos in the type of screenshots over on Steam.

ETS2 & ATS 1.40: New Lighting System.

In associated news, SCS has actually likewise provided a considerable deep dive into its brand-new lighting engine, which will be offered as part of its upcoming 1.40 upgrade for American Truck Simulator and European Truck Simulator. There are a lot of photos to accompany the new lighting post, in addition to a new trailer highlighting the striking modifications.

There’s no release date for 1.40 right now, however those excited to take the brand-new lighting engine for an early spin can do so by means of the upgrade’s open beta construct, readily available now on Steam.