American Truck Simulator Just Got Rescaled

American Truck Simulator Just Got Rescaled
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After announcing the move earlier this year, SCS Software has finally rescaled American Truck Simulator, making the in-game world substantially larger.

The highways and landscapes of the trucking simulator are now boosted from a 1:35 to 1:20 scale, reflecting player demand for a larger game.

“The different world scale comes also [comes with] a longer day-night cycle and rebalancing of the economy, so the gaming experience is changing way more than would be expected through “mere patch” of an existing game,” the developers wrote in a Steam update.


  • Spent the past couple of hours trying this out and it’s fantastic. Dramatically improves the game. If you were considering picking this up before, then you should definitely do it now.

    • For an “X simulator” game (which we all know is not a genre with a reputation for quality), I’ve found Euro Truck Simulator 2 and its American counterpart surprisingly well made. Naturally at the end of the day it’s just a game about driving trucks, but I found both of them to be quite pleasant, relaxing experiences. My biggest gripe with ETS2 was the cities were far too small and while that’s still the case in ATS, they’re at least larger than in the previous game. Visually, Los Angeles and Las Vegas feel like they have some size to them even if they’re still just a half-dozen blocks.

      The rescale is a good idea of course, and here’s hoping they flesh out the cities a bit more as well moving forward.

  • Cant wait to give the patch a go. ATS is my go to game when I’m listening to a new album or just wanting to tune out for a while. There’s something very therapeutic about it.

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