Washington DLC release date for ATS
We have loved sharing with you our progress on Washington, and with the final touches being made to the map, we are now ready to confirm a date...
We are excited to announce that the Washington map expansion for American Truck Simulator will be released on the 11th of June, 2019.
We hope that this short trailer will give you a small glimpse on what you will be able to experience for yourself very soon.
- 3800 miles of dense road network
- 16 brand new cities (Vancouver, Longview, Aberdeen, Olympia, Tacoma, Seattle, Everett, Port Angeles, Bellingham, Omak, Wenatchee, Yakima, Kennewick, Grand Coulee, Spokane, Colville)
- More than 20 landmark bridges
- 10 original truckstops
- Keystone-Port Townsend Ferry
- Everett swing bridge
- Grand Coulee Dam
- Washington's iconic mountains (Mount St. Helens and Mt. Rainier)
- Challenging logging cliff road
- Dynamic speed limits and LED signs
- Large and realistic ports (Seattle, Tacoma, Everett)
- Many unique junctions
- Distinct company docks for new cargoes: yacht builders, vast farms, material storages...
- Washington-specific achievements to unlock
With the upcoming release of this map expansion, you will see news, reviews, images, and videos appearing online this coming weekend. With a plan to lift the embargo, the media as well as trusted friends of SCS Software will be able to openly start showing their footage from the map.
Additionally, on Thursday the 6th and Saturday the 8th of June we will be hosting a special Washington stream (on both our Twitch and Steam) featuring gameplay of the new map expansion and special guests who were involved in the making of Washington. They will be guiding you through this new state, hosting giveaways, talking with you in the chats and much more, so make sure to tune in from 4pm UTC on Thursday and 5pm UTC on Saturday!
02 June 2019Washington DLC: Grand Coulee Dam in ATS
On this day in 1942, the construction of the Grand Coulee Dam was completed, after 9 years of construction. Currently, it holds the title of not only the largest dam in the Columbia River Basin but one of the largest in the world. Located west of Spokane, it provides a ...
23 May 2019Washington DLC: Bridges in ATS
A considerable part of the eastern side of Washington has multiple bodies of water flowing around it; with the city of Seattle being surrounded by Lake Washington and Elliot Bay. Looking at a map of the state, this may seem like a logistical nightmare for any driver. To connect ...
19 May 2019Washington DLC: Mount St. Helens in ATS
On this day back in 1980, Mount St. Helens erupted in the largest Volcanic event in U.S. history. The devastating effects of this disaster resulted in the loss of over 150 square miles of forest, homes, railways, and roads. Located 96 miles south of Seattle, it has since become ...
18 March 2019Washington DLC: Logging cliff road
Servicing the logging industry (together with farming industry) will be an important aspect of the in-game economy for the upcoming Washington map expansion. If you are looking for a more challenging drive, you will not only come across beautiful open roads but also winding and ...