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American Truck Simulator Oregon expansion due next week

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We love cruising around in American Truck Simulator (opens in new tab). It's one of the best ways to relax in PC gaming. Soon, as noted by RPS (opens in new tab), we'll be able to glide through the beautiful climes of Oregon in a new expansion coming out next week.

In a series of blog posts exploring the large new map SCS detail Portland (opens in new tab) and Oregon's bridges (opens in new tab).

The expansion features 5,000 miles of new roads, 14 major cities, 13 truck stops, over 700 new 3D assets, 25 "unique, complex and realistic custom-built junctions and interstate interchanges", 17 company docks and industries and a suite of famous landmarks including Mt Hood, Thor's Well, Crater Lake, Crooked River Valley, Yaquina Head Lighthouse and Youngs Bay Bridge.

SCS says that in order to model Oregon's natural terrain its system for "intelligent creation of rock formations has been further refined." Demonstrating Truck Simulator's endearing passion for small atmospheric touches, "several unique representatives of Oregon flora have also been identified. 

"For example, we have created a brand new thundercloud flowering plum tree for some of the urban areas."

Fans commenting on the new trailers reckon they've spotted some new trucks that haven't been announced yet. Keep an eye on the SCS blog (opens in new tab) for more in the run up to the Oregon expansion launch on October 4.

Tom Senior
Tom Senior

Part of the UK team, Tom was with PC Gamer at the very beginning of the website's launch—first as a news writer, and then as online editor until his departure in 2020. His specialties are strategy games, action RPGs, hack ‘n slash games, digital card games… basically anything that he can fit on a hard drive. His final boss form is Deckard Cain.