Euro Truck Simulator 2

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Euro Truck Simulator 2
Euro Truck Simulator 2 cover.jpg
Developers
Release dates
Windows
October 19, 2012
Linux
September 19, 2013
Euro Truck Simulator 2 at Steam Charts
Euro Truck Simulator 2 at SteamDB
 Euro Truck Simulator 2 at Wikipedia
Euro Truck Simulator
Euro Truck Simulator 2008
Euro Truck Simulator 2 2012
Going East!

Key points

Disadvantage Unoptimized. Doesn't kick AMD processor to full load, seems to focus mainly on the GPU in the system.[citation needed]

General information

More information Steam Community Discussions
More information SCS Software Forums

Availability[edit]

Source(s) Store unlock Notes
Official website RetailSteamicon.png
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Information All product keys activate on Steam.
Information Some DLC is only available for the Steam version.[1]

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Fix Add launch optionLink

  1. Right-click on the game in your Steam library and select Properties.
  2. Click Set Launch Options... and enter: -nointro.

Patches (non-Steam)[edit]

Information Patches for non-Steam versions are available from the Euro Truck Simulator 2 Update website.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

  Location 
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Euro Truck Simulator 2\config.cfg
Linux ~/.local/share/Euro Truck Simulator 2/config.cfg

Save game data location[edit]

  Location 
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Euro Truck Simulator 2\profiles\
Linux ~/.local/share/Euro Truck Simulator 2/profiles/
Advantage This game supports the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Video settings[edit]

Display & simple graphical settings.
Advanced graphical settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution Native WSGF WS Gold.svg
Multi-monitor Native WSGF MM Silver.svg
Ultra-widescreen Native WSGF UW Gold.svg
Field of view (FOV) Hackable Use the Fov (Field of View) mod.
Windowed Native
Borderless fullscreen windowed Hackable Working using Borderless Windowed.[2]
Anisotropic filtering (AF) Native
Anti-aliasing (AA) Native
Vertical sync (Vsync) Native
Oculus Rift Native
High frame rate Native

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping Native
Mouse acceleration Impossible
Mouse input in menus Native
Mouse Y-axis inversion Impossible
Controller
Controller support Native
Full controller support Unknown
Controller remapping Native Adjustment options for deadzones, steering linearity, force feedback, and axis mode
Controller Y-axis inversion Native
Information To enable Force Feedback on an XInput controller (Like the Xbox 360 Controller), see XInput force feedback vibration in DirectInput games.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls Native Sound and music.
Surround sound Unknown
Subtitles Unknown
Closed captions Impossible
Mute on focus lost Native

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play Impossible
Online play Hackable Use Euro Truck Simulator 2 Multiplayer.

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Dedicated Native
Self-hosting Impossible
Direct IP Impossible

Other information[edit]

Increase memory allocation[edit]

Fix Add launch option[3]Link

  1. Right-click on the game in your Steam library and select Properties.
  2. Click Set Launch Options... and enter: -mm_pool_size 1000.
Information The value should be at around 800 for 3 GB, 1000 for 4 GB and 1500 for 8 GB.

Console[edit]

Information The console can be accessed by pressing the tilde (~) key in-game.

Fix Enable consoleLink

  1. Navigate to the configuration file and open it with your text editor of choice.
  2. On line 63 change the value in uset g_developer "0" to 1.
  3. On line 88 change the value in uset g_console "0" to 1.
  4. Save the file.
Information There is an extensive list of console commands documented here.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP 7, 8
Processor (CPU) Dual core 2.4 GHz Dual core 3.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB 4 GB
Video card (GPU) GeForce 7600 GT-class
256 MB of VRAM
GeForce GTS 450-class
1024 MB of VRAM
DirectX 10.0 compatible
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
Ubuntu 12.04
Processor (CPU) Dual core 2.4 GHz Dual core 3.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB 4 GB
Video card (GPU) GeForce 7600 GT-class GeForce GTS 450-class
DirectX 10.0 compatible

References

  1. SCS Software's blog: Euro Truck Simulator 2 version 1.7 update
  2. Tested by Andytizer January 18 2013.
  3. More RAM (Mem Pool) for ETS2 - Steam Community Guides