SCS Software

SCS Software s.r.o. is a Czech video game development company based in Prague, Czech Republic. It primarily produces simulation games for Microsoft Windows, macOS, and Linux, including the 18 Wheels of Steel and Truck Simulator series.

SCS Software
TypePrivately held company
IndustryVideo games
Founded1997; 25 years ago (1997)
Headquarters,
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
  • Pavel Šebor (CEO)
  • Martin Cesky
  • Petr Šebor
Products
Revenue556,889,000 Czech koruna (2019) Edit this on Wikidata
363,618,000 Czech koruna (2019) Edit this on Wikidata
298,456,000 Czech koruna (2019) Edit this on Wikidata
Total assets1,125,254,000 Czech koruna (2019) Edit this on Wikidata
Number of employees
170 (+30 contractors)[1] (2019)
Websitescssoft.com

GamesEdit

Bus DriverEdit

SCS released a bus driving simulator, Bus Driver, in 2007.[2] Later in 2014, an iOS version of Bus Driver was released, entitled Bus Driver – Pocket Edition.[3]

18 Wheels of SteelEdit

The 18 Wheels of Steel series primarily focuses on North America. The series was published by ValuSoft from 2002, with Hard Truck: 18 Wheels of Steel, to 2011, with 18 Wheels of Steel: Extreme Trucker 2.

Trucking SimulatorEdit

The Truck Simulator series includes Euro Truck Simulator, published in 2008, its sequel game, Euro Truck Simulator 2, which was released in 2012.[4] Both games focus on truck/lorry driving in European countries, such as the United Kingdom, Germany, Czech Republic, Luxembourg, Italy, France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland.[5][6][7] SCS Software has released a number of maps as downloadable content (DLC) for Euro Truck Simulator 2 . The first DLC, "Going East!" was released in late 2013, and includes a number of Eastern European countries; adding Hungary and expanding on Slovakia and Poland.[8][9] A further map-expansion for the Scandinavia; including Denmark, Norway and Sweden; was released on 6 May 2015.[9][10] The update also included licensed Mercedes-Benz trademarks and branding.[11]

Following the success of the Euro Truck Simulator series, SCS announced that the next game in the series would be American Truck Simulator, released 3 February 2016. However, it released early on 2 February 2016. American Truck Simulator currently covers the western U.S. states of California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Idaho, Colorado, and Wyoming.[12] The game features officially licensed American conventional trucks; including models by Peterbilt, Kenworth, Volvo, International, Mack, Western Star, and Freightliner.[13][14][15][16] The game originally released with California and Nevada, with the state of Arizona releasing as a free DLC to owners of the game in June 2016 and New Mexico releasing as paid DLC in November 2017. Almost a year later in October 2018, the state of Oregon was also released as a paid DLC. Then, on 11 June 2019, the state of Washington was added as paid DLC,[17] with Utah releasing on 7 November 2019.[18]The state of Idaho was released on 16 July 2020.[19] The state of Colorado was released on 12 November 2020.[20] Most recently, the state of Wyoming was released on 7 September 2021.[21] Future states and map add-ons (like Montana & Texas) will be sold as paid DLC.

Games developedEdit

Title Platform(s) Initial release
Hunting Unlimited Microsoft Windows 21 September 2001
Hard Truck: 18 Wheels of Steel 15 August 2002
18 Wheels of Steel: Across America 23 September 2003
Hunting Unlimited 2 28 September 2003
Hunting Unlimited 3 24 August 2004
18 Wheels of Steel: Pedal to the Metal 30 August 2004
OceanDive 8 March 2005
18 Wheels of Steel: Convoy 6 September 2005
Hunting Unlimited 4 18 September 2006
18 Wheels of Steel: Haulin' 18 September 2006
Bus Driver Microsoft Windows, OS X, iOS 22 March 2007
Deer Drive Microsoft Windows 24 April 2007
Hunting Unlimited 2008 1 September 2007
18 Wheels of Steel: American Long Haul 3 December 2007
Hunting Unlimited 2009 23 July 2008
Euro Truck Simulator Microsoft Windows, OS X 6 August 2008
Hunting Unlimited 2010 Microsoft Windows 7 July 2009
18 Wheels of Steel: Extreme Trucker 23 September 2009
German Truck Simulator 13 January 2010
UK Truck Simulator 19 February 2010
18 Wheels of Steel: Extreme Trucker 2 6 January 2011
Trucks & Trailers 17 July 2011
Scania Truck Driving Simulator Microsoft Windows, OS X 13 June 2012
Euro Truck Simulator 2 Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux 19 October 2012
American Truck Simulator 2 February 2016

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sebor, Pavel; Blackman, Alex (9 October 2019). "Pink Ribbon Charity Event #PinkMyTruck". Twitch. SCS Software. Retrieved 9 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Bus Driver is Running 'On-Time'" (Press release). IGN. 4 June 2008. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  3. ^ "Meridian4 Brings Fan-Loved PC Sim Bus Driver to iOS" (Press release). Gamasutra. 27 February 2014. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  4. ^ Fox, Chris (30 December 2014). "Why The Crew Fails Where Euro Truck Simulator 2 Succeeds". Twinfinite.net. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  5. ^ Kelly, Andy (22 January 2015). "I Played a Truck Simulator Video Game for 30 Hours and Have Never Felt More at Peace". Vice. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  6. ^ Lee, Ben (4 April 2014). "6 weird Simulator games: From London Underground to street cleaning". Digital Spy. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  7. ^ Craft, Scott (7 April 2015). "Euro Truck Simulator 2: Scandinavia DLC Release Date, Teaser Trailer And Screenshots Released By SCS". IDigitalTimes.com. Archived from the original on 9 April 2015. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  8. ^ Savage, Phil (4 September 2013). "Euro Truck Simulator 2 heads east for its first DLC expansion". PC Gamer. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  9. ^ a b Savage, Phil (9 January 2015). "Euro Truck Simulator 2 screenshots show upcoming Scandinavia DLC". PC Gamer. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  10. ^ Zutter, Ben (5 April 2015). "Euro Truck Simulator 2 – Scandinavia Gets Release Date, Teaser". Hardcore Gamer. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  11. ^ Güngör, Berker (26 March 2015). "Mercedes Sonunda ETS 2'ye Resmen Geliyor" [Mercedes finally officially coming to ETS 2] (in Turkish). Technopat. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  12. ^ "American Truck Simulator Map DLC Clarifications". SCS Software Blog. SCS Software. 15 January 2016. Retrieved 21 January 2016.
  13. ^ Smith, Adam (6 May 2014). "Road To Joy: American Truck Simulator Images". Rock, Paper, Shotgun. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  14. ^ Parrish, Peter (13 April 2014). "American Truck Simulator images and "moving target" release date info". IncGamers. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  15. ^ Toney, Martin (16 December 2014). "American Truck Simulator Wiki – Everything you need to know about the game". Gamingbolt.com. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  16. ^ Savage, Phil (27 January 2015). "American Truck Simulator devs release an hour of alpha footage". PC Gamer. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  17. ^ Alex. "Washington Released!". Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  18. ^ "Utah release". SCS Software. 7 November 2019. Archived from the original on 8 November 2019. Retrieved 8 November 2019.
  19. ^ Alex. "Idaho Release". Retrieved 10 July 2020.
  20. ^ "Colorado Release". SCS Software's blog. 12 November 2020. Retrieved 12 November 2020.
  21. ^ Alex. "Wyoming Release". Retrieved 7 September 2021.

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