Once again, the family game series is taking a leap forward. With new features and improvements, Farming Simulator 22 will allow every budding farmer to build their farm creatively, regardless of age or profession. Either alone or in cooperative multiplayer up to 8 players on consoles and 16 on PC, Mac and Stadia.
New cultures, new maps, new machines, and new brands are just the beginning of what players can expect. And on top of that, it’s snowing, too – players should prepare for the exciting addition of seasonal cycles – along with other features that will be announced soon!
Two new maps and an updated Alpine Erlengrat map will focus on different types of farms throughout the seasons.
With a set of over 400 machines and tools from over 100 genuine agricultural brands, including new categories, gamers can expect enhanced and realistic simulation like never before. But even for new players, it will be easy to dive into farming, herding (including cuter animals), and forestry.
GIANTS Software presents a new character creator with all kinds of new clothes and accessories.
With the new cross-play feature allowing players to cooperate with more like-minded farmers than ever before, the character customization expansion allows farmers to stand out from the crowd.
The full build mode offers even more space for a creative and individual play experience.
Latest fashion: boots, beards and designer outfits
Players choose from male and female character models, their hairstyle including a beard or mustache, various top-to-bottom clothing, and even authentic full-length outfits from international agricultural brands. Along with a headgear, gloves and glasses, there is also a set of trendy accessories to put on.
Creating a weather-hardened farmer with a large bushy beard and striking sideburns in a brown leather jacket and firm boots is just as possible as creating a vigorous farmer dressed in protective clothing, both cradling a ponytail. and safety glasses when operating large forestry machinery to make precise wood cuts. If players want to dress accordingly for each task, it is always possible to change clothes by opening the farm cabinet.
Virtual farmers can wear their favorite brands
In addition to the generic clothing options, virtual farmers can also choose from a set of branded outfits. When running a heavy farm operation on John Deere machines, dressing in the company’s distinctive green color adds to the authenticity of farm farming operations.
Case IH, CLAAS, Fendt, Massey Ferguson, Valtra and others are also pictured with their authentic outfits. Thanks to ELTEN, GIANTS Software’s trusted partner for safety footwear, and Engelbert Strauss, a specialist in high-quality workwear, the safety of virtual farmers is also guaranteed.
More customization for the farm
The customization of the farming experience doesn’t stop with the character – with the new expanded building mode, players can also individualize their terrain. Large buildings, production plants, silos, machine rooms, and animal pens can give farming operations that impressive size, already visible when multiplayer companions approach from afar.
But details such as sheds, fences, lamps and spotlights, as well as trees and plants add to the individual charm of each farm. Redesigned and improved landscaping tools to sculpt and modify the environment, even allow players to change the environment itself.
Based on the GIANTS Engine 9 engine, Farming Simulator 22 features many technical improvements such as more realistic AI behavior and richer worlds. Through these worlds, players will be drawn even deeper into the virtual farming lifestyle. For example, the engine sounds of their tractors seem even more realistic thanks to the acoustic gear selection and graduated reverb.
Better performance on all platforms: With support for DirectX 12 on Windows, texture streaming, multi-threading optimization, occlusion culling and temporal anti-aliasing among other optimizations, the all-new Farming Simulator will benefit from improved performance on all systems, laying the groundwork for even more complex mod customization to enjoy more content.
Farming Simulator 22 will arrive on PC, PS5, Xbox Series X | S, PS4, Xbox One, Mac, and Stadia on November 22, 2021.
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