The best truck driving simulators on PC

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Truck driver games on PC enjoy some inexplicable popularity from the point of view of the average gamer. Many players are ready to spend weeks and months delivering goods between cities at the wheel of a huge truck. If you already belong to those, or are just going to try yourself as a truck driver, then our top of the best simulators of this difficult, but romantic profession will help you choose the most interesting games.

EURO TRUCK SIMULATOR 2

In the first place in the list of the best trucker simulators is a project from the ubiquitous SCS Software. Euro Truck Simulator 2 is the quintessence of the genre, a game in which the authors have implemented all the experience gained in their past works.

Here, the whole of Europe stretches out in front of gamers: more than 60 cities in Germany, Italy, Great Britain, Poland and other countries are ready to send and receive goods. Players have access to a large selection of cars from well-known manufacturers, which can be customized and customized in every possible way. Here you can start your career as an ordinary truck driver, and end up as the manager of a huge transport company that delivers goods over thousands of kilometers.

And if that doesn’t seem like enough, you can download custom scripts from the Steam Workshop and chat with other players in the World of Trucks online community, which is a kind of social network for truck fans.

“Aria”. These are bribes to traffic police, chases with bandits and transportation of illegal goods (for which you can get more money). This is an opportunity to build your own transport empire and shift all delivery tasks to hired workers.

A  These are bribes to traffic police, chases with bandits and transportation of illegal goods (for which you can get more money). This is an opportunity to build your own transport empire and shift all delivery tasks to hired workers.

AMERICAN TRUCK SIMULATOR

A game from SCS Software, dedicated to American roads and American trucks – huge, roaring cars that rush along the highways at an impressive speed. Here, players will have to ride through sunny California, look at the Grand Canyon of Arizona and the sands of Nevada, enjoying the views of local nature and attractions.

Of course, the game has a large selection of trucks and trailers, with the ability to customize and customize them, and you can test cars in a variety of missions with difficult tasks. The business will not be limited to the usual delivery of goods: you will have to carefully park, drive in extreme conditions, and even chase with the police.

SERIES 18 WHEELS OF STEEL

18 Wheels of Steel (or “18 steel wheels”) is a series of car simulators, which has about a dozen games that were released from 2002 to 2011. The studio SCS Software was again responsible for its development (as you noticed, the Czechs have found their niche and are not going to leave it, filling more than 50% of the truck simulator market with their products).

The games in the 18 Wheels of Steel series feature well-detailed locations, an impressive selection of fictional and licensed trucks, interesting missions, and thanks to mod support, a large amount of user-generated content created over the years. Alas, in terms of graphics, the franchise can no longer stand up to competition, but such trifles are not important to a true trucker.

As in other simulators, here you need to deliver goods, complete tasks, earn money to improve and repair a car. In addition, there are dozens of tests available in the game that will test your driving and parking skills in difficult conditions.

As part of cooperation with the manufacturer Scania, the developers have also prepared a demo center and a virtual gallery of trucks, where players can examine each vehicle in detail and find out all the information they are interested in.

SPINTIRES: MUDRUNNER

Spin tires: Mud Runner is not really a trucker simulator, but rather an off-road conquest simulator, but trucks are also present here, and if you wish, you can play the role of a driver who was entrusted with delivering important cargo to a hard-to-reach location.

The game was developed by the Russian studio Saber Interactive, and accordingly, you will have to ride in Russia, and the local fleet consists entirely of representatives of the domestic car industry: Urals, KrAZ, KamAZ (the developers did not have enough money for licensing trademarks, but the cars are recognized instantly) and other all-terrain vehicles are ready cope with seemingly impassable tracks.