Current German Truck Simulator version is 1.32

Be advised that there are several different releases of the 1.32 update ("patch"), as needed for different online and territorial retail versions of the game.

It is important that you select the proper patch for your particular edition of the game, otherwise you will not be able to update your game!

How to update an older version of the game:

1. The online edition
(downloaded from this website after Dec 2012)

  1. There is no separate "patch file" - please download the full setup file of the latest German Truck Simulator from the download page of our website.
  2. Uninstall your older version of the game. Don't worry about losing the license, it is stored in a different location than the game installation folder. Your valid license for the game survives through this and following steps, there is no need to re-activate. The game save files will also survive re-installation, they are also stored in a different location. Caution: this update may affect compatibility with game "mods," in case of problems, always try to remove mods first to see if it helps!
  3. Install the freshly downloaded 1.32 edition of the game
  4. Play!

2. The online "Trymedia" edition
(downloaded from this website before Dec 2012)

  1. There is no separate "patch file" - please download the full setup file of the latest German Truck Simulator "Trymedia edition" here.
  2. Uninstall your older version of the game. Don't worry about losing the license, it is stored in a different location than the game installation folder. Your valid license for the game survives through this and following steps, there is no need to re-activate. The game save files will also survive re-installation, they are also stored in a different location. Caution: this update may affect compatibility with game "mods," in case of problems, always try to remove mods first to see if it helps!
  3. Install the freshly downloaded 1.32 edition of the game
  4. Play!

3. The German retail CD-ROM edition, distributed by rondomedia

  1. Note that to fully patch up German retail edition of the game, you may need to go through a two-stage process, applying two incremental patches in a row.
  2. If you are already running version 1.04, you can download just 1.04->1.32 patch. If you are running an earlier version of the game, you need to grab the bigger pack containing two incremental patches and apply them in correct order.
  3. Patches must be applied in order from lowest version to highest, first: 1.00 to 1.04 (GTS_1_04_patch_de_de.exe) and after that 1.04 to 1.32 (GTS_1_04_to_1_32_patch_de_de.exe).
  4. Direct download, complete pack containing both patches:
  5. Direct download, incremental patches separately:
  6. Fast patch mirrors: Patches-Scrolls, Atomic Gamer, SpeedManiacs, GamersHell.
  7. Note that this version of the patch only works with the full retail CD version of the game distributed in Germany. It will not work on other versions, it will not work if any original files were changed.
  8. Troubleshooting: In some cases, it may be necessary to place the patch file into the folder where the game was installed (example: "C:\Program Files\German Truck Simulator\").

4. The Polish retail CD-ROM edition, distributed by TopWare

  1. Note that to fully patch up Polish retail edition of the game, you may need to go through a two-stage process, applying two incremental patches in a row.
  2. If you are already running version 1.04, you can download just 1.04->1.32 patch. If you are running an earlier version of the game, you need to grab the bigger pack containing two incremental patches and apply them in correct order.
  3. Patches must be applied in order from lowest version to highest, first: 1.00 to 1.04 (GTS_1_04_patch_pl_pl.exe) and after that 1.04 to 1.32 (GTS_1_04_to_1_32_patch_pl_pl.exe).
  4. Direct download, complete pack containing both patches:
  5. Direct download, incremental patches separately:
  6. Other mirrors: Patches-Scrolls, GamersHell.
  7. Note that this version of the patch only works with the full retail CD version of the game distributed in Poland. It will not work on other versions, it will not work if any original files were changed.

5. The Spanish retail CD-ROM edition, distributed by Friendware

  1. Direct download: Spanish GTS patch 1.32 (size ~64 MB)
  2. Other mirrors: Patches-Scrolls, GamersHell.
  3. Note that this version of the patch only works with the full retail CD version of the game distributed in Spain. It will not work on other versions, it will not work if any original files were changed.

6. The English retail CD-ROM edition, distributed by Excalibur

  1. Direct download: English GTS patch 1.32 (size ~64 MB)
  2. Other mirrors: Patches-Scrolls, Atomic Gamer, GamersHell.
  3. Note that this version of the patch only works with the full retail CD version of the game distributed in England. It will not work on other versions, it will not work if any original files were changed.

7. The Nordic retail CD-ROM edition, distributed by Wendros

  1. Direct download: Nordic GTS patch 1.32 (size ~39 MB)
  2. Other mirrors: Patches-Scrolls, GamersHell.
  3. Note that this version of the patch only works with the full retail CD version of the game distributed by Wendros. It will not work on other versions, it will not work if any original files were changed.

8. The Czech, Hungarian & Romanian retail CD-ROM edition

  1. Direct download: Czech, Hungarian & Romanian GTS patch 1.32 (size ~39 MB)
  2. Other mirrors: Patches-Scrolls, GamersHell.
  3. Note that this version of the patch only works with the full retail CD version of the game distributed by Seven M. It will not work on other versions, it will not work if any original files were changed.

German Truck Simulator version overview:
 

  • 1.00 - German language retail box version for German market
  • 1.01 - Digitally-distributed English language version of the game (negligible functionality changes from 1.00)
  • 1.02 - update for both German retail and online version with the following fixes:
    • fixed Direct Input force-feedback not initializing on certain controllers
    • fixed certain cargos too big/tall for passing through narrow/too low bottlenecks in the map
    • fixed in-cabin rear view mirrors angle detection
    • fixed avoiding sleep offence
    • fixed trailers spawning in overlapping positions in certain context
    • fixed available cargos sometimes not beeing shown in notebook
    • fixed navigation sometimes not generating path towards destination
    • fixed sometimes cargo could be reported as "on-time" while also subject to late penalty
    • changed expiration times on special cargos
    • fixed MSAA under DirectX
    • engine RPM tweaks
    • better screen resolution sorting in display options
    • fixed rain drops appearing in some tunnels
    • fixed employee should not be able to repaint or upgrade the truck
    • fixed streams sometimes being cut a few seconds before they should finish playing
  • 1.03 - update for German retail, Polish retail and online version with the following fixes and improvements:
    • German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Czech, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish and Swedish languages added (applies to online version only).
    • improved tyre simulation
    • numerous map fixes
    • DirectX renderer improved to be up to par with OpenGL features
  • 1.04 - update for German retail, Polish retail and online version with the following fixes and improvements:
    • installer coming with proper game manuals for all languages (applies to online version only).
    • fixed potential crashing bug in rare weather combination
  • 1.09 - beta patch made available only for fan community, trying out new features
  • 1.32 - digital distribution update with the following fixes and improvements:
    • Edition Austria content now available as a free update
    • 4 new Austrian cities and scenic Austrian roads
    • experimental support for playing MP3 format songs in "radio" (via DirectX internal functionality)
    • experimental support to tune-in to Internet streaming radios playing in MP3 format
    • graphics engine tweaks for improved graphics drivers compatibility

Check this page again for updates or patches for the game