Train Sim World 2 will make a cease at PlayStation 5 this summer time, promising quicker loading occasions, greater framerates, and improved visuals. The port will supply a free PS4 to PS5 upgrade should you already personal the sport, and any add-ons you’ve bought – together with Preserved Assortment content material – will convert throughout. Enormous information for this writer!
It’s all a part of the brand new Rush Hour growth, which may even be accessible on PS4 should you don’t personal a next-gen console but. “Rush Hour takes the genuine simulation gameplay the sequence is thought for and locations gamers within the operator’s seat of commuter trains navigating busy rail networks with tight schedules,” the press launch reads.
This can introduce large enhancements to the passenger system, remodeling a key a part of the simulation expertise: “As gamers drive from station-to-station on the three busy routes they’ll see a better selection in passengers, and better passenger volumes at peak occasions on platforms. All recreating the hustle and bustle of rush hour.”
Beforehand, patrons had been fairly mind lifeless, and the variety of passengers getting on and off the trains by no means actually felt linked to the time of day. Rush Hour will embrace three routes and their varied related trains, a few of which have appeared within the PC-based Train Simulator 2021 earlier than. Given the title, there’s clearly a commuter focus right here.
“Tackle the busiest and quickest passenger rail line in the USA and discover the famed Northeast Hall: Boston – Windfall with Amtrak’s ACS-64 Metropolis Sprinter and MBTA’s F40PH-3,” the press launch proceed. “Navigate the hectic Brighton Predominant Line: London Victoria – Brighton, with Southern’s BR Class 377/four and Gatwick Specific BR Class 387 EMUs. Grasp Regional, Specific, S-Bahn or Inter-Metropolis Specific providers on Bahnstrecke Riesa – Dresden with 4 locomotives to grasp.”
We’re fairly excited for this, and we’re hopeful developer Dovetail Video games has put within the work to leverage the DualSense controller’s distinctive options and features. Bodily feeling the resistance of varied switches and levers via the adaptive triggers, in addition to the click-clack of the monitor utilizing haptic suggestions may actually improve the immersion.