I’m a big fan of simulation games and while Bus Simulator and Train Sim World constantly impress me, I was a little underwhelmed by Tram Sim that released earlier this year. With the impressive School Bus Expansion for Bus Simulator 21, I’ve been looking forward to it’s “Tram Extension” and today we’ve got more news about the promised “late 2023 release” and best of all, we don’t have to wait much longer.
Here’s the full press release:
With Bus Simulator 21 Next Stop – Official Tram Extension, astragon Entertainment and the stillalive studios development team are pleased to announce another great innovation for fans of public transport: the ability to drive and manage streetcars and coordinate the lines with those of bus transport! The new Tram Extension will be released on November 14, 2023. And for those who want even more: Buyers of the Official Tram Extension and owners of the Bus Simulator 21 Next Stop – Season Pass will automatically get free access to the upcoming Tram Simulator Urban Transit – a standalone simulation game that’s all about trams!
Bus Simulator 21 Next Stop – Official Tram Extension:
- New DLC opens up the opportunity to drive and manage trams on both maps and to coordinate the rail traffic with that of the bus lines
- Brand new missions for the game’s story mode – both for Angel Shores and Seaside Valley!
- To be released on November 14, at a price of 19.99 EUR / 19.99 USD (SRP) as a DLC on the digital stores!
- Alternatively, also available as part of the Bus Simulator 21 Next Stop – Season Pass.
- Owners of the Official Tram Extension or the Season Pass will get free access to Tram Simulator Urban Transit, which will be released as a standalone game at a later time!
With Bus Simulator 21 Next Stop – Official Tram Extension, simulation fans will get the opportunity steer the newly integrated trams and to manage not only the bus lines but also the rail traffic in the metropolises of Angel Shores and Seaside Valley.
The DLC brings two drivable trams into the game – including a detailed and interactive cockpit. In addition, the expansion adds a dedicated tram line management section to the route planner of the main game, allowing not only to create tram lines, but also to coordinate them with bus line schedules.
With Bus Simulator 21 Next Stop – Official Tram Extension, fans of the game’s story mode can also look forward to new missions: In both the U.S.-inspired Angel Shores and the European-based Seaside Valley map, players will be introduced to the tram business through dedicated campaign missions.
The Bus Simulator 21 Next Stop – Official Tram Extension will be released on November 14, 2023 for 19.99 EUR / 19.99 USD (SRP) for PC, PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One as a DLC on the digital stores. Buyers of the DLC will automatically receive free access to the standalone simulation game Tram Simulator Urban Transit, which is currently planned to be released at the end of the year for 19.99 EUR / 19.99 USD (SRP) for PC on Steam and in spring 2024 for PS5™, PS4™, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One as well as for PC on the Epic Games Store.
Alternatively, the DLC is also available as part of the Bus Simulator 21 Next Stop – Season Pass which is available at a lucrative bundle price of 24.99 EUR / 24.99 USD (SRP). Next to the Official Tram Extension it also includes the already released Ebusco Bus Pack, the Official School Bus Extension, the Thomas Built Buses® Bus Pack as well as free access to the upcoming Tram Simulator Urban Transit.