Bus Simulator 21»PC, PlayStation, Xbox»February 28, 2023
Hello Bus Drivers!
With Bus Simulator 21 Next Stop we are happy to announce the biggest update for the game yet!
Look forward to a comprehensive update including numerous game improvements, a brand-new game mode, and a large, FREE Official Map Extension with numerous new missions. Meanwhile, newcomers can start their bus journey with the new Gold Edition, including all of the paid DLCs that have been released so far!
Bus Simulator 21 Next Stop in short
- Free major update brings numerous game improvements and a brand-new Career Mode to the game
- Free map extension DLC including numerous new tasks for all owners of the main game
- Gold Edition and Gold Upgrade combine the main game and all previously released DLCs
- Crossplay for PC players (PC players can play together in multiplayer - regardless of whether they own the PC version on Steam or elsewhere)
- Dedicated versions for Next Gen consoles
- Planned release: May 23, 2023
Big update with game improvements and new Career Mode
With the big Bus Simulator 21 Next Stop update for the main game, you can look forward to numerous game, AI and other detail improvements. In addition, a completely new game mode is waiting for you: The new Career Mode combines the well-known sandbox mode with the economic system of the campaign. Instead of having to unlock everything bit by bit by completing missions, players can choose from all bus stops and bus models right from the start of the game, so that there are no limits to how far they can build up their own bus company - as long as they manage their start-up capital well, set up and operate routes successfully, expand their bus fleet skillfully and thus work their way up to become a successful local public transport company!
Dedicated versions for Next Gen consoles
Together with the Bus Simulator 21 Next Stop update, dedicated versions of the game for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S will also be available for the first time - including improved graphics, Haptic Feedback and Adaptive Trigger support on PS5, 4K resolution on PS5 and Xbox Series X and other optimizations specific to the respective consoles. For owners of the PS4 or Xbox One version of the game, the upgrade to the newer console version will be available for free on the respective platforms!
PC version also on the Epic Games Store and Microsoft Store including crossplay on PC
At the same time as the big Next Stop update goes live, Bus Simulator 21 will be available on the Epic Games Store and the Microsoft Store for the first time. It is already available on Steam, the PlayStation Store and the Xbox Store. For PC players: All PC versions of the game are cross-play compatible, so that PC players can play together in multiplayer - regardless of whether they purchased Bus Simulator 21 for PC in retail, on Steam, on the Epic Games Store or on the Microsoft Store!
Free official map extension DLC for all owners of the game
Another highlight of the Next Stop update is the release of the big official map extension as a free DLC, which has been eagerly awaited by fans of the game. Players can look forward to accessing a huge new area in the north of the US map "Angel Shores". In addition to numerous new campaign missions, a completely new feature awaits them in the mountainous nature reserve with its idyllic lakes, forests and villages: wild animals crossing! So be careful when driving through the impressive landscapes!
Gold Edition and Gold Upgrade combine the main game with all DLCs released so far
Meanwhile, with Bus Simulator 21 Next Stop - Gold Edition, new bus fans can look forward to the all-in-one package. The Gold Edition will also become available on May 23, 2023, and includes not only Bus Simulator 21 but also all previously released paid DLCs for the game - including the MAN Bus Pack, the IVECO BUS Bus Pack, the VDL Bus Pack, the USA Skin Pack, the Angel Shores Insider Skin Pack, and the Protect Nature Interior Pack. Those who already own the main game can alternatively purchase the additional content bundled via the Bus Simulator 21 Next Stop - Gold Upgrade. All other free bonus DLCs for the game will of course still be available for free on the respective digital platforms.
Bus Simulator 21 Next Stop is coming soon!
The huge Bus Simulator 21 Next Stop update will be released on May 23, 2023. We hope you are looking forward to it as much as we do!
Note: A dedicated dev blog including more detailed information about the upcoming update will follow soon. So, stay tuned!