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Train Sim World 2

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Genre: Simulation
Developer: Dovetail Games
Release Date: Aug. 6, 2020

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'Train Sim World 2' (ALL) Rush Hour Expansion This Summer, Also On PS5 And Xbox Series X|S - Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2021 @ 8:00 a.m. PDT

Train Sim World 2 is the evolution for advanced train simulation with new features, routes and an upgraded engine.

Train Sim World 2 puts you in the cab of iconic machines on three renowned routes, all with exclusive firsts. Feel the thrill of German ICE high-speed with Köln Schnellfahrstrecke, control the raw power of CSX on Sand Patch Grade for the first time on console and master the complex station operations of the world-famous London Underground with the Bakerloo Line.

You’ll be able to personalise your experience with new custom tools. Get creative with the Livery Designer to build custom liveries for your Train Sim World 2 locomotives and use the Scenario Planner to drive what you want, where you want, as you plan out scenarios for your routes.

The proprietary SimuGraph vehicle dynamics engine has evolved, adding adhesion physics for the first time. Feel the wheel slip and slide in adverse weather and the added challenge of control on steep inclines.

Get clearer information on instructions, gradient and speed profiles as you drive, including new HUD displays, clarity to the onboard safety systems, brake controls, power meter and accelerometer. A new controller scheme will give great choices on Camera and Driving modes and allows easier access from external camera mode to enter another vehicle in your consist, all while full physics and simulation are still running.

An upgraded engine allows for greater visual fidelity, giving Train Sim World 2 dynamic skies and 4K support across all platforms.

If you already own Train Sim World, you’ll be able to bring your existing Add-On collection with you to Train Sim World 2. Preserved Collection will ensure you can continue your hobby and play your content in Train Sim World 2.


Rush Hour takes the authentic simulation gameplay the series is known for and places players in the operators seat of commuter trains navigating busy rail networks with tight schedules.

"Rush Hour marks an exciting new step for Train Sim World 2. We've always wanted to recreate the feel of driving a train in the hectic peak hours and this release brings that tense experience to players for the first time,” said Rob O’Farrell, Chief Development Officer of Dovetail Games, “I'm looking forward to seeing our passionate community rise to this challenge and welcome new players joining as we launch on new platforms with PS5 and Xbox Series X|S.”

Train Sim World 2: Rush Hour comes with a brand-new passenger system. As players drive from station-to-station on the three busy routes they will see a greater variety in passengers, and higher passenger volumes at peak times on platforms. All recreating the hustle and bustle of rush hour.

Take on the busiest and fastest passenger rail line in the United States and explore the famed Northeast Corridor: Boston – Providence with Amtrak's ACS-64 ‘City Sprinter’ and MBTA's F40PH-3. Navigate the hectic Brighton Main Line: London Victoria – Brighton, with Southern's BR Class 377/4 and Gatwick Express BR Class 387 EMUs. Master Regional, Express, S-Bahn or Inter-City Express services on Bahnstrecke Riesa – Dresden with four locomotives to master, including the iconic DB BR 442 'Talent 2'. All authentically recreated and officially licensed. 

Alongside the release of Rush Hour, Train Sim World 2 will upgrade to Unreal Engine 4.26 along with new features focused on immersion and released on next generation for PS5 and Xbox Series X|S. Playing on these new consoles gives the advantage of faster load times, higher frame rate and improved visuals resulting in a smooth gameplay experience.

The Train Sim World 2 update and next generation versions will be released alongside Rush Hour later this summer.

Key Features:

  • Perfectly Replicated Routes - Unique experiences await in Train Sim World 2. Feel the thrill of high-speed intercity German rail as you push the throttle and climb speeds in the famous DB ICE 3M out of Köln, take on the challenge of hauling long freight across Sand Patch Grade with the raw power of the CSX AC4400CW, and master the complex hectic operations of the London Underground on the Bakerloo Line. All official licences, all authentically recreated.
  • Immersive Gameplay - With Train Sim World 2 you're in the cab and in control of these epic feats of engineering. Take advantage of a new HUD that provides clear information as you drive, a brand-new immersion controller scheme designed to simplify common functions and streamline the interface – All of which allows you to focus on the task at hand
  • New Customisation Tools - Personalise your rail journey with new easy-to-use tools. The Livery Designer allows you to design custom liveries for Train Sim World 2 locomotives using shapes and layers to build your own style. The Scenario Planner gives you the ability to create your own scenario. Customise locos and destinations, then jump in and get driving. Quick drive, your way.
  • Realistic adhesion physics – An evolution of the SimuGraph® vehicle dynamics engine brings you a new level of realism with adhesion physics for the first time. Feel the slip of wheels in adverse weather, master moving heavy freight and keep control of your loco power on steep inclines! This brings an engaging challenge to the routes as the train reacts to your control
  • Preserved Collection – Your collection comes with you. Play your Train Sim World Add-On routes and locos directly in Train Sim World 2. Train Sim World has always been about your collection, your choice of Add-Ons from your favourite region, time period, diesel, electric, passenger, freight – your way. Your purchased Train Sim World 2020 Add-Ons will be available to play in Train Sim World 2.

Train Sim World 2 is available for PC, Xbox One and PS4, coming to PS5 and Xbox Series X|S in Summer 2021.


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