SCS Software first hinted about the DLC in a blog post posted on 6 February 2018. After that, SCS released information about the DLC in their blog, at about one blog post per month:
- 26 January 2018: In a video created by SCS for the Meeting Room of the Year competition, multiple hints for a Baltic DLC can be seen in the background.
- 6 February 2018: Blog post which teases the next map expansion with screenshots.
- 2 March 2018: First official blog post about the map expansion.
- 6 April 2018: Blog post about border crossing prefabs.
- 4 May 2018: Blog post about new industries.
- 19 June 2018: Blog post about more industries.
- 23 June 2018: New cities can be seen in the Germany revisiting video.
- 15 August 2018: Blog post about nature and countryside.
- 21 August 2018: Steam page for the expansion was added.
- 7 September 2018: Blog post about landmarks.
- 21 September 2018: Blog post about Saint Petersburg, the second largest city of Russia.
- 16 October 2018: Blog post about Western Diameter in Saint Peterburg, Russia.
- 6 November 2018: Blog post about towns and cities.
- 10 November 2018: Update 1.33 Experimental Beta added some locations in new country.
- 14 November 2018: Blog post about Finland.
- 21 November 2018: Blog post about ports.
- 23 November 2018: SCS announced the release date of the expansion.
- 26 November 2018: Steam achievements added.
- 29 November 2018: Beyond the Baltic Sea DLC is released.
The DLC brings 35 new cities, 24 big and major cities and 11 small cities or towns. The capitals of the countries are marked in bold.
|City name||Country||Remarks||First mentioned|
|Daugavpils||Latvia||2nd largest city in Latvia||21 August 2018|
|Helsinki||Finland||Capital of Finland||1.32 Open Beta|
|Russia||Capital of Kaliningrad Oblast (Russia)||29 June 2018|
|Kaunas||Lithuania||2nd largest city in Lithuania||1.32 Open Beta|
|Klaipėda||Lithuania||3rd largest city in Lithuania||29 June 2018|
|Kotka||Finland||19th largest city in Finland||23 November 2018|
|Kouvola||Finland||11st largest city in Finland||23 November 2018|
|Kunda||Estonia||29th largest city in Estonia||23 November 2018|
|Lahti||Finland||8th largest city in Finland||15 August 2018|
|Liepāja||Latvia||3rd largest city in Latvia||29 June 2018|
|Loviisa||Finland||Nuclear power plant in Finland||Release|
|Luga (Луга)||Russia||Capital of Leningrad Oblast (Russia)||23 August 2018|
|Mažeikiai||Lithuania||Refinery in Lithuania||Release|
|Naantali||Finland||Seaport||1.33 Experimental Beta|
|Narva||Estonia||3rd largest city in Estonia||7 September 2018|
|Olkiluoto||Finland||Nuclear power plant in Finland||Release|
|Paldiski||Estonia||Seaport||1.33 Experimental Beta|
|Panevėžys||Lithuania||5th largest city in Lithuania||23 November 2018|
|Pärnu||Estonia||4th largest city in Estonia||6 November 2018|
|Pori||Finland||10th largest city in Finland||23 November 2018|
|Pskov (Псков)||Russia||Capital of Pskov Oblast (Russia)||23 August 2018|
|Rēzekne||Latvia||7th largest city in Latvia||6 November 2018|
|Rīga||Latvia||Capital of Latvia||23 November 2018|
|Russia||2nd largest city in Russia||2 March 2018|
|Šiauliai||Lithuania||4th largest city in Lithuania||7 September 2018|
|Russia||Nuclear power plant in Russia||23 August 2018|
|Tallinn||Estonia||Capital of Estonia||21 September 2018|
|Tampere||Finland||3rd largest city in Finland||15 August 2018|
|Tartu||Estonia||2nd largest city in Estonia||6 November 2018|
|Turku||Finland||6th largest city in Finland||7 September 2018|
|Utena||Lithuania||10th largest city in Lithuania||23 November 2018|
|Valmiera||Latvia||8th largest city in Latvia||23 November 2018|
|Ventspils||Latvia||6th largest city in Latvia||27 June 2018|
|Vilnius||Lithuania||Capital of Lithuania||7 September 2018|
|Vyborg (Выборг)||Russia||206th largest city in Russia||16 October 2018|
The DLC also features a total of 35 new industries with some having large and very detailed depots/plants. The Baltic area contains diverse common industries like farms and sawmills but also more specialized ones like a yacht building company. Also a locomotive building company has been added.
- Main article: Euro Truck Simulator 2 Achievements
6 new Steam achievements have been added on November 26, 2018.
|Baltic Tourist||Discover all Beyond the Baltic Sea DLC cities|
|Grand Tour||Complete perfect deliveries (no damage, no fines, on time) between the following countries: Russia - Lithuania; Lithuania - Latvia; Latvia - Estonia; Estonia - Russia; Russia - Finland. Any order or direction counts|
|Exclave Transit||Complete 5 deliveries from Kaliningrad to any other Russian city|
|Concrete Jungle||Complete 10 deliveries from concrete plants|
|Industry Standard||Make at least two deliveries to each locomotive, furniture and paper mill factories|
|Like a Farmer||Deliver cargo to each farm in Beyond the Baltic Sea DLC|
- SCS Software, Something (else) is cooking!, 2018-02-06 (accessed 2018-02-09)
- SCS Software, Beyond the Baltic Sea, 2018-03-02 (accessed 2018-03-02)
- SCS Software, ETS2 Baltic: Border Crossing Prefabs, 2018-04-06 (accessed 2018-04-06)
- SCS Software, Beyond the Baltic Sea: New industries, 2018-05-04 (accessed 2018-05-04)
- SCS Software, Beyond the Baltic Sea New Industries 2, 2018-06-19 (accessed 2018-06-19)
- SCS Software, Countryside and Nature, 2018-08-15 (accessed 2018-08-15)
- ETS2: Beyond the Baltic Sea on Steam
- SCS Software, Baltic Landmarks, 2018-09-07 (accessed 2018-09-07)
- SCS Software, Saint Petersburg - Санкт-Петербург, 2018-09-21 (accessed 2018-09-21)
- SCS Software, Saint Petersburg - Western Diameter, 2018-10-16 (accessed 2018-10-16)
- SCS Software, Towns and Cities, 2018-11-06 (accessed 2018-11-06)
- SCS Software, Postcards from Finland, 2018-11-14 (accessed 2018-11-14)
- SCS Software, Baltic Ports, 2018-11-21 (accessed 2018-11-21)
- SCS Software, Beyond the Baltic Sea releasing on November 29, 2018-11-23 (accessed 2018-11-23)
- SteamDB, Euro Truck Simulator 2 Achievements, 2018-11-26 (accessed 2018-11-26)
- SCS Software, Approaching the Baltic Sea!, 2018-11-29 (accessed 2018-11-29)
- St. Petersburg Western Diameter - Beyond the Baltic Sea ETS2 DLC, SCS Software, 2018-10-16 (Accessed 2020-12-20)
|DLCs for Euro Truck Simulator 2|
|Map Expansions||Going East! - Scandinavia - Vive la France! - Italia - Beyond the Baltic Sea - Road to the Black Sea - Iberia - Heart of Russia (postponed) - West Balkans (upcoming)|
|Trailer / Cargo Packs||High Power Cargo Pack - Schwarzmüller Trailer Pack - Heavy Cargo Pack - Special Transport DLC - Krone Trailer Pack - Volvo Construction Equipment DLC|
|Tuning Packs||Cabin Accessories - Wheel Tuning Pack - Mighty Griffin Tuning Pack - National Window Flags - Dragon Truck Design Pack - Michelin Fan Pack - Raven Truck Design Pack - XF Tuning Pack - Goodyear Tyres Pack - Actros Tuning Pack - HS-Schoch Tuning Pack - FH Tuning Pack - Renault Trucks T Tuning Pack|
|Paint Job Packs||Countries: Australian - Austrian - Belgian - Brazilian - Bulgarian - Canadian - Chinese - Czech - Danish - Dutch - Estonian - Finnish - French - German - Hungarian - Irish - Italian - Japanese - Latvian - Lithuanian - Norwegian - Polish - Portuguese - Romanian - Russian - Scottish - Slovak - South Korean - Spanish - Swedish - Swiss - Turkish - Ukrainian - UK - USA
Others: Christmas - Fantasy - Flip - Force of Nature - Halloween - Ice Cold - Lunar New Year - Metallic - Pink Ribbon Charity - Pirate - Prehistoric - Space - Super Stripes - Valentines - Viking Legends