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Euro Truck Simulator 2: Heart of Russia is an upcoming map expansion DLC for Euro Truck Simulator 2.

The DLC will feature the continuation of Russia, initially introduced in the Beyond the Baltic Sea map expansion.

As of March 14, 2022, the DLC is currently postponed due to Russia's invasion with Ukraine. The release date for the map DLC at this moment remains unknown.

Release History[]

SCS Software first hinted about the DLC in blog post about celebrating the 8th Anniversary of Euro Truck Simulator 2 posted on 19 October 2020. After that, SCS released information about the DLC in their blog:

  • 19 October 2020: SCS makes a blog post celebrating and thanking the community for the 8th Anniversary of Euro Truck Simulator 2 and as a reward, SCS teasers the first screenshots in pre-alpha stages of the next map expansion after Iberia.[1] Members of the community identify the screenshots' locations as being near the Russian town of Poshekhonye.[2]
  • 21 December 2020: In the SCS Christmas Stream, the team reveals more screenshots of the next map expansion after Iberia.[3] Members of the community identify one of the screenshots, a intersection which is part of the Moscow ring road.[4]
  • 5 March 2021: First official blog post revealing the name of the expansion with more new screenshots[5] and added to Steam Store.[6]
  • 22 June 2021: Blog post about nature.[7]
  • 13 August 2021: Blog post about new landmarks.[8]
  • 10 September 2021: Blog post about villages.[9]
  • 4 October 2021: Blog post about churches.[10]
  • 17 October 2021: Blog post about food mill industry.[11]
  • 3 November 2021: Blog post about water bodies.[12]
  • 12 November 2021: The 1.43 Open Beta for Euro Truck Simulator 2 is released.[13] During the subsequent days, members of the community examine the game files and discover mileage_targets.sii, which contains names of many cities in the game, including 35 new cities in Russia.[14] [15]
  • 22 November 2021: Blog post about monuments.[16]
  • 2 December 2021: First blog post about industrial areas.[17]
  • 16 December 2021: In the SCS Christmas Stream, the team reveals new screenshots of Heart of Russia, including several screenshots making reference to the Slavic folklore figure Baba Yaga.[18]
  • 17 December 2021: Blog post about forests and logging.[19]
  • 22 December 2021: Second blog post about industrial areas.[20]
  • 29 December 2021: Blog post about the city of Ryazan.[21]
  • 7 January 2022: Blog post about road network.[22]
  • 15 January 2022: Blog post about wagon factory.[23]
  • 17 January 2022: The Steam header for the Heart of Russia Steam Store page is updated, which now includes a truck, the MAN TGX EfficientLine 3, and the background has been changed from the countryside to Moscow.
  • 26 January 2022: Blog post about entrance monuments and region signs.[24]
  • 8 February 2022: First blog post about gameplay video.[25]
  • 25 February 2022: The header for "Heart of Russia" Steam Store page has downgraded back to its first appearance, the Russian countryside.
  • 14 March 2022: In an interview for the Czech gaming website Vortex, SCS Software PR and Marketing Manager Daniel Němec and the CEO Pavel Šebor announces the indefinite postponement of the DLC due to the Russo-Ukrainian War.[26] [27]
  • 20 April 2022: The 1.44 Open Beta is released, revealing some off-limits roads of the DLC.

Cities[]

Currently, 36 cities are known to be featured in the Heart of Russia DLC. The capital city of Russia is marked in bold.

City name First mentioned
Arzamas (Арзамас) 5 March 2021[5]
Bryansk (Брянск) 13 August 2021[8]
Cherepovets (Череповец) 3 November 2021[12]
Dzerzhinsk (Дзержинск) 4 October 2021[10]
Ivanovo (Иваново) 4 October 2021[10]
Kaluga (Калуга) 1.43 Open Beta
Kirishi (Кириши) 5 March 2021[5]
Kolomna (Коломна) 1.43 Open Beta
Kostroma (Кострома) 1.43 Open Beta
Kovrov (Ковров) 13 August 2021[8]
Lodeynoye Pole (Лодейное Поле) 1.43 Open Beta
Moscow (Москва) 5 March 2021[5]
Murom (Муром) 1.43 Open Beta
Nizhny Novgorod (Нижний Новгород) 4 October 2021[10]
Novomoskovsk (Новомосковск) 1.43 Open Beta
Obninsk (Обнинск) 1.43 Open Beta
Oryol (Орёл) 17 October 2021[11]
Petrozavodsk (Петрозаводск) 1.43 Open Beta
Roslavl (Рославль) 22 November 2021[16]
Ryazan (Рязань) 3 November 2021[12]
Rybinsk (Рыбинск) 4 October 2021[10]
Rzhev (Ржев) 13 August 2021[8]
Saransk (Саранск) 1.43 Open Beta
Smolensk (Смоленск) 4 October 2021[10]
Tikhvin (Тихвин) 1.43 Open Beta
Tula (Тула) 1.43 Open Beta
Tver (Тверь) 1.43 Open Beta
Velikiye Luki (Великие Луки) 1.43 Open Beta
Veliky Novgorod (Великий Новгород) 3 November 2021[12]
Vladimir (Владимр) 1.43 Open Beta
Volkhov (Волхов) 13 August 2021[8]
Vologda (Вологда) 1.43 Open Beta
Vyazma (Вязьма) 1.43 Open Beta
Vyksa (Выкса) 1.43 Open Beta
Vyshny Volochyok (Вышний Волочёк) 3 November 2021[12]
Yaroslavl (Ярославль) 1.43 Open Beta

Industries[]

19 New Industries of Heart of Russia DLC are revealed in 1.44 Update Open Beta:

  • Metallurgy Muromets (Known as RUS Муромец in game) (Металлургия Муромец)
  • Vagonstroy Tikhvin (Вагонстрой Тихвин)
  • Novoneft (Новонефть)
  • Varangian (Варяг)
  • Air Irin (Air Ирин)
  • Shipyard Livadiya (Судостроительный Завод Ливадия)
  • Propos Holding (Пропос Холдинг)
  • Squadron (Ескадра)
  • Rosselkhoz Bamon (Россельхоз Бамон)
  • "Mammoth" Meat Processing Plant ("Мамонт" Мясокомбинат)
  • Nectarine (Нектарин)
  • Pomeranian Pulp and Paper Mill (Поморский ЦБК)
  • Dacha (Дача)
  • Taiga (Тайга)
  • Beaver Doses (ДОЗ Бобр)
  • All-Russian Glass Company (ВСК)
  • SNL (СНЛ)
  • Logistic Finist (Логистика Финист)
  • Karkot (Каркот)

Achievements[]

TBA

Gallery[]

Videos[]

SCS Blog[]

SCS Steam Developer page[]

SCS Instagram account[]

Trivia[]

The Steam header of Heart of Russia between January 17, 2022 and February 25, 2022.

  • On January 17, 2022, the Steam header for the Heart of Russia Steam Store page is updated, which included a truck, the MAN TGX EfficientLine 3, and the background has been changed from the countryside to Moscow. On February 25, 2022, the Steam header for the Heart of Russia Steam Store page has downgraded back to its first appearance, the Russian countryside.

References[]

  1. SCS Software, 8 years on the roads of Euro Truck Simulator 2, 2020-10-19 (accessed 2020-10-19)
  2. SCS Software, SCS Forum, 2020-10-20 (accessed 2020-10-20)
  3. Christmas 2020 Special Stream Recordings, 2020-12-21 (accessed 2020-12-21)
  4. SCS Software, SCS Forum, 2020-12-21 (accessed 2020-12-21)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 SCS Software, Heart of Russia, 2021-03-05 (accessed 2021-03-05)
  6. Euro Truck Simulator 2: Heart of Russia in Steam Store, 2021-03-05 (accessed 2021-03-05)
  7. SCS Software, Heart of Russia: Nature, 2021-06-22 (accessed 2021-06-22)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 SCS Software, Guess where we are? Heart of Russia Edition!, 2021-08-13 (accessed 2021-08-13)
  9. SCS Software, Heart of Russia - Villages, 2021-09-10 (accessed 2021-09-10)
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.5 SCS Software, Heart of Russia - Churches, 2021-10-04 (accessed 2021-10-04)
  11. 11.0 11.1 SCS Software, Heart of Russia: Food Mill Industry, 2021-10-17 (accessed 2021-10-17)
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 SCS Software, Heart of Russia - Water Bodies, 2021-11-03 (accessed 2021-11-03)
  13. SCS Software, ETS2 1.43 Update Open Beta, 2021-11-12 (accessed 2021-11-16)
  14. SCS Software, SCS Forum, 2021-11-15 (accessed 2021-11-16)
  15. SCS Software, SCS Forum, 2021-11-16 (accessed 2021-11-16)
  16. 16.0 16.1 SCS Software, Heart of Russia - Monuments, 2021-11-22 (accessed 2021-11-22)
  17. SCS Software, Heart of Russia - Industrial Areas, 2021-12-02 (accessed 2021-12-02)
  18. The SCS Software Christmas Stream Special 🎅, 2021-12-16 (accessed 2021-12-16)
  19. SCS Software, Heart of Russia - Forests and Logging, 2021-12-17 (accessed 2021-12-17)
  20. SCS Software, Heart of Russia - Industrial Areas #2, 2021-12-22 (accessed 2021-12-22)
  21. SCS Software, Heart of Russia: Ryazan, 2021-12-29 (accessed 2021-12-29)
  22. SCS Software, Heart of Russia - Road Network, 2022-01-07 (accessed 2022-01-07)
  23. SCS Software, Heart of Russia - Wagon Factory, 2022-01-15 (accessed 2022-01-15)
  24. SCS Software, Heart of Russia - Entrance Monuments and Region Signs, 2022-01-26 (accessed 2022-01-26)
  25. SCS Software, Heart of Russia - Gameplay Video #1, 2022-02-08 (accessed 2022-02-08)
  26. Heart of Russia pro Euro Truck Simulator 2 teď nevyjde, 2022-03-14 (accessed 2022-03-14)
  27. Vortex #204 | Dojmy ze Steam Decku, esport v Excelu, Xbox v Japonsku a rozhovor o Ukrajině s SCS, 2022-03-14 (accessed 2022-03-14)

See also[]

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 (upcoming)
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