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The Mack Anthem is a truck in American Truck Simulator manufactured by the American truck manufacturer Mack Trucks.

It was first announced by a video, that a small SCS Software team configured the sounds of the Mack Anthem in a video and it was part of their configuration list in a blog. [1] [2] It was added to the game on April 28, 2020, along with the 1.37 update.

Release History Edit

  • 29 January 2020: In SCS Software's video "A Look Back at 2019", one part of the video shows a recording section of the Mack Anthem. [3] [1] There was also a blog post about an SCS Software team recording American truck sounds back on September 24, 2019, and the Mack Anthem as part of the configuration list. [2]
  • 26 February 2020: The 1.37 Open Beta added the folder mack.anthem in /def/vehicle/truck. [4]
  • 27 March 2020: SCS posted a video making references to the history and creation of the Mack Trucks mascot, the Bulldog [5], indicating that Mack Trucks will be the next manufacturer after International Trucks. [6]
  • 14 April 2020: SCS posted a little video on their social medias, thanking the more than 140,000 followers on their Instagram account, and in this video in the initial seconds, can see a truck that looks like the Mack Anthem. [7]
  • 22 April 2020: SCS Software officially announced that the Mack Anthem will arrive soon to the game. [8]
  • 28 April 2020: Mack Anthem is released along with a trailer video. [9]

Upgrades Edit

Cabin Edit

Name Price Unlock Level Picture
Day Cab $16,600 0
48" Sleeper $32,590 10
70" Sleeper $34,800 20

Chassis Edit

Note: Short chassis are only available for cabin Day Cab, medium chassis only for cabin 48" Sleeper and long chassis only for cabin 70" Sleeper.

Name Price Unlock Level Picture
Short 6x2 144gal $19,100 0
Short 6x4 144gal $21,300 3
Short 6x2 186gal $21,350 5
Short 6x4 186gal $23,550 8
Medium 6x2 186gal $23,600 10
Medium 6x4 186gal $26,200 13
Medium 6x2 234gal $26,550 15
Medium 6x4 234gal $27,600 18
Long 6x2 234gal $28,950 20
Long 6x4 234gal $30,200 22
Long 6x2 284gal $30,550 23
Long 6x4 284gal $34,200 25

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 A Look Back at 2019, 2020-01-29 (accessed 2020-01-29)
  2. 2.0 2.1 SCS SoftwareRecording Truck Sounds in the USA, 2019-09-24 (accessed 2019-09-24)
  3. SCS SoftwareA Look Back at 2019, 2020-01-29 (accessed 2020-01-29)
  4. SCS Software SCS Forum, 2020-02-26. (Accessed 2020-02-26)
  5. Mack Trucks Historical Museum, 2020-03-27 (accessed 2020-03-27)
  6. SCS Software, Not to be sniffed at, 2020-03-27 (accessed 2020-03-27)
  7. SCS Software SCS Forum, 2020-04-14. (Accessed 2020-04-14)
  8. SCS Software, Mack Anthem® Announcement, 2020-04-22 (accessed 2020-04-22)
  9. SCS Software, The Mack Anthem® has arrived!, 2020-04-28 (accessed 2020-04-28)

See also Edit

Trucks
Euro Truck Simulator
(Overview, Dealers)
Majestic Actros - Runner Magnum - Swift R - Valiant FH16
Euro Truck Simulator 2
(Overview, Dealers)
DAF: XF 105, XF Euro 6 - Iveco: Stralis, Stralis Hi-Way - MAN: TGX, TGX Euro 6 - Mercedes-Benz: Actros, New Actros - Renault: Magnum, Premium, T - Scania: R, R 2009, S, Streamline - Volvo: FH16 2009, FH16 2012
American Truck Simulator
(Overview, Dealers)
International Trucks: LoneStar - Kenworth: T680, W900 - Mack Trucks: Anthem - Peterbilt: 389, 579 - Volvo: VNL

Upcoming: Freightliner Trucks: Cascadia - Western Star Trucks

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