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"Howdy, partners! Hope y'all will like your visit in the Lone Star State, Texas. This place ain't full of cowboys anymore but the spirit lives on, especially in ranches you can find all 'round. We also got a lot of cattle and other livestock so your truckin' adventures will be lively.

We also love music. Like, really love music. Just look at Austin, the live music capital of the world. Party on. Look plumb over yonder and you'll see the city which got the message about the problem. Sure'nuff, we're talking about Houston. So enjoy the drive.

Get your lasso ready and catch all the news by hittin' the follow button and wishlisting Texas. This probably ain’t your first rodeo."
— Content description of Texas on Steam

Texas is a state of the United States, which is featured in American Truck Simulator as an upcoming map expansion DLC and in the 18 Wheels of Steel series. It will be the ninth map of DLC involving map expansions, but the eighth paid one.

The state is bordered by Oklahoma to the north, Arkansas and Louisiana to the east, the Mexican states of Tamaulipas, Nuevo León, Coahuila de Zaragoza, and Chihuahua to the south and southwest, and New Mexico to the west.

The state has been indirectly mentioned by SCS Software CEO Pavel on the Idaho release stream.

SCS Software CEO Pavel said: "The state of Texas will obviously take a lot of time and effort for SCS due to the large scale of it".

DLC Features[]

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Release History[]

  • 9 October 2019: Pavel estimates that at least a team of 20-25 will be required to do Texas and commented it would be released as one DLC and not parceled in sections.
  • 26 February 2020: 1.37 Open Beta added in def.scs references to dlc_texas.[1]
  • 16 July 2020: Pavel hints Texas as "big" and "huge" in the Idaho release stream.[2]
  • 21 December 2020: Texas is confirmed as the next state after Wyoming during the SCS Christmas Stream alongside with screenshots in alpha stages.[3]
  • 12 March 2021: First official blog post confirmed Texas will be the next state after Wyoming with a few new screenshots [4], alongside the Steam store page being released.[5]
  • 4 June 2021: Blog post about landmarks and prefabs.[6]
  • 29 September 2021: Blog post about new places and areas.[7]
  • 12 October 2021: First blog post about nature.[8]
  • 10 November 2021: Blog post about offshore shipyard.[9]

Geography[]

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Climate[]

TBA

Cities[]

Currently, there are ten cities that are known to be featured in the Texas Map Expansion. Austin is marked in bold since it is the state capital:

Scenery Towns[]

Scenery towns on this wiki are defined as cities or communities that are unmarked on the map.

Roads[]

Interstates[]

The shields for these 5 interstates in Texas have been found in the game files.

Interstate 10 Interstate 20 Interstate 30 Interstate 35 Interstate 40
IS10
New Mexico - ?
IS20
I-10 - ?
IS30
?
IS35
?
IS40
New Mexico - ?

Other Interstate highways can be found in the game files, but as a map icon:

  • Road is2 icon.png Interstate 2
  • Road is14 icon.png Interstate 14
  • Road is27 icon.png Interstate 27
  • Road is37 icon.png Interstate 37
  • Road is45 icon.png Interstate 45
  • Road is69 icon.png Interstate 69

US Highways[]

The shields for 12 US Highways are currently in the game files:

US 60 US 62 US 70 US 82
US60
New Mexico - ?
US62
?
US70
New Mexico - ?
US82
New Mexico - ?
US 83 US 84 US 87 US 180
US83
?
US84
New Mexico - ?
US87
? - New Mexico
US180
New Mexico - ?
US 285 US 287 US 380 US 385
US285
New Mexico - ?
US287
?
US380
New Mexico - ?
US385
?

Other US Highways can be found in the game files, but as a map icon:

  • Road us59 icon.png US 59
  • Road us67 icon.png US 67
  • Road us69 icon.png US 69
  • Road us77 icon.png US 77
  • Road us90 icon.png US 90
  • Road us96 icon.png US 96
  • Road us181 icon.png US 181
  • Road us183 icon.png US 183
  • Road us190 icon.png US 190
  • Road us277 icon.png US 277
  • Road us290 icon.png US 290
  • Road us377 icon.png US 377

State Highways[]

These State Highways can be found in the game files, but as a map icon:

  • Road tx20 icon.png SH 20
  • Road tx31 icon.png SH 31
  • Road tx35 icon.png SH 35
  • Road tx49 icon.png SH 49
  • Road tx71 icon.png SH 71
  • Road tx77 icon.png SH 77
  • Road tx146 icon.png SH 146

Achievements[]

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Gallery[]

SCS Blog[]

Screenshots of the new areas of the Texas DLC[]

Screenshots of landmark prefabs of the Texas DLC[]

References[]

  1. SCS Software, SCS Forum, 2020-02-26 (accessed 2020-05-08)
  2. ATS: Idaho Release Stream - Recording, 2020-07-16 (accessed 2020-07-16)
  3. Christmas 2020 Special Stream Recordings, 2020-12-21 (accessed 2020-12-21)
  4. SCS Software, Introducing Texas, 2021-03-12 (accessed 2021-03-12)
  5. American Truck Simulator: Texas in Steam Store, 2021-03-12 (accessed 2021-03-12)
  6. SCS Software, Texas - Landmarks and Prefabs, 2021-06-04 (accessed 2021-06-04)
  7. SCS Software, Texas - Guess where we are #1, 2021-09-29 (accessed 2021-09-29)
  8. SCS Software, Texas - Nature #1 (Plains, Fields, Meadows), 2021-10-12 (accessed 2021-10-12)
  9. SCS Software, Texas - Offshore Shipyard, 2021-11-10 (accessed 2021-11-10)

See also[]

The States of American Truck Simulator
Arizona - California - Colorado - Idaho - Montana - Nevada - New Mexico - Oregon - Texas - Utah - Washington - Wyoming
Flag of Texas.png Texas
Cities Abilene - Amarillo - Austin - Brownsville - Corpus Christi - Dallas - El Paso - Galveston - Houston - Wichita Falls

Suburbs: TBA

Scenery Towns: TBA

Highways Interstate 10 - Interstate 20 - Interstate 30 - Interstate 35 - Interstate 40
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DLCs for American Truck Simulator
Map Expansions Arizona - New Mexico - Oregon - Washington - Utah - Idaho - Colorado - Wyoming - Texas (upcoming) - Montana (upcoming)
Trailer / Cargo Packs Heavy Cargo Pack - Special Transport DLC - Forest Machinery - Volvo Construction Equipment DLC
Tuning Packs Wheel Tuning Pack - Steering Creations Pack - Dragon Truck Design Pack - Cabin Accessories - Goodyear Tires Pack
Paint Job Packs Christmas - Classic Stripes - Halloween - Pink Ribbon Charity - Retrowave - Space - Steampunk - Valentines
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