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ETS2 Special Transport DLC
ATS Special Transport DLC

The Special Transport DLC is a DLC for Euro Truck Simulator 2 and American Truck Simulator. The DLC adds oversized cargoes and escort vehicles to the game. The DLC has been released on December 13, 2017 for ETS2 and on November 7, 2018 for ATS.

Release History Edit

Euro Truck Simulator 2 Edit

  • 22 December 2016: An oversized cargo + 2 escort vehicles can be seen in the PF 2017 video.[1]
  • 18 October 2017: 8 new Steam achievements for ETS2 added.[2]
  • 20 October 2017: First official blog post including information + a video of a TV Show of the DLC.[3]
  • 27 October 2017: Blog post with more information about the DLC + a gameplay video.[4]
  • 8 December 2017: Promo trailer[5] + Steam Achievement descriptions and icons for ETS2 added.[2]
  • 13 December 2017: Special Transport DLC for ETS2 is released.[6]
  • 16 April 2018: With update 1.31, new routes were added for ETS2.[7]

American Truck Simulator Edit

  • 22 February 2018: American Truck Simulator Special Transport DLC announced.[8]
  • 12 June 2018: Instagram post with the first revealed ATS cargo.[9]
  • 10 September 2018: 7 new Steam achievements for ATS added.[10]
  • 25 October 2018: Blog post of the Transport Helicopter in American Truck Simulator.[11]
  • 4 November 2018: A tweet of SCS hitting 65K+ followers showing another Special Cargo.[12]
  • 5 November 2018: Steam Achievement descriptions and icons for ATS added.[13]
  • 7 November 2018: Special Transport DLC for ATS is released.[14]

Euro Truck Simulator 2 Edit

Features Edit

Ets2 Volkswagen Transporter Special

Escort vehicle

Because of the huge and heavy cargoes, the trailers have steerable axles, just like in the Heavy Cargo Pack. In the Special Transport DLC, escort vehicles (pilot vehicles) are helping you by stopping the traffic on intersections and driving in front of you. Other features are:[4]

Key Features Edit

  • 11 huge cargoes (up to 70 tons, 6 m width, 5+ m height and 20+ m length)
  • 4 new special trailers
  • Unique job routes for to challenge you with Special Transport (most in the base map, some through DLC expansions, more to come!)
  • A combination of over 80 Special Transport Jobs
  • Custom AI escort vehicles
  • Original intros for the cargoes and jobs, crowds and police cars along the routes
  • New models, characters, and animations of people assisting or spectating the transport
  • Curious pedestrians, journalists or transport co-workers along the routes
  • A new set of warning beacons for the trucks
  • Special Transport Achievements

Gameplay Features Edit

  • Close collaboration with AI escort vehicles required
  • Enhanced AI behavior: clearing the path, stopping traffic, giving advice, pushing opposing vehicles to the side etc.
  • The risk to fail the given Job on the spot if you do not adhere to strict instructions or regulations
  • New checkpoints system to keep your progress in a special transport job safe

Update 1.31 Addition Edit

  • New Special Transport routes in Base Map
  • New Special Transport routes through expansion DLCs
  • More than 40 additional cargo/route combinations

Available cities and routes Edit

Special transports are limited to specific routes. Currently, there are 17 routes available:

9 new routes in version 1.31:

The number of available cities and routes in the game will be expanded later.

Cargoes Edit

The DLC adds 11 new cargoes to the game:[15]

Name / Data Image
Boiler Part
(6.0 x 6.0 x 4.9 m & 45 t)
ETS2 STP Boiler Part
Construction Staircase
(20.0 x 5.6 x 4.7 m & 50 t)
ETS2 STP Construction Staircase
Excavator Bucket
(3.5 x 4.9 x 2.9 m & 25 t)
ETS2 STP Excavator Bucket
Giant Silo
(20.1 x 4.6 x 4.6 m & 40 t)
ETS2 STP Giant Silo
Haul Truck Chassis
(8.3 x 6.0 x 4.1 m & 55 t)
ETS2 STP Haul Truck Chassis
Heat Exchanger
(18.0 x 4.8 x 5.0 m & 70 t)
ETS2 STP Heat Exchanger
High-Tech Device
(6.0 x 6.0 x 1.3 m & 45 t)
ETS2 STP High-Tech Device
Huge Tyres
(12.1 x 4.0 x 3.2 m & 20 t)
ETS2 STP Huge Tyres
Industrial Condenser
(12.0 x 5.4 x 4.7 m & 60 t)
ETS2 STP Industrial Condenser
Massive Tech Part
(6.0 x 6.0 x 5.0 m & 44 t)
ETS2 STP Massive Tech Part
Service Boat
(16.1 x 5.0 x 5.3 m & 25 t)
ETS2 STP Service Boat

Achievements Edit

Main article: Euro Truck Simulator 2 Achievements#Achievements Requiring DLC

8 new Steam achievements for the Special Transport Pack on ETS2 have been added on October 18, 2017.

Icon Name Description
The Bigger the Better The Bigger the Better Complete delivery of all oversize cargoes
Not a Canoe Not a Canoe Complete delivery of the Service Boat
Big Brother Big Brother Complete delivery of the Haul Truck Chassis
Giant Giant Complete delivery of the Silo cargo
Not a Big Problem Not a Big Problem Complete 3 consecutive oversize jobs without any damage
Driver Exceptionnel Driver Exceptionnel Complete deliveries on all oversize routes in current map
Size Matters Size Matters Deliver first oversize cargo
Mass-to-don Mass-to-don Deliver at least 195 tons of oversized cargo in just 3 consecutive deliveries

American Truck Simulator Edit

Features Edit

Unlike ETS2, other features are:

Key Features Edit

  • 11 huge cargoes (up to 170,000 pounds (85 tons), 21 feet (6.5 m) width, 17 feet (5+ m) height and 52+ feet (16 m) length)
  • New Special Transport trailers
  • Unique job routes for the Special Transport (most in the base map, some through New Mexico, more for Oregon to come later as a free update!)
  • A combination of over 90 special transport jobs
  • Custom AI escort & police vehicles
  • Original intros for the cargoes and jobs, crowds and police cars along the routes
  • New models, characters, and animations of people assisting or spectating the transport
  • Curious pedestrians, journalists or transport co-workers along the routes
  • Special Transport achievements

Gameplay Features Edit

  • Close collaboration with AI escort vehicles required
  • Enhanced AI behavior: clearing the path, stopping traffic, giving advice, pushing opposing vehicles to the side etc.
  • The risk to fail the given Job on the spot if you do not adhere to strict instructions or regulations
  • New checkpoints system to keep your progress in a special transport job safe

Available cities and routes Edit

Special transports are limited to specific routes. Currently, there are 17 routes available:

2 new routes in version 1.33:

Cargoes Edit

The DLC adds 11 new cargoes to the game:

Name Image
Air Conditioner
ATS STP Air Conditioner
Giant Silo
ATS STP Giant Silo
Haul Truck Chassis
ATS STP Haul Truck Chassis
Haul Truck Hull
ATS STP Haul Truck Hull
Huge Construction
ATS STP Huge Construction
Huge Tyres
ATS STP Huge Tyres
Large Reservoir Tank
ATS STP Large Reservoir Tank
Massive Tech Part
ATS STP Massive Tech Part
Service Boat
ATS STP Service Boat
Transport Helicopter
ATS STP Transport Helicopter
Turnkey House Construction
ATS STP Turnkey House Construction

Achievements Edit

Main article: American Truck Simulator Achievements#Achievements Requiring DLC

7 new Steam achievements for the Special Transport Pack on ATS have been added on November 5, 2018.

Icon Name Description
ATS Achievement Size Matters Size Matters Successfully deliver a Special Transport DLC mission with no damage and on time
ATS Achievement Go Big or Go Home Go Big or Go Home Complete deliveries on all oversize routes in current map
ATS Achievement Get (to) the Chopper! Get (to) the Chopper! Successfully deliver a Helicopter Special Transport DLC mission with no damage and on time
ATS Achievement One, Two, Three - Breathe! One, Two, Three - Breathe! Successfully deliver an Air Condition Special Transport DLC mission with no damage and on time
ATS Achievement Big in America! Big in America! Deliver all Special Transport DLC cargoes
ATS Achievement Your Dumper Has Arrived! Your Dumper Has Arrived! Deliver all three parts of a disassembled dumper: Haul Truck Hull, Huge Tyres, Haul Truck Chassis
ATS Achievement Home Sweet Home Home Sweet Home Successfully deliver a Turnkey House Special Transport DLC mission with no damage and on time

Videos Edit

References Edit

  1. SCS Software, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2017, 2016-12-22 (accessed 2017-10-20)
  2. 2.0 2.1 SteamDB, Euro Truck Simulator 2 Achievements (accessed 2017-10-20)
  3. SCS Software, A TV Show Visit, 2017-10-20 (accessed 2017-10-20)
  4. 4.0 4.1 SCS Software, BIG Announcement, 2017-10-27 (accessed 2017-10-27)
  5. SCS Software, Special Transport DLC Promo Trailer, 2017-12-08 (accessed 2017-12-08)
  6. SCS Software, Special Transport is waiting!, 2017-12-13 (accessed 2017-12-13)
  7. SCS Software, ETS2 Special Transport revisited, 2018-04-16 (accessed 2018-04-16)
  8. SCS Software, Warming up for ATS: Special Transport, 2018-02-22 (accessed 2018-02-22)
  9. SCS Software, Post on Instagram, 2018-06-12 (accessed 2018-06-13)
  10. https://www.reddit.com/r/trucksim/comments/9en53d/special_transport_and_oregon_achievements_listed/
  11. https://steamcommunity.com/groups/scs_games/announcements/detail/1706195296120240949
  12. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bpwd6HoBfHg/
  13. SteamDB, American Truck Simulator Achievements (accessed 2018-11-05)
  14. SCS Software, ATS: Special Transport Released!, 2018-11-07 (accessed 2018-11-07)
  15. Blue Dragon, ETS2: Special Transport DLC - Meet The Cargoes, 2017-12-08 (accessed 2017-12-08)

See also Edit

DLCs for Euro Truck Simulator 2
Map Expansions Going East! - Scandinavia - Vive la France! - Italia - Beyond the Baltic Sea
Trailer / Cargo Packs High Power Cargo Pack - Schwarzmüller Trailer Pack - Heavy Cargo Pack - Special Transport DLC - Krone Trailer Pack
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 - DAF Tuning Pack
Paint Job Packs Countries: Australian - Austrian - Belgian - Brazilian - 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 - UK - USA

Others: Christmas - Fantasy - Flip - Force of Nature - Halloween - Ice Cold - Metallic - Pirate - Prehistoric - Space - Valentines - Viking Legends

DLCs for American Truck Simulator
Map Expansions Nevada - Arizona - New Mexico - Oregon
Trailer / Cargo Packs Heavy Cargo Pack - Special Transport DLC
Tuning Packs Wheel Tuning Pack - Steering Creations Pack - Dragon Truck Design Pack
Paint Job Packs Christmas - Classic Stripes - Halloween - Steampunk - Valentines