Euro Truck Simulator 2's Heart of Russia DLC has been dropped
SCS Software is contributing all proceeds from their Ukrainian Paint Jobs DLC to humanitarian charities
Published: 31st May 2022 | Source: SCS Software |
SCS Software drops Euro Truck Simulator's Russian DLC following Russia's Invasion of Ukraine
In March 2021, SCS Software revealed that they were working on a new DLC for Euro Truck Simulator, a DLC called "Heart of Russia", a content pack that would open up the nation to more in-depth exploration, albeit with some limitations given the nation's size. Now, SCS Software has decided to axe the DLC, despite the fact that the content pack is almost finished.
Following Russia's Invasion of Ukraine, SCS Software needed to take time to decide whether or not to continue working on their Heart of Russia DLC for Euro Truck Simulator 2. After weeks of consideration SCS Software decided to refrain from releasing the DLC, as the company did not want to be seen as being supportive of Russia, or tolerant of their aggression.
To support Ukraine, SCS Software has previously released their Ukrainian Paint Jobs Pack for Euro Truck Simulator 2, the proceeds of which have and will be donated to humanitarian charities. SCS Software has confirmed that over 85,000 Euro Truck Simulator and American Truck Simulator players have purchased the paint jobs pack, contributing to humanitarian aid efforts.
Whether or not SCS Software will ever release Euro Truck Simulator 2's Heart of Russia DLC remains to be seen. SCS Software remains hopeful that Ukraine will prevail, and when it comes time to rebuild and heal, SCS Software plans to "endeavour to find a way for our Heart of Russia DLC to play whatever part it can in that healing process".
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