A new milestone in simulation: Citybus Simulator Munich, the successor of the popular City Bus Simulator 2010 - New York, covering the complete 100 line also known as the museum line. Starting at the main Rail Station Nord it passes 22 museums and other sightseeing spots to conclude its journey at Munich´s "Ostbahnhof".
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Overall:
Mixed (96 reviews) - 47% of the 96 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Apr 7, 2014

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“"There aren`t that many bus simulators out there,but this one, the CBS2: Munich, is one of the best and most real bus simulators I`ve seen. It has excellent graphics, a great sound and a high level of detail and realism. I recommend this simulator for all bus lovers and to people that want to try something different than only transport people through air."”
Review by asn.aerosoft.com (ASN)

About This Game

A new milestone in simulation: Citybus Simulator Munich, the successor of the popular City Bus Simulator 2010 - New York, covering the complete 100 line also known as the museum line. Starting at the main Rail Station Nord it passes 22 museums and other sightseeing spots to conclude its journey at Munich´s "Ostbahnhof".

The true courses of the roads have been designed in an unbelievable graphical detail. For the first time ever the technical aspects of a bus simulator have been modeled and are based on a real training simulator making the driving characteristics absolutely realistic.

The new Citybus Simulator Munich surely sets new standards in terms of graphics for simulation and comes with unique elements making it a fun to play game. There´s the newly developed vehicle management system for a never before seen level of reality, the “tuning” options for the engine as well as the interactive Traffic Director. Of course you can just drive the MAN Lion´s City Bus to schedule passing the more than 43 detailed sightseeing spots while listening to the original announcements.

All operational elements of the cab are fully functional. The original Munich copilot (electronic assistant) supports the driver at his daily shift and controls (if selected) all passenger info such as the monitor, displays and announcements. The OCC User Interface allows access to the complete game features at all times. Defects and malfunctions on the bus can be simulated in various different ways.

Route map




Features


  • Highly detailed original MAN Lion´s City Bus with numerous operable elements in three
  • model variants
  • Newly developed vehicle management resulting in a never before seen level of reality
  • Optional or automated malfunction device to simulate breakdowns and malfunctions
  • Tuning options for the engine and fine tuning for the propulsion system
  • Interactive Traffic Director
  • Realistic simulation of the line 100 (Museum Line)
  • More than 43 original sightseeing spots throughout the city
  • Munich copilot
  • OCC (Operations Control Center)
  • Interactive radio communication with the dispatch center
  • Original announcements
  • Bonus: test ground scenery

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Vista/7/8 (32 bit/ 64 bit version)
    • Processor: Dual core processor with 2.8 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 9800 GT or comparable AMD
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Yes
    • Additional Notes: Note: Windows XP is not supported!
    Recommended:
    • OS: Vista/7/8 (32 bit/ 64 bit version)
    • Processor: Dual core processor with 3 GHz
    • Memory: 4 MB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 680 or comparable AMD
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Yes
    • Additional Notes: Note: Windows XP is not supported!
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Overall:
Mixed (96 reviews)
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DeanGeddes
( 22.6 hrs on record )
Posted: March 21
To begin, I would like to disagree with most of the other reviews, because this is a very good game. It is a massive improvement to Bus Simulator 2012, by the same developers. I do agree that the format is a bit strange, but it just takes a bit of getting used to. The graphics are of a very good quality, especially the weather effects and I usually get good FPS as well. Please be aware before you purchase, that this is quite a graphically demanding game and you will require a high end system. Let's begin with what makes this game really enjoyable:
- The bus is very detailed inside, with nice textures and all of the switches and buttons are clickable, unlike other bus simulators out there.
- There are lots of really cool view modes all around the drivers seat, and I love the way the camera zooms in and out on the panels.
- Nice effects such as cab sway.
- The co-pilot is very useful and you can use to alter settings such as announcements and routes.
- There are about three different buses you can choose from, so a nice selection.
- The AI passengers are quite realistic and they can knock on the window of the bus if you leave then behind.
- Lots of traffic to enhace the realism! I have been waiting for this in a bus game for quite some time.
- Weather effects are incredibly realistic, with beautiful cloud and sunlight textures.
- There are also special effects such as trams and bus diversions.
- You are informed about events such as diversions, or shift duties, via the radio.
- You can be put on rail replacement bus routes.
- Extreme events can occur. For example, a car accident and you may have to take a diversion.
- Like most TML games, you can free roam the city and walk around inside your bus.
- There is a tutorial, which is very handy. You can turn it off in settings. However, it is written at the top of the screen, so doesn't offer any voice guidance.

Now let's mention the improvements that could have been made and some of the issues:
- Very limited wheel support. I have a Thrustmaster wheel and the game doesn't detect it. I tried my Logitech joystick and that it recognises that, but I can't drive with a joystick!
- It's a shame that there's only one bus route in the game, with an extra little run to the depot. It would have been nice to have some more variation.
- Upon launching the game for the first game, I was baffled by a white screen with three small colours to click on. It took me about 10 minutes to realise I had to double click on a green dot, in order to load up the main menu! What was the point in that?
- Sometimes, I find the game a little bit too German. Things such as the radio, is only available in German, with English subtitles at the top of the screen. It would have been handy to have an English voice as well.
- Some people may see this as a positive, but there is no cash involved in the game. Now it is much quicker to board passengers onto the bus as they just walk straight on. I used to like printing tickets and giving change, but that's just my opinon. Your choice, which do you prefer?
- The menus in the game are very perculiar. They are complex to understand and some of the text is in very small font.
-A very minor flaw. When you are sitting in the drivers seat, you cannot see the icons on the dashboard as the steering view obsures them. So when someone presses the stop button, you can hear the beep, but not see the icon come on the dashboard. So you have to press NUM 8 to zoom in on the dashboard to check if it was pressed (whilst still trying to drive)

Although this is overall a very good game, I would say that the price may be a little expensive, so I'm glad that I bought it in a sale. It is one of the best bus simulators out there for PC, as well as being by far the most realistic. It does have some flaws, as just mentioned, but they are nothing too serious. So in conclusion, I do recommend this game for any simulation enthusiasts, like myself, as it provides an extremely good simulation of being a bus driver in Munich.
Personally, I would wait for a sale before buying it.
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McChicken
( 7.6 hrs on record )
Posted: March 19
This is a throughly excellent and enjoyable game. It has hyper-realistic busses, good AI, and amazing streets. However, the GUI loeaves something to be desired (bad background, fake buttons, useless gifs, etc.) All in all, though, I recomend this game.
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RussianGeeza
( 25.0 hrs on record )
Posted: February 6
its one of those games that leaves you speechless, literally. from top to bottom this game has been designed with care and is a brilliant improvement from carlos and his bus nova. its a shame that there is no other buses like double deckers as such but there are longer busses and smaller busses available. the controls are easy to use and so is all the computers that are on board.

I recommend this game to everyone
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noodles0711
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: February 4
Worst game ever
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Aler360 kickback.com
( 0.8 hrs on record )
Posted: January 30
HORABLE GAmE DONT BUY
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janetflo4168
( 2.5 hrs on record )
Posted: December 24, 2015
do not buy this game what a ♥♥♥♥ game and a wast of money
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LAWJESTER
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: December 22, 2015
slow and not fun. do not buy.
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johnmg1
( 0.6 hrs on record )
Posted: December 10, 2015
I bought the game thru Steam but it wont even start
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eirik124 | KICKBACK.COM
( 157.3 hrs on record )
Posted: October 21, 2015
Good gane to play if you like Buses and want it to be easy to det up the bus
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Julius the driver
( 62.8 hrs on record )
Posted: September 12, 2015
It's a good gamer if you like bus simulators.

-nice graphics
-big map (to drive in)
-detailed buses

- a littebit to expensive
- lagy start menu
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pow-how
( 33.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 11, 2015
RE MUNICH BUS SIMULATOR

PLAY THIS GAME STOP WORKING IT CRASHES ON DESTTOP
CAN SOMEONE GET HELP ON THIS

SUPPORT ???????????????????
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sadiebaram
( 58.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 29, 2015
GOOD GAME
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di9ita1.n0i5e
( 0.6 hrs on record )
Posted: June 24, 2015
Good graphics, phisycs and realism, but small, VERY small city. In this game one(!) route. If you want a good bus simulator, look to European Bus Simulator 2012 and OMSI/OMSI 2. This game not worth the money, for which it is sold.
Developer, give me my money back!
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matthewdarlington66
( 5.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 31, 2015
Munich Bus Simulator buses are great detail i would say not worth £18.99 for what it is. And the game play is slow indeed it does not beat OMSI Bus2 Simulator.
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[MTL] Gabz007 [CA]
( 52.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 19, 2015
It's a great game but crashes almost every time I run it for no obvious reason.
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stargate/startrek/doug love u
( 48.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 11, 2015
hello all
i dont no how to pick up people into the bus please help me please thank you

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cocoj1036
( 5.2 hrs on record )
Posted: April 5, 2015
it wont let me take the bus out of park and i can only play the game when im in the test track mode.
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Bayrider2015
( 7.7 hrs on record )
Posted: April 5, 2015
This game is the worst! It has its good and bad sides, but mainly it has a ton of bad sides. When I start the game up, it has been absolutly slow! All it ever does is take a billion years to load what I'm pressing on the keyboards! I would not recomend this to anyone who has an interest in this game! I wish I could get a refund, on this game. Don't waste your money on it! I am completely amazed that this game is the successer to Bus Simulator 2012 (2010 one or the other...)
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blitzernnn
( 10.9 hrs on record )
Posted: March 8, 2015
Great game
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 90 days
2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
22.6 hrs on record
Posted: March 21
To begin, I would like to disagree with most of the other reviews, because this is a very good game. It is a massive improvement to Bus Simulator 2012, by the same developers. I do agree that the format is a bit strange, but it just takes a bit of getting used to. The graphics are of a very good quality, especially the weather effects and I usually get good FPS as well. Please be aware before you purchase, that this is quite a graphically demanding game and you will require a high end system. Let's begin with what makes this game really enjoyable:
- The bus is very detailed inside, with nice textures and all of the switches and buttons are clickable, unlike other bus simulators out there.
- There are lots of really cool view modes all around the drivers seat, and I love the way the camera zooms in and out on the panels.
- Nice effects such as cab sway.
- The co-pilot is very useful and you can use to alter settings such as announcements and routes.
- There are about three different buses you can choose from, so a nice selection.
- The AI passengers are quite realistic and they can knock on the window of the bus if you leave then behind.
- Lots of traffic to enhace the realism! I have been waiting for this in a bus game for quite some time.
- Weather effects are incredibly realistic, with beautiful cloud and sunlight textures.
- There are also special effects such as trams and bus diversions.
- You are informed about events such as diversions, or shift duties, via the radio.
- You can be put on rail replacement bus routes.
- Extreme events can occur. For example, a car accident and you may have to take a diversion.
- Like most TML games, you can free roam the city and walk around inside your bus.
- There is a tutorial, which is very handy. You can turn it off in settings. However, it is written at the top of the screen, so doesn't offer any voice guidance.

Now let's mention the improvements that could have been made and some of the issues:
- Very limited wheel support. I have a Thrustmaster wheel and the game doesn't detect it. I tried my Logitech joystick and that it recognises that, but I can't drive with a joystick!
- It's a shame that there's only one bus route in the game, with an extra little run to the depot. It would have been nice to have some more variation.
- Upon launching the game for the first game, I was baffled by a white screen with three small colours to click on. It took me about 10 minutes to realise I had to double click on a green dot, in order to load up the main menu! What was the point in that?
- Sometimes, I find the game a little bit too German. Things such as the radio, is only available in German, with English subtitles at the top of the screen. It would have been handy to have an English voice as well.
- Some people may see this as a positive, but there is no cash involved in the game. Now it is much quicker to board passengers onto the bus as they just walk straight on. I used to like printing tickets and giving change, but that's just my opinon. Your choice, which do you prefer?
- The menus in the game are very perculiar. They are complex to understand and some of the text is in very small font.
-A very minor flaw. When you are sitting in the drivers seat, you cannot see the icons on the dashboard as the steering view obsures them. So when someone presses the stop button, you can hear the beep, but not see the icon come on the dashboard. So you have to press NUM 8 to zoom in on the dashboard to check if it was pressed (whilst still trying to drive)

Although this is overall a very good game, I would say that the price may be a little expensive, so I'm glad that I bought it in a sale. It is one of the best bus simulators out there for PC, as well as being by far the most realistic. It does have some flaws, as just mentioned, but they are nothing too serious. So in conclusion, I do recommend this game for any simulation enthusiasts, like myself, as it provides an extremely good simulation of being a bus driver in Munich.
Personally, I would wait for a sale before buying it.
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934 of 999 people (93%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
3.7 hrs on record
Posted: April 7, 2014
"-Interactive Traffic Director (WHERE)
-Realistic simulation of the line 100 (Museum Line)
-Munich copilot (doesnt work at all)
-OCC (Operations Control Center) This is a special name for the main menu.
-Interactive radio communication with the dispatch center (Doesnt work as copilot crashes game to desktop)
-Original announcements (Doesnt work as the Copilot crashes the game to desktop)

Couple of other issues Ill put out there when the game first loads up there is a loading screen that has 4 unlabled buttons 3 red one green the dont appear to have any purpose other than making you hit the green button to start the loading screen. The graphics are grainy and ugly at high resolutions, shadows from your character appears as a black blob at your feet, that blurs out your lower legs. Haven't tested this new patch, will edit after I can confirm that the game works."

The Copilot is no longer crashing the game to the desktop, Excellent. Features appear to be actually working now without crashing the game. I stand by my opinion of the grapics of the game they are just plain bad, there is no english language verbal sounds in the game unlike what it says in the description above, First person control is awkward the W,A,S,D .. a and d dont strafe they turn you very odd. At max graphics and Resolution 1920x1080 the textures are ugly with a very strange grainy layered look. However if you are interested in Running a single bus route for the price its just not worth it.. if it was half the price.. 5 buck software is what I would put it at.
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781 of 834 people (94%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
2.9 hrs on record
Posted: April 8, 2014
My original review was marked as off-topic by the developers (see link). That's never a good sign. http://imgur.com/gallery/GNnK9Du

Most of the negative reviews for this game are accurate. If you want a good driving simulator, go with ETS2.
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112 of 131 people (85%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: April 13, 2014
This game is one of the worst games I've ever bought/played. The in-game menu is utterly horrible, the controls for certain things such as GETTING OUT OF THE BLOODY BUS doesn't work, it only teaches you how to get into a bus and start it up, doesn't teach you how to work the computer, where you find the driverid/passord, doesn't give you a complete overview of any routes to enter into the computer whatsoever. It's ♥♥♥♥, ♥♥♥♥, ♥♥♥♥. Do NOT buy this game. Seems to me like a cheap ripoff of the 2010 version with minor tweaks. And the developers clearly doesn't care about actually teaching people how to work this game, only to profit on a game that isn't anywhere close to the other simulators out there. A better way to spend my money would've been to wipe my ♥♥♥ with the money instead of buying this piece of crap they actually have the nerve to call "a game".
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64 of 76 people (84%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: April 25, 2014
pros
- ......
- .........
- well..... its.... not ...... that bad? graphics wise and animation wise?
- .........

cons
- Worst wheel support
- ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ wheel delay
- Dont know what the hell you are binding because it doesnt show until you close the settings and go back to it.
- Will get tired of pressing (esc) and it wont return to where you want after 20 times.
- Could have been a lot better

Veredict? DO NOT BUY
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13 of 15 people (87%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 24, 2015
Good graphics, phisycs and realism, but small, VERY small city. In this game one(!) route. If you want a good bus simulator, look to European Bus Simulator 2012 and OMSI/OMSI 2. This game not worth the money, for which it is sold.
Developer, give me my money back!
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28 of 47 people (60%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 21, 2014
WAASTED 35$ i cant believe how bad this game is

ITS A SCAM, bad graphics, hard to control and its very laggy. terrible NEVER BUY

THIS SHOULD BE TAKEN OFF STEAM
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11 of 16 people (69%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
7.7 hrs on record
Posted: April 5, 2015
This game is the worst! It has its good and bad sides, but mainly it has a ton of bad sides. When I start the game up, it has been absolutly slow! All it ever does is take a billion years to load what I'm pressing on the keyboards! I would not recomend this to anyone who has an interest in this game! I wish I could get a refund, on this game. Don't waste your money on it! I am completely amazed that this game is the successer to Bus Simulator 2012 (2010 one or the other...)
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10 of 17 people (59%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
43.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 7, 2014
I love this game, but here is the problem the game is basicly abbonded because it never got a update sicne it was relesed at lest i think. Also is that i had malfunctions on and i couldnt start the bus and i looked and fixed every thing but still did not work! So I needed to reinstall the whole game and then it works. But it was worth it because it's such a good game.
Dispite all the issuses it's really a good game I give it a 8\10.
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41 of 79 people (52%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
46.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 24, 2014
It the wost game i ever play on and its
a frad game and ist not on thq wep page at all
its a con
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7 of 13 people (54%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: February 10, 2015
WARNING:dont buy this game,it will give you cbs.exe error and crash to desktop.
http://forum.aerosoft.com/index.php?/topic/69991-citybus-simulator-munich-help-me-plz/
this is my topic on there forum.
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11 of 21 people (52%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
62.8 hrs on record
Posted: September 12, 2015
It's a good gamer if you like bus simulators.

-nice graphics
-big map (to drive in)
-detailed buses

- a littebit to expensive
- lagy start menu
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10 of 20 people (50%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
182.3 hrs on record
Posted: February 21, 2015
This is a great game ........Got to kmow the ins and outs and its ok once you know how to play with some of the issues at hand

Ragrads all
Nettie


Not a review but I will give it if sugested
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1 of 3 people (33%) found this review helpful
Recommended
25.0 hrs on record
Posted: February 6
its one of those games that leaves you speechless, literally. from top to bottom this game has been designed with care and is a brilliant improvement from carlos and his bus nova. its a shame that there is no other buses like double deckers as such but there are longer busses and smaller busses available. the controls are easy to use and so is all the computers that are on board.

I recommend this game to everyone
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
5.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 31, 2015
Munich Bus Simulator buses are great detail i would say not worth £18.99 for what it is. And the game play is slow indeed it does not beat OMSI Bus2 Simulator.
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14 of 30 people (47%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
2.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 21, 2014
I played it, tried to carry on playing... Its nothing special. It did not gain my attention, all I could do was point out its faults while playing. Its a bus sim at its worst... Not worth the money... let alone the review.
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8 of 18 people (44%) found this review helpful
Recommended
10.9 hrs on record
Posted: March 8, 2015
Great game
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3 of 8 people (38%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
5.2 hrs on record
Posted: April 5, 2015
it wont let me take the bus out of park and i can only play the game when im in the test track mode.
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0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful
0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful