A dynamic soft-body physics vehicle simulator capable of doing just about anything.
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Release Date: May 29, 2015

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“We want your support and feedback! We are a small team with big ambitions, and we want to share our work with you so we can continue development with your support and feedback in mind.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“It is difficult to give an exact number, but probably at least 12 months before we could call the game "beta" (feature-complete). Even then, development will probably go on for years, as the potential of our engine is extremely vast.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“We hope to make the full version into a fully-fledged open-world vehicle simulator, with a career mode involving various vehicular disciplines and event types, and other gameplay modes.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“It is currently a sandbox vehicle simulator with a wide variety of vehicles and terrains, with lots of modding potential and some very basic gameplay.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“The price may go up as development reaches certain milestones.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We always take suggestions and feedback from the community and try to satisfy our customers as best as we can.”
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July 22

Version 0.6 released



Highlights

Full changelog (with lots more media) in our blog: http://blog.beamng.com/version-0-6-released/
(it's too big to put here completely)

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June 23

Summer arrived ...



... for the northern hemisphere that is ;)

So we wrote together a summary of what we achieved so far and what we are going to work on in the future in our blog: http://blog.beamng.com/something-is-still-on-the-horizon/ (it's too big to put here)

Also, we are participating in the steam summer sale with 25% off.

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Reviews

“The Most Impressive Physics Engine You've Never Seen”
IGN

“BeamNG's Amazingly Realistic Car Crashes”
Gameinformer

“Amazing Car Crashes + Hilarious Greenlight Trailer = Magic”
Kotaku

About This Game

BeamNG.drive is a realistic, immersive driving game offering near-limitless possibilities. Our soft-body physics engine simulates every component of a vehicle in real time, resulting in realistic, dynamic behavior.
The driving feel is authentic and visceral, and crashes are realistic and violent; yet the physics are accessible enough to drive with a keyboard or gamepad while still being authentic with a full racing wheel with uncompromising realism.

Environments and vehicles in BeamNG.drive are hand-crafted with passionate attention to detail. With years of meticulous design, research, and experience, we authentically recreate the feeling and excitement of real world driving.

We are a small team from around the world with no obligations to publishers or outside interests. Our users and modding community are our first priority. Help us make BeamNG.drive the ultimate driving experience and discover what an open and uncompromising soft-body vehicle simulator can be.

Why is BeamNG.drive the game for you?


As an open world vehicle simulator, BeamNG.drive will cover a large array of vehicular disciplines - everything from a delivery mission in a box truck to a high speed rally race or a destruction derby. The vehicle customization and detail will allow you to make your car or truck all your own - fix it up, upgrade it, or strip away body panels to reduce weight. There are a lot of different types of gameplay we want to implement beyond just racing and crashing, such as police chases, stunt challenges, and other specialized minigames. Eventually we would like to have some kind of single player open world career mode, with persistent vehicle ownership and procedurally generated used vehicles to buy and events to run them in.

In some ways, BeamNG.drive is about doing anything you want with a car or truck - the stuff other games don't let you do. You can go off-roading in a family sedan or hurl a delivery truck around a racing circuit, all with beautiful soft-body simulation physics. You can mod those same vehicles to be racing beasts, derby monsters, or off-road behemoths - or just thrash them stock. At the end of the day, BeamNG.drive gives you the gameplay you want, and doesn't force you to do anything that you don't think is fun or interesting.

The future of the game and our physics engine


As we optimize our game and computer technology improves, the amount of vehicles which can be simultaneously simulated at a smooth framerate will increase. Right now you can run 4 to 6 cars at one time on a high end quad-core processor. Each vehicle has around 400 nodes and 4000 beams, all being simulated 2000 times per second. We hope to expand the number of simultaneous vehicles possible to at least 8 with a mid-range processor.

We will also look towards having multiplayer in the future, but it may be some time before we can create the multiplayer experience everyone is expecting. We are well aware of the demand for multiplayer and we want it just as much as you, but for the short term we are focusing on the single player career mode, various driving events, fixing bugs, and creating more content. It is feasible that we could implement local and/or same PC multiplayer in the interim.

Also, the possibilities extend beyond land vehicles. Users in our community have already made planes and helicopters that fly purely with the existing vehicle aerodynamic physics, with no cheating whatsoever. BeamNG can simulate aircraft in a very authentic way due to its soft-body physics. All the flex that happens to a real plane's airframe arises naturally in BeamNG, and the consequences of excessive stress are also modeled. Fly too fast and your wings will start to bend and rip off. The potential for the BeamNG physics engine is huge.

Alpha Access Features

  • All future updates to BeamNG.drive included for free (alpha, beta), also including the final game
  • Soft-body physics sandbox
  • 19 detailed, customizable, destructible vehicles, with more to come
  • 10 terrains to explore and drive across, with more to come
  • Frequent updates adding terrains, vehicles, features, gameplay, and bug fixes
  • Full modding and content creation capabilities - make maps and vehicles, and script gameplay
  • Use the built-in terrain editor and any 3D modeling, image editing, and text editing software
  • Online authentication is only necessary to update; the game itself does not need an internet connection to run.

Alpha Testers

Users that already entered the alpha testing via our website can get a free Steam key.

Our goals

Our main focus is on how things move rather than how things look on the screen. We aim to bring our expertise in real time soft-body physics and soft-body physics model design to the forefront of game physics simulation, making available the technology and know-how to as a wide an audience as possible. To achieve this, we are designing the engine and corresponding assets, so as to be independent of the underlying game engine and operating system.

Right now the physics engine is running on a multicore CPU configuration, but we are also in the process of supporting GPUs via OpenCL.

Our mission

To have realistic, accurate, destructible, and malleable physics everywhere. To make anything possible.

More Feedback


More Feedback can be found there: http://www.beamng.com/content/119-Feedback

Contact Us

You can get in touch with us in several ways:

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1
    • Processor: Desktop Intel i3
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 550 TI
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10 64 Bit
    • Processor: High-end Intel i5/i7 or High-end AMD 6 Core or better
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 780
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Gamepad recommended
Customer reviews
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Very Positive (330 reviews)
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calum
( 3.5 hrs on record )
Early Access Review
Posted: July 25
good game
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SWATSpiderman25
( 42.1 hrs on record )
Early Access Review
Posted: July 25
The crash simulations are great , fun and cool updates come with time , so if you are in crashing games , you need to play it .
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RedEyeJDM
( 91.7 hrs on record )
Early Access Review
Posted: July 24
I love this game so much that i wish i could move to germany and work for BeamNg. 28.5/10 would work full time.
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ccunningham73
( 8.4 hrs on record )
Early Access Review
Posted: July 24
ilke the physis of the game.
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lsingleton
( 40.3 hrs on record )
Early Access Review
Posted: July 24
I love this game. One of my favorites. Super easy to install mods which is a huge plus
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AquaFye
( 1.5 hrs on record )
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Posted: July 24
noice
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jack.harn
( 0.6 hrs on record )
Early Access Review
Posted: July 24
yes
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Shadowhawk_43
( 6.0 hrs on record )
Early Access Review
Posted: July 24
this ♥♥♥♥ing game is a peice of ♥♥♥♥. cant do ♥♥♥♥ but drive around and crash every 5 secs. the steering is ♥♥♥♥ing ♥♥♥♥. game is ♥♥♥♥. 1/10 ♥♥♥♥ this game
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CherryTheAce
( 21.4 hrs on record )
Early Access Review
Posted: July 24
great
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Phykoz
( 4.4 hrs on record )
Early Access Review
Posted: July 24
What's the point in this game? I mean if you wanna ♥♥♥♥ around and crush some cars and see what happens then I mean cool but... That's it. It only lasts so long of you being able to tolerate nothing but various cars being crushed.

meh
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
70 of 73 people (96%) found this review helpful
10 people found this review funny
Recommended
62.9 hrs on record
Early Access Review
Posted: June 26
An actual game the devolpers care about. Bravo to the devolpers to this game!
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81 of 102 people (79%) found this review helpful
99 people found this review funny
Recommended
547.0 hrs on record
Early Access Review
Posted: June 26
Barely played it, seems good
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29 of 29 people (100%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
2.9 hrs on record
Early Access Review
Posted: June 27
God damn this game is awesome, although I hesitate to call it a game by any stretch of the imagination. BeamNG.drive feels like it belongs in the "Software" section compared to the "Games" section of my Steam Library. Not a traditional game by any means, BeamNG.drive does it's best to be the best "soft body" simulator on the market. I've had hours of fun already just repeatedly crashing cars into the wall and watching them disintegrate in beautiful slow motion, makes the car destruction aspect of ANY OTHER GAME look like crap in comparison. So beautiful to watch metal deform and bend realistically and the guts of the vehicle's engine get ripped out from brutal impacts. If you like watching super slow motion crash safety tests and cars you will love this game.

It's a pure sandbox more than a game, if you want races/ objectives you won't find much of it here, but what you will find is an expansive modding community that's added tons of levels and vehicles to the game, increasing its value significantly. There are also scenarios that you can race or just have fun trying to ram vehicles off the road. As long as you pick this game up KNOWING that it's a simulation and NOT a traditional game, you will find yourself enjoying it quite a bit. It's so addicting to just smash cars together, and eventually with the implementation of a "campaign" plus more standard racing modes I can see this game being an amazing product down the line.
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28 of 30 people (93%) found this review helpful
Recommended
6.8 hrs on record
Early Access Review
Posted: July 1
i love how realistic car crashes are. can play this game for hours and not be bored. would recomend
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22 of 27 people (81%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
5.9 hrs on record
Early Access Review
Posted: June 26
Its nice sandbox game and really fun but i dont recommend to notebook users.
I have serious performans issues with i7 4720hq, GTX 950m & 12 Gb Ram. Game still on early access maybe developers optimize it better in the future.
If you have powerful desktop dont miss it you wont regret.
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15 of 15 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
11.2 hrs on record
Early Access Review
Posted: July 1
I love this game.

Two years ago I played the tech demo of this game. If you want to try it I suggest you to download it from the original website, you can drive a pick up on the base map and see what the game basically is.
Some days ago I saw a video from a famous youtuber where he was playing this game, and I bought it.
This game is still in the development but there are many things to do. You can take a car that you want, like a 3-wheeled "Pidgeon" and drive on a test map to destroy it or on a real map like "Utah" that is giant and very well made.
When you want you can play scenarios, that are missions where you have to drive a car you can't choose and reach some check points. This scenarios are stunts and challenges, and some of them are really hard to do.
When you have played every scenarios you can go to the BeamNG website and download mods made from fans of the game, that can be cars, maps, scenarios and many others. A mod I especially love is the "Auriga Heron 1927", a vintage car with a V6 that has even a custom shifting method and is very difficult to drive. I love using it on the snow maps.

If you like driving you should buy this game.

(Sorry for my english, it isn't my native language)

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14 of 17 people (82%) found this review helpful
7 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.6 hrs on record
Early Access Review
Posted: June 26
what it's like to get in a car accident! 10/10 could really use a replay mode
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10 of 10 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
23.7 hrs on record
Early Access Review
Posted: July 5
This is so much fun! The physics of this game are great. Crashing a car in a game has never been this realistic. With regular updates the game get even more content.
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
3.3 hrs on record
Early Access Review
Posted: July 23
Game - 10/10
Developers 100/10
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
Recommended
152.5 hrs on record
Early Access Review
Posted: July 1
This game has changed my life, it probably is the most realistic thing i have ever played!
keep being open to suggestions, they could help alot.
20/10
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