Experience the job of a bus driver in a vast and freely drivable urban area. Drive original licensed city buses from the great brands: Mercedes-Benz, Setra, MAN, and IVECO BUS. Transport your passengers safely and punctually, either solo in single player mode, or in multiplayer mode.
Recent Reviews:
Very Positive (97) - 82% of the 97 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Mixed (1,461) - 68% of the 1,461 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jun 13, 2018
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November 14

Mercedes-Benz Citaro interior DLC now available!



We are happy to announce the release of our new Mercedes-Benz Citaro interior DLC for Bus Simulator 18 today. The DLC includes brand new and authentic color patterns for the seats and classy floor designs which will offer the opportunity to individualize your Citaro buses even more and make them your own!

Enjoy the freedom of choice and try something new. The next shift is just around the corner! So, what are you waiting for? Hop on and take a seat!

https://store.steampowered.com/app/968911


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November 13

Update #5: Modding Kit - Map Building Expansion

Dear bus drivers,
we just released the latest update of our Bus Simulator 18: Modding Kit here on Steam as well as in the Epic launcher. The update introduces a number of map building expansions and new assets for modders who want to create their own maps for the game.

Map Building Expansions:

Buildings
  • Distribution Center
  • Factories
  • Harbor Warehouses
  • Art Nouveau Buildings
  • Generic Buildings
  • Modern Residential Buildings
  • Residential Buildings
  • Warehouses
  • Chapel
  • Garage
  • Harbor Buildings
  • Kiosks
  • Office Buildings
  • Farm Structures
  • Storefronts

Foliage
  • Bushes
  • Corn
  • Flowers
  • Grass
  • Trees
  • Weeds

Landmarks
  • Cathedral Structures
  • Plaza
  • Train Station

Effects
  • Dust
  • Wind
  • Rain
  • Tire Splash

PS: More detailed information can also be found in our Bus Simulator 18: Modding Kit documentation: https://docs.google.com/document/d/145HmPFdIWdLTnIr6GHrecBjGIC84jRUgQLQUMtY9J4Q/
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Reviews

“This is a bus-driving game that is absolutely delighted to be a bus-driving game, and wants me to feel the same way. And y’know what? I think I do. And it’s all thanks to Mira Tannhauser, the world’s number one fan of being on a bus.”
Rock Paper Shotgun

About This Game


Whether in the industrial or harbour zone, downtown, in the surrounding villages or the business park, in Bus Simulator 18, you experience up-close the exciting everyday life of a bus driver in a vast and freely drivable urban area. Get behind the wheel of your 8 original licensed city buses from the great brands of Mercedes-Benz, Setra, MAN, and IVECO and transport your passengers safely and punctually to their destinations, either solo in single player mode, or with friends in real-time multiplayer mode.

As a bus driver in the 12 different districts, you’ll face the challenges of the traffic in a big city and everything that entails. Don’t be deterred by freak weather conditions, potholes, traffic jams, fare evaders, accidents, construction sites, night driving and specific passenger requests. On the contrary, take full control of your bus, earn money, gain a good reputation owing to your safe and punctual driving style and enjoy almost limitless driving pleasure in the authentic urban locations. Use the thousands of miles of virtual roads and streets to gain new districts, new buses and new customisation options.



With the extensive modding support of Bus Simulator 18 there are no limits: create routes, build your own buses, create bus liveries, design new maps and share them with the community, or download and install the modding content available from the Steam Workshop to enhance your game experience.

But drive carefully with the buses you build! Don’t cause any damage or accidents and watch out for the speed cameras located around the city, or it could have a negative effect on your reputation, not to mention your wallet.

So, what are you waiting for? Your shift has already started!

Features:

  • 8 buses from 4 leading manufacturers are faithfully reproduced in meticulous detail, including the Mercedes-Benz Citaro K, Mercedes-Benz Citaro G, MAN Lion’s City bus, MAN Lion’s City CNG articulated bus, SETRA S 418 LE business, SETRA S 416 LE business, IVECO BUS Urbanway and the IVECO BUS Urbanway CNG articulated bus.
  • In real-time multiplayer mode you can drive around the 12 districts and over 5.8mi² of routes in the freely drivable urban area with up to 3 friends and therefore promote your bus service.
  • The updated progression system and the comprehensive management element, including route planning, the purchase and sale of buses, staff planning and numerous statistics will guarantee long-term game motivation.
  • For novices and pros: you can play in a simplified or a realistic mode.
  • Modding: let your imagination run wild and create routes, build your own buses, design bus liveries, create new maps and share them with the community. You can also download and install the modding content available from the Steam Workshop to enhance your game experience.
  • Support for popular steering wheels, gamepads, Tobii eye tracking and TrackIR.
  • Authentic bus sounds, extensive tutorial and passenger voiceovers in English and German to provide even more atmosphere.
  • Control your bus in different weather conditions, both day and night.
  • Customisation: fully customise your buses with different colours, patterns and advertising panels.
  • Authentically reproduced cockpits of the 4 manufacturers, equipped with numerous individual functions.
  • Smart traffic AI and a range of challenging traffic situations await you (bus station, night driving, construction sites, diversions, long-distance journeys, potholes, traffic jams, accidents and speed bumps, etc.).
  • For a complete gaming experience, a variety of incidents in the bus, e.g. interior soiling and debris, special passenger requests, fare dodgers, loud music and cars parked in designated bus bays.
  • Modern technology: The Unreal® Engine 4 provides a high level of graphic detail and stunning simulation quality.
  • Create your own license plate with the license plate generator

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7/8/10 64-Bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i3 with 3.3 GHz or AMD Phenom II X4 with 3.2 GHz
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 (1GB VRAM) or AMD Radeon R7 360 (2GB VRAM) or higher
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 6500 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 64-Bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-4670 (4th gen.) with 3.4 GHz or AMD FX-8370 with 4 GHz or equivalent
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 (4GB VRAM) or AMD Radeon R9 290 (4GB VRAM) or higher
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 6500 MB available space

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