The Seasons mechanic in Farming Simulator 22 will perform “in another way”
Giants Software program has revealed that the thrilling new Seasons mechanic in the upcoming Farming Simulator 22 isn’t going to be a replicant of the present well-liked mod that began all of it again in Farming Simulator 17 and 19.
This comes as a part of the primary official replace weblog put up from the studio in regards to the new recreation since its reveal. Whereas Giants didn’t reveal any express particulars in regards to the new mechanic on this put up, it did no less than drop just a few hints, stating that the mechanic “will work in another way.” Slightly than merely taking the present performance from the favored Seasons Mod, Giants has as a substitute created its personal customized model of the mechanic. As a result of it’s all nonetheless in improvement, particular particulars can be launched later down the road.
Within the meantime, the studio has supplied a clearer have a look at every of the 4 seasons that can be within the recreation:
Switching it up
Although we lack the particular particulars on the brand new model of Seasons, the present well-liked mod from the Realismus Modding well-documented. Merely put, the Seasons Mod fully overhauls the sport in quite a lot of methods. It switches up the climate system, crop development, animal conduct, and breeds. It additionally modifies the textures and soundscape. Particular adjustments embrace rotating crops for added realism, much less predictable adjustments within the climate, obtainable daylight matching the season, and extra.
These detailed adjustments are what makes the Seasons Mod so well-liked because it provides a substantial degree of depth to the Farming Simulator expertise that the base recreation sorely lacks. That stated, will probably be fascinating to see simply how a lot additional Giants is ready to take this. After all, being the precise improvement studio behind Farming Simulator 22, Giants will have the ability to take a deep dive into its recreation engine (which can also be getting a revamp for the brand new sim) to essentially flesh out the brand new mechanic on a code degree.
The one disadvantage to the Seasons Mod is the truth that it’s solely a mod, so its options can solely go thus far. It might probably additionally solely be utilized to particular maps. One key new function that we all know simply from easy deduction is that each map ought to, in concept, assist the official seasons mechanic in Farming Simulator 22 by default. However, how way more intricate its feature-set can be in comparison with the mod is but to be identified.
Farming Simulator 22 will sprout in This fall 2021.