Steam Workshop support coming! 1.22
We are working now on update 1.23 for ETS2, and 1.1 for ATS. One of the major features coming With the updates is support for Steam Workshop. This feature is a really long time coming, Considering That all of our projects always popular for user Modifications Were.
Right now our Workshop is still in limited testing. Some of our testers are passionate modders in Their Own. Even During testing Already there are some cool mods appearing. Here is how the page looks right now:
We are looking forward to the public beta Where the community for Both games will be Able to Evaluate and test the current Implementation.
The ease of use of Steam Workshop is fascinating - you just choose the mod, press the "Subscribe" button, and the mod will be downloaded and Automatically Appear in your in-game mod manager. The Steam client will take care of automatic updates of the mod That in the event the creator of the mod releases a new version. What is more, if you choose to switch Between computers or to reinstall your OS, all the mods will be downloaded in each new installation Automatically without any need to create backups.
Each player will be Able to rate any mod, so high quality mods Should Quickly rise to the top. You Will Be Able to sort by rank mods, Popularity, or Browse the most recent ones.
There's more for mod authors
In order to ship your mod you will need to download SCS Workshop Uploader - a free standalone application Steam Have we created just for th purpose. This is what the tool looks like:
Alongside the Uploader tool, Also we are preparing our own Wiki dedicated entirely to mod creation process.
The goal is to Have a place Where everybody interested in modding games SCS will find all the info needed. Should it be the ultimate source covering all areas of SCS official modding tools, Their documentation and tutorials, things like for example advice on how to adapt the game mods to the newest version. The Wiki will Also Provide additional information About our game engine and Its possible configuration options.
It will most likely to still take us a couple of weeks before we reach this stage, but we are looking forward to seeing you in the upcoming open beta for ETS2 and ATS to sample the new mod support!