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All the big announcements from Farmcon.

July 21, 2022

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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Author: GIANTS Software

Farming Simulator 22 is growing rapidly as its makers present new content at FarmCon: At the annual community event, taking place between July 21st to July 24th, developer and publisher GIANTS Software talks in detail about the huge amount of upcoming content. On Thursday’s international live stream, announcements and teasers for Farming Simulator 22 were presented.

  • New official pack announced: Vermeer Pack coming August 23rd

  • Third-party Pumps ‘N Hoses Pack by Creative Mesh coming September 27th

  • Free content available now: John Deere 5M Series and classic John Deere 710

  • Platinum Edition & Expansion map “Silverrun Forest” revealed with teaser

  • More details will be shown on Saturday in FarmCon livestream

New Packs Planned for August & September

With the Vermeer Pack, virtual farmers look forward to the digitalization of the world’s first self-propelled baler, the ZR-5. Overall, five efficient and unique machines from the North-American manufacturer Vermeer are included. Releasing on August 23rd, it’s already available for pre-order. A Vermeer Pack teaser offers a first glimpse at the machines.

Presented and published by GIANTS Software, the Pumps N’ Hoses Pack releases on September 27th. Developed by the third-party studio Creative Mesh, Pumps N’ Hoses offers umbilical systems (using pumps and hoses to spread fertilizer more efficiently and soil-friendly), manure separation and configurable biogas plants. Over 30 new items are included.

First Look at November’s Platinum Expansion Map

The Platinum Expansion & Platinum Edition add more than 40 new machines by Volvo Group and others to Farming Simulator 22, as well as a new map: Silverrun Forest. Inspired by the Pacific Northwest of the United States, the map was presented for the first time with a map teaser video. With a lush landscape dominated by vast areas of forest, players enjoy harvesting and planting new types of trees while taking on new missions and providing logs to develop various points of interest.

More Presentations and Details on Saturday

While fans of Farming Simulator meet at the John Deere Forum in Mannheim, Germany on the weekend, GIANTS Software will stream the stage program scheduled on Saturday on the company’s official Twitch channel starting at 10 am CEST. Fans and gamers will learn more about the making of Farming Simulator and the upcoming content. GIANTS Software even offers something exciting for fans to enjoy immediately in celebration of FarmCon: The John Deere tractors 5M Series and 710 (this historical tractor was launched 1965 by John Deere-Lanz in Mannheim) are now available for download on the official ModHub. 
FarmCon is the official and annual community event for modders, developers and players of the Farming Simulator series. Since 2016, fans have met at FarmCon to chat with GIANTS Software and like-minded players. For more information, please visit the official Farming Simulator website and the GIANTS Software press area.
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