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New Features, New Trains and a New Country All Arrive Today in Train Sim World 4!

First-Time Players Will Get to Roam Freely Along the Tracks and Get Creative with Both New and Improved Gameplay Tools

October 30, 2023

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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]

Dovetail Games | (Kent, U.K.) - New trains and new routes mark the arrival of the latest game in the Train Sim World franchise with high-speed passenger trains, Alpine scenery and an iconic steam locomotive all making their way into Train Sim World 4: Deluxe Edition – out today on PlayStation, Xbox and PC platforms.

Also arriving are plenty of new and improved gameplay features. Free Roam and Photo Mode provide two huge changes to gameplay, with the former allowing the spawning and de-spawning of trains anywhere on a route and plotting paths to any point on the map. Once on their way, those with a keen eye for visuals can pause the game in Photo Mode and capture the perfect railfan shots for their own collection, or to share with others.

“We're thrilled to bring these new playing experiences to Train Sim World fans. Free Roam has really got the community talking, with the potential to take their trains almost anywhere in a sandbox setting and seeing what players do with the improved creative tools will also be exciting to see. From easy-to-make custom liveries to complex gameplay elements in the PC Editor (beta), we've really focused on bringing more creativity for both passionate railway hobbyists and casual simulation players.” - Executive Producer Matt Peddlesden.

Railfans will enjoy the new routes for this iteration with the arterial East Coast Main Line between Doncaster and Peterborough featuring LNER’s high-speed Azuma train. For the States, California’s Antelope Valley Line from Los Angeles through to Lancaster makes use of all-American diesel power in Metrolink’s F125 locomotive.

Europe is represented by a brand-new country for Train Sim World with Austria and the Vorarlberg Line winding its way through stunning mountains and Alpine towns. Popular national operator ÖBB brings its 4024 Talent EMU to whisk passengers across the border between Austria and Germany.

Train Sim World 4: Deluxe Edition brings with it the standout railway content, with the inclusion of the world- famous Flying Scotsman steam locomotive, courtesy of the National Railway Museum and the state-of-the-art Railpool BR 193 Vectron for use on an additional route that’s included – the upgraded Dresden – Riesa Add-on.

Operating this wide range of trains and routes is made easier with the introduction of Ease of Access functions, like simpler locomotives in Training Center, scoring changes and accessibility improvements, as well as haptic controller functionality for console players.

For PC players on Steam and Epic Games Store, the introduction of the fabled PC Editor (beta) means that skilled and ambitious players can use the same development tools as Dovetail Games to dream up their own gameplay, trains and even new routes. And new routes are already in the works, with Partner Programme Developer Just Trains formally announcing their Blackpool-Preston-Ormskirk route Add-on and a future Austrian route also confirmed by Dovetail Games in their Dovetail Direct livestream last month.

About Train Sim World 4

Developed and published by Dovetail Games, Train Sim World 4 is out now on Windows PC, PlayStation, and Xbox consoles. It can be purchased from today on Steam and the Epic Games Store, PlayStation®Store, and Microsoft Store with a Deluxe Edition (£52.99/€64.99/$69.99), Special Edition (£89.99/€104.99/$109.99) and Standard Edition (£39.99/€44.99/$49.99) available.

For more information about Train Sim World 4 fans can visit www.trainsimworld.com, and follow along on social media on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tiktok, Discord, YouTube, and Twitch.

About Dovetail Games

RailSimulator.com Ltd, was founded in 2009 and was re-branded as Dovetail Games in 2013. Today Dovetail Games is responsible for developing and publishing highly authentic train, fishing and digital tabletop experiences for PC and leading console platforms. As well as publishing content for other developers. For additional information, visit www.dovetailgames.com.

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