Truck Driver (Switch): Software updates (latest: Ver. 1.29)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various Software updates for Truck Driver on Nintendo Switch (originally released on November 17th 2020 in Europe, North America, and Japan)!

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Truck Driver – Ver. 1.29

  • Release date: March 30th 2021 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • NEW: Option to fast travel to garages you own through in-game pause menu
  • NEW: Skills and passives level caps increased from 5 to 20
  • NEW: 15 new unlockable paint color option in the garage
  • NEW: The game now shows the unlock requirements for every locked customization option
  • NEW: Overhauled rain effect on truck windshields
  • NEW: Added ‘Restore Default’ functionality in the options screen
  • NEW: New sound effects implemented in different aspects of the game
  • Fixed: Turning radius issues for 6×4 and 8×4 trucks
  • Fixed: Save data, load results in returning to nearest resting place
  • Fixed: GUI issues when applying paint jobs
  • Fixed: Truck KW and HP stats adjusted
  • Fixed: Adjustments to random road blocks
  • Fixed: Reduced visual artifacts when driving in tunnels with the top view camera
  • Fixed: Removed low quality trees close to the road
  • Fixed: Removed instances of grass placed in the middle of the road
  • Fixed: Fixed visual glitches in the farm hidden place
  • Fixed: Gamma configuration now affects GUI
  • Fixed: Some floating interaction icons were missing (rest stops, jobs etc.)

Truck Driver – Ver. 1.27

  • Release date: February 18th 2021 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • NEW: Skills and passive level caps increased from 5 to 20
  • NEW: 15 new unlockable paint color options in garage
  • NEW: Button mapping. You can now remap your controls in the options menu for both controller and steering wheel controls
  • NEW: Random Road Blocks. Now the roads may have blockages caused by accidents or constructions
  • NEW: Rumble Strips. Present on highways and roads that allow a maximum of 120 km/h, feature to alert inattentive drivers of potential danger, by causing a tactile vibration and audible rumbling
  • NEW: Sound effects. New sound effects implemented in different aspects of the game, including a reverse beep
  • NEW: Added ‘Restore default’ functionality in the options screen
  • NEW: Gamma Configuration. Gamma slider present in the graphics options menu
  • NEW: Temperature Gauge. Updates the engine temperature on the truck dashboard
  • NEW: You can now reset the camera by holding down the camera button
  • Fixed: Drastically reduced crashing on boot up, during loading screens, when saving and loading savegames and when switching joy-con configuration
  • Fixed: Issue where truck cabin would shake when using cruise control
  • Fixed: Rain droplets on the windshield are static/flow horizontally while drops are facing vertically
  • Fixed: Issues with Portuguese and Traditional Chinese language localization where the game would remain in English
  • Fixed: Reduced visual artifacts when driving in the tunnel with the top view camera
  • Fixed: Removed low quality and floating trees close to the roads
  • Fixed: Removed instances of grass placed in the middle of roads
  • Fixed: Missing interaction icons in game world
  • Fixed: Motion controls are now disabled by default to (except on single joy-con mode)
  • Fixed: Incorrect button labels when playing with a single joy-con
  • Fixed: KW and Horsepower are now correctly displayed in the garage
  • Fixed: The tutorial trailer now disappears after delivery
  • Updated: SOEDESCO® Logo and game icon
  • Improved: Save Game Stability

How to download updates for Truck Driver for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Truck Driver, you have three options:

  • let the console do its thing if you have automatic downloads activated, and didn’t completely turn it off

If not…

  • try to launch the game from the Home Menu while being connected to the internet. You should get a prompt when doing so: simply follow the instructions on screen;

OR

  • select the game > press either + or – to go to the Options page > select Software update > select Via the Internet.

To check that you have the latest version installed, simply select the game on the Home Menu, and press – or + to go to the Options: the version number is displayed just below the game title.


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