Current Euro Truck Simulator version is 1.3

Be advised that there are several different releases of the 1.3 update ("patch") - needed for different online and retail versions of the game as released in various territories. Is is important that you select the proper patch for your particular edition of the game, otherwise you will not be able to update your game!

Do you offer a mirror of our patch? Let us know! We are looking for alternate download locations so that people can download the patch as quickly and as easily as possible. Thanks!

Fast download links: Patches-Scrolls

How to update an older version of the game:

1. The multi-language online edition, as downloaded from this website

  1. Download the full setup file of the latest Euro Truck Simulator from the download page of our website.
  2. Uninstall your older version of the game. Don't worry about losing the license, it is stored in a different location than the game installation folder, so your valid license for the game survives through this and following steps, there is no need to re-activate.
  3. Install the freshly downloaded edition of the game
  4. Play!

2. The multi-language online "Trymedia" edition

  1. Download the full setup file of the latest Euro Truck Simulator "Trymedia" edition here.
  2. Uninstall your older version of the game. Don't worry about losing the license, it is stored in a different location than the game installation folder, so your valid license for the game survives through this and following steps, there is no need to re-activate.
  3. Install the freshly downloaded edition of the game
  4. Play!

3. The UK retail edition of the game, distributed by Excalibur Publishing

  1. Direct download: UK patch 1.3
  2. Note that this version of the patch only works with the full retail CD version of the game distributed in the UK. It will not work on other versions, it will not work if copy protection was removed, it will not work if any original files were changed.
  3. The content of this free patch is 100% identical to Euro Truck Simulator Gold - the title of the updated game now shipping in new packaging in the UK. As promised, all existing customers of course have access to this new content for free. If you have just purchased Euro Truck Simulator Gold, there is no need to update your game.

4. The German retail edition of the game, distributed by rondomedia

  1. Direct download: German patch 1.3
  2. Fast mirror: German patch 1.3 at SpeedManiacs.de
  3. Note that this version of the patch only works with the full retail CD version of the game distributed in Germany. It will not work on other versions, it will not work if any original files were changed.
  4. Troubleshooting: In some cases, it may be necessary to place the patch file into the folder where the game was installed (example: "C:\Program Files\Euro Truck Simulator\").
  5. The content of this free patch is 100% identical to Euro Truck Simulator Gold - the title of the updated game now shipping in new packaging in Germany. As promised, all existing customers of course have access to this new content for free. If you have just purchased Euro Truck Simulator Gold, there is no need to update your game.

5. The Spanish retail edition of the game, distributed by Friendware

  1. Patch download: Spanish patch 1.3
  2. Local download (may be slower): Spanish patch 1.3
  3. Note that this version of the patch only works with the full retail CD version of the game distributed in Spain. It will not work on other versions, it will not work if any original files were changed.
  4. Important: It is necessary to place the patch file into the folder where the game was installed (example: "C:\Program Files\Euro Truck Simulator\") for the patch to work.

6. The Portuguese retail edition of the game, distributed by PlayGames

  1. Patch download: Portuguese patch 1.3
  2. Local download (may be slower): Portuguese patch 1.3
  3. Note that this version of the patch only works with the full retail CD version of the game distributed in Portugal. It will not work on other versions, it will not work if any original files were changed.
  4. Important: It is necessary to place the patch file into the folder where the game was installed (example: "C:\Program Files\Euro Truck Simulator\") for the patch to work.

7. Czech + Slovak + Hungarian + Romanian retail edition, distributed by Seven M

  1. Patch download: CZ+SK+HU+RO patch 1.3
  2. Local download (may be slower): CZ+SK+HU+RO patch 1.3
  3. Note that this version of the patch only works with the full retail CD version of the game distributed in the countries listed above. It will not work on other versions, it will not work if any original files were changed.
  4. Important: It is necessary to place the patch file into the folder where the game was installed (example: "C:\Program Files\Euro Truck Simulator\") for the patch to work.

8. Scandinavian retail edition, distributed by Wendros

  1. Patch download: Nordic patch 1.2
  2. Local download (may be slower): Nordic patch 1.3
  3. Note that this version of the patch only works with the full retail CD version of the game distributed in Scandinavia. It will not work on other versions, it will not work if any original files were changed.
  4. Important: It is necessary to place the patch file into the folder where the game was installed (example: "C:\Program Files\Euro Truck Simulator\") for the patch to work.

9. Polish retail edition, distributed by TopWare

  1. Patch download: Polish patch 1.3
  2. Local download (may be slower): Polish patch 1.3
  3. Note that this version of the patch only works with the full retail CD version of the game distributed in Poland. It will not work on other versions, it will not work if any original files were changed.
  4. Important: It is necessary to place the patch file into the folder where the game was installed (example: "C:\Program Files\Euro Truck Simulator\") for the patch to work.

10. Italian retail edition, distributed by Halifax

  1. Patch download:
  2. Local download (may be slower): Italian patch 1.3
  3. Note that this version of the patch only works with the full retail CD version of the game distributed in Italy. It will not work on other versions, it will not work if any original files were changed.
  4. Important: It is necessary to place the patch file into the folder where the game was installed (example: "C:\Program Files\Euro Truck Simulator\") for the patch to work.

11. Australian retail edition, distributed by N3VRF41L Publishing

  1. Patch download: Australian patch 1.3
  2. Note that this version of the patch only works with the full retail CD version of the game distributed in Australia. It will not work on other versions, it will not work if any original files were changed.
  3. Important: It is necessary to place the patch file into the folder where the game was installed (example: "C:\Program Files\Euro Truck Simulator\") for the patch to work.

12. French CD-ROM version of the game, distributed by Anuman

  1. Patch download: French patch 1.3
  2. Local download (may be slower): French patch 1.3
  3. Note that this version of the patch only works with the full retail CD version of the game distributed in France. It will not work on other versions, it will not work if any original files were changed.
  4. Important: It is necessary to place the patch file into the folder where the game was installed (example: "C:\Program Files\Euro Truck Simulator\") for the patch to work.

What's new in version 1.3

  • Three new cities in the UK
  • Driving on the left side of the road in England
  • Ferry from Calais to Dover
  • A few new smaller roads
  • Improved DirectX compatibility
  • OGG-format song player
  • Several sound effects were improved