The first Farming Simulator game released in 2008. So, there are more than ten years after FS introduction. How did that change over time? In this article, we take a look at the most important facts and features about this farming game and FS mods.
Farming Simulator 2008
Farming Simulator 2008 – the introduction of the first farming simulator game for Windows. This game was pretty simple with lack of features. FS 2008 had only one crop type – wheat and only one brand of farming machinery – Fendt. Of course, the graphic was very simple and low quality. Had only experimental modding support.
Farming Simulator 2009
Farming Simulator 2009 – very similar to FS 2008, but had more crop types (barley, canola, corn), much more machinery, better modding support, more farming implements. Also, it had a little better graphics.
Farming Simulator 2011
The new game version greatly increased game quality. More machinery with various brands (Deutz-Fahr, Horsch, Krone, Pottinger, Vogel & Noot), nice modding support, better graphics. First time introduced map selection mode and career. One of the most important new features was multiplayer. Players could play with friends or in public servers. More this game had AI helpers, in other words, computer-controlled helpers for boring farming works, like plow very large field.
Farming Simulator 2013
FS 2013 – released in 2012 for PC, about after one year released for Playstation and Xbox. Most of the machinery included in this game was Case IH, Deutz-Fahr, Lamborghini, Same, Horsch and Grimme. Introduced new crop types: sugar beet and potatoes, new animals: sheep and chickens. A new map was unique and rich details. Like previous versions, it had mods support, where community users shared thousands of FS mods. Also, players were can place placeable objects: fence, gates, wind energy plant, chicken coop, and others. For FS13 was released 5 DLC, which biggest was Titanium Edition. Titanium Edition players enjoyed about 30 new farming items and Westbridge Hills map.
Farming Simulator 15
On the FS15 first time introduced forestry. Therefore included hand tools, like chainsaw or washing machine (Karcher). FS15 had significantly improved graphics. Included more items and crops started a new era of this game. More than 140 machinery and farming tools, about 40 brands drastically increased enjoyable of Farming Simulator. Players were can cut and plant woods, make chops from wood and sell it. Tractors, harvesters and tools get dirty after work. Therefore, they could be washed with Karcher.
Farming Simulator 17
First time introduced soybeans, sunflowers, oilseeds in the default game. Further, added new animal type – pigs. Added huge variety of new items. FS17 offered more than 250 farming vehicles and tools. All these vehicles were authentic. Also improved grow of crop yield. Players had to fertilize yields to get more crops. There was grow stages. More in this game included drivable trains. With trains were can transport crops to sell points. Also, improved mission systems to work for other farmers.
Farming Simulator 19
Still, this is the newest Farming Simulator game. Drastically increased graphics quality. Created new European and American maps. Also, included oat and cotton crops. Players can ride with horses. Vehicles selection is largest in all Farming Simulator games. FS19 has a lot of mods selection.
Today we are waiting for Farming Simulator 21, in other words, FS21 mods. We hope FS21 will be most enjoyable farming game ever. And we will can offer FS21 mods.