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Euro Truck Gold

Expanded version adds British cities, ferry crossings and assorted other extras.

For immediate release

After the successful launch of Euro Truck Simulator last summer, Excalibur Publishing Ltd. will introduce the new and upgraded ‘Euro Truck Gold’ to the UK market. This provides a second chance for anyone who missed out on purchasing the bestseller.

Euro Truck Gold’s predecessor already proved that this PC simulator is enjoyed by lorry enthusiasts as well as anyone who loves driving and the challenge of building up their own business. With no less than 8 busy Facebook groups and a number of dedicated forums, Euro Truck Simulator has proved to be a great success.

The publishers and developers have been busy listening to suggestions by devoted gamers and have made some wide-ranging improvements to the original. Excalibur Publishing Ltd in co-operation with SCS Software, the leading developers responsible for Euro Truck Simulator, have added a whole host of exciting and new enhanced features. You can now drive in London, Manchester and Newcastle, three of the UK’s largest and busiest cities also allowing you to access parts of the M25, the M6 and the M1. Players will also face using ferries to get to other countries and will find new smaller more challenging roads throughout Central Europe. All gamers will notice improved performance as a result of increased DirectX compatibility whilst the real enthusiast will be delighted to find that they can listen to their favourite OGG-format music files whilst out on the open road.

Robert Stallibrass of Excalibur Publishing says: “Of course we were delighted with the success of the original but I’m even happier that we can give fans the experience they have asked for and deserve. We were inundated with requests for an exciting UK truck experience and that is what we have delivered while keeping intact all the features that made the original such a hit. ”

The product will retail at £19.99, with further information available at Euro Truck Gold will officially hit the shelves of all major game retailers on 21st August 2009.

Minimum System Requirements:

• Operating system Windows XP or Windows Vista

• Processor 2.4 GHz Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent

• 512 MB RAM (1 GB on Windows Vista)

• 128 MB video card:

• GeForce 4 (not MX!) or better,

• ATI Radeon 8500 or better

• DirectX 9 compatible sound card

• DirectX 9.0

• 600 MB of free hard drive space

Recommended System Requirements:

• Processor 3.0 GHz Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent

• 1 GB RAM (2 GB on Windows Vista)

• 256 MB video card:

• GeForce 6 or better,

• ATI Radeon 9800 or better

Euro Truck Gold is a full version of Euro Truck Simulator including the above mentioned routes and add-ons.

Excalibur Publishing Ltd.

For further information please contact Robert Stallibrass on Tel: 01869 338833. For more information on our products, please visit our website us at

Editor’s notes:

About Excalibur Publishing Limited

Based in the United Kingdom, Excalibur is the mainstream PC publishing arm of Contact Sales. The company is headed up by Robert Stallibrass who brings over 20 years' experience in computer games sales and marketing to the "round table".

Until now Contact Sales has concerned itself exclusively with publishing flight and train simulator add-ons. Its titles can be found in all of the major UK retail outlets including; PC World/Dixons, Game, Virgin, HMV, GameStation, Amazon and independent stores.

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