The mobile game industry is a rapidly growing one. There have been many mobile versions of games that have been originally been made for the PC or console. Looking at how this is trending, the studio behind the top-rated game Bus Simulator 21 has now announced that they are releasing a mobile version of their Bus Simulator games. If you are someone that enjoys mobile games and especially, bus simulator type of games, here is everything you need to know about Bus Simulator City Ride Release Date, Trailer, Gameplay, and more.
The app store has a large number of bus simulator games and yes, there is a large number of people that actually enjoy these games. However, the only issue with these games is that you do not have officially licensed buses. Rather you have models of buses that are either molded into the game or they are simply just any bus that you might have not heard of. Sure, there are games like Bus Simulator Indonesia that lets you install various kinds of buses via mods. Now that there is a game that will be having officially licensed buses, here is everything you need to know about the upcoming bus simulator game.
Bus Simulator City Ride Release Date
The new game was announced on June 2, 2022. We also got to see an announcement trailer that shows off bits of the upcoming game. With that being said, the new Bus Simulator City Ride is expected to be released by the end of this year i.e. December 31. 2022. You can check out the announcement trailer by heading over here.
Bus Simulator City Ride – Developers
The game is being developed by Stillaive Studios. The same studio is currently working on releasing new updates for their Bus Simulator 21 game. There is a different department that is already working on Bus Simulator City Ride.
Bus Simulator City Ride Trailer and Gameplay
So far there is no official game trailer or gameplay footage available for the game. However, we do know a few things about the game like the types of Buses, Maps, and other things that you will be doing within the game. The game will now be set in the fictional city of Havensburg. Havensburg is based on a few cities in northern Europe. So, you could expect a similar environment that you get to see when you unlock the European map in Bus Simulator 21.
Now, in Bus Simulator City Ride, you will not only be driving buses around, but your main goal is to manage the transportation hub of Havensburg. You will be managing routes and buses and ensuring that the people in the city are able to make the best use of the public transport. You will have to set up different routes as well as allot different buses to each of these routes.
As you progress along in the game, you will be able to unlock more buses and new routes in the game. The game also has a payday system wherein you get paid every time you reach a new level. However, we do not know if you will also have to be managing the tickets and checking on passengers being loud or sleeping on the bus. There is a lot of information that the developers need to reveal. The game will be having a sandbox mode where you will be having unlimited amount of credits in game that you can use to spend on the different buses.
Bus Simulator City Ride Expected Bus Brands
If you have played Bus Simulator 21 there are buses from various brands that you can purchase in the game. Whether they are powered by gas or by electricity, you can drive them all. Here are some of the bus brands you can expect to see
- Mercedes Benz
Apart from the gas and electric-powered buses, you can expect to be driving low floor 36 or 42 seater buses as well as the long bendy buses. There will also be double-decker buses for those who love these red London buses. We still are yet to get information on whether users will be able to add liveries and customize the interiors of the bus.
Bus Simulator City Ride Game Platforms
The game will be released for iPhones, iPads, and Android devices as well as Nintendo Switch. Yes for the first time the Nintendo Switch will be getting a bus simulator game. Now the recommended system requirements needed to play the game on mobile devices are yet to be revealed. But these are not complicated as PC system Requirements and they will not be hard to guess. We can be sure that such details will slowly be revealed at a later date.
As of now, there is only a standard edition available for the Nintendo Switch. If you are someone that has an iPhone or an iPad, there are various playtest going on for the game. You can check the game’s social media pages on Facebook.
And this is everything you need to know about the upcoming Bus simulator City Ride game for mobile and Nintendo Switch. Given that a major player is making its way into the mobile game industry, it will be interesting to see how other bus simulator games out there for mobile make changes and adapt themselves for the new game. Do you think there will be a drop in players for other bus simulator games when this new game gets released or do you think fans will stay loyal and not shift to the other game? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.