Farming Simulator Drops Console Beets Next Month

Farming Simulator Drops Console Beets Next Month

Farming Simulator, the game that shook the agritainment genre to its very core, comes to consoles in September with brand-new content that will change the way you think about digital soil.

You wanted it - you waited for it - and now it's almost here! Farming Simulator, the first name in farming simulators, is just about ready to drop its hardcore beets on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. And this isn't just some warmed-over "plow it and plant it" rehash of the PC classic, nosiree!

The console versions of Farming Simulator are coming to the party with their "fair share of new content," including an exclusive American environment and plenty of new vehicles - plenty! It's got all the milkshakes that bring the boys to the farmyard - big names like Lemken, Deutz-Fahr, Lamborghini and Case IH - and is that an Arcusin I see? Holy cow!

All the classic gameplay is still intact, too - you'll grow crops, bring in the harvest, sell your product and struggle against bad weather, poor soil conditions, faulty equipment and the cruel capriciousness of your deity of choice as you work endless 18-hour days to keep your farm from being seized by the bank in a huge, open world!

Farming Simulator will be playable at Gamescom, which runs from August 21 to 25 in Cologne, Germany - the hometown of Deutz! - and then brings the animal husbandry into your living room on September 4. That's just three weeks away! Xbox 360! PlayStation 3! Farming! I can barely contain myself!

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You're going to hell for that pun.
I don't know how farming simulator is going to do outside of the Steam pocket of niche and utterly confusing levels of 'irony'.

MCerberus:
You're going to hell for that pun.
I don't know how farming simulator is going to do outside of the Steam pocket of niche and utterly confusing levels of 'irony'.

I didn't think it was 'irony.' I'm pretty sure there's a large population of people out there that actually like it. It will be interesting to see how it fairs in a new market. It might have enjoyed a boost to steam sales because older age groups already had PCs, whereas console is definitely a younger market.

It's like the April Fool's joke that never went away. This is apparently a thing. Why not.

At least now no one could say that all console games are gritty realistic shooters

Another Farming Simulator story means another excuse to post this.

OT - Good luck to them. Why shouldn't people who want to play this get a change to on consoles?

This... actually looks like a ton of fun... I will buy this game. BTW, is there gonna be a 2014 version or something soon?

I love it when I 720 no-scope a batch of wheat crop. This game is beast.

/s

I remember I was in a media store a while back and a mother and her 8-10ish year old son wanted to buy a Farm Simulator. Why not? I wouldn't want it but there are people who like to play this. Some parents want a low violence game ,which aren't all that common anymore.

Farming Simulator?
On consoles?
Next month?

Aww, yeeeeeeeeeeah.

TiberiusEsuriens:

I didn't think it was 'irony.' I'm pretty sure there's a large population of people out there that actually like it. It will be interesting to see how it fairs in a new market. It might have enjoyed a boost to steam sales because older age groups already had PCs, whereas console is definitely a younger market.

We're going to have to disagree on this, since, at least from my perspective, farming simulator was nothing but some inexplicable 'thing that exists' on Steam before it and train simulator exploded on Youtube. Since then niche games have gotten more appeal and '360 no-scope corn shot' is now a cultural thing. You gift this or train simulator to someone as a gag gift, or you're one of the people I don't understand paying $2000 for all the DLC.

There's a lot not present in consoles and console culture.
I dunno, maybe as an arcade game?

aww yiss Farming Simulator Achievements :P hahahaha

Scratch that. I was looking at the wrong video. Uh, good for the console players, I guess

Awwww yeah, the killer app we've all been waiting for is nearly here, guys. :D

If this was for the Ipad, I'd actually be far more excited...

Charcharo:
This... actually looks like a ton of fun... I will buy this game. BTW, is there gonna be a 2014 version or something soon?

Seems like Giant Software skips every other year. I'd be expecting a FS 2015 rather than 2014.

Griffolion:
I love it when I 720 no-scope a batch of wheat crop. This game is beast.

/s

Word.

Personally I have burned many hours many hours on the game which I picked up as a gag at first (on sale very cheap). It turned out to be very amusing. From what I understand, the simulation market is much bigger in Europe where these games are made (Farming Simulator, Agricultural Simulator, Train Simulator, EuroTruck Simulator, etc...). I don't know that I would have expected it to be console-big though. But the games are fun and worth it as a good timesink.

Ok i'm confused, have i missed out on something, i've seen this game pop up now and again but i honstly can't tell whether this is a joke or people are being serious, is actually a fun game(for people not into farming) or are people just trying to fuck with some consumer research departments.

Anyway here is a sketch pretty much summing up what i'm thinking right now

Shit yes, I'm gonna pwn all you n00bz with my lambo 420 blaze it!

MCerberus:

TiberiusEsuriens:

I didn't think it was 'irony.' I'm pretty sure there's a large population of people out there that actually like it. It will be interesting to see how it fairs in a new market. It might have enjoyed a boost to steam sales because older age groups already had PCs, whereas console is definitely a younger market.

We're going to have to disagree on this, since, at least from my perspective, farming simulator was nothing but some inexplicable 'thing that exists' on Steam before it and train simulator exploded on Youtube. Since then niche games have gotten more appeal and '360 no-scope corn shot' is now a cultural thing. You gift this or train simulator to someone as a gag gift, or you're one of the people I don't understand paying $2000 for all the DLC.

There's a lot not present in consoles and console culture.
I dunno, maybe as an arcade game?

Actually there are some that do like simulators. I bought a few of the trainz games by Auran. Don't assume that because your only interest in blood and gore that others don't like something different.

Can someone tell me when Train Simulator is coming to consoles? THATS where teh fun is.


(Notice: I'm not being ironic. At. All)

MCerberus:

TiberiusEsuriens:

I didn't think it was 'irony.' I'm pretty sure there's a large population of people out there that actually like it. It will be interesting to see how it fairs in a new market. It might have enjoyed a boost to steam sales because older age groups already had PCs, whereas console is definitely a younger market.

We're going to have to disagree on this, since, at least from my perspective, farming simulator was nothing but some inexplicable 'thing that exists' on Steam before it and train simulator exploded on Youtube. Since then niche games have gotten more appeal and '360 no-scope corn shot' is now a cultural thing. You gift this or train simulator to someone as a gag gift, or you're one of the people I don't understand paying $2000 for all the DLC.

There's a lot not present in consoles and console culture.
I dunno, maybe as an arcade game?

I don't speak for everybody that owns Farming Simulator, but i bought myself the game, it is a fun, slow paced and relaxing game, i find it fun and so do some of my friends, we boot it up together and play multiplayer it is a fun game to play and is fun with friends, not everybody buys simulator games to go "LULZ LOOK AT DIS GAME ME MAKE IRONY VID FOR LULZ!".

- Nick

RicoADF:

Actually there are some that do like simulators. I bought a few of the trainz games by Auran. Don't assume that because your only interest in blood and gore that others don't like something different.

I didn't make any judgements about the games or the people that genuinely like the concept except that I do not understand who would buy thousands of dollars of virtual trains (and I stand by that). Don't make assumptions.

What I was actually saying is that the anthropological reasons for Farming Sim's success may not be present on consoles.

MCerberus:

RicoADF:

Actually there are some that do like simulators. I bought a few of the trainz games by Auran. Don't assume that because your only interest in blood and gore that others don't like something different.

I didn't make any judgements about the games or the people that genuinely like the concept except that I do not understand who would buy thousands of dollars of virtual trains (and I stand by that). Don't make assumptions.

What I was actually saying is that the anthropological reasons for Farming Sim's success may not be present on consoles.

My apologies I misread what you wrote. Although I only spent $30 max per game ($10 for the first one), and have 3 so I haven't gone into the thousands and can understand the confusion there. Personally I like Trainz since I've always wanted to make a model railway but space and money doesn't allow this, Trainz (with it's excellent world builder) allows me to fulfill this interest in a more feasible way atleast until I get my own place. I would suspect even those that spend thousands do so for the space reason as well.

saintdane05:
Can someone tell me when Train Simulator is coming to consoles? THATS where teh fun is.
*snip*
(Notice: I'm not being ironic. At. All)

Trainz is on Android (and I assume iOS), does that count? I'm serious too:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.n3vgames.android.trainz

Noswad:
Ok i'm confused, have i missed out on something, i've seen this game pop up now and again but i honstly can't tell whether this is a joke or people are being serious, is actually a fun game(for people not into farming) or are people just trying to fuck with some consumer research departments.

I'll never tell. ;)

 

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