Euro Truck Simulator 2 is an open world truck simulator game from the developer studio and also, publisher SCS Software. The game is a direct follow-up sequel to the game, Euro Truck Simulator from 2008. Likewise, the game is the second iteration in the Truck Simulator video game series. The game is available on various platforms such as Microsoft Windows, Linux, and also on macOS.
An Overview of Euro Truck Simulator 2
The game as the name suggests is a simulation truck driving game. It is a sim game where the player can drive a line-up of trucks in an open-world & scaled-down version of Europe. The gameplay features picking up cargo from various locations and delivering them to their destination in one piece. The game has a progression system. Likewise, players complete objectives and earn money. It is possible for players to buy & collect more vehicles and depots as they progress through the game. Additionally, the game also features an option to hire other drivers to complete your work. The game has open-ended gameplay and there is no direct endgame to the progression.
Multiplayer Mod Support Coming to Euro Truck Simulator 2
Official multiplayer support launched for American Truck Simulator and Euro Truck Simulator 2 earlier in the year. The series has great mod support. Therefore, all the advantages of the official multiplayer support include support for even more mods. Thus, Mod support for the Convoy multiplayer mode is currently in open beta testing and launching soon.
Fixes & Workarounds for Euro Truck Simulator 2 Not Detecting Wheel Input
First and foremost, make sure the Wheel controller is connected to the port in a stable manner.
Always make sure that the controller shows up in the device manager & on Steam.
You can also try switching between different ports for the controller if it is not detected.
Next, make sure that the port for the controller is connected to a USB 3.0 port.
Then, you can go to Settings -> Controller -> General Controller Settings in Steam and turn off the Generic Gamepad Configuration Support
Selecting the wheel control option in the settings and also, turning off other control bind set up in the settings can also fix the issue.
Another workaround is that if you are using a wheel controller from brands like Logitech, you can use the Logitech Gaming Software to map the controls as you wish.
Whether your wheel controller is from Thrustmaster, Fanatec or Logitech, updating the drivers to the latest is a must. You can get drivers from the manufacturer’s website.
You can powercycle your controller by unplugging and replugging from both the power supply and computer, this can fix the issue in some cases.
Also, you can go to your Steam account->Big Picture Mode->ETS2->Manage Game->Controller Options and change the “Use Steam Configuration for Non-Steam Controllers” setting to “Global Setting (None)”
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