< Back to Press Releases

Farming Simulator 2013: Over 2 million official mods already downloaded by players!

Released one month ago, Farming Simulator 2013 on PC has enjoyed international success, by adapting in a video game all the challenges and subtleties of agriculture and farming.

The popularity earned by the game from Giants Software allowed it to set a new record for mods downloaded through the official Mod Hub for Farming Simulator 2013. Over 2 million mods have already been downloaded through this Hub -- directly accessible through the game’s menu -- which offers a selection of the best mods. These mods, and the hundreds of unique mods that have already been created by players and shared through many fan sites, allow Farming Simulator 2013 to offer a much longer lifespan with constantly renewed gameplay experience.

Thanks to the development tools supplied with the game, players regularly create and share new content, including new vehicles, maps, equipment, buildings, as well as brand new environments, gameplay modifications… and even crazy things like flyable planes! Giants Software have joined the fun with their own mods: their“Lizard ATV” off-road quad is currently the most popular mod, with nearly 350,000 downloads! This off-road vehicle allows virtual farmers to quickly get around their immense farm, by using paths that would be inaccessible to regular farming vehicles.

2 million downloads: this is a huge number that does not include the hundreds of thousands (or millions) of downloads taking place on fan sites dedicated to modding Farming Simulator 2013!

- Farming Simulator 2013 website

- Farming Simulator 2013 on Facebook

- Farming Simulator 2013 on Youtube

About Farming Simulator 2013

Welcome to the largest and most exciting farming simulator ever made! Farming Simulator 2013 is bigger and enriched with outstanding content and many new features, challenging you to take on the role of a modern day farmer.

Animal husbandry, crops, sales… It's up to you to manage and grow your own farm in a huge, totally new world. As you progress in your career and complete different missions, you'll control more than a hundred farming vehicles and machines faithfully recreated from the biggest names in the industry: Case IH, Deutz-Fahr, Lamborghini, Same, Horsch and newcomer Grimme… This year, Farming Simulator is back with even more diverse crops (sugar beet and potatoes), new livestock (chicken and sheep) and new vehicles never seen before in a video game!

Farming Simulator 2013 also comes with an online mode and online services. You'll be able to manage a farm with up to 10 other players online or via local network. You can also share mods, vehicles and equipment with players from all over the world, providing unlimited hours of gameplay.

Thanks to its many new features, its new world and its huge fleet of exclusive vehicles and machines, Farming Simulator 2013 invites you aboard the largest farming simulation and the best installment in the Farming Simulator series!

About Giants Software

Giants Software GmbH is a Swiss video game development studio based in Zurich. Since 2004, Software Giants has produced many innovative games and technologic products. In addition to the development of their successful games Farming Simulator and Demolition Company, Giants Studios offers its own game engine. For more information :


About Focus Home Interactive

Founded in 1996, Focus Home Interactive is an independent French publisher based near Paris, France. Known for the quality, diversity and originality of its catalogue, Focus has published and distributed original titles that have become benchmark titles worldwide - such as Blood Bowl, Sherlock Holmes, TrackMania, Runaway and also Cities XL and Cycling Manager. In 2012, Focus published ambitious games such as Wargame: European Escalation, the new real time strategy game from the creators of? R.U.S.E.?™; Game Of Thrones™, the role-playing game adapted from the bestseller saga written by George R.R. Martin and also the official video game of the Tour de France.. The second half of 2012 will be just as exciting, with the release of The Testament of Sherlock Holmes for consoles and PC; Of Orcs and Men, a great roleplaying game featuring Orcs and Goblins; and also RAW Realms of Ancient War, the thrilling hack’n slash for PSN, XBLA and PC.

http://www.focus-home.com ?

Games Press

Games Press is the leading online resource for games journalists. Used daily by magazines, newspapers, TV, radio, online media and retailers worldwide, it offers a vast, constantly updated archive of press releases and assets, and is the simplest and most cost-effective way for PR professionals to reach the widest possible audience. Registration for the site and the Games Press email digest is available, to the trade only, at www.gamespress.com