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Farming Simulator 2011 Launches in North America

Tired of your cute cartoon farm? Get serious with the sequel to one of the best-selling sims of all time

Chatham, UK-October 29, 2010- Big Sims, the leading innovator of realistic simulation entertainment, announced today that Farming Simulator 2011 has launched in North America. With a ton of new gameplay options such as livestock breeding and an improved career mode, the latest version of the worldwide best-selling farm simulator offers a variety of agribusiness challenges.


In Farm Simulator 2011 players take on the role of a young farmer faced with the test of building a successful business. Beginning with just a thousand acres of beautiful rolling countryside and a small collection of vehicles, they progress through the game by completing a range of farming tasks over 18 hour days, like breeding and feeding cows, spreading manure, milking, plowing, seeding and baling, eventually building up wealth to invest in newer and better equipment and machinery. With licenses from leading manufacturers such as DEUTZ-FAHR, KRONE, HORSCH, P?TTINGER and VOGEL&NOOT, Farming Simulator 2011 features a variety of sophisticated and authentically replicated equipment for players to choose from, including tractors, combine harvesters, plows, seeders and balers.

The game's multiplayer mode allows players to manage their farms together with friends over the Internet or local area network. Steering wheels and gamepads are supported, and players may download additional machines and maps with automatic mod installation, as well as a Mod SDK containing an editor, exporters and sample mods.

Farming Simulator 2011 is now available for $29.99 on Steam. For more information, please visit http://store.steampowered.com/app/90200

About Giants Software

Giants Software is a leading developer of videogame software whose titles include the hits Demolition Company and Farming Simulator 2009. www.giants-software.com


About Big Sims

Big Sims is a brand of RailSimulator.com Ltd., the leading producer of cutting edge simulations and modeling tools for enthusiasts and industry, RailSimulator.com is a British success story, seeing rapid growth and launching more than 40 products in just 12 months. The company is based in Chatham, with a development studio in Guildford.


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