Train Simulator 2014, the latest in the ongoing locomotive simulation series for PC, will come to retail shelves and Steam on September 26. The game will include a "more personal and challenging career mode, richer creativity tools" and the ability to build and share routes via Steam Workshop.

Those that picked up an earlier version of the game will receive an upgrade to Train Simulator 2014 free of charge after the game launches.
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Chatham, Kent – July 30, 2013 - Railsimulator.com has today announced the forthcoming release of Train Simulator 2014, which will launch on September 26, 2013 for PC.

Train Simulator 2014 delivers everything you love about trains with the exhilaration of speed, stunning graphics, and a variety of trains, real-world routes and challenging assignments. Whether you love driving trains, creating new routes or just watching the landscape fly by, the choice of how you play is yours. This is more than just a game; Train Simulator is a digital hobby.

Key product features:

Drive Embark on a fun and rewarding career as a train driver, enjoying a realistic driving experience by travelling up to 300km/h (186mph) on routes that can stretch for over 200km (124 miles)
Explore Take the controls of a wide variety of trains, travelling iconic routes around the world, including the Hamburg to Hanover route which is new for 2014
Create Build and share your own exciting routes with Steam Workshop, and download content created by other players too
Collect Create your own personal and customized collection with trains and routes from our extensive selection

Key product developments:

Featuring a new and intuitive user interface, it's now easier than ever before to jump on board and start your train-driving career. An enhanced Career Mode allows players to chart their progress through the game more easily, earning points that can lead to medals and other rewards and achievements.

A number of graphical improvements to this year's product, including more detailed draw distances, new camera systems and added headlight flares will ensure that players can enjoy the most realistic train simulation experience to date.

Paul Jackson, CEO of Railsimulator.com, said, "I am very excited about the advances we have made with TS2014. We've developed a more personal and challenging career mode, richer creativity tools, and of course an ever more realistic driving environment. These are things which we know will appeal to our existing customer base, but will also deliver an exciting and engaging gaming experience to a much broader audience. I feel confident that TS2014 will be our most rewarding product to date."

TS2014 is compatible with an existing range of more than 100 add-on locomotives and routes, which allow fans the ability to customize their experience. It will be available to buy as a boxed product at leading video game and other entertainment retailers. It will also be available to download from the online gaming platform Steam.

Customers who already own an earlier version of Train Simulator will have their software updated free of charge via an automatic download after the launch, giving existing users the new user interface and new game features.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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