Giants Software have perhaps sown the seeds of success with these new screenshots from Farming Simulator 15. Which I suspect is the 2015 edition of Farming Simulator, rather than the 15th in the series.
Farming Simulator 15 sees you rise to the role of a farmer in the modern world. You’ll have to grow crops, sell produce, rear livestock, and develop your own massive farming complex in “two immense open worlds.” And now it’s got a Nordic setting, so that’s a Thing.
The game engine has been completely redone so everything looks lovely, and “physical-based rendering” means that all of the vehicles will look photo-realistic. Other than the aesthetics, you can expect new activities like logging, which will let you manage forested areas with new vehicles in order to make a bit of extra cash. And, naturally, all of these vehicles are officially licensed ones from Case IH, Deutz-Fahr, Lamborghini, New Holland, Ponsse, and more.
As if that’s not enough excitement, Farming Simulator 15 will also offer a full multiplayer mode for 15 players, either online or on a LAN. There’ll be full modding support, too.
Farming Simulator 15 is due out in October, and you can chew on grass and gaze at the screenshots below for some semblance of a farm experience.