Farming Simulator 22 launched last month on all platforms including Stadia. That doesn’t stop the developers from already launching a free content update. It adds a total number of 16 machines and tools to the game. A lot of other additions and quality-of-(farming)-life improvements as well. You can view the patch notes below the trailer.

Changes & Improvements

  • Adjusted contract vehicles accordingly as some had wrong tools for the job at hand
  • Adjusted prices for used vehicle sale
  • Adjusted repair costs
  • Adjusted ridge markers on seeders to not dig up stones anymore
  • Changed display of day numbers
  • Changed price fluctuations display, so it shows actual history of prices of the last 12 months
  • Fixed an issue where AI workers were unable to use and turn plows correctly
  • Fixed an issue where leased machinery for a contract would disappear once accepted
  • Fixed an issue where picking up objects as a client in MP could crash the game
  • Fixed an issue where playing with a custom season length could cause issues in weather forecasts or indefinite rain/snow
  • Fixed an issue where some contracts were unable to be finished
  • Fixed an issue where the AI worker would continuously get paid even though the game was paused
  • Fixed an issue where the game wouldn’t start on certain Intel GPUs
  • Fixed an issue where using DLSS could result in some “ghosting” artifacts
  • Fixed an issue where using DLSS on supported cards could lead to a black screen
  • Fixed an issue where using the Big Bag lifter tool could cause the game to freeze or crash
  • Fixed an issue where vehicles would get duplicated when reset
  • Fixed an issue with animals running around the place when they shouldn’t
  • Fixed an issue with the map filter overlays displaying the “needs plowing” and “needs lime” status incorrectly
  • Fixed income of placeables to be consistent per year, now shown as income per month
  • Fixed issues with emptying of bunker silos
  • Fixed loan interest rates over a whole year
  • Fixed Manure Heap and Manure Heap Extension, they are now working as expected
  • Fixed reset of collectibles after they had all been collected
  • Fixed Rostselmash Nova pipe unloading effect
  • Fixed seed usage when direct-sowing grass
  • Fixed sell point prices and price fluctuations
  • Fixed switched fields and field numbers on Elmcreek map
  • Fixed the rear paddle buttons on the Logitech G920 not being properly bound on Xbox
  • Fixed tree growth to be the same independent of the length of a month
  • Fixed various issues with manual shifted tractors
  • Improved combine headers on sloping terrain
  • Improved cotton bale loading
  • Improved driving behavior of multi-axled trucks
  • Improved pallet handling and performance
  • Improved in-game help texts
  • Reduced AI worker costs all around
  • Fixed Arcusin Multipack D14 bale unload

New additions

  • Added ability to enlarge ModHub screenshots when viewing the mod details
  • Added ability to remove buildings on all four farms of the Elmcreek map
  • Added AI support for reverse driving tractors (Vario 900 & Valmet 8750)
  • Added Mobile Home placeable
  • Added Old Barn placeable
  • Added option for free placement of placeables
  • Added option for higher fuel usage
  • Added option to place vines and olives with parallel snapping
  • Added yield potential and weed removing tool recommendation to the field info
  • License Plate on Erlengrat now fully customizable

Known issues

  • Foliage in the distance can flicker in weird colors on certain hardware setups
  • Random crashes when hiring AI worker
  • Random cut down trees exploding visually in bizarre graphical glitches
  • Random issue where pressing the “A” button on Xbox will not enter the vehicle shop
  • Rare issue where game cannot be saved on Xbox
  • Contract bonus yield is too high – enjoy it while it lasts

By Jonkar

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