10/26/2022 at 5:41 p.m. by Andreas Link – The developers have provided the update for the Platinum Edition of Farming Simulator 22. The patch brings innovations, bug fixes and changes to modding.
As part of the Platinum Extension for Farming Simulator 22, there is also an update that all players get. The patch with version number 18.104.22.168 prepares the LS22 for the add-on and fixes errors for all players. Performance in particular is improved, which is always nice to see, and the developers have also implemented Intel’s XeSS. The Farming Simulator 22 masters all upscaling methods from DLSS to FSR and now to XeSS.
Farming Simulator 22: That’s in the Platinum Edition
Most of the other innovations relate primarily to the Platinum Edition, which focuses on forestry. These include an option to set variable lengths for cutting wood, an option to switch between automatic and manual cutting for harvesters, a head tilt for harvesters has been added, the maximum cutting diameter for harvesters is now displayed in the shop, the type of tree seedlings on palettes is now shown in the infobox and – helpful for everyone – added positional and rotational “snapping” in build mode.
The new fertilizers and herbicides from Helm, which the farmer can purchase in the shop, are purely cosmetic in nature. In terms of game mechanics, however, this is purely about the integration of a brand name. “The family company from Hamburg specializes in chemicals, crop protection, fertilizers and pharmaceuticals. With more than 100 branches in over 30 countries, it is one of the leading companies in the most important markets in these segments worldwide.”
There are also numerous bug fixes that resolve existing problems. You can find these in the changelog below. The Platinum Expansion will be available in stores on November 15th in a boxed version; Included as a free supplement is a sticker pack from the official Farming Simulator sticker album. Owners of the Farming Simulator 22 base game (buy now €27.99) can expand their fleet with the Platinum Expansion, which introduces five new brands and 40 new machines. Part of the content will be provided via a free Day One update.
Bug fixes & optimizations
Performance improvementsImproved AI behaviorFixed various causes of crashesFixed problems with large saves on XboxSupport for Fanatec wheels on PS5Improved hiding of 3D soundsImproved animation of crane joysticks in the cabin when simple arm control is not usedFixed problems with securing heavy vehicles with ratchet strapsFixed that the train moves slightly when the automatic engine start is turned offFixed problems with the size of the farm.xml file on public dedi serversFixed problems with the AI driving into the water in some situationsFixed errors in the control of the unloading arm on sugar beet harvestersIncorrect display in the MF 3707 AL dashboard fixedFixed faulty AI turning with Einböck PNEUMATICSTAR-PROFixed faulty price for Valtra A115 HI-TECH 4 configurationImproved gearbox setting on Landini REX 4Improved stability on MAN TGX 26.640Improved First rotation of the interior camera at Schäffer 23EFixed faulty connection hoses and schematic overlay on JCB 541-70Fixed faulty hydraulic hoses of the Krampe SKS rear doorVarious optical corrections on the Valtra A/N/Q/T seriesHelp text in the game completely revised
Added Intel XeSS supportOption to set variable lengths for cutting timberOption to switch between automatic and manual cutting for timber harvestersMaximum cutting diameter for timber harvesters is now displayed in the shopAdded head tilt for timber harvestersFarmland ID has been added to the map overviewThe type of tree seedlings on pallets is now displayed in the Infobox displayed Added positional and rotational “snapping” in build mode
Added #class attribute to specify unload trigger class for unloading stationAdded #class attribute to specify load trigger class for loading stationAdded map and modDesc helpline supportAdded option for filltype spawnplacesAdded object change support for single tension beltsAdded timeHours and timeMinutes dashboard type in enterable to create analog clocks
new fertilizer and herbicide from HELM
As with all major updates to the game, framerate drops may occur on the first game launch after the update. Mainly related to mods or custom graphics settings as the shaders are recompiled after update.
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