How to Install American Truck Simulator Mods

How to Install American Truck Simulator Mods

American Truck Simulator is a very immersive game that offers hours of endless entertainment. However, after a certain time, you may feel that the levels are quite repetitive, and don’t offer the same thrill as they did earlier. 

From the vehicles to the routes, everything remains the same after you’ve completed a certain part of the game. If you want to bring back the excitement in your virtual truck driving experience, you can consider installing mods in your game. 

There are several tweaks available to add newer vehicles, advanced maps, and several other features to the game. With that said, let’s take a look at the step-by-step process to install American Truck Simulator mods and make your game more engaging than ever. 

  • First of all, you need to download your desired ATS mods through a credible website site like Modshost, and make sure that the file is either zipped or contains the extension “.scs”. In some cases, the mod file can also be compressed in different formats such as .rar, which may require you to install additional applications like WinRAR to proceed with the installation
  • Once you’ve successfully downloaded the mod, you need to extract it at your preferred location. After extracting your mod file just relocate it to the mods folder of your game, located at the path Documents\American Truck Simulator\Mod
  • After completing the aforementioned steps, you need to launch your game by double-clicking on its shortcut icon and navigate to the settings menu interface to enable the mods feature in your game. Once enabled, all you need to do is relaunch the game and your mods will be successfully installed. 

With the steps given above, you can easily install your desired mods in the iconic title “American Truck Simulator” and enjoy various new tracks, vehicles, and features in your game. If the mod doesn’t work, consider taking a look at whether the mod is compatible with your version of the game or not. 

How to Install ATS Mods in Mac?

In case you’re playing this game on Mac OS, the installation procedure for the mods differs slightly. Instead of extracting the mod file, you need to copy-paste it in the /Library/Application directory directly. 

The Mac version of the game also requires you to enable the mods to feature through the in-game options menu. Moreover, as there are several different versions of the game, make sure your downloaded mod is compatible with the one installed on your Mac OS. 

The Takeaway

While American Truck Simulator is an amazing game with several objectives and achievements, hardcore gamers like you might feel overwhelmed with the repetitive scenes and levels, and that’s when the mods come into action. 

There are several types of mods available for this game that allow you to keep enjoying this game and never get bored of it. On a side note, while you’re downloading a mod from an external website, make sure you verify the credibility of the provider to prevent getting your computer infected with malicious software or viruses. 

Here Are Some Of The Best ATS Mods For You To Check-Out:

Mack Superliner V2.1.2 [1.48]

Mack Superliner V2.1.2 [1.48] for American Truck Simulator

Changelog 2.1.2 Updated to 1.48 Updated dashboard colors Features: A hand-made sleeper. A new interior type and a new color scheme Many customizations for the new sleeper cab Tons of new lights, horns, mudflaps and improvements 2 new paintjobs and all existing ones added sleeper variation A separate pack for interior accessories and SiSL’s compatibility....

Pete 362 Cabover [1.48]

Pete 362 Cabover [1.48] for American Truck Simulator

Contents: High-quality model of exterior and interior 3 chassis (6×4, standard/long/stretched) 60″ Sleeper (more sleepers will be added in the future updates) Compatibility with SISL’s Mega Pack and DLC Cabin Accessories Skinpack and template for your skins Engines and Sounds by Kapitan Kriechbaum High-quality animated air/electricity cables 4k AO Full Standalone Full LightmasFull animated interior...

USA Trailer Pack V6.5.1 [1.48]

USA Trailer Pack V6.5.1 [1.48] for American Truck Simulator

Mod includes: Refrigerator Trailer Hopper Trailer Tanker Trailer Flatbed Trailer with 26 different own cargoes Lowboy Trailer with 31 different own cargoes All trailers have different accessories, and almost every part changeable Skinpack and template for your skins Wheels pack included Lots of License Plates All trailers are available as your own trailer in the...

Peterbilt 389 CAR Hauler [1.48]

Peterbilt 389 CAR Hauler [1.48] for American Truck Simulator

Peterbilt 389 Auto Hauler This is the first version of this mod Standalone Peterbilt Dealer

389 CAR Hauler [1.48]

389 CAR Hauler [1.48] for American Truck Simulator

Peterbilt 389 Auto Hauler by f3d modding V1.0 game version 1.48***

Scania CMA Comet Flecha Azul V3.5 [1.47]

Scania CMA Comet Flecha Azul V3.5 [1.47] for American Truck Simulator

Scania CMA Comet Flecha Azul – high-quality bus model with its own interior and several skins options added for ATS / ETS2 players. Changes In V3.5: Adapted to the latest game patch 1.46 / 1.47 Scania CMA Flecha is a shuttle bus designed for Latin America, the CMA Flecha bus is built on a Scania-K113...

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  1. What is wrong when the mod isn’t showing a preview picture in the mod manager? What is wrong if you’re looking at the mod manager, knowing that you put the files in the correct folder Documents/American Truck Simulator/Mod and are viewing your mod manager, but still can’t find your downloaded mods? Also I have taken these issues to Steam and a person keeps mentioning something about dropping files into the mod folder, and making it seem like I have done wrong by extracting the files from their zip format. Why do they think this? Yes, I have downloaded a few zips and rars and have extracted them to the correct folder…but they don’t think that was the right thing.

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