A pair fast reminders for you: Farming Simulator 22 simply launched simply over every week in the past, it is a massively popular series, a prime 10 recreation on Steam, and its dozens of farming automobiles are each bit as cool as sci-fi spaceships.
Oh, and Farming Simulator is an esport, too. Farming Simulator League is an actual factor and yearly since 2018 gamers have been battling it out in lightning quick hay-gathering tournaments for a hefty money prize.
And it is actually fairly superior. Simply try some pulse-pounding highlights from Farming Simulator League’s third season under. I wish to be clear that I am not being sarcastic about any of this. That is some thrilling stuff.
Certain, cool, however what the heck is occurring? Nicely, after a ban-pick section the place workforce captains rule out a pair items of kit, gamers take turns deciding on automobiles that may bale and stack hay. Harvesters and balers seem on the map in particular areas, so when the match begins gamers race out to seize the very best ones and lock their opponents out of them (the motion takes place on a mirrored map). Then groups will harvest hay, bale it, and ship it to a barn. There is a mad rush to ship the primary bale, which awards double factors. Delivering via the highest door of the barn (which you’ll be able to see within the video above) will add extra to a workforce’s rating with a multiplier.
And the bridges? If one workforce makes use of a bridge, that very same bridge on the opposite workforce’s map goes up for just a few seconds. That is why you see tractors tragically getting caught or launching over a rising bridge for some air. Dangerous! However the various is utilizing a non-moving bridge that takes extra time to succeed in.
There’s extra, like power-ups and energy performs and grain deliveries, however you’ll be able to decide it up by watching a few matches. And if any of this has whetted your urge for food for some high-octane farming motion, the world championship is occurring this weekend. You’ll be able to watch on Giants Software program’s Twitch or YouTube, beginning at 10 am CET on December 5. Eight groups will battle for the €100,000 prize pool, and the primary matchups are Trelleborg vs mYinsanity, Corteva Agriscience vs. Valtra, Hörmann vs. Bednar and LSA E-Sports activities vs. Krone. Each Valtra and Corteva Agriscience are newcomers to the league this 12 months. Will they upset the apple cart? The apple cart that is stuffed with hay? We’ll see.
By the best way, if the considered competing in Farming Simulator stirs one thing in you—and it could very effectively accomplish that—there is a tournament client you’ll be able to obtain to study the ropes and get in some apply. (You’ll need to personal Farming Simulator 19 to make use of it). Seize a pair buddies, create your individual workforce, possibly quickly you may be competing for some farming gold your self.