Farming Simulator 2011, also known as Landwirthschafts Simulator 2011 (LS 2011), is a downloadable third title which belongs to the farm games series. Once again, you will play the role of a farmer who has to cultivate the soil, care for the animals and develop the farm he was entrusted with. The developer of the game, as in the previous installments of the series, is Giants Software. The 2011 edition introduces many new features and corrections. Also, the graphics are improved. The title was released on October 25, 2015, and is available exclusively on PCs running Windows.
How to Download Farming Simulator 2011
To obtain the game go to Steam.
How to Play the Game – the Guide
In Farming Simulator 2011, the gist of the game mechanics is the management of a modern farm. Your main task is to grow and sell crops, which gives you the funds for the development and modernization of your farm. To achieve your goals, you will plow fields, fertilize crops, cut weeds, prepare the soil for sowing, sow and plant plants, and carry out various agricultural tasks such as planting, sowing, harvesting, plowing, fertilizing and crop-dusting. In addition to growing the plants, you can also take care of animal breeding. Everything can be sold on the local market. The money you earn can be used to buy newer and more efficient agricultural equipment that will visibly increase the efficiency of the farm and quality of the crop. In the game, there are a number of vehicles and agricultural machines, among which are: presses, mowers, plows, seeders, combines, tractors, and harvesters.
What’s New in Farming Simulator 2011
Farming Simulator 2011 introduces a number of new features when compared to the previous editions. To make the game more realistic, more than a dozen tractors and combine harvesters, as well as more than 30 different types of agricultural machines, have been implemented into the game. All equipment is fully licensed and among the manufacturers, there are brands such as Poettinger, Vogel & Noot, Deutz-Fahr, Krone, and Horsch. The creators of the game have also changed the harvest system. In this part of the series, you will deal with changing weather conditions and you will experience the day and night cycle. Another new addition is cattle. So now you will be able to take care of the breeding of cows and will, of course, sell milk.
The game also includes a simple editor that allows you to easily create and install mods. The creators of the game favor the mod scene, which translates into a multitude of unofficial modifications that change Farming Simulator 2011.
The graphic design of the game has also been improved. The physical engine behind the title a slightly modified PhysX. This results in a significantly better quality of the textures and the objects than before.
The Farming Simulator is a series that has always delivered the goods. For years it has been a paragon of farm simulation games. It also seems that the creators were very much inspired by the Harvest Moon series.
Other Farm Games
The fans of agricultural simulators should also check out other games of the genre. These can be:
- Farming Simulator 2013,
- Farming Simulator 15,
- Farming Simulator 16,
- Farming Simulator 17,
- Farming Simulator 18,
- or the 2D farm simulator Stardew Valley.