Euro Truck Simulator 2 is a vehicle simulation game developed and published by SCS Software for Microsoft Windows and Linux and was initially released as open development on October 19, 2012. The game is a direct sequel to the 2008 game Euro Truck Simulator and it is second video game in Euro Truck Simulator series. Set in Europe, the player can drive one of a choice of articulated trucks across a depiction of Europe, picking up cargo from various locations and delivering it. As the game progresses, it is possible for the player to buy more vehicles, depots, and hire drivers to work for them. Despite the name, players can also choose to deliver cargo in the USA.