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British Routes/trains

Discussion in 'Content Suggestions & Proposals' started by Kerntiff101, Oct 30, 2018.

  1. Kerntiff101

    Kerntiff101 New Member

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    Hi DTG,
    Why is there been not any new British content released for a while? There seems to be a lot of German and American content being realesed lately. Please how about some more British stuff. Thanks.

    Would also be good to see JT Newcastle To Edinburgh on Steam to provide for some exellent workshop content.

    Cheers
     
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  2. ARuscoe

    ARuscoe Active Member

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    North wales route released as a DLC last week or the week before? Unfortunately that DOES count as new content for those who never bought TS2018
     
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    The Portsmouth Direct Line: London Waterloo - Portsmouth Route was the last Add on.
    DTG might have been busy with the release of TS2019 as the other recent routes are from Partner Programs

    Peter
     
  4. Wivenswold

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    Based on guesswork I should add, but I'll be very surprised if they didn't have something exciting in the run up to Christmas. I agree that it's gone quiet on the British side North Wales was a reissue of course and a year old.

    I do wonder whether there was something Thameslink or Overground related in the can and real-world delays have scuppered a release. An updated Azuma would be nice, we probably would have had one if Virgin kept the franchise as DTG had an agreement with them.
     
  5. Vanhalen1

    Vanhalen1 New Member

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    I agree DTG seem very tight lipped at the moment regarding UK routes on TS2019.
     
  6. Medellinexpat

    Medellinexpat Well-Known Member

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    On DTG being tight lipped I’m not sure that many of the new releases are from DTG themselves, but from other developers; correct me I’m wrong.

    Add to that Just Trains generally also going quiet and not releasing their older routes into Steam, marketed by DTG, and I think that’s why we’ve got this drought. On JT I did wonder whether the last portion of Western Mainlines wasn’t forthcoming as they’d spent so much time trying to shoe horn the last piece under the 32gb constraint and now found that with 64 bit so much work wasn’t needed. Notably the last released piece, South Devon, seemed a little sparse when 32 bit was the only game in town.

    It does raise the question of whether or not DTG is really focused on TS2019 output and without other UK partners supplying them with ammunition just how much new UK content we’re going to see going forward.
     
  7. Wivenswold

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    DTG rarely give out clues until a route is built and ready for release. While I prefer JT's approach it does lead to them getting angry comments about people's lives that have been ruined by delays in the development of a particular DLC. So I can understand why DTG keep their cards close to their chests.

    As a fan of OHL line services, I've got to admit that there's not been anything UK based from DTG that's excited me for a long, long time, even an update to one of the existing AC routes north of the Thames would be good. Obviously they can't cater for me alone though, so I have to be patient.
     

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