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Euro TruckSim developers apologize for comments on COVID-19 vaccine

The developers of the popular Euro Truck Simulator series apologized for the studio’s comments in a press release about the COVID-19 vaccine.

On Friday, the Czech studio released a press release on Hauling Hope, an in-game campaign that raises awareness of the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine. So I was surprised to see a passage in the release saying “I’m not for or against the vaccine.”

The studio explained what happened now. According to the developers of SCS Software, this was a “failure”. The studio explained to gamers that it was a mistake caused by language and translation barriers.

Producer Tomas Duda said he didn’t know the press release was released in the first place. “I’m talking about this in a company chat. F ** kup happened.” Duda said.

“We’ll do better. The sentence wasn’t in the press release, it went crazy,” Duda said. Added.

“I’m very sorry for the press release about the new in-game event. The statement” I’m neither for nor against the vaccine “wasn’t there. ” Duda explained.. “I wanted to write that truck drivers really have to work hard, whether they support or disagree with the vaccine, so I wanted to emphasize that and focus on the event. We will continue to support our efforts in the fight against COVID-19, as COVID-19 is about to end. “

The Hauling Hope campaign aims to raise awareness of truck drivers delivering vaccines where they are needed. “There is hope for the creation of the COVID-19 vaccine and its rapid global expansion. We would like to once again recognize the selfless drivers and support crew who are working very hard to achieve this goal,” said the studio. I am. Blog post.

Players can take part in the challenge by delivering fragile and valuable cargo without any damage. If successful, you will earn World of Trucks achievements and Hope Trucker insignia cabin items.

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https://www.gamespot.com/articles/euro-truck-sim-developer-apologizes-for-its-comments-about-the-covid-19-vaccine/1100-6486653/?ftag=CAD-01-10abi2f

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