Free pushboat pack available for Ship Simulator 2008 / ShipSim Extremes coming soon at!

Rotterdam, The Netherlands, May 14th 2010. Continuing its weekly release of free download packs for Ship Simulator 2008, game developer VSTEP announces the Pushboat Super Pack, featuring the powerful Herkules Atlas pusher. This is the 27th free download pack for Ship Simulator. It was created especially for Ship Simulator 2008: New Horizons and is now available at“The Shipyard”, the online vessel&environment shop for Ship Simulator 2008.

All Ship Simulator 2008: New Horizons users will be able to download this new add-on pack for free and sail the new and improved Herkules Atlas pushboat, enjoy new cargo options, vessel handling, added gameplay features and play exciting new missions tailored to this new vessel. The Pushboat Super Pack is created by the dedicated Ship Simulator Creator's Forum.

To get your hands on the free download pack, visit the Shipyard.

This 27th pack marks the conclusion of more than six months of free download packs and improvements for Ship Simulator 2008. The coming weeks will see the introduction of a revamped website, featuring all info related to the upcoming Ship Simulator Extremes game. The site will host many new community features, information about the exciting new game, as well as the option to pre-order Ship Simulator Extremes, so you can be among the first to try it out when it is released in August 2010.

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About Ship Simulator 2008

Available in 20 countries and 7 languages and with over 520,000 copies sold to date, the Ship Simulator Series is the leading naval simulation series for pc users. In Ship Simulator 2008, players will need to perform a multitude of tasks, all set within stunning 3D environments and world renowned harbours like San Francisco, Rotterdam, New York and Marseille. Players will take control of a wide array of vessels– from massive cargo ships and ferries, to speedboats, yachts, water taxis, personal watercrafts, and even the mighty Titanic! Ship Simulator 2008 incredibly recreates real locations from around the world and presents players with the challenges of commanding the vessel of their choice on the open sea. For more information about Ship Simulator 2008, visit


VSTEP develops professional training simulators for nautical training, fire-fighters, train drivers, safety officers and others. Since its initiation in 2002, VSTEP has successfully completed over 38 training simulators and projects for customers like the Royal Navy, the Port of Rotterdam, Falck/Nutec, Shell, DSM and the Dutch Railways. VSTEP’s experience and core technology from these projects has been adapted to deliver a“true to their roots” simulator for the home PC user. For more information about VSTEP, visit

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