Update 1.9 Beta - Now Available

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  • Update 1.9 of the Early Access is now available as BETA. The freezes of version 1.8 were fixed and you can find an updated area “Unter den Linden”.
    For the full detailed list of changes, please, see the changelog below.


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    Please create backup copies of your savegame files before switching to the EA BETA Update. Savegames may not be compatible with the new version of the game.


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    ATTENTION: This is a BETA update. Technical problems, instability of the game as well as bugs during gameplay can be possible.


    How to install the beta version of the update?

    Quite easily:
    In your Library, you click with the right mouse button on the entry of the "The Bus"
    In the drop-menu, you click on the entry "Properties"
    In the window "The Bus - Properties" you select the tab "BETAS"
    In the field "Select the beta you would like to opt into:" select the entry "beta-beta"
    Now you can close the window and the beta version of the update should download right away
    After downloading the update you can start The Bus via the "PLAY" button
    In the main menu should now be the corresponding version number of the beta version of the update and you can test the update



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    Changelog 0.13.46403 EA Beta


    - Fixed freeze that sometimes occurred when passengers left the bus
    - Fixed many more bugs in the new settings menu
    - Added news window to the main menu
    - Added wheel Assistant and reset to default button
    - Added Alternative Mouse Control UI for MAN Lion’s City DD
    - Fixed a bug with buttons not reacting when right-clicking in certain views
    - Adjusted seat position for MAN DD
    - Level & Art Fixes
    - Reworked construction side “Unter den Linden”
    - Added new “Berlin Palace”
    - Performance optimizations


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    Changelog 0.13.46539 EA Beta


    - Added new Tunnel between Main Station and Potsdamer Platz

    - Unlocked new area between Potsdamer Platz and Brandenburg Gate for exploration

    - Fixed Sunblinds in MAN Lion’s City DD

    - Fixed MAN DD tutorial in arcade mode

    - Fixed MAN DD Indicator not synced with sound

    - Fixed MAN DD turn signal lever sound missing

    - Fixed Missing HUD Mirror options*

    - Fixed Depot area missing*

    - Fixed bug in new Assistant*

    - Added text to news window


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    Changelog 0.13.46904 EA Beta


    - Added break stops and ability to start route from the depot
    - Fixed dark blending near Main Station*
    - Fixed MAN DD missing backwards camera*
    - Added off state to MAN DD observation camera
    - Keep Brake no longer applies to pedals and controller
    - Fixed D-Pad not working for some functions
    - Fixed Cross Selector for MAN DD
    - Fixed nebular preset not working in some cases
    - Art and Level Fixes
    - Performance optimizations **


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    Changelog 0.13.47026 EA Beta


    - Added some new AI vehicles

    - Fixed observation camera not switching back*

    - Removed some invalid default controller bindings for MAN DD*

    - Fixed MAN DD sunblind letting too much light through

    - Added hints for activating door clearance

    - Fixed Stop brake keybind in MAN DD

    - Fixed being stuck after exiting seat adjustment screen*

    - Fixed weather sync in winter using wrong trees

    - Fixed license plate text

    - Art and Level Fixes

    - Performance optimizations **


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    Changelog 0.13.47111 EA Beta


    - Strong wind with enabled weather sync fixed*
    - Lights of bus and AI vehicles fixed in Tiergartentunnel
    - Fixed observation camera turning on when in off state
    - Fixed observation camera breaking when multiple temporary switches occur
    - Fixed Storm Preset not working*


    * Only occurred during the BETA test of this update


    Please, be aware that the impact of performance optimisations varies from system to system due to hardware configurations, installed software, and other programs running in the background

  • Cuzzy [TML Studios]

    Changed the title of the thread from “Update 1.9 Beta - Coming Soon” to “Update 1.9 Beta - Now Available”.
  • Hi, Cuzzy! I know, this don't belongs here, I experienced another problem in TBS! You know, I have I5-6400 CPU, GTX 1050 Ti GPU, and 16GB RAM, but I still have 20FPS, and I have to get 35FPS on high graphics settings. Please, fix this! Thanks forward!

  • Hey Peter155 :)

    I once made a video of all graphics settings at 1050 ti in TBS. And the very first is the best option. Try to set the settings as in this video, you might get more fps ;)


    A bit better, but not perfect yet! I get 30FPS, I playing it for 2-3 days, or for a week, and testing it! By the way, in The Bus I tried to set my graphics settings as in your The Bus graphics testing video, and my game running a lot better! In The Bus I got 15FPS before I set the settings as in the video, and now I get 25FPS! Really thanks!

  • Hi! Anyone can help me, where should I write an ask to TML-Studios, to make 2 another game after they complete developing The Bus? My older sister wants 2 game, and asks me, to ask TML-Studios if they could make that 2 game after they complete developing The Bus. We're a huge fan of TML, so that's why I write this! Thanks forward! 😉

  • Hi Peter155! :)

    TML-Studios, like other developers, do not create a product for every player. Unless, of course, you become a sponsor and allocate a lot of money for this, which is unlikely.

    As a wish, you can leave your message on this forum in a specific topic, and the TML-Studios team will see your message and read it.


    The creation of each product or game is primarily a costly work, which is also influenced by the popularity of the product or game. If, for example, one person wants the developers to create a crane simulator and at the same time other players will not be interested in it, then the developers are unlikely to create it. This should also be taken into account.

    But that is why this forum exists so that we, users, share here our wishes, messages and thoughts with other participants ;)

    For example, as an option, there is a theme created once by one user. You can write your message on this topic:

    Something for Future Games

    I recommend for the future to write messages in a certain topic so that there is no confusion on the forum.

    Indeed, in the future, it will be difficult for other people to find an answer in topics where messages are on a completely different topic.

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    Yes, I know all of these important things! By the way, thanks!

  • I have 15FPS maximum again with MAN DD, and with Scania Citywide buses I have 5-15FPS, but before the 0.13.46539 Update I had 25FPS with the MAN DD, with the Scania Citywide buses I had 15-20FPS, but there was some places, where dropped down to 5-10FPS. Please optimize the game with all buses! Thanks!