There have been various different games over the last year or so making the switch to a 64-bit executable, allowing them to use more memory and run better for those of you running 64-bit versions of Windows, which should be most people these days.
The changelog for the update to Euro Truck Simulator 2 isn't very large but does reference benefits that have been made due to the switch to the 64-bit executable.
- New large truck dealer / showroom
- Truck fixes: shadows in Scania R, Scania Streamline, Volvo FH16 2012, Renault Magnum 2009 + sideskirts; mirror in MAN TGX, Renault Premium holes and collision
- Paintjob fixes: Raven for DAF, MAN, Heavy Duty
- Cargo: removed Christmas Gifts, fixed car transporter, fixed helicopter texture and straps
- Reduced stalling: bigger memory pool in 64-bit builds, better memory handling, delayed shadow loading, random look selection, sound accessories
- Improved memory management on 32-bit OS
- Fixed free roam check in the Careerist achievement
- Map fixes
- Truck dealer: fixed floating truck dealer in Glasgow, fixed entrance gap, top of surrounding wall placed higher, added missing interior wall, fixed entrance retarder, prefab pedestal height
- Fixed ferry bugs in Gdansk and Gdynia
- Fixed wrong directions near Salzburg
- Truck dealer: deleted locator
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