Construction Simulator

FAQ - Construction Simulator 2

Construction Simulator 2


When was the game released?

The game released on March 23, 2017 both on the App Store and Google Play Store.

Will there be an Apple TV version?

No, this is not planned.

How much does the app cost?

The app costs 4.99 EUR / 4.99 US-Dollar.

Why did you choose the US setting?

We wanted to create a new scenario, that's new and fresh and the US offers us limitless possibilities to achieve our vision.

Will there be a cab view?

No, but many of our vehicles will feature an engine bonnet camera and a bumper cam.

Which languages will be supported?
  • English
  • German
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Dutch
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Turkish
  • Russian
Will there be a demo/light/free version of the game?

Yes, Construction Simulator 2 Lite is available as a free version of the game.

Will there be a multiplayer mode?

No, the game does not feature a multiplayer mode.

Where can I read the privacy policy?

You can find the privacy policy here on the homepage:

Do you track data and what do you do with it?

We only track anonymous data and use this solely to better adjust the game to your needs. You will find further information in our privacy policy here:

Technical questions

Which devices will be supported?
iOS devices with iOS 9:
  • iPhone 5s, 6, 6 Plus, 6s, 6s Plus, SE, 7 and 7 Plus
  • iPad Mini 2, Mini 3, Mini 4, Air, Air 2 and iPad Pro
  • iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X
Android devices with version 5.0:
  • 1,2GHz CPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • GPU with OpenGL ES 3.x support
My device meets the system requirements, but is marked as incompatible device in the store. Why?

Construction Simulator 2 is an extensive game with a huge world and very detailed 3D graphics. Therefore the app is only supported on devices with at least a mid-range GPU (graphic chip). At the Moment we are supporting the following GPUs:

On Android-devices from Version 5.0:
  • 1,2GHz CPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • GPU with OpenGL ES 3.x support
  • Mali-T720
  • Mali-T720 MP
  • Mali-T720 MP1
  • Mali-T720 MP3
  • Mali-T720 MP4
  • Mali-T729 MP2
  • Mali-T760 MP2
  • Mali-T760
  • Mali-T760 MP2
  • Mali-T760 MP4
  • Mali-T760 MP6
  • Mali-T760 MP8
  • Mali-T830 MP2
  • Mali-T860 MP2
  • Mali-T880
  • Mali-T880 MP12
  • Mali-T880 MP4
  • Adreno 530
  • Intel HD Graphics
  • Intel HD Graphics (Gen7)
  • ULP GeForce Kepler
  • Kepler DX1
  • Nvidia Maxwell
  • Mali-G71 MP8
  • Maxwell
  • Adreno 330
  • Adreno 420
  • Adreno 430
  • Adreno 510
  • Vivante GC7000
  • PowerVR G6200

We'll try to improve and optimize the app to support weaker devices in the near future.

I have no sound or music.

Please make sure you have installed the latest iOS Version 10.x. Please check if your device or the app is muted by the volume slider or the mute button? Please also check your system volume settings. Slide them in from the bottom of the screen. You can also try using the headphone jack.

Does the game feature Cloud Saving?

Yes, the game will support Cloud Saving.

The app crashes when loading a mission. What can I do?

Try closing all background applications. If the game still stutters or crashes, please restart your device.

Can the app be installed on several devices by using the same Apple ID?

Yes, you can install the game on all the devices you use the same Apple ID/Google account on.

I need help, is there a support team?

Yes, you can contact our support team.


How can I make adjustments to my profile or activate cloud saving?

Once you start the game and you reach the profile selection screen, please hold your profile image for a short time. This will enable you to make adjustments to your profile and activate Cloud Saving.

What can I do if my save game is corrupt?

Try to long press the profile picture of your profile. This opens three new opportunities. Select Restore Backup and try to load an older version of your profile, which hopefully loads successful.

Why is the game running so slow?

Please try to change the graphics Quality to "medium" or "low" in the options menu and check whether the performance on your device improves.

Does the game offer support for game controllers?

Currently only the Android version of Construction Simulator 2 offers an experimental game controller support. A manual is available here.


Where can I buy the game?

You can buy the app for your iOS device in the App Store, or for your Android device in the Google Play Store.

Will all of the app's content be available to me after purchasing the app?

Yes! It is very important to us to offer our customers a fair and transparent in-app purchase model. You can unlock every vehicle and mission yourself, without having to invest real money. We only offer you the purchase of Coins in order to buy new vehicles or unlock missions faster.

What are Coins?

Coins are the games in-game currency. You receive Coins for every succesfully completed mission you play. You can use Coins to buy or rent new vehicles or to upgrade your main base.

It is taking me too long to unlock new vehicles. Is there another way of buying new vehicles?

You can visit the bank in the game, where you can purchase Coins that can be used to buy vehicles in the game. There are several Coin packs to choose from.


Which license partners are included?
The vehicle park features 36 original licensed construction vehicles from the following partners:
  • Cat
  • Liebherr
  • Bell
Why the vehicle trader is offering only a limited choice of vehicles and machines?

At the beginning there are only a few vehicles available. To get access to the other ones you have to absolve tasks and earn more experience to level up and unlock the other city districts step by step. While moving forward in the game you will get access to more and more vehicles.

How can I load a vehicle on the low-loader?

If you are coupling a low-loader with a tractor truck you will get a dedicated slider on the left side on the screen which will allow you to lower or raise the ramp of the low loader. After you lowered the ramp please change the vehicle and drive with it on the low-loader.

How can I repair my vehicles?

In the company menu check the vehicle fleet menu. Select a vehicle you want to repair and choose show in vehicle hall from the options menu. In the vehicle hall there is a button in the middle of the screen to instant repair your vehicles. Alternatively you can build a workshop, check the home base extensions for this. If you have a workshop your vehicles get automatically repaired while they are stored in the vehicle hall.

How do I return my rented vehicle?

Please switch to another vehicle first, because you cannot return the vehicle which is currently in use by yourself. Then open your vehicle park menu by a long-press on the vehicle icon in the upper left corner of the screen. Then look for the vehicle, you would like to return. Press the option button below the chosen vehicle. Once they fold out – you can tab on the option “return vehicle”. Alternatively rented vehicle can be returned in the vehicle dealer’s menu. Please be aware that the rent will be debited from your bank account when the machine have been returned to the vehicle dealer.

Why do vehicles have ranks? How does it influence my experience?

Vehicle ranks display the strengths of a vehicle in a certain area. For example an excavator rank 1 can move less earth, than a digger with rank four – which can move a massive amount of earth at once. The ranks of cranes for instance define the maximum lifting capacity.

How do I empty a dump truck?

You have to drive to a gravel pit and empty your dump truck there. Use the construction sight in order to see the specific dump area.

What is the difference between the two compactors from Cat®?

There are two compactors: One is for compacting soil (Cat® CS56B) and one is for compacting tarmac (Cat® CB44B). So if you would like to compact asphalt you will need the second one.

Help during the game

Where can I get new construction contracts?

Please check the menu "Contracts" for new projects. Exciting projects await. HINT: You can only have one active contract at a time.

How do I order a crane to the construction site?

On construction sites where a crane can be used you will find a special crane site. After long tapping the crane site you will get an option to order the crane. After doing so it will be delivered and set up automatically.

How can I open the map?

In the upper left corner of the screen you will find a landmark symbol. Clicking the symbol once opens an overview of all important places as well as your current construction sites. If you long tap the symbol you will get access to the map instead.

How can I unlock more Districts of the game world, like Sunny Hills?

To expand to the next district of Westside Plains, a special contract for each area has to be completed. The contract „Road Refurbishment at Sunny-Hills-Bridge“, which unlocks the second district, will be available at player level 5 and requires at least 4 purchased machines. The contract can be found in the company menu as a special contract. The contract „Clear the Road to Westgate“, which unlocks the third district, will be available at player level 10 and requires at least 8 purchased machines. The contract „A Bridge to Northridge“, which unlocks the fourth district, will be available at player level 15 and requires at least 16 purchased machines. To be able to accept contracts in the new unlocked area, the specific Expansion – Contract has to be completed in order to sign the lease agreement for the new home base.

What is the construction sight? How do I use it?

The construction sight feature highlights important spots within the game world. This can be your vehicles, important buildings or dump spots of the gravel pit for instance. Construction Sight can be activated by double tapping the screen.

How can I spend my ability points?

Please open the main menu in the game - where you can enter the construction jobs and vehicle park -> then open the submenu profile. There should be the option to spend your ability points.

There are important places missing on the map. How do I find the way to the vehicle trader, the materials trader or the gravel pit?

Before an important location will be marked on your map permanently you have to visit it first. Usually you will be lead to these locations during a construction or delivery mission. After accepting a mission, you will always get the opportunity to program your navigation system to the destination automatically. This way it should be easy to find the location for the first time.

How can I check my progress within the game?

You can check your progress in the profile section. Therefore, please go to the main menu -> Profile -> Player Progress

How can I abort a job or a dedicated step of the contract?

Please open the company menu and have a closer look at the contracts menu. There you can check the job details and a list of steps which are required to fulfill the contract. With the small icon on the right you can skip single steps or by scrolling down and pressing the “Abort” button to cancel the current job entirely.

I tend to drive too fast and the traffic rules are annoying me a bit?

Please go to the options menu in the game and deactivate the traffic rules.