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Game Box for Ship Simulator 2008 (PC)

Ship Simulator 2008 PC

Ship Simulator 2008 is another game prepared by the Dutch company VSTEP, which deals with sailing on various ships. This time Dutch developers decided to serve a much more elaborate and richer product than in the previous iteration.


PC / Windows
Ship Simulator 2008 cover

developer: VSTEP

Official website

Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: local network / Internet

English language game language: English

game release date for PC:


- Ocean waves, with realistic ship motions

- Advanced day/night/weather system

- Large-distances trips between harbours (open sea missions)

- Multiplayer

- Walkthrough options on all new ships

- Mid-mission save function

- Visible damage on ships after a collision

- New navigation instruments, like a depth meter

- Advanced towing and mooring rope operations

- Complex and challenging missions, like chasing other ships, container loading, fire-fighting, rescue operations

- Three brand new exciting sailing areas: San Francisco, Southampton/Solent incl. Cowes, and Marseille

- At least nine new vessels, under which several ferries, a hovercraft, a massive container ship, an offshore drilling rig, an oil tanker, a rescue boat and a jet-ski

- Two cranes for container loading and unloading, which can be controlled by the player

Game score 8.3 / 10 calculated out of 355 players' votes.  

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

Recommended: Pentium 4 3 GHz, 1 GB RAM, graphic card 256 MB (GeForce FX 5900 or better), Windows XP/Vista

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