• 5.2

    Realistic Graphics Mod
  • 1.39

    for American Truck Simulator
  • Release Date: August 15, 2016
  • Last Updated: December 19, 2020
  • Author: Frkn64
  • Status: Work in progress
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– Brand new 70 kinds of high quality realistic sky textures
– Brand new high quality realistic light flares
– Brand new high quality realistic road textures
– Enhanced in-game graphics (Colors, shadows, brightness etc.)
– Realistic light reflection effects
– Realistic foggy/rainy weather conditions
– Realistic particle effects (Water splash and smoke)
– Realistic raindrop effects (inside of trucks)
– Support for map mods (Map Mods Support Add-On required)
– To disable bloom effect, see this guide.
– For high quality skybox textures, set “Texture quality: High” in the graphic settings.
– “Color Correction” option in the graphic settings must be activated when using this mod.
– If you encounter black sky issue, download the Black Sky Fix Add-On.

Trailer Video

Trailer Video
  • This trailer video was recorded in Euro Truck Simulator 2, but the content of the mod is same in the American Truck Simulator.



  • 1.39

    American Truck Simulator

* We are not responsible for problems that may occur if the mod is used with unsupported game versions.

Update Notes

Update 5.2 is out. Changelog:
– Redesigned all flares
– Improved light reflections
– Optimized flare scales & ranges
– Fixed an issue with the beacon lights of new Freightliner Cascadia.
– Minor bug fixes

Frequently Asked Questions

No, this type mods are not allowed in the multiplayer mod.

I can not say anything definite about it. Some users say that the mod raises fps, but for me there’s no change in FPS.

There may be more than one reason for this. Known reasons:

  1. This is normal if you’re running the game with OpenGL. You need to download Black Sky Fix Add-on to fix this issue.
  2. For add-on users: You may be using outdated versions of the add-ons. If you download an update of RGM, you need to check if there is a new version available for the plugins you use. View add-ons for RGM
  3. Other mods you use may be causing this problem. Disable all your other mods and try this mod again.

There may be more than one reason for this. Known reasons:

  1. Using other graphics mods that includes climate and skybox files together with this mod.
  2. Using map mods that are not compatible with this mod.
  3. Using HDR or No-Bloom mods with this mod. Such mods can be considered as graphics mods because they contain climate files. If you want to remove bloom, click to go our simple guide.

Unfortunately I don’t know, I haven’t test the mod with VR.

Graphics mods aren’t compatible with each other, they cannot work together. Because they all contain the same files, but the contents of the files are different.



  • ATS_Realistic-Graphics-Mod_v5.2.zip
    332 MB     3397 downloads     Uploaded on January 10, 2021

Related Links

  • View add-ons of the mod
  • View Euro Truck Simulator 2 variant of the mod
  • View on SCS Forum
  • View on Steam Workshop
  • Download previous versions

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Sergio Carrión
Sergio Carrión
1 month ago

Update 1.40? Please

Simone Devilla
Simone Devilla
2 months ago

quando renderete la mod compatibile per la versione 1.40 ?? attualmente non funziona con la nuova versione

Robert Croise
Robert Croise
3 months ago

The Mod is incompatible with the new ATS Update 1.4 !

6 months ago

hi the game keep crashing for me don’t know why event if start a new profile i’ll send my log

John Smith
John Smith
7 months ago

You have to make ‘RGM compatibility for Map Mods(especially ProMods) cuz ProMods Canada has been released today. It runs without crash, but here is an error that seriously lowers the quality of the skybox like ETS2……

Kool Aid
Kool Aid
7 months ago

Does this version come with latest Realistic Vehicle Lights Mod v6,0?

cause I notice the last update was: Last Updated: July 16, 2020