Farming Simulator is a franchise video game series created by GIANTS Software. The first Farming Simulator game was released in 2008 and it expanded to thirteen titles later on partnering with farmer equipment brands all over the world licensing their equipment to be used in-game by millions of players.
Development between the Farming Simulator series expands between a 1 or 2 year gap between each title on each platform. Due to COVID-19 back in 2020, the studio didn't release a '2021' variant of Farming Simulator. With countries under lock down and people with limited working hours or not able to work at all. Studio choose to release Farming Simulator 22 a year later in 2021.
Example of the gap development:
- Farming Simulator 18 (mobile) to Farming Simulator 19 (PC), 1 year.
- Farming Simulator 20 (mobile) to Farming Simulator 22 (PC), 2 years.