Car Mechanic Simulator 2021 – How to Skip the Intro Splash Videos

How to skip the intro splash videos for Car Mechanic Simulator 2021.

Guide to Skip the Intro Splash Videos

The Easy Way

  • Just press Esc three times as the game starts.
  • You’ll be at the main menu in no time.
  • Easy peasy!

If you’re like me and think that’s just too much work, and you’re willing to do a little extra work every now and again so you can avoid those three keypresses the rest of the time, then read on…

The Harder (But Still Pretty Easy) Way

Previously, in Car Mechanic Simulator 2018, all you needed to do to skip the intro splash videos was delete the three video files from your Car Mechanic Simulator 2018 installation folder.

For Car Mechanic Simulator 2021, those files have been hidden away in Unity Asset Resource files, making them a little more difficult to track down.

Fortunately, they’re no more difficult to deal with once you know where they are!

Step 1: Find your Car Mechanic Simulator 2021 installation folder

  • In your Steam Library, right-click Car Mechanic Simulator 2021 and select “Manage” and “Browse Local Files”.
  • Open the folder “Car Mechanic Simulator 2021_Data”.

Step 2: Locate the following three files

  • sharedassets1.resource
  • sharedassets2.resource
  • sharedassets3.resource

Step 3: Rename or delete those three files

  • The neat thing is that each of these files contains one of the three intro splash videos, and nothing else, so deleting them doesn’t create a problem for any other game content.
  • Personally, I like renaming them something like sharedassets1.resource.bak, just to keep the original file intact if I need it, but it shouldn’t be a problem to simply delete them, especially since Steam can (and will) redownload the files for you.
  • Note: Do NOT delete or rename the files ending in *.assets (e.g., sharedassets1.assets), only the files ending in *.resource.

That’s it!

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Jan Bakowski aka Lazy Dice, was always interested in gaming and writing. His love of gaming began with The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (Nintendo 64) back in 1998. He’s been making game guides since 2012. Sharing his gaming experience with other players has become not only his hobby but also his job. In his free time, he plays on Steam Deck.

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