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Run8 v3 Update 8 Now Available


  • Run8 v3 Update 8 Now Available

    Run8 Studios announced their Update 8 release for those who have purchased Run8 v3.

    Users can go to the Run8 website to download the update.

    Also available now is a new mixed freight pack:

    Visit Run8 Studios for more information and to purchase.
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