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Cities: Skylines

An economic strategy game belonging to the popular genre of city builders. This one was created by the Finnish studio Colossal Order, creators of the Cities In Motion series. The game is a response to the popular SimCity franchise from Maxis Studios.

Strategy | Economic | sandbox | city builder

Cities: Skylines cover

developer: Colossal Order

publisher : Paradox Interactive

Official website

Game mode: single player

game release date:

10Mar2015

PC

21Apr2017

XONE

15Aug2017

PS4

Cities: Skylines for PC, PS4 and XONE is an economic strategy game developed by Colossal Order, the creators of Cities in Motion and Cities in Motion 2: The Modern Days. This time around, the developers decided not to limit themselves solely to urban transport and challenged such hits as SimCity.

The main goal in Cities: Skylines for PC, PS4 and XONE is to build a city of your dreams, although you also have to take care of its citizens’ welfare and keep the money flowing to ensure future investments, and so on. The game also offers support for mods.

In the game, we build metropolises on maps that have a size of 36 square kilometers (it is possible to lessen that value). To fill the entire area with buildings and roads, we have to make sure that the city administration works well and the tax money flows into the treasury. It is also essential to remember that city districts are inhabited by various social classes with different financial capabilities. Luckily, the developers implemented tools for precise taxing as well as creating policies for all districts. Apart from that, it is our responsibility to establish urban transport that enables virtual people to move around the metropolis. Trading with other cities is also an important aspect of the gameplay.

System requirements

PC / Windows

Recommended: Intel Core i5-3470 3.20 GHz/AMD FX-6300 3.5 GHz, 6 GB RAM, graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 660/Radeon HD 7870 or better, 4 GB HDD, Windows 7/8 64-bit
Minimum: Intel Core 2 Duo 3.0 GHz/AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+ 3.2 GHz, 4 GB RAM, graphic card 512 MB GeForce GTX 260/Radeon HD 5670 or better, 4 GB HDD, Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1 64-bit

Cities: Skylines Game Guide

game guide 04 July 2015

Many cities have grown on very harsh territories. Others had good condition for growth. But, despite everything, every city starts with one man that wants to settle in a specific place.

Cities: Skylines Review - Farewell SimCity

Review 13 March 2015 13:18

City building games lovers finally got what they asked for. With help from Paradox Interactive, Colossal Order's Cities: Skylines is a worthy successor of SimCity.

Cities: Skylines is getting new means of transport in the Mass Transit DLC

News 01 March 2017 10:49

Cities: Skylines - Mass Transit is the next paid expansion for the popular city-builder from Paradox Interactive and Colossal Order. This one will focus on traffic.

Big update for Cities: Skylines features landscaping

News 23 March 2016 13:50

There’s a new free update for Cities: Skylines, introducing new functionality: the tools to shape the terrain are now at our disposal. The patch, available for free to all who own the game, also brings us new structures and the ability to build canals.