Cities: Skylines

Cities: Skylinesfor Windows

Rating
4.8
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App info

LAST UPDATED:
2023-04-27
DEVELOPER:
Colossal Order
LICENSE:
Free to try
VERSION:
2023
DOWNLOADS:
6989
OPERATING SYSTEM:
Windows
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Joseph Johnson
Joseph Johnson
Appsitory Reviewer

Revolutionary city-building and management simulator game

Cities: Skylines is a revolutionary city-building and management simulator game developed by Colossal Order and published by Paradox Interactive. The game was released in 2015 and has since been praised for its engaging gameplay, open modding capabilities, and comprehensive features.

For players looking to immerse themselves in the captivating world of city-building, Cities: Skylines provides an excellent alternative to the SimCity franchise.

About the Game

In Cities: Skylines, players take on the role of mayor, tasked with managing the development of their very own virtual metropolis from scratch. Like other simulating games in this genre, Cities: Skylines enables its players to control every inch of their cities' growth as they design roads and districts, plop down buildings, manage resources, plan public services, implement taxes and regulations, and more.

From residential zones to industrial districts to airports and parks – players have complete control over what goes into their cities. Despite being set in the modern day, there are also no limitations on building styles; whether you go for a traditional Tudor aesthetic or opt for something more futuristic is completely up to you!

Game Features:

  • Realistic landscape creating tools - Designing your own terrain has never been so simple with Cities: Skyline's realistic landscape creation features that allow you to shape landscapes with hills and valleys as well as control waterflow.
  • Comprehensive traffic simulation - With 18 different types of roads available for construction plus road networks for buses, trains and cable cars included – traffic flow is easy to manage thanks to realistic simulations that factor in factors like pollution from vehicles as well as speed limits.
  • Natural disasters - You can also expect natural disasters such as earthquakes or fires at any moment – adding another fun dimension of surprise and challenge into the game.
  • Live multiplay - Players can also join together online in multiplayer sessions where they can collaborate or compete with one another while constructing their own cities side-by-side.
  • Extensive modding options - Not only does Cities: Skylines come preloaded with a wide range of content but it also boasts an extensive library of user-created mods that offer even greater customisation possibilities.

Summary

Cities: Skylines offers an invigorating alternative experience compared to SimCity's dullness while still maintaining all the elements that make city-building games fun like resource management or construction tools.

With its realistic landscape creation tools, comprehensive traffic simulation system, natural disaster mechanic and live multiplay mode along with countless mods available for further personalisation – it’s no wonder why this game continues to be popular today! Whether you're a fan of simulators or just looking for a new gaming experience – Cities: Skylines is certainly worth checking out!

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Pros
  • Supports Modes
  • Big Cities
Cons
  • Simple
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