This week, Paradox Interactive unveiled the longawaited sequel to the popular city simulation game Cities. The sequel, uniquely titled Cities Skylines II, will be available later this year for Xbox, PlayStation and PC. Designed to give a modern take on the citybuilding genre, the game allows players to create and maintain cities that come to life like never before, complete with fully implemented transportation and economic systems, tons of building and customization options, and advanced modding options. .
Check out the announcement trailer below for more on what you can expect from the sequel and its city building simulation mechanics. “Get ready for epic new proportions in the most realistic city builder yet.”
Developed by awardwinning developer Colossal Order, Cities: Skylines was released in 2015 for PC. Over the past eight years, it has expanded to multiple platforms with dozens of DLCs and has sold over 12 million copies. The accuracy and depth of modeling has earned it the respect of professional city planners who use Cities: Skylines to solve real world problems.”
“Cities: Skylines set the bar for citybuilding games when it came out eight years ago, and we’re incredibly proud of its impact. We have created a thriving community around cities and introduced many to city building for the first time,” said Mariina Hallikainen, CEO of Colossal Order. “Now we have used the experience gained over the years to take a new step forward in the citybuilder genre, again, for our community and new players.”
“The Cities brand has been an important part of the Paradox game catalog for over a decade. Cities: Skylines has been a huge success, selling millions of copies, bringing in over 5.5 million new players last year alone, and laying the groundwork for Cities: Skylines II,” said Fredrik Wester, CEO of Paradox Interactive. “With an unprecedented amount of customization and player control, Cities: Skylines II will continue to push the boundaries of the citybuilding franchise.”
Source: Paradox Interactive.
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