After playing Cities: Skylines a bazillion times and with weirder and weirder mods, we finally get news of the official release of Cities: Skylines 2. With new graphics, modding capabilities, and hopefully a better transport code, Cities: Skylines 2 looks to be a huge improvement from the original.
Cities: Skylines 2 Details
Paradox Interactive and Colossal Order today announced Cities: Skylines 2, a revolutionary sequel to their hit city-simulation game. The game offers the most realistic city simulation ever created, in which players can build any kind of city they can imagine and follow its growth from a humble village to a bustling metropolis. From individual households to the city’s economy and transportation system, Cities: Skylines II offers a deep and immersive simulation that welcomes both new and veteran players.
A modern take on the city-building genre, Cities: Skylines II lets players create and maintain cities that come to life like never before, complete with fully-realized transport and economy systems, a wealth of construction and customization options, and advanced modding capabilities. Revealed during the Paradox Announcement Show 2023, the sequel game evolves the city-building genre further, letting players build the cities of their dreams with the most open-ended city-building sandbox on the planet.
Developed by the critically-acclaimed developer Colossal Order, Cities: Skylines launched in 2015 for PC. Over the past eight years, it has expanded to numerous platforms with dozens of DLCs and over 12 million copies sold. The accuracy and depth of its simulation has earned the respect of professional city planners, who use Cities: Skylines to solve real-world problems.
Cities: Skylines 2 Release Date
No concrete date as to when Cities: Skylines II will launch but we do get the official statement that it will launch later this year.
Cities: Skylines 2 Platforms
Cities: Skylines 2 will launch on PC and on current-gen consoles, Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation®5. You can wish-list the game on PC via Steam.