Cites: Skylines was released on March 10, 2015 by Paradox Interactive. The game was developed by Colossal Order. Cites: Skylines is a city simulation game.

Colossal Order previously released Cities in Motion that focused on realistic transportation systems.

Following the failure of SimCity the developer was hesitant to expand Cities in Motion into a complete urban simulator. Cites: Skylines went on the sell over 4 million copies.

Cities: Skylines introduces new game play elements to realize the thrill and hardships of creating and maintaining a real city whilst expanding on some well-established elements of the city building experience.

The game features Steamworks with achievements and trading cards.


The core game is very playable for 99% of players. The best DLC is the Green Cities for the player who has already racked up several hundreds of hours as it has hundreds of items and gameplay improvements. The game also supports community modifications with an included level editor.


Operating SystemWindows XP x64 or better
CPUCore 2 Duo or better
Memory4 GB or more
Hard Drive Space4 GB
Graphics HardwareNVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 or beter
AMD Radeon HD 5670
NetworkBroadband Internet Connection Required

This game realistically needs 32GB of memory to handle large number of assets.