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Cities XL (Series) is described as 'The game (developed by Monte Cristo and originally released on October 2009) offers challenging gameplay about money and space management as well as urban planning. It provides a variety of planning tools and a unicque setup for zoning' and is a city building game. There are more than 10 alternatives to Cities XL (Series) for a variety of platforms, including Windows, iPhone, iPad, Android and Mac. The best alternative is Cities: Skylines. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Micropolis or Citybound. Other great apps like Cities XL (Series) are SimCity, Cities In Motion (series), Deep Sea Tycoon and SimCity BuildIt.

Cities XL (Series) alternatives are mainly City Building Games but may also be Sandbox Games or Transport Simulator Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Cities XL (Series).
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  1. Cities: Skylines icon

    Cities: Skylines

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Steam
    • Playstation
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Xbox

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

    ⚫︎ ModdableCities: Skylines can be modified through the installation of external mods.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineCities: Skylines can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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  2. SimCity icon

    SimCity (Series)

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • ReactOS

    SimCity is a series of city-building simulation games, where you are given the task of founding and developing a city, while maintaining the happiness of the citizens and keeping a stable budget.

    Represent entire series of SimCity games.
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    Micropolis

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    Micropolis is a open city-building simulator game and is based on the original source code of .

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    Discontinued

    The online version and theFacebook app are unavailable. The source code and the Java version are available from Google Code.

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  4. Cities In Motion (series) icon

    Cities In Motion (series) (Series)

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Steam

    Cities in Motion (CIM) is a city-based mass transportation simulator for the PC. Players operate their own transportation company, building a public network with a variety of vehicle types, including buses, trams, and subway trains.

    Represent entire series of Cities In Motion (series) games.
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    Discontinued

    The series Cities in Motion is no longer developed, but it can be still downloaded from Paradox Store. Its successor is Cities: Skylines icon Cities: Skylines

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    Deep Sea Tycoon (Series)

    • Windows

    Deep Sea Tycoon is a 2003 video game developed by Anarchy Enterprises and published by Unique Entertainment. This game involves you building an underwater city in 3D. It has a sequel, Deep Sea Tycoon 2, developed by Pixel after Pixel.

    Represent entire series of Deep Sea Tycoon games.
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    Discontinued

    The game's page is no longer available at the official website. It is however available via Archive.org: https://web.archive.org/web/20140207232644/http://www.anarchyent.com/deepseatycoon/index.asp

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    Citybound

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Citybound is a city building game with a focus on realism, collaborative planning and simulation of microscopic details.

    ⚫︎ MultiplayerCitybound offers a game mode for more than one player.
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    SimCity BuildIt

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Build, craft, and control! SimCity BuildIt is an all-new SimCity game designed just for mobile.

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  8. CSM - Cities: Skylines Multiplayer icon

    CSM - Cities: Skylines Multiplayer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cities: Skylines

    CSM is a multiplayer mod for Cities: Skylines. This mod aims to provide a simple client-server experience where users can play and build together in a single game. Initially, resources such as money, costs demand will be synced between clients.

    ⚫︎ MultiplayerCSM - Cities: Skylines Multiplayer offers a game mode for more than one player.
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    GoCity

    • FreeProprietary
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    GoCity is a groundbreaking new location-based game that lets you build your own city on the map. You can buy real-world roads and grow your city along them. Explore the game world and expand your city to new areas by moving around in the real world.

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    Bit City

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Grow a small town into a thriving metropolis in this city building simulation. Invest in upgrades and buy new vehicle types, buildings and landmarks to customize your city to your liking.

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