Cities XL (Series) Alternatives

    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'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Cities XL (Series) for a variety of platforms, including iPhone, iPad, Windows, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Cities: Skylines. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Citybound or Micropolis. Other great apps like Cities XL (Series) are SimCity (Paid), SimCity BuildIt (Freemium), Cities In Motion (series) (Paid) and Deep Sea Tycoon (Paid).

    This page was last updated Aug 31, 2020

    1. 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.
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    2. SimCity (Series)

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      • 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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    3. Open-source city building sim with a focus on realism through microscopic details.
      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Self-Hosted
      Micropolis is a open city-building simulator game and is based on the original source code of .

      Discontinued

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

      • 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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    4. 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.

      Discontinued

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

    5. 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.

      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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    6. 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.
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    7. 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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      • 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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