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Free SimCity (Series) Alternatives

The best free alternative to SimCity is Micropolis, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to SimCity and 17 is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to SimCity are Citybound, Megapolis, SimCity BuildIt and CSM - Cities: Skylines Multiplayer.

SimCity alternatives are mainly City Building Games but may also be Sandbox Games or RTS Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of SimCity.
This page was last updated Jun 28, 2022
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  1. Micropolis icon

    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 .

    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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    It is the original source code ported into Java.

    Positive comment over 6 years ago
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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.

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    DGMurdockIII

    it still in develpment but open source and if it live up to what dev have set up to do will be very very good game

    Positive comment about 3 years ago
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  3. Megapolis icon

    Megapolis

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Amazon Appstore

    The #1 citybuilder game in more than 20 countries with over 10M downloads! One million play every day!

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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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    mohdel68

    If you are not willing to pay to play, forget about this game. You start with a low budget and hardly any way to improve that. It is a great game if you are willing to p2p.

    Comment 8 days ago
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    applefan870

    Too many In-App Purchases

    Negative comment almost 6 years ago
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  5. 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.

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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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    Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    The next epic Futurama adventure has finally arrived! Play with all your favorite characters, build your own New New York, combat against alien species and explore unfamiliar planets on a mission to save the universe!

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    Simpsons Tapped Out (Series)

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone

    From the writers of The Simpsons, comes the city building game that lets you create your own living,breathing Springfield!When Homer accidently causes a meltdown that wipes out Springfield,it’s up to you to clean up his mess.we mean, help him rebuild.

    Represent entire series of Simpsons Tapped Out games.
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  9. Bit City icon

    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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    3d.city

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Three.js
    • SEA3D

    3d city builder game.

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