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Cities: Skylines Xbox One Release Date Confirmed

Paradox Interactive has announced that the Xbox One edition of Cities: Skylines will launch worldwide on April 21, 2017.

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Cities: Skylines - Xbox One edition

Paradox Interactive has announced that the Xbox One edition of Cities: Skylines will launch worldwide on April 21, 2017.

Cities: Skylines – Xbox One Edition has been specifically optimised for controller play with the assistance of Australian studio, Tantalus Media. The release includes the base game and its first expansion, the nightlife-focused, After Dark.

The game has been a huge success since it’s release two years ago, with developer Colossal Order recently celebrating sales of over 3.5 million copies worldwide. Assuming the console-centric controls are well implemented, the upcoming Xbox One release should see it reach an even larger audience.

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Taking on the role of mayor, the game sees you plan and balance the wellbeing of a city and its citizens, controlling everything from education and healthcare, to public safety and tourism. If you haven’t had a chance to experience the game, you can check it out at the Paradox Interactive booth at EGX Rezzed in London.

Cities: Skylines – Xbox One Edition will retail for $39.99 / £34,99 / €39.99.

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