EA hasn’t done a heck of a lot with Sim City these days, so it’s up to kinda up to others to pick up the slack in the console space. In this case it’s Paradox Interactive, with some help from Tantalus Media, who are working on bringing an enhanced version of Cities: Skylines to the PS4.
See the announcement trailer and game details below. Cities: Skylines PS4 Edition is set for an August 15th, 2017 release.
Cities: Skylines – Playstation 4 Edition – Announcement Trailer:
Cities: Skylines is a modern take on the classic city simulation. The game introduces new mechanics to realize the thrill and hardships of creating and maintaining a real city, and allows for high levels of customization and personalization. The PlayStation 4 Edition has been adapted for console play by Tantalus Media and will be distributed worldwide at physical retail by Koch Media.
Cities: Skylines ? PlayStation 4 Edition features:
- Build the city of your dreams: Plan road networks, bus lines and parks. Bring education, healthcare and safety to your citizens. Build it your way!
- Extensive local traffic simulation: Managing traffic and the needs of your citizens to work and play will require the use of several interactive transport systems ? use careful road planning alongside buses, trains, subways, and much more.
- Districts and policies: Ban heavy traffic in your downtown area, assign free public transport to your waterfront, or ban pets in suburbia. Designate parts of your city as a district in order to set policy at the local level, and give different parts of town their own personalities.
- After Dark included: Watch your city become an entirely different place at night: a day-night cycle will have your citizens seeking out places to unwind after work. Add in new policies and zones to create popular hotspots and provide enough taxis and trains to get to and from the clubs!