Green Cities

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DLC icon green cities.png Green Cities
Green Cities banner.jpg
Type
Expansion

Release date / Patch
2017-10-19 / 1.9

Store: Expansion
Paradox / Steam
Cities: Skylines' release trailer of the expansion Green Cities.

Green Cities is a DLC which is the fifth expansion for Cities: Skylines and was announced on 2017-08-22. [1][2][3]

On 2017-09-26, the planned released date of 2017-10-19 was announced.[4][5] It was released on schedule alongside Patch 1.9.0, European Suburbia, and the Concerts update.

Official description[edit]

Answer the Call of Nature

Cities: Skylines - Green Cities is adding new ways for players to build earth-friendly towns. The expansion adds 350 new assets to the core game, adding a massive selection of new visual options, complete with eco-friendly buildings, organic shops, electric vehicles, and new services designed to make pollution a quaint notion of the past.

Players can create more diversified cities, or go completely green as the urban population grows.New in-game services and buildings arrive alongside revisions to noise and environmental pollution, making the skies safer for Chirper at last.

Features[edit]

  • Story to Story, Building to Building, Street to Street: New Eco-Friendly Buildings, New specialization buildings, new alternative service buildings, new unique buildings, electric cars, new parks -- 350 new assets in all giving a unique new look to Cities: Skylines
  • I Wish I Was Special, You’re So Very Special: New specialized options for all city zones, plus leveled-up specializations for the first time in Cities: Skylines
  • So What So What So What’s the Scenario: 3 new scenarios, 4 new policy options, and a new Monument to make your friends Green with envy
  • Why Do Birds Suddenly Appear More Stylish: Of course we’ve included a new hat for Chirper.

New Service Buildings[edit]

New Unique Buildings[edit]

New Monument[edit]

Patch Notes[edit]

Patch 1.9.0[edit]

Main article: Patch 1.9.0
  • New commercial specialization: Organic and local produce
  • New residential specialization: Self-sufficient buildings
  • New office specialization: IT-cluster
  • New Monument
    • The Ultimate Recycling Plant
  • 6 new Unique Buildings
    • Bird & Bee Haven
    • Climate Research Station
    • Lungs of the City
    • Floating Gardens
    • Ziggurat Garden
    • Central Park
  • 14 new city service buildings
    • Geothermal Power Plant
    • Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Plant
    • Solar Updraft Tower
    • Eco Water Outlet
    • Eco Water Treatment Plant
    • Recycling Center
    • Floating Garbage Collector
    • Community Pool
    • Sports Hall and Gymnasium
    • Yoga Garden
    • Community School
    • Institute of Creative Arts
    • Modern Technology Institute
    • Biofuel Bus Depot
  • 4 new policies
  • 3 new scenarios
  • 3 new maps
  • New Chirps
  • 6 new Steam achievements
  • New Chirper hats

Patch 1.9.1[edit]

Main article: Patch 1.9.X
  • Fixed building despawn loop when using self-sufficient specialization together with highrise ban policy

Patch 1.10.0[edit]

Main article: Patch 1.10.0
  • Fixed: Vehicle info panels can't fit long vehicle names
  • Fixed: Building despawn loop when using self sufficient specialization together with highrise ban policy
  • Fixed: The Ultimate Recycling Plant description updated in EN
  • Fixed: Recycling Center is imbalanced in comparison to Incineration Plant
  • Fixed: Scenario Editor trigger conditions mention high-tech specialization

Patch 1.11.0[edit]

Main article: Patch 1.11.0
  • Fixed: Lights on floating buildings properly turned off for infoviews

Patch 1.11.1[edit]

Main article: Patch_1.11.X#1.11.1
  • Fixed: Self-sufficient buildings do not complain about high taxes
  • Fixed: Chirp about Organic and Local district has a text issue.

Dev diaries[edit]

Main article: Developer diaries

All developer diaries about Green Cities expansion and patch 1.9.

No. Title and Link Description Date
1 Word of the week 7 Word of the week 7 - 26/2017 2017-06-27
2 Word of the week 8 Word of the week 8 - 27/2017 2017-07-07
3 Word of the week 9 Word of the week 9 - 33/2017 2017-08-14
4 Word of the week 10 Word of the week 10 - 35/2017 2017-08-28
5 Green Cities - Dev Diary #1 Green Cities diary 1 - Gamescom and the Key Features 2017-08-31
6 Green Cities - Dev Diary #2 Green Cities diary 2 - The art of Green Cities 2017-09-07
7 Green Cities - Dev Diary #3 Green Cities diary 3 - Gameplay and Policies 2017-09-15
8 Green Cities - Dev Diary #4 Green Cities diary 4 - New City Services 2017-09-21
9 Green Cities - Dev Diary #5 Green Cities diary 5 - Specializations 2017-09-28
10 Green Cities - Dev Diary #6 Green Cities diary 6 - Free Update 2017-10-05
11 Concerts Update - Dev Diary #1 Concerts Update diary 1 - Update to the Concerts miniexpansion (Patch 1.9) 2017-10-11
12 Green Cities - Dev Diary #7 Green Cities diary 7 - New Maps and Scenarios 2017-10-12
13 Green Cities - Dev Diary #8 Green Cities diary 8 - Road Modding 2017-10-18
14 Word of the week 11 Word of the week 11 - 44/2017 - Budget Panel 2017-11-02
15 Word of the week 12 Word of the week 12 - 46/2017 - Colossal Order: Relocated 2017-11-15
16 Word of the week 13 Word of the week 13 - 48/2017 - Colossal Order: Office Sports 2017-11-30
17 Word of the week 14 Word of the week 14 - 50/2017 - Christmas (Patch 1.9.1) 2017-12-14
18 Word of the week 1 Word of the week 1 - 5/2018 - First mention of something new in the works 2018-01-29
19 Word of the week 2 Word of the week 2 - 9/2018 - Game designer Karoliina Korppoo departs CO 2018-03-02
20 Dev Diary: ChirpX Dev Diary: ChirpX 2018-03-09


References[edit]

  1. Forum: Cities Skylines - Green Cities Announced! - TinyWiking (Forum and Support Manager) (2017-08-22)
  2. Steam: Cities Skylines - Green Cities Announced! - TheLetterZ (Community Developer) (2017-08-22)
  3. Paradox Plaza: Cities Skylines - Green Cities Announced Today at Gamescom (2017-08-22)
  4. Forum: Cities: Skylines - Green Cities - Release October 19th! - TheLetterZ (Community Developer) (2017-09-26)
  5. Paradox Plaza: Cities Skylines - Green Cities release date announced! (2017-09-26)


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