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DLC icon green cities.png Green Cities
Green Cities banner.jpg
Type
Release date / Patch
2017-10-19 / 1.9

Store: Expansion

Green Cities is the fifth expansion DLC for Cities: Skylines, and it 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, the European Suburbia content creator pack, and the Concerts update.

Expansion features[edit | edit source]

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.

  • 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.
  • Six new achievements

Official screenshots[edit | edit source]

New buildings[edit | edit source]

Service buildings[edit | edit source]

Unique buildings[edit | edit source]

Monument[edit | edit source]

Videos[edit | edit source]

Cinematic trailers[edit | edit source]

Cities: Skylines "Green Cities" Announcement Trailer. (2017-08-22)
Cities: Skylines "Green Cities" - Date reveal. (2017-09-26)
Cities: Skylines "Green Cities" release trailer. (2017-10-19)

Tutorials[edit | edit source]

Green Cities Tutorial Part 1 - New Service Buildings with Sam Bur. (2019-02-02)
Green Cities Tutorial Part 2 - District Specializations with Sam Bur. (2019-02-04)
Green Cities Tutorial Part 3 - Going Green 101 with Sam Bur. (2019-02-06)


Gallery of zoned buildings[edit | edit source]

Low-density residential specialization - self-sufficient buildings[edit | edit source]

High-density residential specialization - self-sufficient buildings[edit | edit source]

Commercial specialization - organic and local produce[edit | edit source]

Office specialization - IT cluster[edit | edit source]

Dev diaries[edit | edit source]

Main article: Developer diaries

All developer diaries about Green Cities expansion as well as patches 1.9 and 1.9.X.

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 | edit source]

  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)