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Cities: Skylines coming to Xbox One this spring

Management sim Cities: Skylines is coming to Xbox One later this year, Paradox Interactive has announced. The game will launch this spring and will also include the original’s first expansion, Cities: Skylines – After Dark. Cities: Skylines – Xbox One Edition is being ported by Tantalus Media (previously responsible for …

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Paradox’s Wester on Cities: Skylines, Stellaris and a record-breaking 2015

Paradox has been around since 1999 but it’s only recently that the Swedish firm has reached mainstream attention. Its stock has risen so much that Chinese games giant Tencent recently took a five per cent stake in the firm for 286m. In March 2015, Paradox released Cities: Skylines, a title …

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Cities: Skylines publisher posts record-breaking year

Paradox Interactive says 2016 was a record-breaker following the smash sales of PC hits Cities: Skylines and Stellaris. Sim title Cities: Skylines sold over 2m copies since it debuted in March 2015, while newly released space strategy title Stellaris shifted 200,000 units in just one day. The past 12 months …

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Cities: Skylines sells 2m copies in first year

Paradox Interactive is celebrating the first birthday of city builder Cities: Skylines by announcing a highly impressive sales milestone. The game has in its first year sold over 2m units worldwide. It’s the fastest selling game the company has ever released. It previously sold 250k units on its first day, …

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GAMESCOM: Cities Skylines is ‘first to console’ on Xbox One

Microsoft has announced that hit PC title Cities Skylines is coming to consoles – and it will be on Xbox One before other platforms. The city simulator was a surprise hit on PC earlier this year and is sure to find a big audience among console gamers. It’s not the …

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1m sales and counting for Paradox’s Cities: Skylines

One of this year’s breakout PC hits has passed a big sales milestone. Cities: Skylines, which was released on Steam last month, has now sold over 1m copies across PC, Mac and Linux in a little over a month. Paradox has also announced that users have created 33,000 mods for …

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Interview: Paradox on Cities: Skylines’ success, outdoing EA and why PC is the place to be

PC stalwart Paradox Interactive kicked 2015 off in style by launching Cities: Skylines to great aplomb. The title outsold Grand Theft Auto, FIFA and Dying Light in its first week, and went on to become the publisher’s fastest-selling game to date. Hot on the heels of that game’s success, COO …

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5,000 Cities: Skylines mods created within days of launch

The success of city-building hit Cities: Skylines has once again highlighted the power of player-created content on PC. Speaking to MCV in an exclusive interview, COO of publisher Paradox Interactive Susana Meza Graham said: The modding community has just completely embraced the game. I think we had 5,000 mods within …

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MCV transforms UK Top Ten by adding digital data into the physical charts

Last week’s ‘official’ UK Top 10 chart would have been totally different if digital sales figures were taken into account. Key sources have shared data with MCV that underlines the disparity between ‘official’ charts and the still unmeasured digital world. The pressure is now mounting on the industry as a …

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