Since the launch of Sunset Harbor in early 2020, Cities: Skylines hasn't received new expansions in almost two years, but that drought is about to end. Paradox Interactive today announced Airports, a brand-new paid addition to the city-building and management game "themed around the wonders and logistics of modern day air travel."
With the expansion, city builders will have access to a much deeper airport development process than the current place and go one-building system. Modular buildings, attaching public transport straight to the airport, dedicated cargo terminals and more are at their disposal. Here's a rundown of the main key features straight from the developer:
- Modular Airport Building: Place and design your airport, connecting its various buildings by using concourse networks
- Airport Progression: If your airport gets the approval of business travelers and tourists alike, you’ll be rewarded with expanded building options and bigger airplanes, creating a boon for the local travel industry.
- Public transport: Make life easier for would-be travelers by placing dedicated airport buildings, allowing you to connect your airport to the city through base game transport types like bus, metro, and train stations.
- Cargo Air Traffic: Tired of hiding your cargo terminals by themselves on the outskirts of your city? Create cargo terminals that are connected to the larger airport complex that fit in visually with other airport buildings, eliminating the need for older eyesores while hauling in new goods and materials.
It does look a little light on content compared to previous expansion, but this may be just the start of another content wave for the classic city builder. Don't forget a virtual reality version named Cities VR was revealed last week for the Quest 2 headset as well.
Cities: Skylines Airports will release on January 25, 2022 across PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. Like other expansions, this one will sport a $12.99 price tag.