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Cities: Skylines has sold over 12 million copies in seven years

The popular city-builder launched in 2015.

Chris Kerr

June 22, 2022

1 Min Read
A screenshot from Cities: Skylines showing a panoramic vista of a skyscraper cluster at night

Cities: Skylines has sold over 12 million copies since launching in 2015, according to publisher Paradox Interactive.

Since launch, the city-builder has been bolstered with 13 expansions and made its way onto numerous platforms including Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Google Stadia.

Back in 2018, Paradox revealed Cities: Skylines had sold 5 million copies on PC alone.

The title also became the Swedish companies fastest-selling title ever at launch, shifting 250,000 units within 24 hours. It eventually went on to sell 2 million copies during its first year.

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Chris Kerr

News Editor, GameDeveloper.com

Game Developer news editor Chris Kerr is an award-winning journalist and reporter with over a decade of experience in the game industry. His byline has appeared in notable print and digital publications including Edge, Stuff, Wireframe, International Business Times, and PocketGamer.biz. Throughout his career, Chris has covered major industry events including GDC, PAX Australia, Gamescom, Paris Games Week, and Develop Brighton. He has featured on the judging panel at The Develop Star Awards on multiple occasions and appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live to discuss breaking news.

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