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Prison Architect: Mobile

By Paradox Interactive

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Build and Manage a Maximum Security Prison!

Escape from reality but not from your custom-made jail! Prison Architect: Mobile challenges you to build and manage a maximum security prison, from laying out cell blocks and inmate facilities, to managing staff pay and prisoner morale. From layout to execution (literally, in some cases), you are the architect, the warden, and the enforcer.

Prison designs will include basic necessities like cells, canteens, guard rooms, and infrastructure, but players can also include features like solitary confinement, workout areas, and even an execution chamber. The tablet version comes with enough to get started, with additional story-driven campaign chapters and more features available as premium content.

Prison Architect: Mobile includes:
- Build and manage a prison to house a variety of different prisoners
- Juggle inmate needs with security concerns, infrastructure, and the ever-looming budget
- Follow the story in Campaign Mode to learn new prison-building techniques and get to know life behind bars through a series of cutscenes and objectives
- Unlock more Campaign chapters with one-time purchases
- Violent Offenders: Manage different types of criminals and keep control through floods, fires, fights, and full-blown riots

Introversion Software, developers of critically acclaimed games, bring you a new mobile version of their award-winning PC hit. Together with the master strategists at Paradox Interactive, Introversion's Prison Architect: Mobile will provide you with enough challenging fun to last an entire life sentence!

(Requires 64-bit iPads) - basically iPads released on/after November 2013).

What's New in Version 2.0.1

2.0.1 fixed issues:
- Crash when trying to log in to paradox with incorrect email and password.
- Several issues with save files
- Issues with accessing the on-screen keyboard button
- Audio disappears when switching app
- Issue with switching languages
- Watching a cutscene can cause the top of the in-game UI to disappear
- Several localization issues
- Several minor improvements

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Customer Reviews

Pretty awesome

I haven't had any issues on my iPad Pro with this game. No crashes, no lag, no bugs to report.

As for game content, I have to say I like what I see. While prison isn't my forté, I like the stories in combination with the prison building. You learn about your prisoners, and are given quite a number of tools to build your prison. You can be a slumlord, treating the prisoners like trash, or you can build them accommodations that allow them luxury treatment.

I have to say, I'm impressed with what I see, and while It's expensive to unlock everything, I find you pay for what you get, a quality product.

Love it, last update not so good

Love this game. I can spend hours on it. However the last update that was done, the game seems to be slower and drag. The characters do not move as fluidly as before, just seem to be choppy. When you speed up the time, it seems to still move at the same pace as the standard time. Please fix so I can enjoy again! This is one of my favorite games, and the newest update is ruining it for me!

Please add escape mode!

The game is great and I have wanted it for a while. I have had it for a week with the full version, it is a really good game. I have built a great prison and wanted to escape like on pc. Then when I looked for escape mode, I didn't see it. I googled it and saw there was no escape mode! Please add it! Other than that, the game is great!

Prison Architect: Mobile
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  • Free
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.0.1
  • Size: 265 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller:
You must be at least 17 years old to download this app.
  • Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Frequent/Intense Medical/Treatment Information
  • Frequent/Intense Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Frequent/Intense Realistic Violence
  • Frequent/Intense Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity

Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular, 12.9-inch iPad Pro, 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, 9.7-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad (5th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (5th generation), 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2nd generation), 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi‑Fi + Cellular (2nd generation), 10.5-inch iPad Pro, and 10.5-inch iPad Pro Wi‑Fi + Cellular.

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Top In-App Purchases

  1. Sandbox Mode$4.99
  2. Full Game Bundle$14.99
  3. Chapter 2 - Palermo$2.99
  4. Full Game Bundle$9.99
  5. Chapter 3 - G.A.B.O.S$2.99
  6. Chapter 4 - Conviction$2.99
  7. Full Game Bundle$11.99
  8. Full Game Bundle$6.99
  9. Full Game Bundle$3.99
  10. Chapter 5 - Bootstrap$2.99