Highrise is way more than just a social network. It's the easiest way to create your avatar identity, make new best friends, stay in the loop, and explore a magical virtual world - all on your phone.

• Create an avatar with our avatar creator and pick from 1000s of outfits and items
• Share your #mood and follow others in the Highrise News Feed
• Choose who to chat with one-on-one and in groups
• Meet new friends and characters with similar interests in the app store's largest sim game
• Design an infinite number of rooms for play, chat or just plain fun
• Enjoy weekly content updates with new art and events

There's always room in Highrise. See you soon. :)

P.S. Follow us on Instagram and Tumblr @highrise.

What's New

Version 2.3.2

Bug fixes and improvements

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5

2.3K Ratings

2.3K Ratings

Money Hungry, Unless you’re willing to give up the cash don’t bother.

Exposing Highrise

I have played this game for awhile so I have a pretty good idea of how it works. You really can’t get anywhere without buying something. The app pushes you to buy new clothes, membership, etc; Which would normally be okay expect they’re asking for way too much money. The creators are definitely way up on their high horse. And then when you complain they tell you “you can definitely play the game without buying anything just like in real life” No. First of all when everyone else is buying overpriced items in the game and you don’t you start to feel left out. You’re not as “cool” as the others and sometimes you can be down right bullied for it. You’re pressured into spending money to fit in with the higher members. I have tested this firsthand. I went through the game without buying anything at first, it was hard to make friends, no one talked to me and no one complimented me on the very basic outfits you’re giving with in the beginning. Then I made a new account on my tablet and bought a few things. I made more friends because they people were attracted to the fact that I had things normal players couldn’t get. I was invited to more rooms. It’s all a sales tactic these people are playing with you. I’ve worked in sales and I know all the games. The creators of this app are money hungry. Don’t waste your time unless your willing to drop some serious cash.

Making Improvements

Hiyoko 🌸

Long time player of Highrise. Unlike a good majority of the members here, I come in not to socialize but to build. Back in the day, it used to be nearly impossible to deck out your rooms because mostly everything used to be worth gold. As many know, gold is something not all could afford or were willing to pay up for. I’m happy to see that a lot of the items in the store are now worth bubbles instead since that’s so much easier for us to earn up.

Building aside, I’m also into customizing my avatar. The clothing grabs are still by in large worth gold, but there are a few that come by that take bubbles instead which I appreciate. Wish bubble grabs were a bit more common, but hey, the very tiny Highrise team got mouths to feed, so I can’t even trip about it.

The biggest positive about Highrise is that its players have a voice in this game. The devs and artists seem to really consider player feedback, and they even interact with us too. I can’t think of any other game quite like that.

Devs wants your money and community is garbage

kick Afrosmith14

I have only been playing this game for a few days and can see how much the devs wants you to spend money on this game. You can play this free to play but granted you will be playing for a long time. Everything in this game is overpriced and everything is for people who buy there memberships and gold. You can trade the gold and sell you items so as a free to play you can try and get some good clothes but people in the game overprice there stuff making near impossible to get a good deal. Next the people in the game are all little kiddos or adults with bad tempers, I got kicked from many rooms just by saying hi. They have a social system where if you are not looking like a million bucks you will not get any attention. The starting clothes I was given was a clear indication I'm broke so no one wanted to talk to me, but after begging for people unwanted clothes and going to people who are about to quit the game I look somewhat normal among the wealthy people now I'm getting people talking to me but after they find out what my room looks like I'm broke they leave me. What I'm trying to say spend money make online friends no spend money delete app.

Developer Response

Hey there! Highrise is an app for hanging out with friends. Like in real life, members are able to buy clothing and furniture to decorate themselves and their rooms. You can definitely find many members of our community who are friends regardless of clothing or furniture, just like in real life :)


PocketzWorld Inc.
132.7 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Simulated Gambling
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
© 2016 Highrise, Inc.
In-App Purchases
  1. 1000 Gold $4.99
  2. Handful of Gold $4.99
  3. 250 Gold $1.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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