Build your own city as the new mayor. Create residential, commercial, and industrial zones. Build parks and recreation spots. Respond to crime and disasters. Watch your city come alive!
No microtransactions or long wait times! Everything is unlocked and rewarded through gameplay.
Pocket City re-imagines classic city building simulation gameplay for iOS devices.
Note: Landscape and portrait mode can be toggled in the settings menu during gameplay, or by tapping the icon at the top right of the start screen.
- New earthquake disaster
- Fix bug where water supply might not be calculated correctly after rebuilding from a disaster
- Fix bug where lava from volcano may prevent rebuilding fully after disaster
- Fix bug where using multi-build with animal pastures might cause a crash
- Fix XP trick where starting events on empty cities can level up the player very quickly
- Fix bug where sometimes Health stat can exceed 100%
Ratings and Reviews
Cute but lacks depth
Tip for anyone struggling on expert: ignore the demand indicators entirely. Growth is based on the jobs percentage on the stats screen. As long as you have enough jobs for 100% of your citizens you will keep making money, provided your taxes are not set too low.
Pocket City is fun for a few days but once you get the hang of it there is nothing more to do. You just sort of max out at level 100 and you’re done. Unlike most other city builders you can’t give your city an “identity” via development choices, landmarks, and other features.
Good for 2 days.
It’s good... but for the money, not worth it at all. Maxed out the city already and now I’m bored of it and the more difficult options are too much work.
A game worth the cost
Here’s the deal, this game (as of right now) is $3.99. You’ve gotta ask yourself, what does the world have to offer you for $3.99? A coffee? A gallon of gas? Half a lunch? For $3.99 I don’t expect to much, but this game delivers more than I’d expect for a small amount of money. Will you find yourself playing this for weeks on end? Probably not. Will you never get bored of this game? You probably will.
But, for at least a few days, this game keeps you engaged and wanting more and more. I played for hours and hours day one followed by an hour or so everyday for the first week. Now I just check in and do this and that as for the most part I’ve “beat” the game.
This game doesn’t ask you to spend more money via micro transactions time and time again. For $3.99 it gives you everything it’s got. If you’re flipping through these reviews over and over again trying to decide if this is worth the $3.99 they are asking for like I did before finally pulling the trigger.
Go ahead and do yourself a favor, stop wasting your time thinking about it and buy it. It’s worth it.
- Bobby Li
- 38.4 MB
- Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Rated 9+ for the following:
- Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
- © 2018 Codebrew Games
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.