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SimCity BuildIt

By Electronic Arts

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WELCOME, MAYOR! Build your own beautiful, bustling city where your citizens will thrive. The larger and more intricate your city gets, the more needs your citizens have, and it’s up to you to keep them happy. This is an all-new SimCity game – re-imagined for mobile!
This app offers in app purchases. You may disable in app purchases using your device settings.

With countless buildings and vivid, 3D-quality graphics, this is the most realistic city builder on mobile. Place buildings strategically to keep the taxes flowing and your city growing. Pinch, zoom, and rotate 360 degrees as you manage and expand your city on the go – both online and offline.

Create resources and build up your skyline. Trade resources with friends and other cities. Complete boat orders and ship cargo from your airport. Build Tokyo-style neighborhoods and unlock exclusive landmarks like the Statue of Liberty. Expand along the beach with a marina, waterpark, and more. Unleash natural and not-so-natural disasters, like UFOs. And with Future Cities, you can build and discover innovative technologies like drones, neo-currencies, and high-tech buildings!

Solve real life challenges like traffic, fires, and pollution. Provide services like power plants and police departments to meet your citizens’ needs, and boost your population with parks and education. Keep traffic moving with grand avenues and streetcars. Complete fun challenges to shape your society.

Take on other players around the world in the Contest of Mayors! Advance through Leagues and make your way to the top. Complete new challenges each week, and climb the ranks all the way to the Megalopolis Elite League. The top Mayors in each League will earn great rewards (and bragging rights)! Build to win and watch your city come to life.

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What's New in Version 1.16.79

Hey Mayor, spring has sprung! Celebrate with the latest update, where you can:

• Delight citizens with the limited-time colorful Egg Park, Chicken Park, and more
• Build a country escape with the Old Farm, Sheep Field, and Horse Ranch
• Make your city go wild for the Deer Meadow, Bear Cave, and Rabbit Forest
• Connect your citizens with the Covered and Cobblestone Bridges

Each of these new items unlocks over four weeks! Thanks for playing.


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Customer Reviews

BARELY "playable" just like all mobile games (especially the RTS genre) with "in-app purchases"

So, just like virtually all mobile games that offer "in-app purchases" and especially the real time strategy (RTS) genre, the game is essentially not really playable unless you pay real money. Without paying real money for resources, the pace of the game is awful, at the point of being not playable at all except for the literally 20 seconds a day that you can actually do anything in the game (and then you're done with what you can accomplish that day without paying real money). Seriously, games like this, Mobile Strike, Clash of Clans, and all other mobile RTS games with "in-app purchases" should be required to not refer to themselves as being free to play; they are not. At least, not in a way that is at all enjoyable. Don't bother unless you are into spending real money to buy virtual lumber, nails, etc. Also, the city planning is awful because by the time you have zero room to do anything else, the game will require you to build a new type of structure that there is no room for. Just a bad experience, like all of the new mobile games with in-app purchases. Just assume that whenever you see "in-app purchases" that the game will be unplayable and not at all enjoyable without spending real money. Literally 20 seconds worth of play per day. Fun.

SimCity BuildIt

I have been playing this game for 8 months now...I don't understand all the reviewers that are complaining about spending real money on this game for upgrades...I have not spent one dime of real money and have fully expanded city storage, mountain, beach and land...I have also earned quite a bit of simoleons, and am now working on building up Sim just takes time and patience to achieve these goals...I really like the fact that the developers created the Mayors clubs...we have a great group of people who help each other out all the time with mayors races/seasons items, and epic projects...there are a few things I would like to see...perhaps we could trade gold/platinum keys, and have the ability to trade Omega items with each other...other than that, I am very pleased with this game...I love playing it, and spend probably more time than I should playing it each day!

The game is good and could be better

Personally the game is fun and simple, I wish their was a way to make a new layout of a city that's existing without having to move literally every building an example being clash of clans town movement button and you then get to re organize your city to have a better flow. I say this because when you first start your city you do their tutorial which sets you up for a city with a industrial section in the very middle. It is also annoying to try to find items you need in the market. Seriously you know what stuff I'm going to look for you chose the items I need to upgrade with. Can you at least show them in the market in under a half hour before I force myself to start making one and then find it . So yes the game had its flaws but it is fun and a good time waster so if you have the ability to deal with the bad it's enjoyable

SimCity BuildIt
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.16.79
  • Size: 97.8 MB
  • Languages: English, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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