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Systems to Run Cities: Skylines on a Budget.

Release Date 2015-03-10
Developer Colossal Order
Publisher Paradox Interactive
Engine Unity
Pricing Model Fee-To-Play
Platforms Linux, Mac OS X, Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, Playstation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S

Genres

City/Colony Management, RTS, Sandbox, Simulation, Strategy

Tags

3D, Controller Support (Gamepad, joystick, etc.), DLCs, Economy, Management, Moddable, Modern Setting, Multiple Editions, Non-Linear, Open World, Open-Ended, Overhead View, Planning, Simulation, Single-Player

Pricing History

Judging by recent records, you can expect to pay around C$10 for Cities: Skylines on a regular day, but here's how its price evolved during the last few months:

Current Offers

Compatible Ready-Made Systems

The following Systems meet the minimal system requirements set by Cities: Skylines's developers. So, it should run the game, but you might need to lower visual quality for an enjoyable experience.

Matches are sorted by price, so if what you see doesn't match your expectations and you can afford to pay more, feel free to move on to the next page.

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Nintendo Switch Lite (HDH-001)

Nintendo Switch Lite (HDH-001)

This smaller version of the Nintendo Switch is dedicated to mobile gaming. So you do lose the option to connect this version of the console to the TV

Performance in selected Apps

Cities: Skylines60th percentile

Who it's For

  • Gamer

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck3th percentile
Versatility56th percentile
Power17th percentile
Storage Space7th percentile
Portability100th percentile
Battery Autonomy27th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Nintendo Switch

Screen

6", 1280×720(WXGA, 720p, 0.9MP), Touch Screen

CPU

Nvidia Tegra X1

GPU

Nvidia Maxwell 256

Memory

4 GB

Storage

32 GB total, Media Card Reader

Pricing

Typically sells for C$259.
Nintendo Switch (HAC-001(-01))

Nintendo Switch (HAC-001(-01))

The Nintendo Switch is the game console you can either use in the living room as a "regular" game console, or on the move as a tablet. This slight rev

Performance in selected Apps

Cities: Skylines60th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Gamer

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck2th percentile
Versatility82th percentile
Power17th percentile
Storage Space7th percentile
Portability99th percentile
Battery Autonomy45th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Nintendo Switch

Screen

6", 1280×720(WXGA, 720p, 0.9MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Touch Screen

CPU

Nvidia Tegra X1

GPU

Nvidia Maxwell 256

Memory

4 GB

Storage

32 GB total, Media Card Reader

Pricing

Typically sells for C$374.
Nintendo Switch (OLED model) (HEGSKAAAA)

Nintendo Switch (OLED model) (HEGSKAAAA)

The Nintendo Switch is the game console you can either use in the living room as a regular game console or on the move as a tablet. This third revis

Performance in selected Apps

Cities: Skylines60th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Gamer

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck1th percentile
Versatility17th percentile
Power17th percentile
Storage Space25th percentile
Portability98th percentile
Battery Autonomy33th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Nintendo Switch

Screen

7", 1280×720(WXGA, 720p, 0.9MP), OLED Display, Touch Screen

CPU

Nvidia Tegra X1

GPU

Nvidia Maxwell 256

Memory

4 GB

Storage

64 GB total, Media Card Reader

Pricing

Typically sells for C$439.
Microsoft Xbox Series S

Microsoft Xbox Series S

This compact, cost-reduced edition of the Xbox Series X does away with the BluRay drive and the extra horsepower required to run games at 4K resolutio

Performance in selected Apps

Cities: Skylines50th percentile

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck98th percentile
Versatility2th percentile
Power66th percentile
Storage Space70th percentile
Portability40th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Xbox Series X | S

CPU

AMD XBox series S

GPU

AMD XBox series S

Memory

10 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Blu-ray Drive, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$379.
Microsoft Xbox Series X

Microsoft Xbox Series X

Performance in selected Apps

Cities: Skylines60th percentile

Who it's For

  • Hardcore Gamer

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck99th percentile
Versatility5th percentile
Power86th percentile
Storage Space91th percentile
Portability34th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Xbox Series X | S

CPU

AMD XBox series X

GPU

AMD XBox series X

Memory

16 GB

Storage

1 TB total, Blu-ray Drive, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$599.
Acer Nitro 50 Gaming PC (DG.E2DAA.00B)

Acer Nitro 50 Gaming PC (DG.E2DAA.00B)

ranked #4 among Stationary Computers priced under $2000

If you need an affordable gaming rig, you could do a lot worse than this one. With convenient storage space, a decent CPU and more graphical horsepowe

Performance in selected Apps

Cities: Skylines80th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Gamer
  • Aspiring Creative
  • Photo Editor
  • Multitasker
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck74th percentile
Versatility29th percentile
Power62th percentile
Storage Space94th percentile
Portability18th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

CPU

Intel Core i5-11400F

GPU

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650, 4 GB

Memory

8 GB

Storage

1.25 TB total, Solid State (very fast), 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$949.