They were promised to arrive as part of the Season 2 content drops, and right now we are seeing Paradox Interactive deliver on that promise, providing two new DLC packs to the Cities: Skylines experience on Xbox One.
With the base game available to play via Xbox Game Pass, and the recent addition of a Season 2 Pass providing multiple new enhancements, it’s a good time to be getting involved with the city building found in Cities: Skylines on Xbox One. Even more so now that the Parklife and Radio Station Pack have arrived too.
Available to purchase and download into your game right now are the two latest content pack for Skylines, both of which will allow your cities to become alive. See, Parklife lets us dip into the fun factor, with a playful expansion that brings amusement parks, nature reserves, zoos and more to your world. This means you’ll find rollercoasters, campsites, fountains and even flamingos included, giving even more reason for the potential public to make your place their home.
It is this Parklife addition which also includes a new park tool , five new maps and a slew of new assets to play around with. Basically put, if you have a bit of imagination and wish to provide fun for your citizens, then the Parklife addition will be something to embrace.
Further to this we also see a couple of new radio stations kicking into action, thanks to the Radio Station Pack. This throws in the Relaxation Station and Rock City Radio, with the tunes blasting out pretty much covering all bases. Expect to fin smooth jazz and Caribbean vibes from the former, and some classic rock and grunge blasting from the Rock City airwaves.
These packs are both included as part of the previously available Cities: Skylines Season 2, with the Mayor’s Edition possibly being the best way of experiencing all of that. Alternatively, individual purchases of both packs can take place, with the Parklife fun coming in at £11.99, and the Radio Station Pack dropping for £6.39.
If you wish to know more about Cities: Skylines, then our full review of the Xbox One version of the game is right here. It is most certainly something to consider should you be in the market for a city-builder.
Cities: Skylines – Parklife is a playful new expansion for Cities: Skylines, making your city more alive with new amusement parks, nature reserves, city parks and zoos, and giving new life to your empty land with custom parks and gardens. With everything from roller coasters and campsites to flower beds, fountains and flamingos, Parklife adds new ways to play, with the introduction of a new park area tool and level-up features that increase your parks property values, along with five new maps and a ton of assets in play. Parks and Recreation: Use the new park area tool to create park districts wherever there is empty land, and new city services like Park Maintenance, which boosts happiness and effectiveness and helps level up parks. Brick by Brick: Customize your city with new buildings and assets, including a new sightseeing bus line, new service buildings, new unique buildings like amusement parks, nature reserves, city parks and zoos, and a regal new monument, the Castle of Lord Chirpwick. Freeway Free for All: For the first time in Cities: Skylines, you can place buildings next to paths in the park districts (not just next to roads). Props can be placed anywhere inside park areas. Recesses Between Buildings: Transform those empty spaces between your buildings into vibrant parks and gardens. It’s a Walk in the Park: Customize routes and set ticket prices for new walking and sightseeing tours, among other tourism enhancements. Policies, Please: Take on three new city policies and eight new park policies to deal with recreational hazards like Animal Ethics and Fireworks.
Radio Stations Description:
Jam out to two of Cities: Skylines most popular radio stations – Relaxation Station and Rock City Radio, for one price. Whether you’re looking to chill or revving to rock, the Radio Station Pack for Cities console has your ears covered. Relaxation Station – Take the stress out of your streets and relax with over an hour of original music. Soothing jazz, lounge, groove, and pleasant Caribbean vibes prevail. So tune in, kick back, and let our in-game DJ spin some tunes for your listening pleasure. Rock City Radio – Take the mute out of your commute with everything from grunge and classic rock to sleaze rock and metal. Rock Radio is the perfect soundtrack to build your own Detroit Rock City – just try not to trash your hotel rooms too much!