How Cities: Skyline took a great big slice from SimCity

The day Mariina Hallikainen received a communique detailing first day sales stats for Cities: Skylines, she was very happy.

The numbers were wildly ahead of all projections. She decided to splurge on a decadent and indulgent treat.

She ordered a strawberry cream cake.

It’s amazing that a small team from Finland managed to build the SimCity EA could not. Cities: Skylines is completely and utterly worth it, and the best city builder currently available, by a huge margin.

On a related note, an artist who used to work on SimCity for Maxis/EA is currently earning a decent buck through donations because he’s designing a lot of additional buildings for Cities: Skyines and releasing them to the community for free. Amazing.

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