What's New

Update 1.17.3:
Enjoy warm Indian Summer days with this brand new update of your favorite city builder!
IMPROVED INTERFACE – Treat your eyes to a more visually appealing interface.
Update the game and continue to run the city of your dreams!

Update 1.17
BUILD AND RUN YOUR OWN ZOO – Create your ideal zoo and learn to care for gorgeous animals!
CONSTRUCT UNIQUE BUILDINGS – Break ground on a pet shop, grooming salon and oceanarium.
TOP 1,000 PLAYERS RATINGS – Review the top players and strive to join this elite group!
NEW DECORATIONS – Install animal monuments, including a deer, kangaroo, lion, giraffe and hippo.
20 MORE QUESTS – Tackle new challenges while expanding your city’s urban core.
PERFORMANCE OPTIMIZATIONS – Your favorite game now runs even faster and smoother!

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App Description

** This game has been Top 10 Grossing Game in 100 countries, including UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Japan, China, Russia, and many many more!

Build the city of your dreams… and then run it!

● Build dwellings and industrial buildings.
● Manufacture a variety of retail goods and deliver them to your sleek and enticing shopping malls.
● Set up a mass transit system to transport your city dwellers to parks, cinemas, stadiums and more.
● Make your city greener and healthier by recycling garbage, planting trees, upgrading buildings and adding hospitals and fire stations.
● Reward your happy, responsible citizens by organizing truly spectacular public events for them!
● Take your city to towering new heights! Construct well-designed Apartment Towers, an Eco Skyscraper, an Airport, a Stadium, a Casino, a Hangar, an Ice Castle and even a Shuttle Launch Pad.

You can unlock additional bonuses via in-app purchase from within the game!


● Over 500 uplifting quests to tackle as you grow and enhance your city
● Nearly 200 buildings, landmarks and decorations for city beautification
● About 100 challenging achievements to earn and celebrate with your friends
● Regular FREE updates to keep you stimulated and entertained

***Did you know? Your minimized game continues transporting goods, making you money while you sleep!***

Game available in: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Korean, Chinese, Japanese

"I have tried many simulation games before and this one beats them by a long shot – absolute perfection!" - AdamMAyala

"Can't get enough of this game. Hours upon hours invested in it. Love it!" - Dokushaku

"Best virtual game I have ever played." - Ryan Reny

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App Changes

  • November 03, 2011 New version 1.2
  • December 09, 2011 New version 1.3
  • February 11, 2012 New version 1.3.5
  • March 23, 2012 New version 1.4
  • March 31, 2012 New version 1.6
  • May 10, 2012 New version 1.6.5
  • June 16, 2012 New version 1.7
  • July 11, 2012 New version 1.7.5
  • October 05, 2012 New version 1.8
  • November 09, 2012 New version 1.8.5
  • December 13, 2012 New version 1.9
  • July 30, 2013 New version 1.10
  • August 29, 2013 New version 1.11
  • October 15, 2013 New version 1.12
  • December 14, 2013 New version 1.13
  • January 28, 2014 New version 1.13.5
  • May 07, 2014 New version 1.14
  • September 16, 2014 New version 1.15
  • February 18, 2015 New version 1.16
  • June 27, 2015 New version 1.17
  • September 26, 2015 New version 1.17.3