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Cities: Skylines 'Industries' expansion launches on Xbox One

What you need to know

  • Cities: Skylines is a Sim City-like game that is quite popular on Xbox One.
  • It's available as part of the Xbox Game Pass subscription service.
  • The game just got a massive new expansion which focuses on industries.
  • You can purchase an Xbox Game Pass subscription through Amazon (opens in new tab).

Today, Paradox Interactive released the "Industries" expansion for Cities: Skylines on Xbox One. According to the developer, players can pick up the most in-depth expansion in the game's history and build unique factories.

Industry becomes a larger and more meaningful part of the game. Players can customize their industrial areas with supply chains for the four different resource types. Aside from production chains, there is a new city service for handling mail and the cargo airport eases import and export of factory goods. There are five new maps, new policies, new city services, new buildings, and more.

Aside from the paid expansion which costs $15, there is another paid radio station and some free content. The free update introduces toll booths. Lastly, "Pearls from the East" is a free download which adds Chinese architecture and design

Cities: Skylines is currently available through Xbox Game Pass. Xbox Game Pass is a monthly subscription service that costs $10 a month and gives you access to over two hundred titles.

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Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.