Cities Skylines 2, the highly anticipated sequel to the popular city-building game, is coming soon with a lot of new and improved features. In this blog post, we will take a look at some of the latest feature highlight videos released by the developers, covering Citizen Simulation & Lifepath, Sound & Music and Cinematic Camera & Photo mode.
Feature Highlight 11: Citizen Simulation & Lifepath
One of the most exciting features of Cities Skylines 2 is the enhanced citizen simulation. Each citizen has their own Lifepath, which determines their personality, preferences, needs and goals. They either move into the city or are born there. If they are happy, they will stay in the city and eventually grow old and die of old age.
The Lifepath system also affects how citizens interact with the city and its services. For example, some citizens may prefer public transportation over driving, while others may enjoy living in high-rise apartments or suburban houses. Citizens also have different levels of education, income and health, which influence their behavior and choices.
The developers have also added new features such as family trees, social networks, hobbies and events to make the citizens more dynamic and realistic. You can view detailed information about each citizen in the new Citizen Info Panel.
Feature Highlight 12: Sound & Music
Another feature that has been improved in Cities Skylines 2 is the sound and music. The developers have added more depth, variety and control to the audio aspects of the game. For example, you can adjust the volume and frequency of different sound sources, such as city service buildings, atmospheric sounds and traffic.
The game also features a dynamic music system that adapts to your gameplay and mood. You can choose from different music genres and playlists, or create your own custom mix. The music will change according to the time of day, weather, season and city theme.
Additionally, the game supports custom soundtracks and mods, so you can add your own music and sounds to the game.
Feature Highlight 13: Cinematic Camera & Photo Mode
The last feature we will cover in this blog post is the Cinematic Camera & Photo Mode. This feature allows you to capture stunning screenshots and videos of your city in various angles and perspectives. You can use the Cinematic Camera tool to create smooth camera movements and transitions, or use the Photo Mode tool to adjust various settings such as exposure, depth of field, filters and effects.
You can also use the new Snapshot feature to save your camera settings and locations for later use. You can share your snapshots with other players or use them as loading screens.
The Cinematic Camera & Photo Mode feature is a great way to showcase your creativity and achievements in Cities Skylines 2. You can also use it to learn from other players’ cities and get inspired by their designs.