Campus expansion lands for Cities: Skylines


Paradox Interactive has released Campus, the eighth expansion for Cities: Skylines.

Campus is available for £10.29, and Paradox Interactive describes it thus: “Back to school! In Cities: Skylines – Campus, university life abounds with new area types for any sort of student – Trade School, Liberal Arts and University. Increase the reputation of your campus by attracting students and creating Academic Works to unlock new buildings. Build five types of varsity sports arenas and nine unique faculties, employ seven new policies, earn seven new achievements and take on five new maps! Campus takes higher education to new heights with everything you need to graduate magna cum laude.”

Paradox Interactive has released details of what the update brings to the popular city-building game: “Degrees of Freedom – Zone for new campus area types – Trade School, Liberal Arts College and University. Increase reputation by attracting students and creating Academic Works and unlock new buildings! Var-City Sports – Bring college sports to your city by building football, basketball, baseball, track & field, and swimming arenas. Manage your teams, hire coaches, sell tickets — and collect prizes for winning matches! Customize your teams with unique jerseys, buses and security.

“Syllabuster – Employ seven new policies including book fairs and for-profit education. Sponsor academic works by handing out research grants and supporting the staff. We Fancy – Display your scientific achievements in Museums. Cheers! – Celebrate with your citizens during graduation ceremonies. Ludocartography 101 – Five new maps for your building!”

Campus arrives in parallel with a free patch, which, among various bug-fixes, also adds features like a new public and academic library building, a rebalancing of the Education mechanic, a new yellow school bus, bus-line customisation and job titles for citizens.

For more information on Cities: Skylines Campus, visit its website.

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