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Review: Cities: Skylines Switch review – A brilliant city-builder hampered by performance issues

Cities: Skylines Switch review - A brilliant city-builder hampered by performance issues Everything’s in tatters. There’s crime everywhere because I can’t afford a police station. My dedication to green energy is causing city-wide blackouts. And, of course, I’m heavily in debt.

Within an hour of loading up Cities: Skylines, I was already overwhelmed and screwing everything up. But I was also having an absolute whale of a time playing it.

It’s held back by some unfortunate performance issues, but if you’re willing to put up with its errors, there’s a fun and, at times, calming experience to be had here.

The skyline’s the limit

It wasn’t always like this. Cities: Skylines does at least try to ease you in, with a fairly simple tutorial to teach you the absolute basics before it sends you off into the big bad world.

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