SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition includes the bestselling SimCity 4 and the all-new SimCity 4 Rush Hour Expansion Pack. Create the most massive region of cities ever, with a farming town, bedroom community, high-tech commercial center, and industrial backbone.
User reviews: Mostly Positive (2,451 reviews) - 76% of the 2,451 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Sep 22, 2003

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SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition includes the bestselling SimCity 4 and the all-new SimCity 4 Rush Hour Expansion Pack. Create the most massive region of cities ever, with a farming town, bedroom community, high-tech commercial center, and industrial backbone. Take complete control of your city's transportation system, and solve U-Drive-It missions — from fighting crime to tackling disasters. Watch your population skyrocket as you get your Sims on the go and create the ultimate living, breathing megalopolis — the most expansive SimCity 4 compilation ever.

Features

  • Create an Entire Region of Cities — Weave together a tapestry of cities linked by a fully integrated transportation network and watch them share and compete for resources.
  • Wield God-like Powers — Sculpt the landscape to create a world based on your imagination, then summon volcanoes, tornadoes, meteors, and lightning.
  • Be a Responsive Mayor — Build a world-class city with stadiums, airports, universities, and real-world landmarks. Deploy emergency vehicles and join in the action as they battle blazes, mobs, and more.
  • Get Insight from Your Sims — Read the rhythm of the city, from commuter hell to mellow cruising, noon-time crowds to night-time calm.


Includes SimCity™ 4 Rush Hour:



Have the ultimate level of control over your city's transportation network by completely taking charge of roads, rail, air, waterways, and even vehicles. U-Drive It! missions will be presented for you to solve, such as chasing down a bank robber or apprehending a car-jacker. Choose from all-new road types including wide-avenues, suspension bridges, or one-way streets, as well as map out seamless regional networks that whisk Sims from one city to another. Wreak havoc with all-new disasters including a UFO invasion, massive wrecks at railroad crossings, and the occasional car fender bender. There are also all-new tutorials available to help you get started.

System Compatibility

SimCity was tested for performance and hardware compatibility when it was originally launched. While the classic gameplay of SimCity 4 remains unchanged, unexpected performance and graphics issues with newer systems may occur. If you experience any performance or graphics issues, we recommend running in Windowed Mode and/or Compatibility Mode to maintain the intended experience.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: PIII 500 or equivalent
    • Memory: 256MB
    • Graphics: 32MB supported Direct3D capable video card with DirectX 7.0 or greater
      compatible driver
    • DirectX®: DirectX 8.1
    • Hard Drive: 1.6GB
    • Supported 3D Accelerator Hardware: SimCity 4 Deluxe / Rush Hour requires a 32MB 3D Direct3D chipset, and a display that is at least 800x600 in size, and supports 16 or 32-bit color. It is recommended to always install the latest certified drivers for all your hardware
     

    Supported Graphics Chipsets

    Cards with these chipsets are officially supported by the SimCity 4 hardware graphics driver:
    nVidia: http://www.nvidia.com
    • nVidia TNT2, TNT2 M64, & TNT2 Ultra
    • nVidia GeForce SDR, GeForce DDR, GeForce Quadro, GeForce2 GTS, GeForce2 MX, GeForce2 GTS, GeForce3, GeForce4 MX, GeForce4 Ti 4200/4400/4600/4800 SE, and GeForceFX 5200/5600/5800/5900
    ATI: http://www.ati.com
    • ATI Radeon 7000, 7200, 7500, 8500, 9000, 9200, 9500, 9600, 9700, 9800
    • Known Issues: Due to hardware limitations with the ATI Radeon series, some buildings and graphic effects will be temporarily turned off while scrolling. There is a known ATI driver defect that results in SimCity advisor animations dropping polygons. To fix this, please download ATI driver 7.79 or later (also referred to as CATALYST 02.4) from http://www.ati.com on the Internet.
    Matrox: http://www.matrox.com
    • Matrox G400, G450, G550, Parhelia
    SiS: http://www.sis.com
    • SiS 315, Xabre 400
    Software Mode: SimCity 4 also provides a software-based graphics driver which will work with most video cards. 32MB of video memory is recommended. The graphics mode driver can be selected from the Graphics Options panel in the game, or may be run from the command line using the switch -d:Software. The following video chipsets will run the game properly in software mode:
    • PowerVR KYRO, KYRO II
    • Trident Blade 64
    Minimum:
    • OS: 10.8.5 (Mountain Lion), 10.9.5 (Mavericks), 10.10 (Yosemite)
    • Processor: 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (Dual-Core)
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 2 GB
    • Video Memory: 256 MB
    • Video Card: ATI Radeon HD 3870 / NVidia Geforce 8800 / Intel HD 3000
    • Additional: Macintosh mouse and keyboard required.

    • NOTICE: This game is not supported on volumes formatted as Mac OS Extended (Case Sensitive)
    • NOTICE: The following video chipsets are unsupported for SimCity4 Deluxe: ATI RADEON HD 2400, 2600, NVIDIA 8600m, Intel Integrated GMA 950, Intel Integrated x3100
    • NOTICE: SimCity4 Deluxe Mac is localized into French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Japanese
    Recommended:
    • OS: 10.9.2 (Mavericks)
    • Processor: 2.2GHz Intel Quad Core or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Video Memory: 512 MB
    • Video Card: ATI Radeon HD 5750 / NVidia Geforce 650M
Helpful customer reviews
314 of 373 people (84%) found this review helpful
227 people found this review funny
45.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 12, 2015
It's not Simcity 2013.
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104 of 116 people (90%) found this review helpful
24 people found this review funny
6.6 hrs on record
Posted: September 28, 2015
Pretty solid part of the SimCity family. Probably my favorite SimCIty after the SNES version of the original. If you're after a good city simulator and your computer can't handle City Skylines (like mine, lol), I'd say go for this.

Sim City 4 Deluxe score
8 / 10
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65 of 77 people (84%) found this review helpful
10 people found this review funny
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: August 23, 2015
This is the definitive city building simulator. It is sitting on the top of the arc drawn by SimCity 2000 and SimCity 3000. In this game you can get bankrupt if you don't find the fine balance. In this game you can build anything from the start on - it is only limited by your money. Money, and not some artificial constraint, like metro building at a population barrier. Yes, the Cities series. Cities are no simulators. All hail SimCity, the mother of all city simulators!
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63 of 79 people (80%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: September 20, 2015
Not bad, I could say about a 8/10. The graphics look old, but I don't care. It's a classic, much better than SimCity 2013. If you had a choice to buy either this, or SimCity 2013, get this one.

Worth the money, and much much bigger cities than the new one. You also get taller skyscrapers, easily design your zones, like downtown. There's also mods for this game, but I recommend playing it without mods.

Please try this game, it's great. Who cares if it was made in 2004? (Idk if that was the date)

OH AND it comes with Rush Hour. You can control helicopters, cars, and such. $20 for game + addon = Worth it. :)
_Don't judge my review, it's my first time making one. :)

- StarShamz33
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17 of 22 people (77%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
134.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 2, 2015
still good 11 years later
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