Silicon City is a new take on the classic city builder genre, where each citizen voice their opinion. Will you be an urban designer, a rural evangelist or a reckless capitalist? Build your way to the most productive city until elected as the best mayor or plan the city of your dreams in sandbox.
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Mostly Positive (24) - 79% of the 24 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Oct 14, 2021

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Note: This Early Access game is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to play this game in its current state, then you should wait to see if the game progresses further in development. Learn more

What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Hey, we're Polycorne, a new independant video game development studio. Silicon City is our first game!
We're commited to bring you an amazing city builder full of the features you've been waiting for.
We're releasing the game in early access to let you enjoy it while supporting us to keep working on it.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“You can count on 12 months of frequent releases with new content and features until a full version of the game, Q4 2022.
You can find the full article about our road map here:

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The final version of Silicon City will be as you'd expect it: a retro city builder focused on data analysis and micro management.

A new UI
We've been working on it for months now, this is almost ready. Before the end of the year, you'll discover a modular UI, scaled for a game with ambition.

Full procedural buildings
If you play the game with the current version, you'll find some prefab model of some houses and shops. We're developping our procedural engine step by step to replace them and give you the most diverse possible models in all your cities.

Mods and custom content
We will give you the opportunity to write down your own games and missions.

Get ready to campaign for the mayoral elections!
The opinion of your citizens will matter. A political opponent might take you out of the game if you don't gain popularity amongst your citizen. Place urban planning ordinances to restrict or define a neighbor's look and density.
Achieve missions for your citizens to go high in the polls! Watch trending tags from your city's social network to locate problems and solve them.

Public transports and roads
Roads will become as more complex as you would expect, with multi-lanes avenues, one-way streets and customizable intersections. Public transports such as buses, tramways and metros will help your carbon footprint and your citizen's options to commute to work. Manage any bus stop, bus line and keep an eye on your budget to keep your street traffic less.

Schools and education
Schools will raise the skills and education of your younger citizens, before they are in age to go to work. Older citizens will be able to visit museums, libraries and any other cultural buildings to evolve their taste, and increase their skill set. With a good budget management, education will be a fundamental tool to help your citizens lives.

Hold on to your keyboard while your fate might not go in your favor. Pray for no casualties when mother Nature gets angry and sends fires and heavy storms. Hope that plane will not crash into your new office buildings.

More scenarii
The 3 levels of the tutorial will be expanded to a new level with 6 original scenarii.

More, more, more:
More buildings, music, cars, infographics, 3D models and in-game charts.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The game is currently stable. The core engine has been carefully though and developed in house for all the changes and any features to come.
Right now, the player can create any map of his liking through the level editor and start the city.
During the game, new buildings get unlocked along the city's rank. Today the buildings of the rank 4 are still missing, but the game remains playable and your city can grow without any further limitation.
Features such as criminality, fire coverage and pollution are not yet active.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

Don't miss our launch offer

a special 15% off price: 15,29€!

The game's full price will remain at 17,99€ or 19,99$ during the next 12 months of the early access.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

The official Discord server is available here

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We'll publish articles at every release to show you our updates.

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About This Game

Welcome to Silicon City

A fresh and innovative perspective on the classic city-building genre, where every citizen matters and has a say.
As the mayor of a new city, you are in charge of its overall development and you can rely on modern tools to make it pleasant for your citizens and get re-elected.
They'll let you know when they're unhappy with your policies, and if you don't listen, they may just pack up and leave. And let's face it, without them, your city will be a lonely, empty place.

Do you have what it takes to become the ultimate mayor of Silicon City? With a huge range of features and gameplay mechanics, this game is perfect for anyone who loves simulation, or city-building games. Whether you're a seasoned gamer or a newcomer to the genre, you'll find plenty to love in Silicon City.

Play it the classic way:

In Silicon City, you'll start with an empty land and some money to layout a small village and welcome a growing population of citizens who all have unique needs and desires. As it grows into a city, you'll need to balance your budget and manage your resources carefully to ensure that everyone is happy and thriving.
With more than 50 unique buildings to construct, there's always something new and exciting to discover in Silicon City. And thanks to procedurally generated content, the possibilities are virtually endless!

Play in sandbox:

Plan the city of your dreams with infinite money. Write your own scenario with access to all the commands and functions in game. Customize, mod and share your creations with your community!

What Silicon City has to offer:

  • Unique and independant citizens
  • Procedurally generated buildings
  • Lots of data and an integrated social network to analyse your city
  • Twitch integration that lets your viewers become citizens in your game
  • A fun and friendly tone that makes the game accessible to everyone

Let's go!

Ready to take on the challenge of Silicon City?
Download the game now and start building the metropolis of your dreams. With so much to discover and explore, you'll never get bored of this unique and engaging city-building game.

About the team

This is the first game made and published by Polycorne, an independant game dev studio located in the French Alps. We love to have the feedback of our players, don't hesitate to contact us via discord to tell us your thoughts about Silicon City.

System Requirements

SteamOS + Linux
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 @1.60GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 1050
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i7 @1.90GHz
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 1070
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 @1.60GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • Processor: Intel Core i7 @1.90GHz
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Ubuntu 18.04
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 @1.60GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • Processor: Intel Core i7 @1.90GHz
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Storage: 1 GB available space

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