Wahey, Cities Skylines 2 is getting rid of high rent problems by straight-up deleting all the landlords

Wahey, Cities Skylines 2 is getting rid of high rent problems by straight-up deleting all the landlords

Sure, the world may be a rough place, but sometimes games can help offer us a bit of a laugh to help ease the burden. For example, as part of its upcoming economy re-work, Cities Skylines 2 is solving its high rent issues by getting rid of all the virtual landlords.

Yup, this isn’t a joke, or a parody, or something you’re hallucinating as you stand on a platform hungover and gradually realising that your rent’s due. Colossal Order, for all the game’s issues performance-wise at launch for those of us without NASA-spec PCs, is doing a thing that’s bound to win at least some of us back over.

“Let’s start with Rent,” Colossal Order says in a development diary detailing some of the changes coming as part of the “Economy 2.0” update that’s set to arrive in the game soon. “Most likely you have run into complaints of ‘High Rent’ in the game, so let’s talk about it. To complement the land value changes in patch 1.1.0f1 in March, we have tweaked how Rent works.”

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