The Best City-building Games for Playstation 5

Update, : Simple Builder added at rank #5.
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Airborne Kingdom (2020)

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PC Windows Mac OS Xbox One Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch Playstation 5 Xbox Series X

The sky city builder awaits. Create your own flying kingdom and lead it on a quest across an expansive world. Explore the varied landscape, build up a floating metropolis, aid struggling people below, uncover lost secrets and, ultimately, bring back the Airborne Kingdom legend.


  • city-building
  • resource
  • relaxing

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Tropico 6 (2019)

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Xbox Series X/s Mac OS PC Windows Xbox One Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch Linux Playstation 5 Xbox Series X IOS iPhone maybe-Xbox One

The game is tongue-in-cheek in its presentation of semi-democratic banana republics, using a great deal of humor while still referencing such topics as totalitarianism, electoral fraud, and the interventions of powerful companies (United Fruit is implied) and the Cold War superpowers (the United States and Soviet Union).


  • simulation
  • economy
  • city-building
  • political
  • sandbox
  • management
  • strategy
  • construction
  • politics
  • military
  • buildings

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Before We Leave (2020)

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Nintendo Switch Mac OS Xbox Series X Xbox One PC Windows Playstation 5 Playstation 4

Before We Leave is a city building game set in a cozy corner of the universe. Nurture your Peeps and their surroundings while rebuilding and rediscovering civilisation. Settle new lands and planets while avoiding hungry Space Whales.


  • city-building
  • 4x
  • hex
  • resource
  • grid
  • resource-management
  • relaxing
  • economy
  • space
  • management
  • post-apocalyptic
  • simulation
  • colony

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Endzone - A World Apart (2020)

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Xbox One Xbox Series X Playstation 5 PC Windows

Endzone is a post-apocalyptic survival city builder, where you start a new civilization with a group of people after a global nuclear disaster. Build them a new home and ensure their survival in a shattered world, threatened by constant radiation, toxic rain, sandstorms and droughts.


  • city-building
  • post-apocalyptic
  • survival
  • simulation
  • base-building
  • economy
  • building
  • colony
  • simulated

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Simple Builder (2022)

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PC Windows Mac OS Linux Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 Playstation 5 maybe-Xbox One Xbox Series X/s

Simple Builder is basically exactly what it's name is a simple building game. You can build a large number of structures and/or large ones and have five save locations to try out. As you build more in each save location your gathering range increases.


  • city-building

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