Colossal Order released its weekly dev video into Cities: Skylines 2, and the brand-new four-minute video offers a look into the management and behaviour of citizens.
In the video, developer Colossal Order revealed how you can measure citizen happiness in the game, which includes each citizen’s health and well-being – dependent on your city’s services.
The video also unveiled how you can check on each individual citizens’ happiness by checking their information panel, which allows you to see what is contributing to or detracting from their overall happiness.
You can also check a family’s collective information panel, which details how many citizens form a household and whether it’s multi-generational, with the game supporting pets and four key life stages: children, teens, adults, and elders.
The game also allows you to check citizens’ Lifepath Journals, which records everything that happens to them throughout the course of their life. It also showcases the citizens’ happiness score and their Chirper feed.
Finally, the video offered a look at the revamped Chirper, which functions more akin to a social media platform where city citizens post chirps, which other citizens can like to raise issues.
This week’s Feature Highlight is the ninth episode and follows other videos that offered a deeper look into the game’s progression system, economy, seasons and natural disasters, maps, water and electricity, city services, zoning, public transportation, traffic AI, and road construction.
Next week’s dev video should offer a closer look at sound and music.
Cities: Skylines 2 launches on PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series consoles on October 24th.
Check out the new feature highlight: