To build your cities, the version 2012 now offers a huge choice of nearly 1.000 buildings and structures and over 60 different constructible, huge, varied and incredibly detailed maps.
With Cities XL 2012, become a virtual mayor. Answer the growing needs of cities that you create, such as energy supply and transport. Find the perfect balance between the various services you provide to your citizens, such as housing, recreation, or jobs. Finally, sustain the proper economic development of each city that you administer, by setting up trade between them: you can specialize certain cities in specific areas to fill in the needs of the others... this will ensure an economic balance on a gigantic scale, which will allow you to develop more!