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Christmas Content Pack Available for Cities XL

December 15, 2009

Christmas Content Pack Available for Cities XL

Christmas is early this year: Monte Cristo is pleased to announce the release of their very special Christmas content pack! This new pack brings seasonal decorations and new lightnings at night, both to solo and online cities, as well as a few other changes you can find below.

Christmas Decorations

The festive season has started in all cities and a series of decorations are automatically added to the streets:

  • Electric decorations in the streets

  • Christmas trees in city halls' gardens and other buildings

  • A Christmas market with an animated merry-go-round

  • Santa Claus and his sledge

Night lights

  • When night falls on your city, streets now light up as a smooth glowing light falls from lamp posts and headlights from cars are turned on.

Other Changes

- ONLINE -

  • [OPT] The obscenity filter has been updated, with common words such as "yellow" removed

- INTERFACE -

  • [NEW] New loading screens with city stats and hints

  • [NEW] Solo or Planet mode is now selected directly from the launcher, after login

  • [NEW] Selecting a road now allows to display routes for that specific road (pedestrians, cars, buses, trucks...)

  • [OPT] The game options window has been redesigned

- SIM -

  • [FIX] All decoration areas now properly generate positive quality of life (except the construction area)

  • [FIX] The cost of the Golden Gate bridge has been fixed for consistency with the metal bridge

- GRAPHICS -

  • [NEW] Christmas decorations and surprises (temporary)

  • [NEW] Glowing particles for lampposts and headlights

  • [FIX] Level shots (Ctrl + F11) now show water properly

  • [FIX] Bus zebras don't show systematically on some bridges any more.

- TRAFFIC -

  • [OPT] Bus traffic has been improved

  • [OPT] Vehicles stopping at traffic lights have been improved

- PERFORMANCE -

  • [FIX] A crash when deleting some bus lines has been fixed

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