SimCity BuildIt

App review by Chris Morris, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

Decent city builder marred by "freemium" model.

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 7 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 2+

Glitchy and lots of bugs.

Most gameplay requires money. So disappointed that EA has ruined such a classic game.
age 6+

Game is fine

My kids have been playing since they were 5. I would advise that until your child can read to 1. Play with them and 2. Not allow them into any teams. My husband & I have our children on our team where all members are aware that they are just children. We are all just playing to have a good time and blow off steam between board meetings. It’s a cute fun game but can get additive so time limits are good to implement.

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Easy to play/use

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