As promised last month, the simulation management game Transport Tycoon has finally made its way into mobile right on the dot. Now Android users can fulfill their entrepreneurial fantasies as they create a transportation empire that will encompass land, sea, and air.
The basic premise of the game is quite simple. As the owner of a transport company, your goals are to keep your customers happy. Making an enormous profit to drive rivals out of business and establish a monopoly of roads, stations, and transportation vehicles is, of course, a necessity. These are all accomplished by building stations in key places and ensuring that the transport of people and materials are done in the most efficient and most timely manner. No spoiled goods and late passengers for you.
The original Transport Tycoon was released way back in 1994 and would surely show its age if the game were simply ported over to Android as is. That is why game developers Origin8 enlisted the help of Chris Sawyer, the man behind the tycoon who brought this type of games, which includes the popular Rollercoaster Tycoon, to life, to help push Trasnport Tycoon into the 21st century. The result is a game that puts your financial kingdom right in your pocket. Here’s the pre-launch trailer again, in case you want to see how the game would look like in action.
Transport Tycoon is now available on both Android and iOS and can be bought for a price of $6.99. The game is available from both Google Play Store and Amazon App Store, so hit the links below if this is your type of game.