Cities: Skylines is getting a snow-themed expansion. The Snowfall DLC will add weather conditions like rain, fog, and snow to the plucky city builder. Cosmetic rain and fog effects will be added as a free update for everyone that owns the game, while snow will come exclusively with the DLC. Snow not only adds a wintery white blanket to everything, it will have an effect on your virtual citizens. New challenges like demands for heated water, more electricity, and traffic snarls caused by the snow will complicate things. To deal with the new issues, the DLC will give players tools like snowplows, (insert Mr. Plow joke here) trams, and road maintenance.
Unfortunately, all the nifty snow stuff will be isolated to specially themed maps. It will not be something that comes with the passage of time in regular Skylines maps. Your citizens can look forward to living in a snowy Hell for the remainder of their days if you choose to play in the new areas. Pricing and launch date has not yet been announced for the new expansion. Cities: Skylines is available for PC on Steam.