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Apr 05, 2023

Railway Empire 2 confirmed to be leaving the station on May 25th for PC, Xbox, and PlayStation

From Press Release:

Seattle, Wash – April 5, 2023 – Publisher Kalypso Media and developer Gaming Minds Studios have today confirmed the release date for Railway Empire 2, the successor to the award-winning railway management simulator. It’s full steam ahead May 25, 2023, when aspiring train tycoons can step into the world of the railroad revolution. Railway Empire 2 will be released with Xbox Game Pass for console and PC and will be available on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One consoles (supported through Smart Delivery), PlayStation 4|5, and PC. The title will be released on Nintendo Switch™ later this year.

It’s the Industrial Revolution and you are tasked with taking over a small train company in the 19th century. Do you have what it takes to turn it into a railway empire of the ages? Railway Empire 2 builds upon all the best features of its predecessor and is bigger and better than ever before. Choose from sprawling maps across Europe or North America and grow your network with a selection of 60 historic locomotives. With expansive regional maps, improved track construction, and real-time terraforming, there’s no better time to unleash your inner conductor. Take on the 5-chapter campaign, 14 scenarios, free play, and construction modes, or team up with a fellow tycoon in the cooperative multiplayer mode for up to 4 players.*

Prepare for departure on May 25, 2023when Railway Empire 2 will be released with Xbox Game Pass for console and PC and will be available on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One consoles (supported through Smart Delivery) and PlayStation 4|5. The title will be released on Nintendo Switch later this year.


  • History in the making: In 1830 at the dawn of the age of railways, build a grand railway empire from scratch and choose from 60 detailed, historic locomotives that you can customize with your preferred colors and company initials.
  • A sprawling landscape: Huge and detailed game world covering the whole of the USA and Europe in one single map each, as well as more detailed regional maps with more than 300 towns spread all over the US and Europe.*
  • Endless Possibilities: Choose how you want to play from the 5-chapter campaign set across iconic regions of Europe and the US, 14 scenarios, the customizable free play mode, the relaxing construction mode, and co-op multiplayer for up to 4 players controlling the same railway company.*
  • Improved track construction: Laying Tracks is easier than ever with automatically placed signals, bridges that can hold more than 4 tracks, train stations with up to 8 tracks and new train station attachments to customize your stations. The land also adapts to your track layout as your tracks cross mountains, valley and plains.
  • Enjoy the view: Ride along your train and see the landscape rush by from the inside of the wagons or from the front seat in the driver’s compartment of the steam engine.*

*Denotes game features that may vary on Nintendo Switch edition.