Banished
Banished

In this city-building strategy game, you control a group of exiled travelers who restart their lives in the wilderness. Guide them on their journey from humble beginnings to living in a thriving village.

Can you guide your villagers on their journey to living in a thriving village?

  • Build: Layout and construct a village using materials from nature.
  • Manage: Keep an eye on workers and inventory to make sure your town has what it needs
  • Craft: Use gathered resources to create items that make villagers lives easier.
  • Trade: Sell what the town has to buy what it doesn't.
  • Survive: Prepare for winter and disasters to keep the population safe.
  • Feed: Choose a mix of hunting, gathering, and farming to keep the population fed.
  • Relax: Play at your own pace while watching villagers work.
On the River
Frozen Winter
Fields and Farms
Herds of Livestock

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Ratings

  • 35%
    Critics Recommend
  • 74
    Top Critic Average
  • Fair
    OpenCritic Rating
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IGN
by Rowan Kaiser
8.3 / 10
“New city-builder Banished is the most fun you'll have simulating famine all year.”
Game Informer
by Daniel Tack
8 / 10
“If you're into city building games, this is one to check out.”
PC Gamer
by Andy Chalk
70 / 100
“A nice change of pace for city-builders, but it loses momentum once the immediate urgency of survival goes away.”
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Specifications

Windows
Minimum
Recommended
OS versionWindows 7
OS versionWindows 10
CPU2 GHz Intel Dual Core processor
CPUIntel Core i5 processor (or greater)
Memory512 MB RAM
Memory512 MB RAM
GPU512 MB DirectX 9.0c compatible card (shader model 2)
GPU512 MB DirectX 10 compatible card
DirectXDirectX 9
Storage250 MB
Storage250 MB
SoundCardAny
SoundCardAny
Languages Supported
  • Audio: English
  • Text: English
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