Cities: Skylines Patch Loader Mod Installation For Linux

Patch Loader mod installation guide for Linux users

Installation

Due to how the Patch Loader and Linux system works the user is required to perform additional action.


I’ll use Ubuntu as an example but this process will work for all other distributions.

Navigate to game directory, usually it’s located in /home/<your_name>/.steam/steam/steamapps/common/Cities_Skylines

Important: make sure that Cities_Loader.sh file is present, if not launch the game and enable Patch Loader mod on the Content Manager -> Mods tab first.

Cities: Skylines Patch Loader Mod Installation For Linux

Find the file launcher-settings.json (create backup copy with different name) and open it in any text editor as shown below

Cities: Skylines Patch Loader Mod Installation For Linux

Before change

Find and change value of “exePath” property replacing “Cities.x64” with “Cities_Loader.sh” as shown on the screenshots below

Cities: Skylines Patch Loader Mod Installation For Linux

After change

Cities: Skylines Patch Loader Mod Installation For Linux

Final words

Save laucher-settings.json file and run game as usual.

If everything was done correctly game should launch normally and Patch Loader mod should stop warning about “Critital error”.

Keep in mind that future Paradox Launcher updates may overwrite the config file so above procedure needs to be performed once again.

Cities: Skylines Patch Loader Mod Installation For Linux

Known issues

If you see following screen then it means that you’ve made a typo or provided solution no longer works.

Cities: Skylines Patch Loader Mod Installation For Linux

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