.SCS File Extension

File Type 1

SimCity Societies Saved Game File

Developer Electronic Arts
Popularity
4.2  |  112 Votes
Category Game Files
Format Binary

What is an SCS file?

An SCS file is a saved game file created by SimCity Societies or SimCity Societies Destinations, two related games that allow players to create and simulate their own cities and societies. It contains a city created during gameplay. SCS files are used for saving cities and sharing game states with friends.

More Information

SCS files are typically saved in the following directory:

My Documents\Simcity Societies\User Data\[playername]\Save Games

NOTE: SCS files are saved with two corresponding .TGA files, <savename>MiniMapBG.tga and <savename>.tga. The TGA files are not necessary to load a saved game, but no mini map preview is available without them.

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Programs that open or reference SCS files

Windows
Updated October 12, 2018
File Type 2

Prism3D Game Data

Developer SCS Software
Popularity
4.2  |  32 Votes
Category Game Files
Format Binary

What is an SCS file?

An SCS file is used by video games developed with SCS Software's Prism3D technology, including some Deer Hunter games. It contains game data, such as 3D models, audio, scripts, missions, maps, and other assets. SCS files are used as containers for bundling resources into a finished game.

More Information

SCS files can be unpacked into their underlying files and folders using WinRAR. They may also be re-packaged with WinRAR. Some gamers use this as a means to modify game content.

NOTE: SCS files are stored in an uncompressed format and are typically very large in size.

Programs that open or reference SCS files

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Updated March 23, 2022

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