Overview Edit

The status bar appears at the bottom of the screen while viewing any estate map; it shows an overview of your economy and police relations.

Economy Edit

The majority of the status bar focusses on your economy:

Status Bar

Information shown:

You can get additional information about your economy from the Economy Overview screen.

Tip: You can spy on your rival's economy by establishing a Private Investigator.

Heat Edit

On the far-right (fascist?) of the status bar your current "heat" is shown; the number of stars depict how bad your relations are with the local Police:


If the heat gets too high an Investigation will start, potentially leading to your arrest and losing the game.


It's a good idea to keep the heat as low as possible at all times. You can reduce heat with Safe Houses and Lawyers, and also via interactions with friendly deputies such as Deputy Kingsley.