At Last! ‘SimCity’ Players Get Offline Mode




Released almost exactly a year ago, SimCity (a revamped version of the classic city-building game by Will Wright) was a study in what might have been. The game looked beautiful and had fascinating, intricate concepts behind it, but was plagued by slow server troubles from Day One

And, worst of all, there was no way to play it unless you were online with EA’s much-maligned Origin service

Electronic Arts, owners of Maxis, the maker of SimCity, insisted that online was the only way it was possible to play. Then it relented in January and announced that an offline, single-player mode would be forthcoming. Now it’s finally here: check out the details in the video above Read more…

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