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SimCity offline mode mentioned in EA customer survey

EA appears to be considering a reversal in its stance on the infamous always-on policy for SimCity, according to a customer survey. GameSpot reports on the publisher’s request for player feedback on the game, which mentions a ‘Classic Mode’ described as such: "In offline or online mode, play a single, …

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First UK game download charts says SimCity was March’s PC bestseller

SimCity and BioShock Infinite come out the best in the first official PC download charts for the UK. Published by trade association Ukie and collated by data firm Ipsos, the UK PC download charts are the culmination of years of effort to start accurately measuring a sector that has digital …

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EA: SimCity has recovered from "challenging" launch

SimCity has sold 1.6m copies since navigating through and recovering from a challenging” launch –according to the game’s publisher, EA. Speaking during an earnings call yesterday, EA Labels president Frank Gibeau touched briefly on how the game has moved on from the title’s rocky start with consumers – adding that …

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SimCity going offline ahead of Update 2.0 implementation

EA is taking SimCity offline – deliberately this time. The game will go offline for around two hours from 9pm tonight in order for dozens of fixes to be applied for many of the issues that have been irking players since launch. Here are the changes in full, as posted …

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SimCity makes digital-only move to Mac on June 11th

The Mac version of EA’s SimCity will be released on June 11st, the publisher has confirmed. It will only be released digitally, although those who buy it will also get the PC version for free, and vice versa, with synchronised play across both platforms. Current PC owners will be able …

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SimCity gets free Nissan DLC

Players of troubled simulation title SimCity now have access to a free piece of Nissan-sponsored DLC. The Nissan Leaf Charging Station would in real-life allow owners of Nissan’s electric car the chance to plug in and recharge. In-game it gives its users a happiness boost and also offers a one-time …

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