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You: SimCity... Network... Not this again! What are EA up to n-- Wait. SimCity 4? Network Addon Mod? Me: The latest SimCity might have been hamstrung by infrastructural problems, but there's no reason your love affair with Maxis' fair city-builder need end there. SimCity 4 has enormous cities. SimCity 4 had no internet requirement. SimCity 4 had... all the same traffic problems as the more…
EA wants to say "sooorweeeee". For pretending the game had to be online for server computations, and then ignoring us when we pointed out this wasn't the case? No, not because of that! But for launching SimCity in the most extraordinarily inept fashion, with barely functioning servers, massive queues, frequent crashes, and the rest of the mess everyone in the whole world except EA and…