A modder revealed you can continue playing SimCity even when not connected to a server. Maxis responds.
But she says the game servers can now meet demand and EA has learned valuable lessons.
Every company has to ask itself if its actions are good or bad for the gaming community.
Game crashes have been reduced by 92 percent.
Electronic Arts says twice as many people can play the city-building game at the same time now.
EA has added servers and offered free games to help appease disgruntled SimCity players.
An internal memo from Maxis general manager Lucy Bradshaw reveals some of the developer’s feelings on the launch.
The new SimCity will launch for Mac as well as PC in February 2013.
EA and Zynga, two of the world’s biggest game companies, are at war over copyrights.
Our GamesBeat team is exhausted after five days of covering the biggest show for game developers in San Francisco. Here’s a day-by-day roundup of the major stories that we wrote from the Game Developers Conference this week. We’ve also thrown in stories from Microsoft’s pre-GDC press event. As you can see, it was a busy week for game news.
Electronic Arts announced tonight that it will bring the beloved franchise SimCity back with a new game scheduled for launch in 2013.