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Submitted by Pandemic 584d ago | news

Maxis explains the use of SimCity always-online DRM

Today, Maxis frontwoman and senior VP Lucy Bradshaw has stepped in in an attempt to clear the air. In a statement on simcity.com, she touches on EA’s design motivations and technical reasons for implementing an always-online requirement in all SimCity modes, emphasizing that the game “was designed to be connected from the ground up (PC, SimCity)

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Saryk  +   584d ago
I will not buy any game from any company that has an always online component, DRM or not. After buying a Need for Speed game and the servers were already shutdown and I couldn’t play LAN, no thanks! I only want a optional online component. Origin is a good enough DRM, which I have plenty of games on already.
aliengmr  +   584d ago
Always online connection because of multiplayer? Just admit its DRM.

We'll see how long that lasts.

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