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SimCity: Now With 92% Less Crashing; Maxis Walks Back from Offline Comment

SimCity Update #4 is penned by EA Maxis SVP Lucy Bradshaw, who is "happy to report that the core problem with getting in and having a great SimCity experience is almost behind us," saying they have "reduced game crashes by 92% from day one." She admits she's not able to offer the "all clear" for the game she'd hoped to, but seems optimistic that they've turned the corner from the game's rocky launch. There's also a new tweet on the SimCity account quickly walking back from this tweet they posted over the weekend which said: "We have no intention of offlining SimCity any time soon but we'll look into that as part of our earning back your trust efforts." It seems there is a disagreement among the operators of their twitter account, because the new update states this isn't actually possible: "The game was designed for MP, we sim the entire region on the server so this is just not possible."

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114. Re: SimCity: Now With 92% Less Crashing; Maxis Walks Back from Offline Comment Mar 12, 2013, 14:11 Creston
 
nin wrote on Mar 12, 2013, 11:14:
Basically they say "ask us any questions about ourselves and our team" and then proceed to say almost nothing for 9 pages...despite people calling them out over it.

edit: After reading it all and seeing they put up a video staring two people, I think I may change my opinion from "scam" to "wildly inept".



Yeah, I'll buy a copy of Civitas when (IF) it ever goes on sale. I'm not backing that with a ten foot pole.

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