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    SimCity 5 Features and System Requirements


    Dirktator

    The defining city simulation is back! Create the city you desire and make the choices that shape your city and power the Sims within it. Every decision, big or small, has real consequences. Invest in heavy industry and your economy will soar—but at the expense of your Sims’ health as pollution spreads. Implement green technology and improve your Sims’ lives while risking higher taxes and unemployment. Team up with your friends to solve global challenges: launch a space shuttle, reduce carbon emissions, or build magnificent wonders. Compete on global and regional leader boards to be the richest, the dirtiest, the happiest or the best place to visit!

    • Multi Player 1-16

    • Online Only

    • Genre: Simulation

    • Release Date: 2013

    • Developers: Maxis Emeryville

    • Publisher: Electronic Arts

    Key Features:

    Constructible Worlds

    Creative and customizable world that offers unique gameplay benefits, all with a fun tactile interface.

    Sims Matter

    The Sims in your city speak to you directly and it’s up to you to respond to their needs. Will you listen and be the toast of the town? Or abuse your power for fame and fortune?

    Specialize in What You Love

    Mold your city as a casino resort, manufacturing hub, educational enclave, and more, and then watch as a unique look and feel spread throughout your city.

    Multiplay

    Build a region with friends for the first time! Collaborate or compete in regional and global challenges and make decisions that impact the greater SimCity World.

    GlassBox Engine

    SimCity introduces GlassBox, the revolutionary simulation technology that gives you the power to impact individual Sims lives, manage city level simulation, and balance multiple city simulations at once.

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    LivingInThePast

    Posted

    Well, I hate to be "that guy", but it seems like an unholy spawn of SimCity Societies and Cities XL. Online cooperation means you can't make your own super-mods, for instance...

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    mapboy

    Posted

    Online Only? Seriously?! This is like Cities XL all over again. The focus on online play really turned me off and now it is again. I just want to create a world of my own, not share it with others. They should make the online part optional. :noway:

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    GeneralEtrius

    Posted

    I'm a bit worried about the Origin version, which will have THREE building sets that you can't get otherwise. If a tool similar to the BAT is released, it won't be a big deal, but for now it makes me feel a little bit uneasy, since EA is clearly sticking its fingers into Maxis' decisions.

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    LivingInThePast

    Posted

    All right, this is gonna suck. Single player or the deal's off. Mods or the deal's off.

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    nghtwolf73

    Posted

    Well is great Maxis has returned to this genre. creator for the Wii now this.

    From what little we have seen do far . the grafix look great. the thing that hurting my ambition on this future release is the words "online only" "plopable content " and the game devolopers money shot .. $ 20 more for Dlc right at release .. any euros here .. sorry seems maxis like u to pay more home region stuff.

    just hope it reveals solo play and make sims happy to move in here and build what they want . just loved that about the game when i first played it on a mac

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    Nightrunner .1

    Posted

    fully multiplayer? although i think i am one of the few who wanted to see multiplayer... i dont believe that blowing away single player is the right thing to do. where exactly did you get the info. i read the overview from the website and the closest thing to that is "For the first time, SimCity will offer a full multiplayer experience."

    i dont believe that this quote means only multiplayer though

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    LivingInThePast

    Posted

    I'm quoting the Origin page Game Features.

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    Unneta

    Posted

    Seriously, I have to get it with origin? ಠ_ಠ

    And that $60 price tag, why must it be 60? $10 might not be much, but it's stooping as consoles now, isn't it EA?

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    Evillions

    Posted

    Now I have a feeling this will become another Cities XL and their failed planet offer, but in Sim styled.

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    simcityguy

    Posted

    guys. it is still VERY early & we dont have a ton of information yet. I assume (yes ASSume) that EA wouldnt be stupid enough to take a singleplayer game, make it a multi player but throw away the single player aspect entirely. so lets calm down. . . for now (cuz if this is true i will surely sharpen my pitchfork) :D

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    jkeet

    Posted

    Guys, you don't HAVE to buy it online. Just the deluxe version is Origin-exclusive, not the entire game.

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    brynhyfryd

    Posted

    So if you want British/French or German sets then you are forced to buy the deluxe version which is origin only :angry:

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    D3Seeker

    Posted

    Oh. Frigging EA keep your nose out of things. We want SimCity not Cities XL-SimCity Mega Mod! If there is no real single player this might be awful.

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    skylerracer23

    Posted

    SERIOUSLY!!!!!! NOW EA IS FORCING ME TO GET A NEW LAPTOP!!!!!!! THIS IS SO UNFAIR....

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    meowza

    Posted

    "Online Only" - Must be a typo! Let Maxis hear our voices as early as possible! I'm liking most of the things that have been announced, but please make online play optional! I don't want some troll destroying my power plants...

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    edman2012

    Posted

    it probably wouldnt make sense to make a game online only if a hard copy is available for the limited edition, but who knows, the world is crazy :P all we can do now is wait and hope for the best...

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    _marsh_

    Posted

    If people would actually read you would understand that it is NOT only multiplayer. :|

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    Neotrezz

    Posted

    Please Dirk, pressure them!

    - Get rid of ploppable gamestyle

    - Get rid of themed cities

    - Get rid of forced online (CITIES UNLIMITED copy!)

    .. oh man the developers these days .. are they really that stupid?!

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    Neotrezz

    Posted

    Wooooot! € 80,- to plop the EVIL tower (eiffel tower)???

    Nahh..

    Please stop making casual games for 1 cell brained kids. I want a complicated, hard to work on, but incredible worthfully and rewarding to play .. because then, you CREATE something yourself.

    Please, remove ploppable stupid towers. I want my own unique city. With simple tools and converters to create game content myself. The first thing many people probably will do.. is replace that retarted Pixar Stadium. sorry, but people play Simcity 4 because of it's realistic gameplay.

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    evanm1487

    Posted

    if the graphics look more cartoonish than realistic i'll be sticking with my sc4 deluxe

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