SimCity [PC]
SimCity
SimCity PC Release date
EU Release Date:
Mar-08-2013
US Release Date:
Mar-05-2013
AU Release Date:
Mar-08-2013
Official release date


Genre
Strategy
Management
Theme
SimCity is available on PC
Co-op Game
SimCity has a co-op mode so you can play with your mates on the same side, usually through the main story mode
MultiPlayer
SimCity is designed to be played with other people or it is heavily bias towards that type of gameplay
Back of the Box
SimCity, slated for release in calendar year 2013 for PC, is a true rebirth of the franchise that brings the depth of simulation that has been the series hallmark for more than two decades and marries it with next generation accessibility and a robust multiplayer mode, giving players the power to change a world together.
SimCity will engage an entirely new generation of PC gamers as they take charge of their own customised cities and build a world that co-exists alongside friends. For the first time in SimCity franchise history, players’ decisions will have long-lasting repercussions that will extend beyond their city limits. Together, players will address real global challenges such as climate change, the search for renewable resources and natural disasters. It’s up to the players to decide whether to compete or collaborate to shape the world of tomorrow – for better or for worse.

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SimCity System Requirements
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Recommended Requirements
4 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 6
Win 7 64
DX 9
10 GB
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The latest system requirements News for SimCity
Mar-19-2014 They said it wasn’t possible. They said it couldn’t be done. It’s just over a year now since its launch, but SimCity is now officially free of its always-online shackles.EA has final...
Mar-14-2014 SimCity dev Maxis has claimed that Update 10, which promises to finally bring an offline mode to last year’s unpopular iteration of the SimCity franchise, as well as allow modders to mod the gam...
Jan-13-2014 This news should probably be accompanied by some sort of sad trombone, but such are the problems facing written news you’ll have to make do with your own imagination.The horse may have bolted bu...
Sep-20-2013 A new blog post by SimCity developer Maxis has revealed the first expansion pack for the controversial city-building game.SimCity Cities of Tomorrow is a futuristic expansion that transform your citie...
Aug-30-2013 I'm sure you all remember that SimCity launch earlier this year confirmed everyone's worst fears about Always-Online games, with the game's content being another issue of contention for many.The game ...
Jul-17-2013 Following the renowned launch of SimCity, several of the development leads have decided to leave EA, moving on to create their own studio.Ocean Quigley was the creative director for SimCity, and said ...
Jul-05-2013 EA recently did a survey to see just what the community wanted for the next DLC pack, and included a lot of options to open up features that have been causing complaints from the start.Among the list ...
May-23-2013 When a game series goes down a different path to previous games, it can be easy to slam it without trying the new features; of course, it helps if the features are playable first.Still, they got here ...
Apr-22-2013 It's been a month since the tragedy/comedy that was the SimCity launch, and the first major patch is now attempting to fix some of the problems in the game.Coming up in SimCity 2.0 are some traffic ad...
Apr-17-2013 Your Sims are now trying to make sure you live a responsible life and keep your teeth clean, with the latest sponsored DLC for Simcity.Of course, there's only one way to get this new content - buying ...
Apr-04-2013 So the first DLC for the infamous SimCity will be free; and we know why too. The pack will contain a new building, the Nissan LEAF® Charging station.As you might have guessed, this will be a spons...
Mar-20-2013 Tommy Refenes is one of the developers in Team Meat, who made Super Meat Boy, and he's shared his opinions on DRM and Piracy.Unsurprisingly to many, he points out that DRM hurts the companies more tha...
Mar-18-2013 We heard previously that Maxis/EA would be giving out free games in apology for the rocky launch of SimCity.We've now been treated to the list of games you'll be able to choose from; including SimCity...
Mar-13-2013 In what is proving to be a highly contentious topic, EA, together with Maxis, are continually digging themselves deeper into a hole - this time, they've been tagged as lying to consumers about the Alw...
Mar-09-2013 SimCity; the most recent, but not the only game with launch-day issues. I'm sure you all remember Diablo 3, Guild Wars 2 and very recently also The Showdown Effect all had launch issues.Why don't deve...
Mar-09-2013 SimCity is still tormented by connectivity issues, queue's, you name it. Promises of a smooth launch were broken, and review scores were dramatic as a result.Enough reason for publisher Electronic Art...
Mar-09-2013 As we all know publisher Electronic Arts isn't the favourite publisher of most gamers. However, with the recent (failed and troublesome) launch of SimCity, we are starting to hear that even their own ...
Mar-07-2013 Even though EA stated earlier that the European launch would be smooth as they've learned from the US launch, so far that does not seem to be the case.In fact, it seems like the European launch was ev...
Mar-08-2013 People were sceptical about another always online singleplayer experience game after the very rocky release of Diablo 3, and it seems they may have been right.Lets see what Blaken thought of the whole...
Mar-07-2013 Within hours of the SimCity midnight launch in the US, we'd begun to hear reports that, as expected, EA's servers were flooded.With some review websites dropping their scores due to the inablility to ...
Mar-05-2013 One of the popular complaints about the upcoming game SimCity was that each city was limited to a small patch of land 2km a side.In an interview, Ocean Quigley, Maxis Creative Director, talked about w...
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Feb-08-2013 The second of three closed Beta weekends is coming up for SimCity, starting on the 16th.You won't need to register again if you registered for the previous one, but you aren't guaranteed entry either....
Feb-04-2013 Relief for those gamers who don't feel like being competitive every time they boot a game - Maxis has given us details on the Sandbox mode available in the upcoming SimCity.The new mode will be "a gen...
Dec-21-2012 The next SimCity is due out early next year and as people are getting excited for its release it has recently become known that SimCity will require an always online connection to EA servers.Lucy Brad...
Nov-28-2012 EA have been stripping numbers out of game titles this year and the next SimCity is no different, instead of SimCity 5 or 6 it will be called just SimCity.Ocean Quigley, Creative Director at...
Oct-24-2012 The new SimCity has finally been given a release date: March 7. EA has confirmed this release date today. This is slightly behind the original Feb 2013 release date we were provided.EA has also announ...
Oct-05-2012 SimCity is developed by Maxis, and will be the latest version of the popular Sim City series.It will also feel familiar to the other popular Sims games. However SimCity, as the name already suggests, ...
Aug-30-2012 According to EA Maxis, the EA division behind the Sims Series, the PC market is far from dead and is actually booming.Maxis say to have faith in the platform. Lead producer of SimCity, Kip Katserelis,...
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Full system requirements for SimCity reported on Mar-07-2012

We were expecting this, EA had a big relaunch up their sleaves and Maxis, the SimCity Series guys were going to be present at the Game Developers Conference 2012. An announcment of a SimCity Reboot was certainly on the cards. By all accounts this game is well into development and may be with us early next year.

There has been no mention of the title being SimCity 5 but rather a reboot of the SimCity line. We have managed to get our hands on the official SimCity system requirements already from our friends over in EA....

SimCity Reboot System Requirements

Simcity Minimum System Requirements

OS: Windows XP/Vista/7

CPU: AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core 4000+ or better or Intel Core 2 Duo Processor 2.0GHz or better

RAM: Windows XP: 2GB / Windows Vista and Windows 7: 2GB

GPU: ATI Radeon HD 2x00 or better* / nVidia 7800 or better* Intel 4100 Integrated Graphics or better*

DVD-ROM: 8x or better

Net: Internet on registration as it will use EA Origin download platform

*Minimum of 256MB of on-board RAM and Shader 3.0 or better support.

Notes: PCs using a built-in graphical chipset are recommended to have 2GB RAM

Obviously the game is still well into development period so they are uncertain about the Hard Disk Space required at this time although around 8GB seems reasonable.

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I haven't played a SimCity game since SimCity 2000, so when I booted up this game I was pleasantly surprised. Amazing graphics and automatic city building algorithms. Only downside I've seen is the lack of city space, and commuters. I find myself starting new cities more often than I am enjoying the cities I've already built. If we could utilize the entire region or even expand on current city space would be a MAJOR benefit, as it is right now there just isnt enough space.

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Can i run this?
Could i run it on high settings and if not what upgrades to my pc will i need?

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can i run ?

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Can I run it with an acceptable FPS?

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can I run it ?

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geeksterknows
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can I run it ? maybe in low-med settings ?

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how to make more money in this game??? i have more expenses than profit ,i already employed coal and ore mine ,what to do???

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SheldonAlex
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LOL is soooooooo easy to get money, go to Especialization menu and choose carefully!
remember that the profit per hour in red shown below does not mean that is failing, click the money and see the table. At the bottom will show the total profit, usually in green you should not fear anything
profit of specializations

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Thank you sweet baby Jesus with all holiness with the offline update! I praise you!

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The offline update is getting released TODAY :D

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Would i even maybe be able to run this smoothly :/

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Yes, you would be.

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