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Old April 20 2012, 04:09 AM   #51
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Re: SimCity 5 on its way in 2013!

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While steam usually allows offline mode and I don't know why they wouldn't do it in this case, I'm always confused at people posting on the internet who complain about having to be on the internet to play a game.
Research that matter a little bit and you'll see why. What it mostly boils down to is, when you need to be connected to the internet to play you are now completely at the companies mercy.
The most obvious example being EA releases an expansion, maybe one thinks its lame or they don't want it, BZZT! EA decides to no longer validate the non updated game.

I still play SC4, if it had online validation does anyone think they would keep validating that when 5 comes out?
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