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SimCity goes offline to upload the offline mode update

Offline mode finally arrives!

One year after SimCity launched with its controversial online only requirements the game is finally getting it's offline mode.

EA Maxis has taken the game offline today to patch the game's servers ahead of the patch going live later today.

The offline mode is the culmination of six months' work which will allow Maxis to open up the game to the modding community. SimCity goes offline to upload the offline mode update

If you weren't sold on the idea of always having to play SimCity online now might be a good time to pick up the game which, despite the initial server issues, is actually quite good.

Thanks IGN.

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