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This is a fail in this day and age.

Exactly.
post #52 of 257
Say it isn't so frown.giffrown.gif please frown.gif

Was really looking fowards to this, I could even look past the have to be online to play crap.. but this too???
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Its okey, the beta was running great so...

I was just going to ask this... How did the beta run for everyone? Did you see a core maxing out or a lot of stutter at any point? I plan on getting it either way, been dying for a new SimCity. Just curious though.
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I was just going to ask this... How did the beta run for everyone? Did you see a core maxing out or a lot of stutter at any point? I plan on getting it either way, been dying for a new SimCity. Just curious though.

The beta ran ok, but there was really nothing there to stress the CPU.

By the time my hour ran out, small skyscrapers were starting to show up.
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They'll probably release DLC for multi treaded CPU's.
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lol. what is this, 2004? of course theres still people saying it's dissapointing but they will still buy it. it's people like you that give the devs reason to be lazy. "oh, they dont care if we put the least amount of work into a game..just as long as its loosely related to the games of past like simcity 4 or 3k?"
 
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They'll probably release DLC for multi treaded CPU's.

Purchase an AMD-FX 8 Core CPU and receive Sim City Premium, now with moar cores!
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post #58 of 257
So I guess I am supposed to be outraged now? Because somehow I just can't find the energy to care.

So funny readying things like "well this is the final nail in the coffin!"

It doesn't matter how many cores a game uses, just how good the game is. I have heard really good things about this game from people whose opinions I respect. I won't be playing it myself, but if you are a fan of that type of thing you should probably at least check it out.
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This is modern times and developers need to start pushing the hardware and not stay stuck in the stone ages of computing. Regardless of if it is EA or anyone else. The excuse, "Well everyone else is doing it" is pathetic at best. It is an excuse for failure and weakness. If everyone else is doing it then do better and make them look terrible. That incites competition and will in turn bring in more revenue. Crazy to think it is cliche to say, but look at what the original Crysis did. They pushed the modern hardware at the time to its limit and even beyond. Not every dev needs to do that but they should be striving to take advantage of what we had. Multi-core cpu's are pretty much the norm these days, at least dual cores.
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This is gonna be a wait for steam sale game.
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