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Looks like the servers are getting too many connections, too. Called it, this is why you shouldn't pre-order Always Online games since there's a fairly high chance of having to wait to play for ages.
    
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Yep, servers are down. Downloaded the game, got it installed, ran it, and can't even play.
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Looks like the servers are getting too many connections, too. Called it, this is why you shouldn't pre-order Always Online games since there's a fairly high chance of having to wait to play for ages.

These days you shouldn't pre-order ANY games for that matter. Wait for it to hit the 5 dollar bargin bin and buy it then because by then it would have been patched up and all this nonsense wouldn't exist.
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Wait for it to hit the 5 dollar bargin bin and buy it then because by then it would have been patched up and all this nonsense wouldn't exist.

Never gonna happen, EA never lets their games go below the $20 mark. And if it did, the servers won't be up for you to play the game anyway.
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These days you shouldn't pre-order ANY games for that matter. Wait for it to hit the 5 dollar bargin bin and buy it then because by then it would have been patched up and all this nonsense wouldn't exist.

Being fair, you can find some awesome deals on eBay. Once I got Mass Effect on PC for $15 right after release thanks to buying in on an eBay deal.
    
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These days you shouldn't pre-order ANY games for that matter. Wait for it to hit the 5 dollar bargin bin and buy it then because by then it would have been patched up and all this nonsense wouldn't exist.

I normally don't pre-order anything, and didn't pre-order this one as I didn't have the funds until today. I normally wait a month or two until they start throwing it on sale everywhere before I buy. But this one... This is one of very few games I have been waiting ten years for, so i made the mistake and bought it on release day. lol
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Never gonna happen, EA never lets their games go below the $20 mark. And if it did, the servers won't be up for you to play the game anyway.

This is very true.

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Being fair, you can find some awesome deals on eBay. Once I got Mass Effect on PC for $15 right after release thanks to buying in on an eBay deal.

This is also very true. Though I don't buy any online games through Ebay anymore, been burned too many times with having keys that don't work. Though I have gotten some 360 and PS3 games for dirt cheap shortly after release just by looking in the sections they shouldn't be in. I got GTA IV brand new 2 weeks after release for $9 with free shipping. lol
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Simcity unlocked more than 20 hours ago.
Could not play a single minute yet.

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I was able to get in and futz around a bit today at work on a US West server. Unfortunately that was while I'm at work and not when I'm at home when everyone else is trying as well, lol.
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