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This entire SimCity fiasco just further solidifies my point about EA. If you deal with the devil, expect to get burned. Time after time again EA has shown that it cannot be trusted and will throw you under the bus any chance it gets. Yet, some people still blindly trust EA. I'm not talking about people ignorant of the situation. Some people who know what EA is about still continue to put their trust into them. It's insanity.

Based off of that I wouldn't doubt that EA's free game will just be some bargain bin game. Maybe they'll throw the hideous C&C4 out to owners. People who spend $60-$80 on a game deserve better. This isn't charity on EA's part, this is a slap in the face.

Please, stay away from EA. If you value your dignity you will stay away from EA. It's that simple.
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I understand why Sim City requires an internet connection. What I am asking towards the people who think it's mainly for DRM why would they only implement it in one game if it was mainly for DRM? There's obviously a lot more reasons they chose to require a connection for reasons other than DRM (especially considering they already have a form of DRM which is Origin).

DrBrogbo just gave you the reason why EA hasn't done this with their other new games: it's not economically viable. In a way even the Sim City DRM isn't viable for EA. EA refuses to spend the money required to provide an error-free experience. If they refuse to even support the computation requirements for Sim City what makes you think they will even consider "supporting" the intense computations required for shooters?
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Hope you can choose the free game yourself otherwise it will no good
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Sweet, a free game. I've had zero issues playing here in the UK. Activated fine and played ever since fine.
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this situation feels kinda like grinding gears on an enzo Ferrari...(EA is in no way the Ferrari)
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