More at source..."We need to keep in mind that Sim City is a mainstream game, it's not a game that is only going to run on high-end gaming PCs, it has to run in your Dad's PC as well. That is just a performance decision. Given that was the performance constraint we decided to work under, we built a larger region environment and a bunch of the multiplay to work with 2km cities."
"We'll eventually get around to expanding the city size, but I can't make any promises as to when."...