SimCity: EA confident of smoother European launch after US issues

Wednesday, 6 March 2013 10:04 GMT By Dave Cook

SimCity publisher EA has promised a smoother European launch following a string of Origin pre-load and server issues experienced after the US release.

After the game launched Stateside yesterday, Origin users who had pre-loaded the game ahead of release were unable to play, and that many players joined a queue for their turn to finally get their hands on it.

On Twitter, EA has promised a smoother launch across Europe on when the game drops on Friday:

We’ll be on hand to see if it does go smoothly.

Meanwhile, the first SimCity review scores have dropped. See the start of our score round-up here.

Thanks Eurogamer.