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.