SimCity 5 Download Off Amazon Due to Server Bugs

(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Uh oh! Not all appears to be well in the land of SimCity. According to a report from, retail giant Amazon recently pulled the latest release of the title following complaints of slow servers and what was described as “constant crashing.”

The game was just launched in North America on Tuesday and introduces multiplayer functionality – a first for the classic city management series.

The report also noted EA had been working to release bug fixes – but apparently, not all has gone smoothly.

“We are continuing to do everything we can to address the server issues. In the meantime, so that we can give you as good an experience as possible, we are in the process of deploying a hotfix to all servers. This includes various improvements and also disables a few non-critical gameplay features (leaderboards, achievements and region filters). Disabling these features will in no way affect your core gameplay experience,” previously stated an EA Community Manager, according to

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