After a rough launch for SimCity on the PC back in March, you'd think Maxis and Electronic Arts (EA) would have learned a whole bunch of lessons on how not to launch a product.
Well, it looks like those lessons didn't stick. CNET is reporting that the recent SimCity launch on the Mac is having its own disastrous roll out. The news site reports:
SimCity for Mac requires OS X 10.7.5, meaning that those with 10.7.4 (and previous) will not be able to play. EA confused prospective users by originally saying the game required OS X 10.7.# -- an obvious misfire in wording. An EA rep noted in a SimCity Mac FAQ that this error would be clarified. Furthermore, Origin doesn't work with OS X 10.9 Mavericks, causing further consternation with those testing the operating system who want to play.
A Maxis representative, however, told CNET that "there are a small number of players who have encountered issues with SimCity for Mac. Our live team is working individually with our players to resolve theirRead More »from SimCity suffers through yet another disaster-prone launch