Surprise! DRM sucks.
The EFF's petition would also enable games dependent on matchmaking servers to continue offering multiplayer functionality.
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Maxis GM Lucy Bradshaw has responded to criticism that SimCity could have featured an offline mode, saying that yes, it could have, but Maxis "rejected that idea" for a different vision.