quote: Many continue to claim the Always-On function in SimCity is a DRM scheme. It’s not. People still want to argue about it. We can’t be any clearer – it’s not. Period.
quote: In the past year, we have received thousands of emails and postcards protesting against EA for allowing players to create LGBT characters in our games. This week, we’re seeing posts on conservative web sites urging people to protest our LGBT policy by voting EA the Worst Company in America.
quote: ...online server disaster that happened with the company's popular game SimCity. Gaming servers that were overloaded prevented many people who purchase that game from being able to play, sometimes for days
quote: For example, with the SimsCity fiasco, it was not the developers decision to make it online only and for all the DRM.
quote: That figure is $15 million higher than the company had expected due to those costs associated with operational expense reducing actions, including layoffs. Some of the extra expense also came from the resignation of EA's CEO John Riccitiello back in March.