Why does SimCity need "Always-Online" when it runs through Origin?

#1 Posted by godfather_1 (562 posts) -

As the title suggests why does SimCity need "Always-Online" DRM when it needs the Origin client to run the game. Doesn't the Origin client act like a verification mechanism to ensure the game is not pirated?

#2 Posted by fanirama (928 posts) -
The letters EA don't exist in the word LOGIC
#3 Posted by dexxor245 (2 posts) -

Because EA thought they can do it like Cities XL except the Cities XL multiplayer didn't panned out so well.

EA: If they can do it, so can we!