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

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#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?

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#2 Posted by fanirama (1187 posts) -
The letters EA don't exist in the word LOGIC
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#3 Posted by dexxor245 (25 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!