SimCity coming to Facebook - report

EA logs domain names for social spin-off.

Something called SimCity Social is on its way to Facebook, judging by a series of new domain names filed by EA.

As reported by SimsVIP, the publisher has snapped up, and

Not only that, but it is also hosting an unpublished "SimCity Social" Facebook Page and has reserved a SimCity App on the social network through its Playfish subsidiary.

EA CEO John Riccitiello added further credence to the report in a CNBC interview yesterday, teasing that a major new social game would hit Facebook "a month from today".

A brand new traditional SimCity game was announced earlier this year for a 2013 PC release.

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