SimCity: Maxis outlines future fixes, promises to address post update 2.0 bugs

Air pollution! High school buses! Sims in limbo!

Cough cough!

Maxis has outlined the fixes it's working on for SimCity after the launch of the 2.0 update.

As reported by Eurogamer, a number of (often hilarious) bugs remain in the city-building game despite the release of the much-anticipated 2.0 patch.

Perhaps top of the list of complaints revolves around a mystery air pollution bug that sees cities covered in unexplained smog.

This is particularly annoying because air pollution reduces the happiness level of your sims, and can cause them to up-sticks and leave your town.

Maxis said it is reviewing feedback and bugs that are being reported. In a post on the game's forum it listed future fixes, although failed to provide a timeline for release.

As expected, Maxis is working on a fix for the higher than expected regional air pollution issue. It's also working on a fix for pre-existing cities that are encountering a demolish issue that occurs when players demolish buildings that had service vehicles, delivery vehicles or agents out in the city or region. Currently, sometimes they were left in a state of limbo and would not recover when new buildings of that type were replaced.

Meanwhile, Maxis is working on a fix for the high school buses bug that sees them getting stuck in neighbouring cities, and a fix for game crashes.

All these fixes are part of ongoing work to improve the traffic simulation and decrease the need for rollbacks, Maxis said.

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