The long-awaited offline mode for SimCity seems to be nearly here.
To say SimCity had a few hiccups at launch is an understatement, and many of them revolved around the questionable always-online requirement.
Why has the offline mode taken so long? The entire game was built around people's cities communicating with each other online, and altering that took six-and-a-half months of development.
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