Maxis offers fun SimCity facts in light of the launch struggles


SimCity's launch has been plagued by server issues. Despite the struggles of an unstable launch, Maxis is looking at the bright side of things.

"In a single 24 hour period, there were more than 38 million buildings plopped down, nearly 7 and a half million kilometers of roads laid down, 18+ million fires started and (my favorite fact) over 40 million pipes filled up with poop," Senior Producer Kip Katsarelis wrote in a blog post.

I don't know where they are getting those numbers from; I can rarely login in. Prior to those fun little facts, Katsarelis spent much of the post attempting some damage control of the situation -- the typical PR-type talk when something isn't performing as expected.

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