SimCity Beta Begins Next Week

Electronic Arts has announced that the beta event for SimCity will being next week on the 25th of January and will end on the 28th.

Players who are interested in participating should know that the slots are limited and that you should sign up at the official website as soon as possible. The sooner you sign up, the more chances of being selected for the beta event. Note that EA will stop taking in more applications at 2am UK time on 21st January.

Lucy Bradshaw, head of EA’s Maxis label said:

It is always an exciting moment to share a game that is still in development with its biggest fans prior to launch.

This beta will help the team improve the live service aspects of SimCity to ensure a smooth and user-friendly experience at launch. I want to thank everyone for signing up – we are excited to share one of our most beloved franchises with our fans.

The beta begins at 5pm UK time on 25th January and ends at 8am UK time 28th January. It lets you play a one hour “slice” of the game only, but you can play this slice multiple times.

SimCity will officially launch on 8th March.