So I'm a Mac guy and I'm assuming this will be out on Mac but it won't be as good as the PC version.
My question is that if I were to get a PC to run this game (well) what would you recommend on the market at the moment?
You could just get Sim City 4. Twenty bucks says that this reboot still won't beat that one.
Anyway, if someone were to build a PC now, I would recommend at least an HD 7850 graphics card, an i5 3470 processor, 8GB of RAM, at least a terabyte of storage on a 7200 RPM HDD, and a 600W power supply.
You could go lower and still get decent results but it wouldn't really last as long.
Thinking about pre-ordering just to get the day-1 content in terms of the Super Hero and Super Villain lairs. The game might not be a huge step forward in terms of new gameplay features but I've been missing a Sim City game for quite a while. I guess the next step is to further bond The Sims with Sim City and add some more multiplayer aspects like for example allow players to co-op or adversarial manage ONE city of Sims. In adversarial mode you'd have to struggle to get your wishes through and perhaps do some lobbying with certain groups of the Sims community, sabotaging and bribery, you know, like in all city politics.
I've never played a sim city or a city builder before, would this game be a good place to start? It looks pretty cool.
It's not out yet, so I can't say for sure. However, based on the footage we've all seen so far on Youtube and what-not, it looks friendlier and more streamlined than ever before. So yeah, i'd say this looks like a great place to start.
What makes you think the mac version won't be as good? I dont have any proof either way im just curious if theres a history of problems wit the sim games on mac
This, it will be absolutely fine i'm sure, don'y buy a PC for one game if your mac can run it.
@TimesHero: Dude thank you! Being a Mac only guy for 15+ years, I'm ready to venture into PC gaming DIY style. However, I am completely blown away by the vast array choices, specs, ect. The website you mentioned is exactly what I need to help me narrow my choices.
So about that Mac port....
just want to say this looks like a damn fine site. will use it when i can eventually scrape together the change to upgrade my nearly 6 (! feels like i built it yesterday) year old CPU and mobo. thank you!
So about that Mac port....
Shh, let the guy come over to the PC side first.
I've got a Mid-Late 2010 Model Macbook Pro and I'm probably holding out until later in the year for the Mac version of the game to come out. Hopefully, it runs well.
And hopefully it has multiple platform support. My gut says "LULZ ITS EA DAWG PUBLISHERS AIN'T YOUR FRIEND". My heart wants to believe.
You hear this, EA? Prove my heart right and make me a loving person.
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