While "Dragon Age 3' is currently under development at BioWare, there has been some major controversy over the launch of "SimCity," and there has been so much so that one employee of EA has decided to publicly voice his/her displeasure.
According to a report from PCMag on Saturday, a supposedly anonymous source from EA has published a monster editorial on EA's recent struggles with the "SimCity" launch.
The name of the user on Reddit who posted this piece is named "DisappointedEA," and while many believe this to be from an EA employee, people should remain skeptical as no one can be verified as actually working for EA.
Many people have heard of the difficult launch the game went through and even novice gamers or people who vaguely keep in touch with the industry know of its trials.
The EA artist talked about the "troubled launch" and put his/her company on the spot for "making the same embarrassing, anti-consumer mistakes" they have done in previous instances.
The monster gaming publisher prides itself on putting customers before anything else, but the person went on to question that sentiment.
"What you've demonstrated with this launch is that our corporate management does not believe in our core values.
"They are for the unwashed masses, not for the important people who forced this anti-consumer DRM onto the Sim City team.
"This DRM scheme is not about the consumers or even about piracy. It's about covering your own asses. It allows you to hand-wave weak sales or bad reviews and blame outside factors like pirates or server failures in the event the game struggles.
"You are protecting your own jobs at the expense of consumers. I think this violates the Act With Integrity value I'm looking at on my own coffee mug right now," the person said.
Most people were also questioning the always-online aspect to "SimCity" and criticized it for being in place as many folks cannot play the game because of it.
EA responded via Twitter to people's cry for eliminating the always-online feature, "We have no intention of offlining SimCity any time soon but we'll look into that as part of our earning back your trust efforts."