Along with these two screenshots
, Electronic Arts
announced that SimCity Social
, a close collaboration between Maxis
, has been launched via Facebook. In SimCity Social, as mayor, players will deal with unforeseen issues like fires, crime and pollution, and will make crucial decisions that will help them discover how their cities take shape. Social interactions in SimCity Social go far beyond just visiting friends' cities or using them as resources to complete tasks. Players can choose to build friendly relationships with other cities or form a rivalry through a friend and foe system.