On 6th May 2014
, we will be releasing Update 10.1 starting at 9am PDT (local times - http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=SimCity+Update+10.1+Release&iso=20140506T09&p1=224
This release requires some game server downtime whilst we improve database performance on all game servers. During this time, SimCity will be available to play Offline in Single-Player Mode and the Update will be available for download shortly after 9am PDT to all players.
For the list of changes please check out the post in the Updates section of the forums - http://forum.ea.com/eaforum/posts/list/10078141.page
Please refer to this thread for server status updates on the progress during the deployment.
8:54am PDT - Servers will be unavailable in approximately 5 minutes time for Update 10.1
9:07am PDT - All servers are closed to players, we will have the servers back online as soon as possible. We expect this to last a few hours.
9:32am PDT - Quality Assurance team is performing their checks on all servers. Update 10.1 is now available for download and Single-Player mode is still available for play.
11:32am PDT - Servers are being re-opened now.