's Update 10, a patch that will allow for offline play, is in "final testing," according
to a tweet posted on the game's official Twitter account. Update 10 was revealed
back in January, shortly after publisher EA and developer Maxis announced that the game would also start supporting mods
saga of server instability
and poor service was one of 2013's defining moments in gaming, as well as inspiration for our newly-launched State of Service reviews
. The option to play offline has been a long time coming.