Electronic Arts stated late this afternoon that the high demand for SimCity
has impacted a small percentage of users accessing the always-online game's servers. (We're currently locked out.)
The Twitter account for the publisher's digital distribution network, Origin, went on to note, "We're making changes to prevent further issues, and are confident that Origin will be stable for international launches later this week."
You hear that, Europe? Confident! Let's see how it goes.