Australians looking forward to playing the sandboxy, glass-boxy, disaster-ridden city simulator SimCity now have a date to look forward to: March 7, 2013. Our New Zealand compatriots and anybody in the United Kingdom or Europe can look forward to receiving it a day later for no reason, on March 8. Can somebody say ’24-hour head start’?
Unfortunately, our friends in the United States get it a whole two days earlier on March 5. Because… well, there is no reason. Staggered release dates (especially of a PC game) in this digital day and age are just bewildering. But hey, March 7! Write it down.
Source: Press Release