EA published details about the compensation it will give to buyers of SimCity. The game publisher will give anyone who purchases and authenticates SimCity by March 25, 2013 at 11:59 pm PST access to a free EA PC digital download game. Full details on how the free games will be rolled out can be read over here.
When can I start to get my free game?
The free game portal will be rolling out in waves, and it will be available in the following regions by these dates:
North America by 5pm PST/midnight GMT on Wednesday, March 20.
Europe by 5pm PST/midnight GMT on Thursday, March 21.
Asia & South America by 5pm PST/midnight GMT on Friday, March 22.
During the rollout, individual users may find they get access to the free game portal slightly before or after others in their region. Everyone worldwide will have access no later than 5:00PM PST on March 22 and will have until March 30 at 11:59PM PST to redeem.