A post by EA on Facebook today reads:
The decision to retire older EA games is never an easy one to make but in order to re-allocate servers and resources to more popular titles we are removing SimCity Social from Facebook. Players who still have a balance of in-game currency are encouraged to spend it before the game is shut down on 14th June and is no longer available for play.
What? Yes, you heard right. EA is closing down SimCity Social after a mere year on the scene despite millions of users.
Why? Read on to find out.