The Simpsons: Tapped Out went from having a four star rating to a two star rating in 24 hours. The vast majority of users are being disconnected from servers (a constant internet connection is required), losing progress and encountering several bugs. Can you imagine spending over $1000 virtual dollars on a piece of land only to not be able to access it later on? This is the kind of the thing that has made The Simpsons: Tapped Out go from highly anticipated to universally loathed.
Staying true to the Simpsons style of humor, EA has updated the game’s description to address the issues a lot of players are having.
“The response to The Simpsons: Tapped Out has been overwhelmingly positive – so overwhelmingly, in fact, it has created some connection issues,” the description reads. “If you are now experiencing this with the game, it’s likely the cause. We are currently working on a solution, and we’ll have more info to share soon. Thanks for your patience.”
Considering the fact EA recently pulled Battlefield 3: Aftershock from the Apple App Store (it’s not coming back by the way), it’s disheartening to see The Simpsons: Tapped Out going down the same path.
Update 11:29am EST: It’s currently impossible to access the servers for The Simpsons: Tapped Out. It has been this way for several hours.
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